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Voter Registration Deadline Today

August 19, 2013

If you'd like to vote in the September 17 special election, learn how to register, or log into My Voter Page to confirm that you've already registered.

New Georgia Encyclopedia Launches Redesign

August 15, 2013

Earlier this week the New Georgia Encyclopedia introduced readers to its redesigned site.

Applying for the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship

August 13, 2013

Many ways exist to help you support your child with special needs. The Department of Education provides a scholarship for children who qualify with the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program. Take a look and do some research to see if they can help you!

Becoming a Notary Public

August 12, 2013

The Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority makes becoming a notary public an easy process if you follow the right steps.

Dementia Task Force Wants Your Input

August 9, 2013

In a recent study, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly 14.3 percent of older Georgians report increasing incidence of confusion or memory loss. A new state task force seeks your input to plan care for those who will later suffer dementia.

School Bus Safety

August 8, 2013

Drivers, as students head back to classes in the next few weeks, keep in mind that you'll need to slow down for school buses and school speed zones.

Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

August 5, 2013

It might be best to wait until Friday and Saturday to do all of your back to school shopping!

Georgia's Automotive Industry Boom

August 2, 2013

Industries are thriving in Georgia, especially in the automotive sector, with businesses such as Kia and Porsche using Georgia for their North American hubs.

Immunization Awareness Month

July 31, 2013

July marked Immunization Awareness Month in Georgia. First Lady Sandra Deal and GOCF Executive Director Katie Jo Ballard spent the month touring hospitals and educating new parents about the importance of immunization in their children.

Back to School Sales Tax Holiday

July 29, 2013

There will be no sales tax added to a number of items on Aug. 9 and 10 due to the Department of Revenue's Back to School Sales Tax Holiday.

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