Georgians can set off fireworks on normal days and certain holidays until 11:59 p.m., including the Fourth of July, provided local authorities haven’t issued a general noise ordinance. Some private communities may prohibit fireworks, so be sure to check your complex laws. On July 4, residents can shoot off fireworks until 11:59 p.m. unless officials in your city or county have adopted a noise ordinance that address fireworks. It’s also illegal to set off fireworks within any park, historic site, recreational area or other state property. Last night, officers were dispatched to an apartment community where fireworks were being set off well into 3:00 in the morning. A recap on Georgia’s firework rules for this 4th of July, These road projects could delay local drivers, Keys to good health: USC Aiken getting piano sanitizer, Jobless in Georgia? Category: Community News, Dunwoody City Donalsonville Fire Department Chief Dean King offers the following fireworks safety suggestions: purchase fireworks from a licensed fireworks dealer; observe all state laws regarding the use of fireworks; read the labels carefully before igniting any fireworks; ensure that an adult supervises all firework activities; never allow children to ignite fireworks; wear safety glasses when shooting fireworks; light only one firework at a time; only use fireworks outdoors in a clear area, away from buildings and vehicles; never try to relight a firework; have a garden hose or bucket of water nearby and use caution with pets and all animals. AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - We’re giving you a brief recap of what rules and regulations Georgia is enforcing for the use of fireworks this Independence Day. The state legalized the use and sale of fireworks such as firecrackers, Roman candles, bottle rockets, sky rockets, sparklers, smoke and punk, fountains, missiles, novelties, crackle and strobe, parachutes, wheels, spinners, sky flyers, display shells and mortars. How late can you shoot fireworks? Fireworks are also allowed statewide until 1 a.m. on New Year’s Day, according to 2018 legislation. As we approach the Fourth of July holiday, please be sure that the residents and visitors in your communities are complying with the law regarding discharging of fireworks. In 2016, the state legalized the use and sale of fireworks such as firecrackers, Roman candles, bottle rockets, sky rockets, sparklers, smoke and punk, fountains, missiles, novelties, crackle and strobe, parachutes, wheels, spinners, sky flyers, display shells and mortars. Three people were killed when two cars collided head-on over the weekend in Orangeburg County. Officers were able to locate the individuals and subsequently arrested them on drug charges. The answer depends on who you ask. Last night, officers were dispatched to an apartment community where fireworks were being set off well into 3:00 in the morning. Copyright 2020 WRDW/WAGT. Money from the CSRA COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund will pay for a sanitizer to keep piano keys clean for students, faculty members and visiting pianists. Georgians can set off fireworks on normal days and certain holidays until 11:59 p.m., including the Fourth of July, provided local authorities haven’t issued a general noise ordinance. For more on laws governing the use of fireworks in Georgia, contact your police or fire department.