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Gov. Kemp Extends COVID-19 Executive Orders

GEORGIA – Governor Brian P. Kemp signed two executive orders extending the Public Health State of Emergency and existing COVID-19 safety measures on Monday, June 29th. “As we continue our fight against COVID-19 in Georgia, it is vital that Georgians continue to heed public health guidance by wearing a mask, washing their hands regularly, and practicing social…

Gov. Kemp Launches “Safety Promise” Campaign to Urge Georgians to Heed Public Health Guidance

GEORGIA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today introduced the Georgia Safety Promise, a safety campaign to remind Georgia businesses and the public of the importance of following COVID-19 safety guidelines by agreeing to simple – yet critical – measures that help protect Georgians from COVID-19, minimize spread of the virus, and keep Georgia open for business.…

Thirteen People Killed in July Fourth Holiday Travel Period Crashes

GEORGIA – Troopers and local law enforcement investigated 12 fatal traffic crashes resulting in 13 deaths across Georgia during the July Fourth holiday travel period.  This year, the holiday travel period was 54 hours long.  It began at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 3, and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 5. Statewide, Georgia State Troopers investigated 180 traffic crashes that…

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NRDA Trustee Annual Public Meeting July 16 On-line

Register to Join the Trustees for their Annual Public Meeting via Webinar on July 16 about the Gulf Water Restoration  Their website is maintained by NOAA on behalf of the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees The Trustee Council will hold the fifth annual public meeting via webinar this year due to current nationwide health concerns. The…

ONE-Mile Upstream Paddle Invitation: Naylor Boat Ramp Out and Back, Alapaha River 2020-06-13

By WWALS, Watershed Alliance LANIER/LOWNDES COUNTY, GEORGIA – Join WWALS for a one-mile paddle upstream and back from the newest boat ramp on the Alapaha River. There’s plenty of room to stay six feet apart on the ground and ten feet apart on the water. When: Gather 9:30 AM, launch 10 AM, Saturday, June 13, 2020…

UPDATE: Presentation adds speaker on sustainable roadways

By DNR BRUNSWICK, GEORGIA – The virtual presentation on energy policy and sustainability slated for noon Friday, June 5, 2020, has added Allie Kelly, the director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s “The Ray” project, which seeks to create the most sustainable stretch of highway in America. She will be online from the solar array at Exit…

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