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Governor to Speak About Technology in the Classroom

July 26, 2012

Governor Nathan Deal will speak directly with teachers and education advocates when he visits The Ignite Show on Tuesday, August 14. Focused on how technology affects teachers and students, the show will explore the benefits and detriments of the now high-tech, connected classroom.

Joining AmeriCorps

July 25, 2012

Much like its international variant, the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps recruits volunteers from across the country to help support education, clean up parks and streams, keep neighborhoods safe, and increase awareness of public health issues.

Early Voting for July 31 General Primary Still Underway

July 24, 2012

With the July 31 General Primary just a week away, you can still get out to vote early. To find your closest polling location, log in to My Voter Page

Georgia Lottery to Sell Tickets Online

July 23, 2012

Among the vanguard of state lotteries expanding into Internet sales, the Georgia Lottery Corporation announced last Thursday that it will sell tickets online for Powerball, Mega Millions and Fantasy 5 as early as this fall. 

Dealing With Dangerous Dogs

July 20, 2012

In response to an alarming series of dog attacks on children and neighborhood residents reported during the last several years, the General Assembly last legislative session passed and Governor Nathan Deal approved House Bill 685, which, with its Responsible Dog Ownership Law, now holds owners more deeply accountable for their dangerous or vicious dogs.

Applications for Alligator Quota Hunt Due July 31

July 19, 2012

With alligators now routinely growing between 11 and 13 feet, this season's alligator harvest promises to be a good one.

Envisioning the Atlanta BeltLine

July 18, 2012

In 1999, Georgia Institute of Technology graduate student Ryan Gravel completed his master's thesis, a plan for a 22-mile loop that would connect 45 historic Atlanta neighborhoods, promoting in each greater access to mass transit, public parks and recreational trails.

Keeping Bears At Bay

July 17, 2012

With camping season well underway, the Department of Natural Resources shares some simple tips about how to keep black bears away from your camp.

Early Voting for July 31 General Primary Underway

July 16, 2012

If you'd like to vote early in the July 31 General Primary, log in to My Voter Page to find your closest polling location or to request an advance ballot.

Starting a Small Business in Georgia

July 16, 2012

Starting a small business in Georgia has recently become more attractive due to new tax breaks, loan guarantees, and new partnerships with the state. These business incentives have helped Georgia earn top rankings in the number of new small businesses started and increases in entrepreneurial activity during the past decade.

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