State officials are offering funding to groups interested in running spay and neuter programs for pets. Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black said the money is intended to make pet sterilization more affordable to ease the strain on Georgia's animal shelters.
Governor Deal has announced nine winners of education grants. They are part of the Obama Administration’s Race to the Top schools program. $19.4 million will go to partnerships between local school districts, universities, businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Officials with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are asking everyone to vote for Sweetwater Creek as their Favorite State Park to help win $100 thousand from Coca-Cola for outdoor recreation.
336 Federal Aviation Administration employees from the Atlanta-area have been forced to stay home following an imposed furlough. These employees include airport planners, engineers, and specialists from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.