Georgia officials have approved the release of a new specialty license plate featuring the Confederate flag. The Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans requested the license plate, which features the Confederate emblem surrounded by a prominent logo of the organization. The plate will also feature the words “Sons of Confederate Veterans” in a gold frame beneath the license plate number. A press release from the organization states Georgians do not have to be members of the Sons of Confederate veterans to receive the new license plates.
The Georgia Department of Revenue released an updated proposal for rules on prestige license plates Monday. The Department had looked at implementing a rule that would bar plates from containing any references to weapons, drugs or alcohol. The brand new rules, however, no longer contain that ban.
Only three people signed up to speak at a public hearing Tuesday on the state’s newly proposed personalized license plate rules. The Georgia Department of Revenue hearing is a step officials must take before adopting the rules permanently.
Georgia drivers can show their support for the state’s wildlife conservation efforts in a new way. Governor Nathan Deal and Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams unveiled three new license plate designs Thursday.
A group of Georgia state senators wants your car’s license plate to carry the nation’s motto -- “In God We Trust” -- in place of a county name. The change would reverse a system currently in place where drivers can buy a sticker with the motto on it to use in place of their county’s name.
The wait is over for Georgia's new license plate design. Gov. Nathan Deal, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Revenue Commissioner Doug MacGinnitie are expected to announce the winning design on Monday at the state Capitol. The contest ran up against a bit of controversy earlier this summer after confusion arose over whether the motto "In God We Trust" would be on the new car tag.
The governor was scheduled to announce Georgia's new license plate on Friday. Voting for the new plate will reopen Monday, with eight different designs to choose from. Controversy arose over the contest's rules and use of certain phrase.