In case you haven't heard. Georgia is closing their state archives to the public due to budget cuts. Beginning November 1, 2012 the archives will be closed and the public will only have access through an appointment which may be limited.
You can read the announcement here Georgia Closes State Archives.
To sign a petition to stop the closure To the Governor of Georgia: Leave Our State Archives Open to the Public.
This is not only bad news for Georgia researchers but for all of us who us the state archives anywhere.