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Wednesday February 10th, 2016 3:19PM

Register now for Hall Government Scholars' Academy

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Registration is now open for the second annual Hall County Government Scholars' Academy, which will be held April 9-June 4. Each of the nine sessions will focus on a different aspect of local government and will include tours of many facilities.

"We want to encourage citizens to be active in their local government," County Administrator Randy Knighton said. "Participants will gain an intimate understanding of how their tax dollars are spent and what issues face Hall County Government."

There is no cost to participants. The registration form and syllabus are available online. For more information about the Government Scholars' Academy, contact Public Information Officer Katie Crumley at kcrumley@hallcounty.org or 770-297-5504.
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