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Events across Georgia commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

GPB News Staff,  GPB News 2024 marks the 39th year of honoring the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. In 1984, Georgia’s Gov. Joe Frank Harris signed a state bill into law on April 3, one day before the 16th anniversary of King’s murder.  Federal observance of King Day became official in 1986, but did not …

Wild Hog Supper 2024 kicks off season of Georgia legislative events for policy wonk feasting

The premier legislative kick-off event, Feeding Georgia’s Wild Hog Supper, is set to return on Sunday with guests able to devour tasty barbecue and all the assorted trimmings while mixing it up with state officials. The historic Georgia Freight Depot will again serve as the backdrop to the 61st annual fundraiser taking place in the evening before lawmakers resume their regular bill-passing business inside the state Capitol over the coming winter months.