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Gov. Nathan Deal this week signed into law House Bill 998, legislation that will expand the Georgia Medical Student Scholarship program and increase the number of practice opportunities for health care providers in rural areas.
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Twenty-two Henry County Schools finalists were selected to attend the 2014 Georgia Governor's Honors Program at Valdosta State University .
Crews will be working next week on Interstate 985 in Hall County and Interstate 85 in Jackson County, the Georgia Department of Transportation said.
Health Navigators is designed to help consumers, small business owners and employees navigate the ACA, according to the UGA Health Navigators' website.
The University of Georgia Griffin campus will present a day of sessions devoted to the field of psychology April 25 in Room 104 of the Student Learning Center.
State officials say thousands of voters have used Georgia's new Web-based programs to register ahead of the May 20 primary.
The University System of Georgia is moving ahead with a student housing privatization initiative the General Assembly approved last month.
On April 13, 2014, Georgia's governor signed SB 365 to, in part, protect employers that hire and retain employees with criminal convictions.
The government's latest report card on food poisoning is out, and it has some good news: a drop in illnesses from salmonella.
A veteran lawmaker is facing a determined but underfunded challenger for Paulding's District 17 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives.
State transportation officials say they expect the number of political signs to increase as elections near, and they are reminding Georgians that it's illegal to place the signs in the right of way of the state highway system.
Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News - Joyce "Jazzie" Jones-Smith, left, speaks about the May Day Georgia Marriage Equality Initiative at a press conference with her wife Sabrina "Sonny" Jones-Smith at the Muse Arts Warehouse in Savannah.
About 1.5 percent of Georgia's population got health insurance through the federal exchange set up by Obamacare, according to new data from Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Wednesday to expand a scholarship program that will enable more medical students to practice in high-need areas.
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Georgians convicted of minor drug possession will no longer face mandatory suspension of their driver's licenses, under Senate Bill 365, which was signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal on Sunday.