GAINESVILLE - Hall County Financial Services has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. The award is for the county's annual financial report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year 2013. <br />
This marks the 22nd year the department has earned the designation, which is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.<br />
Copies of Hall County's most recent comprehensive financial reports can be found at hallcounty.org under the Financial Services section.
A bill that would levy an annual $5,000 on strip clubs and fine pimps $2,500 to set up a fund for sexually exploited children is scheduled to be signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Nathan Deal, topping off what some legislators are calling the ``year of the child'' in the 2015 General Assembly.