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Honoring Our Veterans

November 8, 2012

On Veterans Day, we honor every patriotic man and woman who has ever worn the uniform of our country - Americans who stepped out of the crowd and swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic.

2012 General Election Unofficial Results In

November 7, 2012

Although much of last night's news about the general election focused on President Barack Obama's win of a second term, several congressional, state and local races also spurred conversation.

2012 General Election Voting Today

November 6, 2012

Voters head to the polls today to cast ballots for the general election. If you haven't already voted this morning, log into My Voter Page to find your polling location and review a sample ballot.

State Parks Closed to Public for Deer Quota Hunts

November 5, 2012

Each fall, to prevent deer overpopulation, hunters spend select days culling herds, travelling from one state park to another. Starting tomorrow, Hard Labor Creek State Park will temporarily close to the public during its quota hunt. See the full schedule of park closures.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits Move to Electronic Delivery

November 2, 2012

Starting today, all recipients of unemployment insurance will get benefits electronically, either through direct bank deposit or debit card.

Peach Pass Updates Available on Mobile

November 1, 2012

To make an exhausting commute seem less so, the Peach Pass GO! mobile app lets commuters check their account balances, change their toll mode and review their billing statements at a moment's notice.

Last Days to Vote Early for the November 6 General Election

October 31, 2012

Early voting ends this Friday, November 2. To find polling locations near you, log into My Voter Page or visit the poll locator.

November 6 Ballot Question: Multi-Year Leases for State Agencies

October 30, 2012

During the last legislative session, the Georgia General Assembly passed Senate Bill 37, a bill that this election will allow voters to decide whether state agencies can enter multi-year lease agreements.

How to Dispose of Scrap Tires

October 25, 2012

In communities around the state, residents have for some years now raised concerns about the improper disposal of scrap tires, a trend that threatens both environmental and public health.

November Is National Adoption Month

October 25, 2012

November is National Adoption Month – a time to raise awareness about the need for adoptive families for the children in Georgia’s care. There are an estimated 7,600 foster care children in Georgia that are in need of loving homes and families.

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