GAINESVILLE - United Way of Hall County's Adopt a Backpack campaign raised more than $3,000 this year. as a result, the agency was able to provide more than 470 backpacks to every school in Hall County.<br />
Meanwhile, through August 13, Publix Super Markets is collecting donations for the Publix Tools for Back to School Campaign. All donations received by local Publix stores will benefit Hall County students.<br />
This small city in northeast Hall County (estimated 2013 population of 2,847) wants to be ready for what’s coming; the Economic Development Council, an extension of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce wants to help them reach that point. Some fence-mending, however, might first be needed.
The Hall County SPLOST VII Citizens’ Review Committee met for the second time Monday afternoon at the Hall County Government Center, elected leaders and immediately began sharing their visions of the committee’s objectives.