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Order Vital Records Online

May 28, 2012

The Georgia Technology Authority and Georgia Department of Public Health have created a new online service that lets you order Georgia birth and death certificates online.

School Is Out!

May 24, 2012

If you or your child attends a Georgia public school, you know that the last day of school is fast approaching.

Georgia public school schedules vary by county, and can be found in the attached 2011-2012 School Calendar file. 

Memorial Day 2012

May 24, 2012

All state services will be closed Monday, May 28, in honor of Memorial Day.  State employees are not to report to work. All government agencies will reopen on Tuesday, May 29. 

Earning Junior Ranger and Gopher Badges

May 22, 2012

From biking and hiking to keeping a nature journal and taking scenic photographs, curious kids can spend the summer learning about the outdoors and earn along the way a Junior Ranger badge and the Get Outdoors Georgia Gopher Badge.

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Warm Springs

May 17, 2012

For two decades, Franklin Delano Roosevelt called Warm Springs home. In 1921, he contracted a paralytic illness which required him to use iron braces and a wheelchair.

New License Plates Available

May 16, 2012

Starting this week, you'll see new license plates on all Georgia roadways.

Reductions to Unemployment Benefits Signed into Law

May 14, 2012

Governor Nathan Deal recently signed House Bill 347 into law, cutting unemployment benefits to Georgians and increasing unemployment insurance taxes to businesses.

Medical School Scholarship Applications Due

May 11, 2012

Every year Georgia seeks dedicated physicians to serve in rural communities, where access to healthcare is often limited.

New Video Gaming Tax Credit Signed

May 10, 2012

Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation into law on Wednesday, May 2, letting Georgia’s growing video gaming industry keep state tax credits, but with new limitations.

Digital Learning Bill Passes State Senate

April 27, 2012

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed Senate Bill 289, The Digital Learning Act, which is expected to make Georgia a national leader in online learning.

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