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5 Quick Tips for Keeping Your Food Safe While Camping

June 24, 2014

Summertime is finally here with the perfect weather to pack a tent, sleeping bag and cooler to go conquer the great outdoors.

Criminal Justice Reform in Georgia

June 9, 2014

In 21 years, between 1990 and 2011, Georgia prisons doubled in occupancy. And state spending increased—by over $500 million annually.

Something needed to change. Something wasn’t working.

Georgia Founded 281 Years Ago Today

February 12, 2014

On February 12, 1733, James Oglethorpe and more than 100 colonists settled next to the Savannah River becoming the 13th colony of the newly found land known as America.

Driving Under the Influence

January 9, 2014

Driving with impaired judgment is a deadly risk that should not be taken.

15 Ways to Stay Safe This Thanksgiving

November 25, 2013

There are three times as many fires on Thanksgiving Day than any other day of the year. Be sure you're using the best practices to cook Thanksgiving dinner!

Sending Holiday Packages to Inmates

November 4, 2013

Sending holiday gifts to your loved one is easier than ever using Access Securepak.

8 Ways to Make Your Kids' Halloween Safer

October 29, 2013

Be sure to stay safe this Halloween.

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.

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