TITLE

Horry County, S.C., School Raised to AA-Minus by S&P

AUTHOR(S)
DeSue, Tedra
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;8/4/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32438, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces that Standard & Poor's has upgraded South Carolina's Horry County School District to AA-minus from A-plus. The district plans a $125 million general obligation issue in late August 2006. The upgrade is the outcome of the district's willingness to continue to improve and replenish reserve levels to maintain a sound general fund financial position.
ACCESSION #
21973145

 

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