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2017 Congressional Art Competition deadline approaching

2017 Congressional Art Competition deadline approaching

Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) reminded students in grades nine through 23 that the deadline for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition is quickly approaching. 

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Rep. Jody Hice receives ‘Spirit of Enterprise’ Award

Rep. Jody Hice receives ‘Spirit of Enterprise’ Award

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today honored Congressman Jody Hice (R-GA) with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of his support ...

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Water main break on Beech Road at SR 10/Memorial Drive

Water main break on Beech Road at SR 10/Memorial Drive

ATLANTA— A water main break has shut down Beech Road at Memorial Dive between Columbia Drive and Covington Highway. One lane will be closed on ...

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Alabama man, Georgia baby killed in I-85 crash in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man and a 16-month-old baby from Georgia were killed after the vehicle they were riding in was struck by an ...

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Northwest Georgia police officer arrested

ROME, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested a northwest Georgia police officer and charged him with drug trafficking.

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Storm could bring some snow, high winds to Georgia mountains

Storm could bring some snow, high winds to Georgia mountains

ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters are warning of slick roads and a mix of rain and snow in northeast Georgia, part of a storm system that's ...

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Veterans Training and Transition program now free to all active duty service members in Georgia

Veterans Training and Transition program now free to all active duty service members in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) recently announced plans to fund an online entry-level course for all active duty service members in Georgia.

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Sen. Al Franken, Rep. Hank Johnson lead fight to end unfair forced arbitration agreements

Sen. Al Franken, Rep. Hank Johnson lead fight to end unfair forced arbitration agreements

Lawmakers Convene Event in Effort to Restore Rights of Consumers, Workers, and Small Businesses to Seek Justice through Courts

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105 bodies found during construction project to be reburied

105 bodies found during construction project to be reburied

ATLANTA (AP) — University of Georgia officials say they will rebury the remains of 105 bodies discovered when expanding a building on the campus.

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Georgia implodes well-known building in Atlanta

Georgia implodes well-known building in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal was one of the onlookers for an implosion of an Atlanta building often known as the "White Ice Cube."

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Hice Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) announced today that he invites students in grades nine through 12 to participate in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition.  The winning ...

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Advance in-person voting starts today for March 21 special elections

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp reminds Georgia voters that the polls open today for advance in-person voting leading up to the March 21 special ...

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Freeway patrol service begins in east central Georgia

Freeway patrol service begins in east central Georgia

Motorists in east central Georgia today began experiencing the benefits of a new statewide Coordinated Highway Assistance & Maintenance Program (CHAMP). This operation is the nation ...

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Deal signs for building of $50 million cyber center

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Gov. Nathan Deal approved the building of the $50 million Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center on the banks of the Savannah ...

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How old? Georgia celebrating its 284th birthday

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Happy 284th birthday, Georgia.

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FBI continues efforts to identify Alpharetta/Tifton bank robber

FBI continues efforts to identify Alpharetta/Tifton bank robber

Atlanta David J. LeValley, Special Agent in Charge, FBI Atlanta Field Office, continues to request the public's assistance in his efforts to identify the ...

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Deal highlights Georgia tourism, unveils 2017 travel guide

Deal highlights Georgia tourism, unveils 2017 travel guide

Gov. Nathan Deal today was joined by leaders from Georgia’s tourism industry for the annual Tourism, Hospitality & Arts Day at the Capitol to recognize ...

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Super heavy shipment moving from Columbia County to Alabama tomorrow night

Currently a 656,000-pound shipment sits off Interstate 20 at the Columbia County Scales awaiting a tactical route to Alabama starting at 7 p.m ...

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Georgia company gets $4.4M for electric school buses

FORT VALLEY, Ga. (AP) — A Central Georgia bus manufacturer has received $4.4 million from the federal government to develop a zero-emission, vehicle-to-grid electric school ...

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2017 Georgia Travel Guide unveiled as Year of Film

2017 Georgia Travel Guide unveiled as Year of Film

Members of Hospitality and Arts, and Tourism Directors representing all 159 counties of Georgia met on the North Steps of the Georgia State Capitol to ...

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Kemp warns storm victims to be wary of unlicensed contractors

In the aftermath of violent tornadoes in South Georgia, Secretary of State Brian Kemp warns affected property owners to be wary of unlicensed contractors once ...

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President Trump declares Major Disaster for Georgia

President Trump declares Major Disaster for Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that Federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Georgia to supplement ...

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Georgia Lottery Corp. raises over half-billion dollars for HOPE, Pre-K

Georgia Lottery Corp. officials announced today that fiscal year 2017 first-half and second-quarter profits have reached their highest since inception in 1993. Georgia Lottery profits ...

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Senators Isakson, Perdue lead Senate in moment of silence for Georgia tornado victims

Senators Isakson, Perdue lead Senate in moment of silence for Georgia tornado victims

U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today led the U.S. Senate in a moment of silence to reflect on the ...

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Kemp: Be wary of potential scams seeking donations for tornado victims

ATLANTA – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp warns citizens to be wary of potential scams seeking donations for tornado victims. Over the weekend, violent storms ...

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