Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday weekend will take place tomorrow and Saturday, Aug. 1-2.
Before Georgia State officially begins preseason preparations for its second FBS season, second-year head coach Trent Miles and the Panthers met with the media to discuss the upcoming season.
In their first season as a full NCAA Division II and Gulf South Conference member, the Shorter Hawks football team will be in the broadcast spotlight two times this fall as part of the GSC’s 2014 television package, which has a new home after the league officially announced an exclusive agreement with ESPN to broadcast its GSC-TV content.
With five of its first six games at home, Georgia State announced the 2014-15 Sun Belt Conference schedule on Thursday morning. The identical schedule for both the men and women’s teams features 20 games beginning Dec. 30.
Georgia State will continue to play its home games in the Georgia Dome. The school this week finalized a three-year deal with the Georgia World Congress Center Authority. The agreement runs through the 2016 season, the last for the Dome, which is to be replaced by a new open-air stadium.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal today met with a diverse group from the state’s Latino community to discuss how the nation’s unaccompanied minor crisis is affecting Georgia and how we can find humanitarian solutions.
This summer’s temperatures have been extremely warm, creating the perfect conditions for a potentially devastating outcome. The dangers for children being seriously injured or even dying from being left alone inside a hot car rise substantially with summer’s heat. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety has joined the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for National Heatstroke Prevention Day in an effort to reduce these tragic deaths by reminding parents and caregivers about the dangers of heatstroke in young children.
In response to Russia’s continued efforts to destabilize eastern Ukraine, the U.S. Department of the Treasury today imposed prohibitions on additional entities operating within the financial services sector of the Russian economy pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13662.
Mercer University welcomed its football student-athletes to campus on Tuesday, as 95 players officially reported to the Homer and Ruth Drake Field House in preparation for the start of preseason camp.
1.8 million Georgians live in poverty, one of the highest poverty rates in the country. For these individuals, basic necessities like food and shelter are far from guaranteed.