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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:41:28 -0800
Hamilton County Schools will be closed Wednesday "based on today’s National Weather Service briefing," school officials said Tuesday afternoon. School-aged childcare will be closed and all extracurricular activities are cancelled. Central Office is closed.
Officials sorting out what’s next in HB 399’s wake
Sat, 08 Feb 2014 05:57:47 -0800
Clayton County officials are sorting out what to do next in the wake of the state Senate’s decision to pass legislation that bars the county from collecting property taxes on leases at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Largest Development Conference in South Metropolitan Atlanta to Focus on the Economy Gaining Momentum in 2014
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 00:10:21 -0800
The 2014 South Metro Development Outlook (SMDO) Conference will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) located at 2000 Convention Center Concourse in College Park, Georgia. (PRWeb February 15, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/02/prweb11582938.htm
UPDATE: President Obama approves Gov. Deal's disaster declaration for 39 counties
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:04:35 -0800
President Barack Obama approved Governor Nathan Deal's request for a disaster declaration, according to the Governor's Office. President Obama approved in for 39 counties in Georgia that saw damage in the Feb. 10 through Feb. 14 winter storm.
2 Dems enter BoE races; 3 former PTC mayors to battle for Brown’s Post 3 comm. seat
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:17:46 -0800
Thursday a.m. Update: 2 more Democrats qualify for Post 5 seats The Fayette County Democratic Party has announced two more candidates qualified yesterday. They are county commission Post 5 candidate Pota Coston and Post 5 Board of Education candidate John Culbreth. Coston will face incumbent Republican Allen McCarty and Culbreth will face Incumbent Democrat Leonard Presberg. See earlier story ...
Candidates sought for Rockdale Soil and Water District supervisors
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:07:27 -0800
Qualifying is open for candidates who would like to be elected as Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District supervisors.
West County: A night to remember – Me and My Guy Dance full of surprises
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 23:13:08 -0800
A surprise visit from an active-duty dad was a highlight to one of the most treasured traditions of area Girl Scout troops -- the Me and My Guy Dance. Like other troops and Scout clusters in the area,
Tyrone Tea Party activist tosses hat in ring for District 16 Senate race
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 20:22:25 -0800
Republican businessman and Tea party activist Marty Harbin announced Feb. 21 his candidacy for Georgia State Senate in the 16th district. Harbin promised to fight for less government, more personal responsibility, and a better Georgia. Current Senator Ronnie Chance announced his retirement last week after 10 years in the legislature. “Ronnie is a good friend and I honor him for giving many years ...
Chance announces departure from Ga. Senate
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 15:16:52 -0800
State Senate Majority Leader Ronnie Chance (R-Tyrone) first took office in 2005. Representing District 16, Chance announced on the Senate floor Wednesday that he would not seek another term in office. “I’ve been thinking about this a long time,” Chance said Wednesday afternoon of his decision not to qualify for his Senate seat in early March. That assessment preceded his comments on his three ...
Gov. Deal requests federal disaster relief for storm
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:49:20 -0800
Gov. Nathan Deal submitted a request to President Obama for federal disaster relief for the 48 counties where the combined damage estimates exceed $43 million.