Georgians warned against pine straw scam

Release: CONSUMER ALERT: DOOR-TO-DOOR PINE STRAW SCAM MARCH 15, 2021 ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is warning Georgians about a scam involving door-to-door sales of pine straw or mulch. Consumers have complained about disreputable…

DFCS and Mexican Consulate aim to improve child…

Release: Georgia Division of Family and Children Services and Mexican Consulate Enter Memorandum of Understanding to Improve Child Welfare Outcomes ATLANTA – Recently, the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) and the Mexican Consulate…

Georgia adds more online options for food stamp…

Release: ATLANTA – Instacart, the North American leader in online grocery delivery, and Food Lion are partnering to provide greater access to low-income families that rely on public assistance when ordering groceries for same-day curbside…

DFCS devotes $11.9 Million to families in need…

Release: Georgia provides supplemental funding to feed vulnerable families FEBRUARY 19, 2021 ATLANTA – The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) is pleased to announce the distribution of $11.9 million in supplemental Temporary…

Lady Blazer’s Kwajelin Farrar earns GSC East Co-POTW

VALDOSTA, Ga.— The Valdosta State Lady Blazer's starting center Kwajelin Farrar, earned the Gulf South Conference (East Division) Co-Player of the Week award alongside Danielle Norquest from West Florida. This honor follows an outstanding three…

National Ponzi Scheme catches over 900 Georgians

Release: SECRETARY RAFFENSPERGER JOINS SEVERAL STATES, SEC, TO BUST $1.8 BILLION PONZI SCHEME (ATLANTA)-Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, through the Securities Division, has worked with several other states and the U.S. Securities and Exchange…