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This Week in GeorgiaGov:

Start the New Year with a Hike!

December 19, 2017

Throughout the United States, hikers — experienced and new — will hit the trails on January 1 as part of the First Day Hikes program. You can get involved at any of dozens of participating Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites.

Georgia’s Opioid Epidemic and Ways to Get Help

December 12, 2017

Georgia is #11 in the U.S. with opioid overdose deaths. Fortunately, we have the education and training to slow down this terrible disease and save the lives of our loved ones.

How You Can Get Involved and Give Back this Season

December 5, 2017

Do the twinkling lights and jingle bells have you in a giving mood? Check out our list of programs and organizations to see where you can help this holiday season.

Why Wait? Winter Weather Won’t.

December 1, 2017

Cold weather calamities are always a possibility, even in mostly temperate Georgia. Are you ready?

Watch Your Money this Holiday Shopping Season

November 16, 2017

Are you ready for the holiday shopping season? So are scammers! Learn how to protect yourself and your money.

Get Your Car Winter-Ready Before It’s Too … Cold!

November 15, 2017

Winter is nearly upon us, which means it’s time to get your home and vehicle winter-ready. Not sure how to winterize your car? Take our tips on winterizing your car to ensure you don’t get stranded in the cold this winter!

Veterans Day 2017

November 10, 2017

On Veterans Day, we honor all who served our nation. Thank you, veterans!

How to Adopt a Child in Georgia [Infographic]

November 7, 2017

Are you considering adding to your family through adoption? From inquiry to finalization, adopting a child from the state typically takes only 4-10 months! Check out our infographic for an overview of the process.

Six State Parks to Briefly Close for Deer Quota Hunts

November 2, 2017

Each fall, to prevent deer overpopulation, the Department of Natural Resources schedules quota hunts on public lands. Starting next week, various state parks will close temporarily to facilitate these hunts. See the full schedule of park closures.

Fall is Here, and It’s Time to Fight the Flu

October 24, 2017

We’re well into fall, and that means it’s flu season. Not sure what that means or what to do? Check out this information provided by the Georgia Department of Public Safety.

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