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Festivals, Orchards, and Wineries: Spend Fall in North Georgia

October 4, 2017

Looking for some fun, outdoor activities this fall? North Georgia is full of great ways to spend time outside with friends and family as the weather cools off. From watching the colors of the leaves turn to taking a wine tour through the Blue Ridge Mountains, you’re bound to find something you enjoy!

National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday, September 23

September 21, 2017

Celebrate the great outdoors on National Hunting and Fishing Day Saturday, September 23, 2017. Fishing is free for Georgia residents, and many state parks and recreation areas are hosting special events.

New Georgia Gateway Now Online for State-Administered Benefits

September 19, 2017

COMPASS has been replaced by Georgia Gateway. This new integrated benefits system brings together Childcare and Parents Services (CAPS); PeachCare for Kids®; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP/Food Stamps); Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); and Medicaid programs.

Funding Continued Needs of People with Brain and Spinal Injuries

September 14, 2017

When someone faces a brain or spinal injury, they often need more support than the initial hospital costs. The Georgia Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund sets out to meet these continued needs.

Find Shelter from Hurricane Irma

September 8, 2017

Find shelter locations and evacuation information ahead of the storm.

National Preparedness Month: Get Ready for the Rest of Hurricane Season

September 5, 2017

With hurricane season in full swing, it's a great time to review your readiness. Set your plan with these tips for National Preparedness Month. 

Let’s Take a Ride: Biking in Georgia!

August 29, 2017

Biking is a fun way to exercise and explore the community around you. But before you go out, be sure you know these rules of the road and safety precautions. Want to join the biking community? Georgia has cycling events all year long!

After the Eclipse: What to (Sky)Watch for Next

August 22, 2017

The recent total solar eclipse might have been a once-in-a-lifetime event. But your life isn’t over, and there are other astronomical phenomena to see.

Stay Safe on Monday for the Solar Eclipse

August 17, 2017

On Monday, August 21, 2017, parts of America will plunge into darkness in the middle of the day. You don’t want to miss it, but remember to protect your eyes! Learn how to identify proper viewing equipment, how to stay safe on the roads, and more.

Georgia Appreciates the Arts with the Georgia Musical Investment Act

August 15, 2017

Music and theatrical production companies can now earn tax credits of 15 or 20% of qualified expenditures! Learn more about the new law and see what else Georgia provides for local artists.

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