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Getting an Alcohol License in Georgia

March 13, 2014

If you own a business or establishment selling, buying or distributing alcohol, make sure you're savvy with the laws and requirements surrounding alcohol licenses.

Corporate Registration Deadline Extended to May 31

January 16, 2014

The Secretary of State's online filing system for companies (called cGov) gets a makeover allowing the deadline for annual registration to be extended again this year.

Becoming a Cosmetologist

October 28, 2013

Learn some quick tips about how to get your license in cosmetology with the Georgia Secretary of State.

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.

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.

Corporation Filing Improvements Coming

July 9, 2013

The Secretary of State Office is responding to user feedback to improve its new corporate filing system.

Georgia Ag Forecast Meetings Start This Week

January 22, 2013

Starting this Friday, University of Georgia agronomists and economists will meet with farmers to discuss this year's outlook for the growing season.

Leveraging Our Strengths to Move the Georgia Lottery Corporation Forward

November 20, 2012

The Georgia Lottery is second-to-none with regard to its reputation, professionalism and commitment to maximizing funds for the educational programs in the state of Georgia. For the last 19 years much has been accomplished to generate more than $13.8 billion for Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K program.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits Move to Electronic Delivery

November 2, 2012

Starting today, all recipients of unemployment insurance will get benefits electronically, either through direct bank deposit or debit card.

October Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 22, 2012

The opportunity to earn a living and be self-supporting is a broadly held goal by Americans. Work is a foundation of stability for individuals and can give one’s life meaning and purpose. Unfortunately, the rate and level of employment for people with disabilities is staggeringly low. Labor force participation is 22% for people with disabilities as compared to 69% for people without disabilities.