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Report Finds Fatal Child Drownings Are On the Rise

Drowning remains the leading cause of unintentional death among children 1–4. 

Georgia Historical Society Rededicates Cockspur Island Lighthouse Historical Marker

The original marker, dedicated in 2011, was destroyed by a tornado in 2017 that also damaged nearby Fort Pulaski. 

First Lady To Host Second Pet Adoption Day at Governor’s Mansion

"Our family is looking forward to opening the grounds of the Governor's Mansion once again to promote adoption of rescue cats and dogs," said First Lady Marty Kemp.

Nintendo Switch Interactive Road Trip Coming to Georgia

The Nintendo Switch Road Trip tour kicks off in June and will travel the nation through October, eventually hitting the Georgia National Fair in Perry. 

Get Ready: Quota Hunt Apps Accepted Beginning June 1

“So, if you are hoping to get to hunt the area of your choice, don’t let the deadlines get past you without applying.”

Top Baby Names in Georgia in 2018

Which baby names topped the list in Georgia in 2018?

Iconic Show’s 50th Anniversary Celebrated by the U.S. Postal Service

The first day of issue event for the Sesame Street Forever stamps will be held immediately preceding one festival stop on the Sesame Street Road Trip, a celebration of the show’s golden anniversary that will be held in 10 cities across the United States.

New Forever Stamps Feature the Beauty of Unspoiled Waterways

When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act into law in 1968, he noted unspoiled rivers were very rare and took action against the fear that “all rivers will go this way unless somebody acts now to try to balance our river development.” Since then, the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System has grown to include more than 200 river segments — about 13,000 miles of approximately 3 million U.S. river miles spread across 41 states and Puerto Rico.

National Park Visitor Spending Contributed $40 Billion to U.S. Economy

Report Finds 2018 Spending Supported 329,000 jobs in Hotels, Restaurants, Transportation, Recreation

New Junior Ranger Program Gets Kids Exploring Georgia

Collect 59 New Badges at State Parks & Historic Sites.