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Georgia Scholars are students who have carried exemplary course loads during their four years of high school; who performed excellently in all courses; who successfully participated in interscholastic events at their schools and in their communities; and who have assumed active roles in extracurricular activities sponsored by their schools.
While Illinois has, so far, claimed the first place spot for the most lives claimed in the line of duty in 2019, Georgia is tied for second with Tennessee and Texas.
Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. opened their first facility in Georgia in 1997. They currently employ 900 Georgians.
The event is part of the initiative for National Military Appreciation Month and the campaign aims to contribute $1 million to college scholarships for the children of servicemen and women that have passed in the line of duty.
Georgia’s labor force slipped by 10,247 versus a total work force of more than 5.1 million. And, even with the monthly loss, the labor force grew by more than 4,000 from the same month a year ago.
Former United States Senator John McCain will be honored posthumously at this year's Father of the Year Awards.