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2 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

May to recap year in CEO's office

Business leaders, residents and other community stakeholders can hear DeKalb interim CEO Lee May reflect on his year in office and present his outlook for 2015 on July 30 at the DeKalb History Center in Decatur.

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6 hrs ago | On Common Ground News

Turner slides to victory to replace Mayfield on DeKalb School Board

Election Day marked a victory for DeKalb County's brand new School Board member Vickie B. Turner, a neophyte who won her election with 59.74 percent of the votes.

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7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Gov. Deal: 'Unconscionable' White House Failed To Pick Up ...

Georgia's governor on Thursday chided the president in a letter for failing to communicate with the governor's office before sending unaccompanied young migrants to the state.

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10 hrs ago | Mother Jones

Will an Ethics Scandal - and Jimmy Carter's Grandson - Bring Georgia's GOP Governor Down?

A brewing controversy over whether Gov. Nathan Deal's aides tried to shut down an investigation could imperil his reelection prospects.

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11 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

E-cigs sale to minors now illegal ...

It is now against the law in Georgia to sell or distribute any electronic cigarette to a person who is under the age of 18. HB 251, which went into effect on July 1, imposes a $300 fine on any retailer who sells the noncombustible nicotine alternatives to any underage customer.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Deal calls on Obama to ask states about hosting illegals

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal today sent this letter to ask the Obama administration, to define the status of the Central American unaccompanied minors being held by federal authorities, before asking private or state organizations in Georgia to take them in.

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Patch.com

Barnwell Elementary PTA Places 1st in Outstanding Local Unit

Staff Report Barnwell Elementary School PTA was honored by the Georgia PTA at the 100th Annual Georgia PTA Convention and Leadership Training on July 12 at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Times

Boost in child services staff eases statewide case backlog

More cases are being reported to Child Protective Services, but the number of cases with overdue investigations is dwindling both statewide and in Hall County.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Firefighters with cancer don't get workers' compensation, other benefits in GA

Firefighters in Georgia who contract cancer from their jobs, rarely or ever receive workers' compensation benefits because of strict laws that make it nearly impossible for them to qualify.

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The Coastal Courier

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In 1997, then-Gov. Zell Miller appointed me to fill a vacant seat on the five-member State Ethics Commission and then reappointed me to a full term, in which I served until 2002.

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GPB.org

Battle Of The Outsiders, With Some Help From The Inside

The winner of the GOP nomination for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat, touts himself as a political outsider.

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The Daily Caller

Georgia Superintendent Race Likely Headed For Recount

The battle for the Republican nomination to be Georgia's state superintendent appears to be headed for extra innings, as Tuesday's runoff results leave the candidates separated by less than the 1 percent gap needed to allow a full recount.

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Union-Recorder

Full tuition grant for tech students

Technical colleges throughout the state are anticipating an increase in student enrollment now that a new grant is available that will pay for full tuition.

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LaGrange Daily News

Ga. lottery turns 21, launches Kia promotion10:44 am | 0

Kia Motors America's Southern Region Executive Director of Operations Percy Vaughn, left, and Georgia Lottery President and CEO Debbie Alford, right, look on as Gov. Nathan Deal, center, cuts the Georgia Lottery 21st birthday cake at the Tuesday celebration.

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The Times

Commissioner appointed to state board

Scott Gibbs has been appointed to serve on the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Board, which implements community and economic development, government assistance and affordable housing.

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

Investigate the governor

UNDER PRESSURE: Gov. Nathan Deal has caught lots of flak following new allegations about his staff's alleged threats against the state's top ethics official.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Forsyth County News

Finch's bid for solicitor general successful

William "Bill" Finch secured 9,611 votes, or about 60 percent, to defeat incumbent Donna Gopaul, who tallied 6,317 votes, or about 40 percent, of the nearly 16,000 ballots cast in the primary runoff election Tuesday.

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Forsyth County News

Turnout strong in Forsyth for runoff

Forsyth County's election supervisor attributed the 16 percent voter turnout for Tuesday's state primary runoff election to the efforts local politicians made to get to know constituents.

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WTKS-AM Savannah

Upcoming Georgia & South Carolina Sales Tax Holidays

Governor Nathan Deal of Georgia recently signed legislation extending the state's two sales tax holidays through 2015.

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WCTV Tallahassee

Organizations Asking Georgia To Stop Endorsing The Confederacy

Across the state of Georgia there are still remnants of a different time period.

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