ATLANTA (AP) -- Gov. Nathan Deal says more than $3.4 million in funding will be split among more than a dozen Georgia AmeriCorps organizations working to meet local education, health, environmental needs and more.<br />
Deal says the money is meant to help 690 AmeriCorps members in 15 organizations "to better meet local needs, leaving a positive and lasting impact on the state." Deal says the Corporation for National and Community Service is providing the funding.<br />
Officials say Teach For America-Atlanta, United Way of Metro Atlanta, Resettlement and Immigration Services of Atlanta, and the Jekyll Island State Park Authority are among recipients of the grant support.
Budgetary discipline and slightly higher property appraisals mean no change to the Gainesville property millage rates. Abundant rainfall and tightening water management regulations mean a name change for the city’s Public Utilities Department.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed two bills that remove barriers to dual enrollment participation by struggling students with no plans to attend college and also those youngsters who are excelling in high school.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans controlling Congress Wednesday unveiled a budget plan for the upcoming year and beyond, setting up a confrontation with President Barack Obama over his signature health c...