This Wednesday, July 4, is a federal and state holiday. All state offices will be closed. They will resume full operation Thursday, July 5. Be sure to keep this in mind regarding business requiring government assistance.
Shrimp harvesting season has officially begun as of 6 a.m., May 30, 2012, according to the Department of Natural Resources, Coastal Resources Division. This applies to both companies and individual fishermen.
If you live in Atlanta and your child will be 4 years old on or before September 4, you should consider enrolling your son or daughter in the free, full-day pre-kindergarten program offered through Atlanta Public Schools.
Earlier this week, Tropical Storm Beryl passed through the state, pouring rains on Memorial Day weekend picnics and beach outings. Running from June 1 to November 30, hurricane season has officially arrived.