Standard & Poor’s on Tuesday raised its rating on Gilmer County’s general obligation debt two notches to A-plus from A-minus.

The upgrade followed an assessment of the county’s property tax base growth and management’s demonstrated ability to make the necessary budget adjustments to improve financial reserves and maintain consistent operating results.

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