Banks and other lending institutions all across Georgia are going "nuts" during Georgia Peanut Bank Week this week. Financial institutions in communities across the state are saluting peanut farmers' contributions to the state and local economy during this week-long event. The Georgia Peanut Commission in cooperation with the Georgia Bankers Association promotes the state's official crop by sponsoring Georgia Peanut Bank Week annually.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Human Resources kicked off the statewide Red Ribbon campaign Monday at the Capitol in the South Atrium to signal the beginning of the governor's Red Ribbon activities in Georgia.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., praised Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue for offering a solution to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the excess release of water from Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint reservoirs.
ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel announced the beginning of Phase Two of her office's Photo ID outreach and education campaign in preparation for municipal elections to be held in 90 counties on Nov. 6.
Commissioners will meet today at 3 p.m. at the county administrative complex for their only scheduled meeting of the month. The Oct. 2 meeting was canceled since it coincided with the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia convention. Commissioners coupled with that a planning retreat.