Thursday November 26th, 2015 12:55PM

Ritchie named new clerk for Hall County Commission

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - The Hall County Board of Commissioners has hired former Habersham County Clerk Lisa Ritchie as the new commission clerk for Hall County, according to a statement released Friday afternoon by Hall County Government.

Ritchie most recently worked as a Customer Service Representative for Freudenburg NOK in Cleveland. In addition to serving as clerk for Habersham County, she also previously worked as a Royalties Accountant and Billing/Order Entry Specialist for Infor Global Solutions in Alpharetta and as an Accounts Payable Specialist, Human Resources Clerk and Payroll Clerk for Truett-McConnell College.

The commission clerk directs the activities necessary to prepare for Board of Commissioners meetings and dispenses information regarding decisions and actions of the Commission. She prepares the agenda and minutes for meetings, maintains permanent county records, and serves as the Board's intermediary with the public, other elected officials and departments.

Ritchie begins work on April 7.

She replaced Melissa McCain who resigned earlier this year to take a position at clerk for the City of Flowery Branch.

© Copyright 2015
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
US stocks post sixth straight year of gains
U.S. stocks ended a strong 2014 with moderate declines Wednesday.
4:43PM ( 10 months ago )
Palestinians push ahead in pursuit of war crimes charges against Israel
Stung by a resounding defeat in the U.N. Security Council, the Palestinians announced Wednesday that they joined the International Criminal Court to pursue war crimes charges against Israel.
1:57PM ( 10 months ago )
Business News
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 10 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 10 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 10 months ago )
Local/State News
US off war footing at year's end, but wars go on
Taking America off a permanent war footing is proving harder than President Barack Obama may have suggested.
6:13PM ( 10 months ago )
GOP leader regrets talk to white supremacists; party leaders rally around him
House Republican leaders rallied around one of their own, Whip Steve Scalise, on Tuesday after he said he regrets speaking 12 years ago to a white supremacist organization and condemns the views of such groups.
6:08PM ( 10 months ago )
Conviction of Putin foe sets off protest in Moscow
President Vladimir Putin's chief political foe was convicted along with his brother on Tuesday in a fraud case widely seen as a vendetta by the Kremlin, triggering one of Russia's boldest anti-government demonstrations in years.
6:03PM ( 10 months ago )
Communities provide Thanksgiving meals to residents in need
GAINESVILLE - Several organizations provide meals to residents in need of a Thanksgiving meal during the holiday season.
12:37PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City features balloons, bands, heavy police presence
NEW YORK (AP) — Giant balloons took to the clear, sunny sky over midtown Manhattan on Thursday for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, with spectators lining up along the parade route and a hea...
12:04PM ( 50 minutes ago )
NE Ga.'s jobless rate drops to 5.4% for Oct.
The jobless rate for the Northeast Georgia region ticked down a bit in October, while the Gainesville metro remained flat, according to numbers released Thursday morning by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).
By AccessWDUN staff
8:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
Feds: Georgia must process food stamps for Syrian refugees
Federal officials are ordering Georgia to process food stamp applications for Syrian refugees.
By Associated Press
6:29AM ( 6 hours ago )
Gainesville to lease vacant Community Service Center space to foster family advocacy group
Should the Gainesville City Council give their approval to a lease agreement at a voting session Tuesday evening, SAFFT will occupy vacant space at the Gainesville Community Service Center on Prior Street, and the sooner the better according to SAFFT’s Executive Director Ashley Anderson.
5:00AM ( 7 hours ago )