Rincon Elementary School has established a new Junior Beta Club chapter. It consists of fifth grade students who have met the set criteria for becoming members. The new members have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, exemplified worthy character, and maintained a commendable attitude throughout the first semester of the 2010-11 school term.
In an attempt to bring more attention to the Savannah River, Savannah Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatibus, will be living on a 20 by 20 foot raft on the river in downtown Augusta until the non-profit organization gains 500 members.
ATLANTA-Georgia's exports and imports grew in numbers and value during 2010, reaching new milestones of growth in international trade. The state's total value of goods exported from Georgia in 2010 exceeded $28.7 billion, the most Georgia has ever exported in a single year. Georgia's imports experienced a 27.11 percent increase compared to 2009, higher than the overall national increase of 22.6 percent, according to U.S. Census Bureau statistics released this month.
ATLANTA–Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced that he will testify on Georgia's successful photo ID law for in-person voting before the Texas House of Representatives Select Committee on Voter Identification and Voter Fraud today.
February 28, 2011|
ATLANTA-Insurance Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens said Georgia stands to collect more than $1 million pending a multi-state settlement with American International Group, Inc. (AIG). The settlement comes after a nationwide examination of the company's compliance with premium reporting rules.
We dealt with several difficult issues at the Capitol last week that will have a significant impact on our state. The biggest of these issues was how we continue with the HOPE Scholarship and Pre-K funding.
February 28, 2011|
By Rep. Jon Burns