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Today May be the Day Before a Disaster. Get Prepared.

September 12, 2013

Being prepared can make a difference if a natural or man-made disaster strikes. Let Ready Georgia help you prepare.

Jury Duty Myths and Information

August 28, 2013

A quick overview of what you might want to know about jury duty.

Finding Correctional Facilities in Georgia

August 22, 2013

Hundreds of prisons, jails and other correctional facilities cover the state of Georgia. It can be confusing to find the exact one you’re looking for.

School Bus Safety

August 8, 2013

Drivers, as students head back to classes in the next few weeks, keep in mind that you'll need to slow down for school buses and school speed zones.

How to be Safe with Fireworks

July 1, 2013

Other than sparklers, fireworks are currently illegal in Georgia(§ 25-10-2). However, if you are traveling outside of Georgia to shoot fireworks, it's good to be aware of basic safety tips.

Searching for Offenders

June 21, 2013

The Georgia Department of Corrections and Georgia Bureau of Investigation can help you track incarcerated and released offenders.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Signed By Governor Deal

May 1, 2013

At the start of the legislative session, Governor Deal addressed the need for increased attention to public safety on Georgia’s waterways. Senate Bill 136 does exactly that.

Protecting the Air We Breathe: Air Quality Awareness Week

April 29, 2013

Today, April 29, Air Quality Awareness Week kicks off to educate Georgians about the health effects of air pollution and the meaningful actions they can take to improve outdoor air quality.

April is Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month

April 24, 2013

Georgia's Department of Human Services' Division of Family and Children Services receives a report of child abuse every 15 minutes. Understanding the prevalence of child abuse and its prevention are important steps to decreasing child abuse in our communities and across the state.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Passes the House

March 25, 2013

In a 146-17 vote the Georgia House of Representatives passed SB 136, a measure to lower the legal intoxication limit for boaters and hunters.

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