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The Importance of Engineering in Georgia

April 8, 2014

Did you realize that the car you drive or the bus you ride to school was designed by an engineer? This skilled trade offers more than the typical 4-year college diploma with the potential to earn back your college tuition while still in school.

Corporate Registration Deadline Extended to May 31

January 22, 2014

The Secretary of State's online filing system for companies (called cGov) gets a makeover allowing the deadline for annual registration to be extended again this year.

Gov. Deal and the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development Implement Veterans Licensure Bill

December 17, 2013

In early December, Governor Deal, the Governor's Office of Workforce Development and the Georgia Secretary of the State's Office announced the implementation of HB 188--a bill that helps recently discharged veterans find employment.

Becoming a Notary Public

August 12, 2013

The Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority makes becoming a notary public an easy process if you follow the right steps.

Georgia's Automotive Industry Boom

August 2, 2013

Industries are thriving in Georgia, especially in the automotive sector, with businesses such as Kia and Porsche using Georgia for their North American hubs.

Corporation Filing Improvements Coming

July 9, 2013

The Secretary of State Office is responding to user feedback to improve its new corporate filing system.

Finding Healthy, Local Food

June 17, 2013

Linking farmers and consumers, Georgia Grown makes it simple for families to buy local foods.

Leveraging Our Strengths to Move the Georgia Lottery Corporation Forward

November 20, 2012

The Georgia Lottery is second-to-none with regard to its reputation, professionalism and commitment to maximizing funds for the educational programs in the state of Georgia. For the last 19 years much has been accomplished to generate more than $13.8 billion for Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K program.

Insurance Commissioner Speaks About Nationwide Insurance Security Breach

November 20, 2012

Following an online security breach at the Nationwide Insurance Company, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens yesterday reassured more than 28,000 Nationwide members and policy applicants across the state that the insurer would be keeping them informed and working to protect them all from identity theft.

Record Peanut Crop Predicted for 2012

August 27, 2012

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has anticipated this year’s peanut growth in Georgia will not only be better than 2011, but could break records, despite the summer’s drought and increased fuel and fertilizer costs.

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