The following was released on June 11 by the University System of Georgia, concerning expanded hours at the Georgia Archives:
The Georgia Archives will expand its hours of operation one additional day per week. Beginning July 15, the Archives will open on Tuesdays, in addition to operating Wednesday through Saturday. Hours of operation on all days are 8:30 a. m. to 5 p. m.
The Georgia Archives identifies, collects, manages, preserves, provides access and publicizes records and information of Georgia and its people and assists state and local government agencies with their records management.
The Georgia Archives was established in 1918 and was first housed in the State Capitol Building. The Georgia Archives moved to its current home at 5800 Jonesboro Road in Morrow in 2003.
In 2013 the Georgia Archives was transferred from the Georgia Secretary of State to the Board of Regents.