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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.

America Recycles Day

November 14, 2013

Georgia residents can participate in the national movement towards a greener Earth with America Recycles Day.

Learn More about Georgia’s Weatherization Assistance Program

November 18, 2013

Families can receive a better quality of life with the Weatherization Assistance Program administered by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA).

Georgia State Parks Host Fall Fishing Contest

November 19, 2013

Georgia State Parks is offering a "Reelin' in the Prizes" fishing contest from now until December 1. Get a big catch and you could win an assortment of prizes!

State Offices Closed on Veterans Day

November 8, 2013

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

Energy Assistance help with LIHEAP

November 7, 2013

If you are 65 or older, you can start applying for help paying your heating bill. All other eligible households must wait until December 1.