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Black History Month: A Time for Reflection and Continued Progress

February 26, 2014

Every February, our great nation gives pause to honor the impact and contributions of Black Americans in the United States.

Bring One for the Chipper

December 26, 2013

Georgia residents can recycle their Christmas trees in a fun and easy way.

Christmas with the Deals

December 12, 2013

It is officially Christmas in Georgia. The 42-foot tall tree outside of the Governor’s mansion was lit Sunday evening with thousands of Christmas lights, signaling the beginning of the season.

State Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2013

Georgia state government offices will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday. They will reopen on Monday, December 2.

State Offices Closed on Veterans Day

November 8, 2013

State offices will be closed on Monday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day.

Military Funeral Honors: Honoring Those Who Served

May 23, 2013

Our country boasts a long history of recognizing our deceased military with some form of honors.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2013

January 18, 2013

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was an integral figure in the Civil Rights Movement. He spoke, engaged others, and preached about justice, empowerment, love and peace.

New Year's Day 2013

December 28, 2012

To encourage families to spend the first day of the new year together, state offices are closed today. If you need assistance, you can visit government agencies when they reopen tomorrow, Wednesday, January 2.

Winter Holidays 2012

December 20, 2012

State offices will be closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 so that families can spend the winter holidays together. Offices will reopen Wednesday, December 26.

Thanksgiving 2012

November 21, 2012

So that families can celebrate Thanksgiving together, all state offices will be closed today and tomorrow. If you need assistance, you can visit government agencies when they reopen on Monday, November 26.

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