Is this any way to run a government "service?" The Georgia State Archives has been forced by severe budget cuts to close an additional day each week. Effective July 1, the archives will be open for public research from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays only.
The Georgia Archives web site at http://www.sos.georgia.gov/archives/ states, "The new hours are a result of reductions in the Georgia Archives’ fiscal year 2012 budget. We regret the inconvenience this may cause researchers, and we greatly appreciate your understanding."
I find it amusing that the Archives' web site has the letters "SOS" in the address. Yes, it stands for "Secretary of State," but it seems appropriate for other reasons as well.
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