GAINESVILLE - The statewide "Georgia Connection Newsletter" recently recognized the Hall County Clerk's Office for being one of eight passport agencies in the state to receive a perfect score on their annual audit this year. <br />
The Clerk's Office processed over 2,700 passports in 2012.
Ten months to next year's midterm elections, Democrats are determined to make Congress' slim production of fewer than 60 laws and plenty of incompletes - on immigration, gun control, tax reform and basic spending bills - a defining issue, heaping much of the blame on the GOP-led House for obstructing President Barack Obama's second-term agenda.
U.S. home prices rose in October from the previous year at the fastest pace in almost eight years. But price gains slowed in most U.S. cities from September to October, suggesting the increases are leveling off.