State to keep Georgia Archives open

Gov. Nathan Deal and Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced Thursday the state will restore $125,000 to Kemp’s budget to keep the Georgia Archives open until at least the middle of next year.

The emergency move came two weeks before the archives faced closure as a full-time facility.

Kemp said Monday the archives starting Nov. 1 would accept public appointments into its vast collection only six days a month — including two Saturdays out of a typical month’s four — because of budget cuts.

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