ATLANTA - Secretary of State Karen Handel reminds voters that they can request an absentee ballot for Georgia's presidential preference primary, which will be held statewide on Feb. 5. Voters can request an absentee ballot through Feb. 1. All absentee ballots must be received by the county registrar by 7 p.m. on election day. Photo identification is not required when voting by mail.
The Internal Revenue Service announced it will immediately begin the final reprogramming steps for its income-tax processing systems to prepare for the upcoming tax season following final passage of the alternative minimum tax "patch" Dec. 19 by the House.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority is drawing closer to providing water for its massive project at I-16 - and it's a solution that also may help local governments comply with state mandates.