ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has reduced his debt to $1.3 million after draining his retirement accounts to pay down a loan for his daughter's failed sporting goods venture, the governor's accountant said Thursday.
July 01, 2011|
By Shannon McCaffrey
The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted in favor of a spending plan Thursday that promises to transform county recreation services, closes two public libraries and dismantles the public works, planning and building inspections departments.
You might have heard it Wednesday - the collective sigh of relief and high-five slapping, as word quickly spread that Georgia had won a decisive victory in its long-standing battle over water withdrawal from Lake Lanier.
Hall County has spent weeks trying to determine where to make budget cuts, and now the sheriff's office has assembled a Budget Oversight Committee to take a critical look at that office's expenses for next year.