Archive for the ‘Burt Jones’ Category

Sen. Jones Welcomes Malcolm Mitchell to the Senate

4Q8A9719ATLANTA (February 23, 2017)  |  Sen. Burt Jones (R – Jackson) welcomed Malcolm Mitchell to the Senate today to recognize his efforts to improve youth literacy in Georgia. Mitchell is a University of Georgia Football letterman who recently won a Super Bowl Championship with the New England Patriots. (more…)

Sen. Burt Jones Recognizes Former Teammate Quentin Moses

ATLANTA (February 16, 2017)  |  Sen. Burt Jones (R – Jackson) recognized former University of Georgia teammate and friend, Quentin Moses, with a moment of silence in the Senate chamber on February, 15, 2017. Moses died February 12 in a house fire at his home in Monroe, Georgia. (more…)

Sen. Burt Jones Recognizes John Milledge Academy on Their State Championship

Sen. Jones- SR 45ATLANTA (February 9, 2017)  |  Sen. Burt Jones (R –Jackson) sponsored Senate Resolution 45 recognizing the John Milledge Academy Trojans football team on their 2016 Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) State Championship. (more…)

Sen. Burt Jones Hosts Fourth Annual Jackson-Butts County Day at the Georgia State Capitol

4Q8A4686ATLANTA (February 1, 2017)  |  Sen. Burt Jones (R- Jackson) welcomed local elected officials and constituents to the Georgia State Capitol in celebration of Jackson-Butts County Day today.  Sen. Jones sponsored Senate Resolution 46 which proclaims February 1, 2017 Jackson-Butts County Day and commends Jackson-Butts County for its unique culture, tradition and storied place in Georgia’s history. (more…)

Baldwin County Receives AP STEM Grant Award

ATLANTA (January 31, 2017) | Governor Nathan Deal announced yesterday that Baldwin County would receive a grant reward as part of the Georgia Rural AP STEM Initiative. This initiative, which supports the implementation of AP programs in computer science and statistics, is the result of a partnership between the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement and the College Board. It is designed to create a vertical pathway to student success in AP STEM courses in high-need rural areas throughout Georgia. (more…)