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1 hr ago | Statesboro Herald

Brown-Kittrell

Lillian Akers Brown of Statesboro and James Michael and Mariana Brown of Chatsworth, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Katherine Brown of Statesboro, to Nathaniel Taylor Kittrell, son of Charlie Tull Kittrell Jr. and Debbie Harper Kittrell of Waynesboro, Ga.

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Related Topix: Statesboro, GA, Chatsworth, GA, Waynesboro, GA, Athens, GA

5 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

Coweta Teacher of the Year finalists, part 2

Last week, "The Newnan Times-Herald" began a three part series highlighting the 2014 Coweta County Teachers of the Year.

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Related Topix: Coweta County, GA, Newnan, GA, Troy University, Liberty University, Standardized Testing, Education

9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens-Clarke County taking first steps on local housing study

Motivated in part by the long-observed cycle of college students moving into newer private housing complexes, with the result that older complexes may deteriorate, Athens-Clarke County commissioners are moving forward on a study of the local housing market.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Tifton Gazette

Flexibility key for Worth's Carlson

University of Georgia Extension agent Scott Carlson is a middleman of agricultural information.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Tifton, GA, Irwin County, GA, Tift County, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Rapid toxicity test in the works at UGA

Multiyear testing methods have left the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a list of 80,000 household and industrial compounds that need to be assessed to determine potential health risks.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA BioBusiness Center helps turn discoveries into companies

The University of Georgia unleashes thousands of graduates each year into the business world, but one modest building tucked away on the edge of campus aims to produces businesses.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology

The Macon Telegraph

Search launched for dean of UGA Graduate School

University officials said this week that Craig Kennedy, dean of the College of Education, will chair the search and screening committee.

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Related Topix: North Carolina State University

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA Office of International Education recognizes faculty at awards reception

The University of Georgia Office of International Education honored seven UGA faculty members at its annual International Education Awards Reception, held on April 3 at the Garden Club of Georgia.

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Related Topix: Franklin College, Genetics, Medicine, World News, China, Asia

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

NeSmith: Easter egg hunt turns youngster into Republican

Ed grew up in a Mayberry-like tiny town, so small that both city limit signs could be nailed back-to-back on the same post.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee High science students test the waters of a city park

Science students at Oconee County High School got their hands wet Friday as they conducted lab tests in the cool waters of a park stream.

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Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA

The Times-Herald

Health Navigators ended after bill pushed through Georgia General Assembly

Health Navigators is designed to help consumers, small business owners and employees navigate the ACA, according to the UGA Health Navigators' website.

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Related Topix: The Navigators, Pop/Rock, Georgia, Georgia Government, Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Governors

Athens Banner-Herald

University of Georgia uses reclaimed materials in field renovation project

In continuing with the University of Georgia's drive for a more sustainable campus, the UGA Athletic Association has renovated two of the Woodruff Practice Fields using reclaimed materials.

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Pam's House Blend

Clapper Goes on Tour to Persuade University Students Snowden Is No Whistleblower, Not a Hero

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is touring universities and colleges in the United States in an attempt to persuade students that they should not consider former NSA contractor Edward Snowden a whistleblower or a hero.

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Related Topix: Prison, James R. Clapper, Tampa, FL, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Athens Banner-Herald

Police curious about motive behind man seeking tours of UGA sorority houses

An "awkward looking" man who visits University of Georgia sorority houses and asks for tours is being sought by police.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Phi Mu, Sororities, Crawford, GA

Effingham Herald

FCCLA students attend leadership conference

ECCA students who attended the FCCLA State Leadership Conference were, right to left: Haleigh Helmly, Malaika Garrett, Victoria Harden, Megan Driggers and Jessica Medina.

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Related Topix: Effingham, KS, Culinary Institute of America

Athens Banner-Herald

Oconeee woman learns pet dog killed with rat poison

An Oconee County woman received the results Thursday she had expected: the death of her pet dog was due to poisoning.

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Related Topix: Georgia

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA student wins Truman scholarship

University of Georgia student Sarah Mirza is one of 59 students nationwide to receive a Harry S. Truman Scholarship, awarded to juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government and elsewhere in public service.

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101.5 The River

Intruder Lurks in Baby's Room

Here is a very unsettling video from a "baby cam." An intruder broke into this house and lurks around, finally standing over a baby's crib.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Macon, GA

The Times

Wanda Cannon

The 2014 Georgia Gold Medal Plants have been selected and are rated as the No. 1 superior ornamental plant for residential landscape use in Georgia.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Home Gardening, Home

Thu Apr 17, 2014

SavannahNow

Editorial: Georgia's university officials must stop the bleeding on tuition hikes

Those were some of the excuses that officials with the University System of Georgia offered this week for yet another increase in the cost of attending a public college in this state.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Georgia, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Georgia Tech, Opinion

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