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  1. UGA historian James Cobb, novelist Eugenia Price, poets Alfred Corn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Historian James Cobb of Athens will be among four inductees into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame this year, along with two poets and the late Eugenia Price, who wrote historical novels based on Georgia coastal islands history. Cobb, Price and poets Alfred Corn and Kevin Young will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during a November ceremony, according to an announcement from the University of Georgia Libraries, which established the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame in 2000.

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  2. Spared from demolition, 1920s black schoolhouse in Georgia being savedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Bobby Haven/The Brunswick News A one-room schoolhouse built in the 1920s to teach black children on St. Simons Island, Ga., had fallen into disrepair after being abandoned in the 1970s. Preservationists saved the Harrington School from demolition in 2010.

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  3. Spared from demolition, 1920s Savannah black schoolhouse being savedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A one-room schoolhouse built in the 1920s to teach black children on St. Simons Island is making a comeback from years of rot and neglect. Preservationists saved the Harrington School from scheduled demolition in 2010 and since then have spent about $300,000 to stabilize its deteriorating frame and leaky roof.

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  4. Athens area Red Cross members still deploying hurricane-hit citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Red Cross volunteers from the Athens area are still stationed on the Georgia coast helping people there recover from the effects of Hurricane Matthew. The American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia, which covers the Athens area, sent many volunteers and its director Laura Allen to Savannah, where Allen has been for a week.

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  5. Athens chef places second at Shrimp & Grits festivalRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Chef de Cuisine Jeremy Collins from the Athens restaurant The National took home the second-place prize in the Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival's first statewide Professional Cooking Competition. "We kept it simple.

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  6. UGA Press holds online book sale after disappearing van episodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The University of Georgia Press is holding an online book sale, discounting many of its titles by 30 percent to try to recoup some of the sales lost earlier this month when the Press' van was stolen - so they thought - as the Decatur Book Festival got under way. They've named the sale the "Vantastic Lemonade Sale," a play on the old saying about making lemonade out of lemons, and the not-stolen van.

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  7. Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau hires new sales staffersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired a new director of sales and junior sales manager. Missy Brandt Wilson was promoted to director of sales and will lead the sales team and strategic efforts to reach targeted markets; Jay Boling joins the team as the new junior sales manager.

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  8. Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau hires new sales staffersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired a new director of sales and junior sales manager. Missy Brandt Wilson was promoted to director of sales and will lead the sales team and strategic efforts to reach targeted markets; Jay Boling joins the team as the new junior sales manager.

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  9. Loran Smith: Walk across Brooklyn Bridge checks off bucket-list itemRead the original story

    May 21, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Witnessing sunrise is one of life's glorious benefits. More often than not, Ol' Sol comes up over a body of water, enriching your life and cleansing your soul.

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