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Hall County Government's Holiday Hours

Hall County Government's Holiday Hours

Gainesville, GA--  (submitted by Nikki Young) 

This is a reminder that Hall County’s administrative offices, courts and community centers will be closed Dec. 23-27 for the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day holidays and an employee furlough day (Dec. 27). Offices will close on Dec. 31 for the New Year’s Day holiday.

The landfill and compactor sites will be closed only on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) and New Year’s Day (Jan. 1). The Solid Waste Division will accept post-holiday garbage at compactor sites starting at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 26. Compactor sites are open Monday-Saturday 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. The Candler Road Landfill is open from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday (closed Sunday). Citations will be issued to those who dump trash at a closed compactor site.

Study Commissioned in 2009 to Research Economic Impacts of Low Lake Levels released to the Public

Study Commissioned in 2009 to Research Economic Impacts of Low Lake Levels released to the Public

Atlanta, GA-- (submitted by Pamela Keene)  The 1071 Coalition of Lake Lanier will announce the results of its economic impact study at a public meeting on Tuesday, December 7.  The meeting will be held at Legacy Lodge at Lake Lanier Islands Resort, starting at 7pm.

The meeting is open to the public.

New Large Park Coming to West Hall County

New Large Park Coming to West Hall County

Atlanta, GA--  The Hall County Board of Commissioners authorized a $737,340 grading contract on Thursday for site work on Cool Springs Park, a 70-acre park planned on Cool Springs Road in West Hall. The contract, which is for the grading phase only, was awarded to Charles L. Sullivan Construction Inc.

The park property was donated to Hall County by Cool Springs LLC. The major aspects of the park are two soccer fields, four outdoor basketball courts, three baseball fields, skate park, BMX track, two miles of bike trails, restroom/concession facilities and a one-mile paved walking trail. The park will be developed with SPLOST – Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax – funding and impact fees.

Shoe Carnival Opens New Store in Gainesville

Atlanta, GA--  An exciting new shoe shopping experience is coming to Gainesville. Leading footwear retailer, Shoe Carnival, will grand open its ninth Atlanta area location on Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6. The new store in Gainesville is located in Village Shoppes Gainesville, 833 Dawsonville HWY, next to Marshall’s.

The People's Bank: Winder, Closes

On Friday, September 17, 2010, The Peoples Bank in Winder, was closed by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance. All deposits, excluding the Cede & Co. deposits, were transferred to the acquiring institution. For further information, please visit the FDIC web site: The Peoples Bank (www.fdic.gov).