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  • Macon-Bibb code enforcement finds 143 illegal gambling machines, cites 70 stores October 23, 2021 5:01 am 13 WMAZ - Georgia The majority of stores are concentrated in Macon's neighborhoods struck by poverty and violence. MACON, Ga. — Macon-Bibb County code enforcement officials found dozens of illegal machines in a two-day inspection spree on coin-operated amusement …
  • Macon-Bibb cracks down on illegal amusement games in stores October 22, 2021 3:23 pm 13 WMAZ - Georgia MACON, Ga. — Dozens of Macon-Bibb County business owners will face a judge for operating too many coin operated amusement machines, or COAMs. Last week, code enforcement officers fanned out across Macon-Bibb County looking for violators. “In just a couple …
  • More about Gov. Kemp Announces New Director of Government Affairs and Policy October 18, 2021 9:17 pm Office of the Governor Georgia Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced Brad Bohannon as the Director of Government Affairs and Policy in the Office of the Governor. Lauren Curry, who previously served in this position, is now Chief Operating Officer. "Brad has a wealth …
  • Georgia lawmakers set to renew debate over legalized gambling October 8, 2021 10:34 pm Catoosa Walker News - Georgia ATLANTA - While the General Assembly gears up for next month’s once-a-decade redrawing of Georgia’s legislative and congressional district maps, lawmakers also will soon renew a much more frequent debate over legalized gambling. Bills that could lead to …
  • Georgia Supreme Court upholds murder conviction of man for killing lottery winner October 5, 2021 8:32 pm 13 WMAZ - Georgia Craigory Burch, a forklift driver who won $400,000 from a lottery ticket in Warner Robins, was shot to death in front of his girlfriend and their child. FITZGERALD, Ga. — One of the people convicted of killing a man for his lottery winnings will stay in …
  • Talbot County receives over $400,000 in lottery dollars to assist students September 22, 2021 9:19 pm WRBL - Georgia TALBOT COUNTY, Ga. (WRBL) – The Georgia Lottery Corporation recently released its profits from the 2020 fiscal year and its contribution to students in Georgia. Talbot County received $457,252 lottery dollars to assist students. Jonathan Taylor, the …
  • More about Gov. Kemp Announces HOPE Scholarship Has Helped More Than 2 Million Georgians September 15, 2021 6:12 pm Office of the Governor Georgia Atlanta, GA– Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the HOPE (Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally) Scholarship Program has helped more than 2 million Georgia students pursue postsecondary education in Georgia. “The HOPE Scholarship Program has been a …
  • Gov. Kemp: HOPE Scholarship helps over 2 Million Georgians September 15, 2021 12:36 pm Valdosta Today - Georgia Release: Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the HOPE (Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally) Scholarship Program has helped more than 2 million Georgia students pursue postsecondary education in Georgia. “The HOPE Scholarship Program has been a game- …
  • Could Zell Miller’s grandson be Georgia’s next lieutenant governor? July 22, 2021 4:16 pm The Georgia Sun The grandson of the late U.S. Sen. and Gov. Zell Miller is running for lieutenant governor on a platform that includes restoring full funding of the HOPE Scholarship program his grandfather started. Bryan Miller of Watkinsville announced Thursday he will …
  • Georgia Lottery collects record profit in fiscal year 2021 July 20, 2021 5:44 pm The Center Square (The Center Square) – The Georgia Lottery collected more than it ever has for education in fiscal year 2021. Georgia Lottery Corp. officials said it generated more than $1.5 billion in profit for the state’s pre-K and HOPE Scholarship programs in the …
  • Georgia Lottery sets record for profits July 20, 2021 5:03 pm Catoosa Walker News - Georgia ATLANTA - The Georgia Lottery generated more than $1.5 billion for the state’s HOPE Scholarship and Pre-K programs during the last fiscal year, a record that came despite a global pandemic that dampened economic activity. The fiscal year that ended June 30 …
  • Georgia's lottery closes year with record $1.54B in profits July 19, 2021 8:33 pm www.madison.com - Wisconsin ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s lottery saw profits leap again as gamblers kept reaching for lottery tickets and online games even as other entertainment opportunities reopened. The Georgia Lottery Corp. announced Monday that it had turned over $1.54 billion in …
  • Georgia’s pre-K program returning to in-person classes July 16, 2021 9:11 pm Catoosa Walker News - Georgia ATLANTA - All 60,000 Georgia preschoolers will be back in the classroom when the 2021-22 term begins later this month. During the coronavirus pandemic, pre-K providers were given the option of offering classes in-person, virtually or through a hybrid of …
  • Pre-K to resume traditional format in 2021-22 school year July 16, 2021 6:36 pm Valdosta Today - Georgia Release: Georgia’s Pre-K Program Returns for Post-Pandemic 2021-2022 School Year Classes to Meet In-Person after Year of In-Person, Virtual, and Hybrid  ATLANTA, Ga., (July 16, 2021) – School bells will soon ring for more than 60,000 of Georgia’s  youngest …
  • Reporter's Notebook- The One in Atlanta - The Friends Experience July 15, 2021 8:06 pm Atlanta News Atlanta has ranked #4 on the EPA’s 2021 Top Cities list, which spotlights cities with the most Energy Star certified buildings. Our city has 329 certified environmentally friendly buildings, compared to the top-ranking Los Angeles with 587. Certified …

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