GAINESVILLE - Gainesville property owners will be getting their tax bills in the mail this week.<br />
The first of the split billing was mailed today, according to Dee Dee Stephens, City Tax Coordinator. Those bills will be due on September 2.<br />
Residents who have changed their name, change in assessed value or exemption from this year to last year will not receive their bill in the first billing.<br />
The city mailed out 7,924 bills in the amount of $9,863,149.90 (city portion $3,061,367.04 and school portion $6,801,782.86). <br />
This year, there are several ways to pay the tax bill. "On-line payments can be made by going to www.gainesville.org then clicking on the 'Payment' tab at the top. Bills can also be paid in person at 300 Henry Ward Way, first floor Gainesville Administration Building or mailed to P. O. Box 2496, Gainesville, GA 30503," Stephens said in a press release.<br />
The University of North Georgia (UNG) Friday hosted student counselors, admissions officers, financial advisors and others from University System of Georgia (USG) institutions in a one-day conference about increasing financial literacy among high school and college students.
For the first time in the history of Georgia's technical colleges, a school has back-to-back winners of the coveted Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction.