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  1. The faces of UGA's Class of 2021Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 13 | Athens Banner-Herald

    On Monday, August 14, more than 5,800 freshmen from the University of Georgia Class of 2021 will start their first day of classes as Georgia Bulldogs. While 87 percent of these new students are from Georgia, each bring with them a wide range of experiences and perspectives, and each have different plans for their time at UGA.

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  2. New UGA faculty get hands-on lessons in agriculture on annual tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Agriculture recently was featured prominently at stops on the University of Georgia Griffin and Tifton campuses during the university's annual New Faculty Tour. The tour, which introduces new UGA faculty members to economic mainstays throughout the state during a five-day trip, visited the Food Product Innovation and Commercialization Center at UGA-Griffin.

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  3. Man indicted on murder charge in case of missing Georgia teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    This Feb 22, 2017 file photo released by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation shows Ryan Alexander Duke, in Georgia. Duke was charged with murder Feb. 23 in the slaying of Tara Grinstead, an Irwin County High School teacher who disappeared in 2005.

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  4. JCPenney at Georgia Square not part of closing announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Shoppers exit JCPenney at Georgia Square mall in Athens on Friday. The retailer had announced earlier this year that it would be closing as many as 140 stores, and released a list of those pending closings on Friday.

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  5. Media, family oppose gag order in missing teacher's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    This Feb 22, 2017 photo released by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation shows Ryan Alexander Duke, in Georgia. Duke was charged with murder Feb. 23 in the slaying of Tara Grinstead, an Irwin County High School teacher who disappeared in 2005.

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  6. Search for Georgia teacher's remains continue after 11 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A search continues in south Georgia for the remains of a teacher who's been missing for more than 11 years. Georgia Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge J.T. Ricketson tells multiple news outlets that investigators returned to a pecan farm Wednesday morning, searching for Tara Grinstead's remains.

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  7. Arrest warrant: Man used hands to kill Georgia teacher inside homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Teacher and former beauty queen Tara Grinstead vanished from her south Georgia home in 2005, leaving a mystery that had stumped investigators for nearly 12 years - until a tip led to an unexpected arrest. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Thursday that a former student at Irwin County High School, where Grinstead taught history, has been charged with her murder.

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  8. Authorities: Suspect arrested in case of missing Georgia teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities announced Thursday they arrested a man on murder charges in the disappearance of a high school teacher in rural south Georgia more than 11 years ago. Ryan Alexander Duke was being held in the Irwin County jail days after investigators received a tip linking him to Tara Grinstead, a teacher and former beauty queen missing since October 2005.

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  9. Area residents elected to Angus Association Board during 2017 banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    David Gazda/Special Several Athens area residents were among those elected to the Georgia Angus Association board of directors during the 2017 Georgia Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet held Jan. 21 in Athens. Shown are, from left seated, Christy Page, Jefferson, executive secretary; Douglas Williams, Milan, president; Andrew McPeake, Arnoldsville, vice president; and Carolyn Gazda, Athens, director.

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  10. Committees set to steer mergers affecting 4 Georgia collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    File - Linda M. Bleicken, Armstrong President, speaks during a town hall meeting at Armstrong to discuss the consolidation of Georgia Southern and Armstrong State Universities. Steve Wrigley, chancellor of the University System of Georgia, appointed 41 people to serve on a committee overseeing the consolidation of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro and Armstrong State University in Savannah.

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  11. Consolidation proposal would affect 4 south Georgia collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The University System of Georgia is weighing a new round of consolidations that would affect four campuses in southern Georgia. Chancellor Steve Wrigley will ask the Board of Regents next week to expand Georgia Southern University in Statesboro by merging it with Armstrong State University in Savannah.

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  12. Extended drought affecting Georgia farmersRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Clint Thompson/UGA This pond at the Lang-Rigdon Farm on the UGA Tifton Campus is low because of drought. Much of south Georgia hasn't seen rain since Labor Day Georgia farmers are experiencing one of the worst droughts in recent memory, and University of Georgia climatologist Pam Knox cautions that there could be a potential repeat next year.

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