Monday, July 27, 2009

GNB Update

The first day of a new work week is in the books...Here's the news...

A group of Georgia banks reopens under a new name. reports that federal and state regulators closed the now defunct Security Bank late Friday. The State Bank and Trust Company of Pinehurst now owns the assets of the former Security Bank. It has a total of 20 branches statewide.

Also see: article on Security Bank shutdown

The superintendent of a middle Georgia school system explains why her district is having a four-day school week. WMAZ in Macon reports that budget cuts have forced the Peach County school district to shorten the school week by one day. Supertindent Susan Clark says steps will be taken to ensure that students will attend school for the standard 180 days or its equivalent. The new school year starts August 4.

Finally, here are some worthy reads from the "Blog Files":

Atlanta Progressive News: Healthcare reform

Atlanta Unfiltered: Georgia lawmakers don't file financial disclosures

SaportaReport: Georgia in weak political position

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