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Georgia Forestry: Help at Hand For Michael-Struck Georgia Landowners

Aid approved by the Georgia Legislature in November includes $20 million for debris cleanup in areas where the storm decimated millions of acres of forestland and tree orchards.

GA Technology Authority to Receive Award for Innovative Approach to Sourcing IT Services

The Georgia Technology Authority is one of two organizations chosen to receive a prestigious award for its approach to sourcing IT services.

DOD Releases Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies

There were 117 reports of sexual assault received across all three academies. This is an increase of five from the prior academic program year.

CBP Officers Arrest Convicted Murderer

Picture in link. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas arrested a Mexican national previously deported and convicted of murder as he attempted to re-enter the United States Sunday evening.

CBP Releases Apprehension Data

"Over the past few months (FY19 to date), USBP has seen a dramatic increase in the number of large groups of 100 illegal aliens or more being apprehended along the southern border. In the El Paso, Rio Grande Valley, Tucson, and Yuma Sectors over the last four months, smugglers and traffickers have delivered 53 large groups, totaling 8,797 illegal aliens."

Georgia to receive $39 million for 153 local projects from HUD

HUD RENEWS FUNDING TO THOUSANDS OF LOCAL HOMELESS PROGRAMS --- $2 billion to renew existing grants to 5,800 community-based housing and service providers

Dept of Health & Human Services Releases Child Abuse, Neglect Data

New federal child abuse and neglect data shows a decline in the number of victims who suffered maltreatment for the second consecutive year. As in past years, rates of abuse and neglect are highest among infants and young children.

Ga Attorney General Recognizing Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

During Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week and throughout this tax season, Attorney General Chris Carr is encouraging consumers to protect themselves from tax-related scams. Here’s what consumers need to know

Georgia communities receive infrastructure loans totaling $54.2 million

The Georgia Fund, a state-funded program administered by GEFA, provides communities with low-interest loans for water, wastewater, water conservation, and solid waste infrastructure projects

CBP Officers Seize Nearly $1 Million in Unreported Currency During Outbound Inspection

NATIONAL NEWS: After initial inspection utilizing a non-intrusive imaging systems scan, CBP officers conducted an intensive physical examination and discovered 53 bundles containing a total of $988,550 in unreported currency hidden within the vehicle.