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Special Elections Today for Several Counties

February 5, 2013

Voters from several counties head to the polls today for one special election and two run-off elections.

Severe Weather Awareness Week

February 4, 2013

Georgians have experienced their share of severe weather recently with storms causing substantial damage, injury and even death last week in North Georgia.

Xpress Commuter Coach Service Offers Commuting Made Easy

January 31, 2013

GRTA's Xpress Commuter Coach Service gives commuters throughout metro Atlanta a valuable transportation option.

Georgia ‘Sees the Green’ by Conserving Lands and Waterways

January 30, 2013

Georgia expanded its investment in clean water, tourism and public health this month by adding more than 9,500 acres to the Townsend and Flat Tub wildlife management areas along the Altamaha and Ocmulgee Rivers.

Preventing and Reporting Elder Abuse

January 29, 2013

Every day, older adults suffer from abuse, neglect and exploitation. All have devastating and life-threatening consequences yet go undetected, under-recognized and underreported.

Georgia's Pre-K Program Prepares Young Learners

January 28, 2013

Early reports from researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill show that Georgia's Pre-K Program is producing good results.

Georgia's Plan for Disaster Preparedness

January 24, 2013

Last Monday, Governor Deal issued an Executive Order updating GEMA's authorization to implement the Georgia Emergency Operations Plan in a State of Emergency.

Tax Court Opens This Month

January 23, 2013

To speed tax disputes through the courts, legislators last spring unanimously passed House Bill 100. By creating the Georgia Tax Tribunal, the bill aims to foster consistency and transparency as businesses and individuals confront complex tax law.

Georgia Ag Forecast Meetings Start This Week

January 22, 2013

Starting this Friday, University of Georgia agronomists and economists will meet with farmers to discuss this year's outlook for the growing season.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2013

January 18, 2013

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was an integral figure in the Civil Rights Movement. He spoke, engaged others, and preached about justice, empowerment, love and peace.

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