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Time change for Mar. 27 Hall BOC meeting

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - The Hall County Board of Commissioners will meet at 3:00 on Thursday, March 27, instead of the usual 6:00. <br /> <br /> The change is necessary, county officials say, because of a scheduling conflict.<br /> <br /> The Commission's work session for that week will be held at its regular date and time, Monday, March 24 at 3:00.
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