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Emissions Testing

October 24, 2013

Emissions testing provides Metro Atlanta with clean air.

Open Enrollment for State Employees

October 22, 2013

Open Enrollment for state employees began Monday and will end November 8, 2013.

Calling Animal Control

October 17, 2013

As your community grows, you and your neighbors will want to monitor the local population of stray animals.


October 15, 2013

Help take care of the environment with Georgia's Adopt-A-Stream program.

State Offices Closed on Columbus Day

October 11, 2013

Remember, state offices close on Monday, October 14 for Columbus Day.

Paying Your Property Taxes

October 8, 2013

Fulton County property taxes are due next week! Most other counties have until December 20.

Voter Registration

October 7, 2013

To be eligible to vote in the November 5 special election, you must register by October 7.

Getting a Passport

October 3, 2013

Applying for a passport requires a little research, but nothing too difficult. The U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Department of State help to make it a smooth process.

How Will the Federal Government Shutdown Affect Georgia Government?

October 1, 2013

On Tuesday, October 1, the US Congress announced a partial federal government shutdown. This shutdown will not affect state government operations. The Governor's Office of Planning and Budget explains how Georgia will react to this national stalemate.

Fall Means Changing Leaves, Or Does It?

October 1, 2013

Will all the rain we got this summer affect the beautiful fall colors we look forward to every October and November?