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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.

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.

Driver Services Reminds Commercial Drivers of New Certification Requirements

December 10, 2013

A quick reminder from DDS Commissioner Rob Mikell: CDL drivers are required to provide medical information to DDS.

Finding Your County Tax Commissioner

December 5, 2013

Tax commissioners ensure our money is used the proper way. Find out more about your county's tax commissioner/assessor with the Georgia Department of Revenue.

How to Become a Firefighter

December 4, 2013

Enter the field of public service by becoming a firefighter.

Property Tax Deadline December 20

December 2, 2013

It's that time of year again. On December 20, property taxes are due for most Georgia counties. We received the property tax amount on January 1, had until April 1 to file for a property tax return and now it's time to pay.

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!

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.

What You Need to Know about Pardons

November 20, 2013

Before applying for a pardon, review some simple guidelines.

Georgia's 7 Natural Wonders

November 15, 2013

Georgia residents don’t need to travel far to see awe-inspiring wonders of nature. The state has its own collection of seven natural wonders that are prime locations for day trips.

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