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41 min ago | The Times

Adults on a mission to serve

Rebekah Ryan of Gainesville has traveled to Guatemala three times for mission trips.

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Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA

4 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

7 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Summer drought has Georgia farmers feeling the heat

A summer drought combined with scorching temperatures have Georgia farmers feeling the heat, says University of Georgia's agricultural climatologist Pam Knox.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA

11 hrs ago | CMT.com

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Kenny Chesney and his band set up shop Friday night in Athens, Georgia, to play a pop-up concert in front of 500 fans at the Georgia Theatre.

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Related Topix: Kenny Chesney, Country, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

14 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

UGA police install drop box for unwanted legal and illegal drugs

A large metal drop box located just outside the University of Georgia Police Department is there to safely collect unneeded or unwanted prescription medications.

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Related Topix: Georgia

18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

World is on brink of unprecedented wave of extinction, says UGA's Farmer

The world is headed toward one of the greatest die-offs of animals and plants in the planet's history, a University of Georgia professor said in the first lecture in a series about the impacts humans are having on the world.

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22 hrs ago | Christianity Today

At 28, Pastor Has Five Degrees and a 4,300-Member Flock

T he new senior pastor of the 4,300-member Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Alabama, recently turned 28, so maybe the jokes about him being so young will stop.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Lt. Mike McKeel: An officer who does what he was meant to

He may have had some fits and starts along the way, but Mike McKeel eventually came to know that policing was what he was meant to do.

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Related Topix: Oglethorpe County, GA, Maxeys, GA, Prison

Athens Banner-Herald

Schools take on new approach to bullying

Description: Katherine Raczynski Studio portrait of Katherine Raczynski Date of Photo: 5/16/2013 Credit: Courtney Johnson, University of Georgia Photographic Services File: 30023-001 The University of Georgia owns the rights to this image or has permission to redistribute this image.

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Related Topix: Georgia

Athens Banner-Herald

NeSmith: Families linked by Alabama foot log

In 1900, two girls were born in the other L.A. - Lower Alabama. The McNeils lived on one side of a tea-colored creek, and the Mercers on the opposite bank.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Bainbridge, GA, Decatur County, GA, Opinion

Ag Professional

Canola's genome sequenced

An international team of scientists, including researchers from the University of Georgia , has published the genome of Brassica napus , commonly known as canola, in the journal Science.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA history professor to discuss work on 'Georgia Women'

University of Georgia associate history professor Kathleen Ann Clark will discuss her work on the second volume of "Georgia Women," which she co-edited with Ann Short Chirhart, at noon today at the Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St. The essays portray a wide array of Georgia women who played important roles in the state's history, from ... (more)

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Southeast Georgia Today

Beauties Abound Tonight

August 28-- A reverse beauty pageant to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Toombs County has three headliner judges in Vidalia tonight.

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Related Topix: Toombs County, GA, Georgia, Vidalia, GA, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Five Southeastern getaways for Labor Day weekend

According to AAA, 34.7 million are expected to travel at least 50 miles this holiday, a 1.3 percent increase over last year.

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Related Topix: Biltmore (Jacksonville, FL), Chattanooga, TN, Lookout Mountain, TN, Beer, Drink

Patch.com

Born at Walmart, 1 Dead in Double Stabbing, Labor Day Weekend Plans, Deal's Apology

During an exchange on immigration between a University of Georgia student and Gov. Nathan Deal he presumed the student was undocumented.

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

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA's Dan Magill recalled with laughter at memorial service

There was more laughter than tears at a memorial service for Dan Magill Thursday - just as he would have wished, according Pierre Howard, who played tennis for Magill at the University of Georgia in the 1960s.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

News10.net

Teacher challenges students to raise $45k for thisa€¦

Most people can look back on their school years and remember a teacher who made a big difference in their lives.

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Related Topix: Spelman College

Mediaite.com

Georgia Governor Mistakes College Student for Undocumented Immigrant

Governor Nathan Deal of Georgia made a pretty terrible assumption while speaking to a group of College Republicans at the University of Georgia, when a student asked him a question about illegal immigration.

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

Peach Pundit

Uber Launches In Athens

The rumble you are feeling is not an earthquake; it is the entire student body of the University of Georgia cheering.

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KFVS12

Eye pigment may help vision in hazy conditions

Having greater amounts of yellow pigment in your eyes could boost your ability to see distant objects in hazy conditions, a new study reports.

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