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2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Audubon Society will hear about mapping with drones

The Oconee Rivers Audubon Society will play host to a presentation on the use of remote-control airborne cameras - drones - to map critical habitats at 7 p.m. Sept.

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6 hrs ago | 101.5 The River

It's Not EVER Going to Fit

OK, we love stories of people that never give up, but this one may be the first time we agree that they should have stopped after the first 30 seconds.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

7 hrs ago | American Reporter

MomentumTHE War of the Theater Groups

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 16, 2009. 4:04AM -- Here in this coastal resort town that is home to more Scientologists and assorted inventors and kooks than you can shake a stick at, Barry Holzsweig is breaking the mold today as he opens a long, sleek service station on a busy U.S. Highway 19 in an event that could be almost as important as the sale of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Clearwater, FL, Theater, Arts, Inventions, Science / Technology, Charlie Crist, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Regents OK $1 million budget boost for Baldwin Hall

The $1 million increase in the renovation and expansion of Baldwin Hall on the University of Georgia's medical campus won the approval of the Board of Regents in Wednesday's monthly meeting.

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Athens Banner-Herald

The Editor's Desk: Good to see new cycling infrastructure at UGA

Hard to believe, but for someone who began cycling a few years ago as a skeptic about the efficacy of bicycle commuting, I've become a regular bicycle commuter.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Opinion

Time

A White Gay Man and a Black Woman Hug It Out

In the name of an open dialogue on race, two sides of a divisive opinion try to come together in an online chat Last month, Time.com posted a piece, " Dear Black Women : White Gays Are Your Allies, So Don't Push Us Away," by regular contributor Steve Friess responding to University of Mississippi student Sierra Mannie's op-ed, " Dear White Gays : ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, University of Mississippi

Athens Banner-Herald

Stelter: Energy column misleading

University of Georgia environmental engineering professor David Gattie's Monday column on energy production, headlined "U.S. needs multifaceted approach to energy issues," was factual, though misleading due to what it left out.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

MDJonline.com

Moore Colson announces 8 promotions

From staff reports Marietta-based accounting firm Moore Colson recently announced the promotions of eight firm professionals.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Berry College, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA Science Learning Center groundbreaking to be held Tuesday

The University of Georgia will break ground on the 122,500-square-foot Science Learning Center 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the south end of the S10 parking lot off Carlton Street.

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

Atlanta Parent

Jeff Foxworthy on Being a DadFind Out - Something You Didn't Know'

On Aug. 23, comedian Jeff Foxworthy and seven other celebrity fathers will be talking about their jobs not the ones they do for a living, as a comedian, football coach, political and sports commentator or athlete.

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Related Topix: Children TV, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, Entertainment, Television, Jeff Foxworthy, Family, Kids, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Allegations of public corruption not investigated by GA attorney general

CBS46 News has learned allegations of public corruption within the University System of Georgia have not been investigated by the office of Attorney General Sam Olens, which is now defending two lawsuits related to the claims.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Piedmont chamber ensemble to perform Aug. 24

A new chamber music ensemble, A'Piedmont Camerata,A' will perform at 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 24, in a free concert at the college chapel in Demorest.

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Related Topix: Demorest, GA, Habersham County, GA, Ringgold, GA, Catoosa County, GA, Symphony, Arts, Toccoa, GA, Stephens County, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA Performing Arts Center tix go on sale Monday

Single tickets for the University of Georgia Performing Arts Center's 2014-2015 season go on sale 9 a.m. Aug. 25. The upcoming season features Grammy-winning soprano Kathleen Battle, the Russian State Symphony Orchestra, Japanese drumming sensation Kodo, and Van Cliburn International Piano Competition gold medalist Vadym Kholodenko.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Symphony, Arts, Comedy Movies, Music!, A Prairie Home Companion, Garrison Keillor, Vocal

StarNewsOnline.com

Sarus Festival: Q&A with performance artist Andie Trombetta

For instance, if you pass the Ocean Grill & Tiki Bar at about 4 p.m., you'll see a Andie Trombetta, a fabric sculptor/performance artist from Athens, Georgia, draped in loose fabrics flowing in the ocean breeze as she moves in and out of crisp lines of hard-to-see monofilament wire attached to the pier.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Effingham Herald

Sapp, Weredyk receive American FFA degrees

Two members of the South Effingham FFA chapter are receiving one of the highest honors from the National FFA Organization.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Forsyth County News

Longtime agent leaving Extension Service

Michele Melton has announced her departure from the University of Georgia-Forsyth County Extension after serving six years as its family and consumer sciences agent.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Life, Food, Nutrition

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA lecture series to examine how humans are reshaping planet

The Anthropocene Lecture Series at the University of Georgia will begin with "Extinction in a Changing World" by professor of cell biology Mark A. Farmer 7 p.m. Aug. 28 in the UGA Chapel.

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Related Topix: Franklin College

Noozhawk

Laguna Blanca Welcomes Rob Hereford as New Head of School

As the new school year approaches, Laguna Blanca School is pleased to announce its new head of school, Rob Hereford.

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Related Topix: Montecito, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, Vanderbilt University, Teachers College, Columbia University, Columbia University

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA starts off school year quietly on Monday

The University of Georgia campus bustled Monday as fall semester classes got underway, but without the visible snarls and long lines that once marked the beginning of the UGA school year.

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Related Topix: Georgia

Statesboro Herald

Got $1M to run for Congress? Barrow rival Allen is close

Regardless of whether he wins his race for Congress this fall, Augusta businessman and Republican Rick W. Allen is on the brink of joining an exclusive club in Georgia politics - candidates willing to spend $1 million of their own money seeking election.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Barrow, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Georgia, 2012 Presidential Election, Newt Gingrich

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