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GEORGIA’S NET REVENUE COLLECTIONS UP BY 2.1 PERCENT IN MAY

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Governor Nathan Deal has announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for the month of May totaled $1.24 billion, an increase of $26 million or 2.1 percent compared to May 2011.  According to a release from the Governor’s office, through 11 months of Fiscal Year 2012, total net revenue collections have eclipsed $14.5 billion year-to-date, which marks an increase of $703 million or 5.1 percent compared to the last fiscal year.

FLOYD COUNTY SCHOOLS RECEIVES GEORGIA POWER GRANT FOR ANTI-BULLYING PROGRAM

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The Floyd County Schools have received a $10,000 grant from the Georgia Power Foundation to go towards an anti-bullying program within the school system, according to a Floyd County Schools media release.  Ann Kaiser, manager of the northwest region for Georgia Power, presented the grant to Floyd County Schools Superintendent Dr. Lynn Plunkett.