September 19, 2012
Kaye Minchew (center left), a member of the Coalition to Preserve the Georgia Archives, presents Gov. Nathan Deal (center right) with letters and petition signatures supporting the state archives, on Wednesday. Nearly 100 people showed up at Deal's office to protest a decision to close the archives to the public Nov. 1, because of budget cuts.
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Secretary of State says funding needed to meet promise
Nearly 100 supporters of the Georgia Archives got an unexpected surprise at the state capitol Wednesday morning, when Gov. Nathan Deal announced the Morrow-based archives would not close to the public as previously announced.