Jeffery Bennett August 12, 1961 – May 11, 2017 Jeffery Lamar Bennett, 55, of Jasper, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Piedmont Hospital in…
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On May 9th, the Georgia Department of Economic Development announced that Georgia’s tourism industry generated a record-breaking $61.1 billion in business sales in 2016, up 3.5 percent over the previous year and 34 percent higher than its pre-recession level in 2008.
Visitor spending was estimated at $3.2 billion in state and local tax revenues.
The state department gets its data from the U.S. Travel Association, which they pay to conduct annual Travel Economic Impact studies for Georgia. This study presents estimates of travel and its economic impact on Georgia at the state, region and county levels.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is urging consumers to take necessary precautions in the wake of an international cyberattack. It is being reported that most of the attacks are coming in the form of “ransomware;” a type of malicious software (malware) designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid.
“With hackers and identity thieves frequently finding new ways to infiltrate your computer, end-user awareness is critical in preventing the spread of malware,” said Attorney General Chris Carr. “The Office of the Attorney General suggests the following to help curb your chance of falling victim to this type of attack.”