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45 min ago | The Skanner

Kam Williams Celebrity Interview: Keith Robinson

In a world where talent takes you far, Keith Robinson is ahead of the game. He's a true triple threat -- having already mastered acting and songwriting, he's now positioning himself to take over the music world with a velvety voice.


Related Topix: Georgia, Oscars, Entertainment

2 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Election surprises tend to erode trust in government

When asked who is going to win an election, people tend to predict their own candidate will come out on top.


Related Topix: Journalism, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Report: UGA has the 4th-most expensive football ticket

The University of Georgia has the 4th-most expensive ticket of the upcoming season, with a median price of $200, just ten dollars cheaper than the median price for an Ohio State ticket, which tops the list, according to The 2014 College Football Tickets Report by Vivid Seats , a secondary ticket seller.


11 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Buckhead church service project helps homeowners in need

Staff / Samantha M. Shal / From left, Michael Willis, 19, who graduated from Westminster and will attend the University of Georgia in the fall, talks with volunteer Andrew Aiken, a member of Northside United Methodist Church, about the Metro Atlanta Project in which the group is building a wheelchair ramp at the home of a disabled military veteran.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Buckhead (Atlanta, GA), Life, Veteran Affairs, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Georgia Faces

Homegrown tomatoes Plant second crop of tomatoes and harvest fresh...

Bob Westerfield spends his days growing vegetables and watching for problems. As University of Georgia Extension's consumer vegetable horticulturist, he answers questions from backyard gardeners and Extension agents across the state.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Vegetables

Athens Banner-Herald

Rash of car break-ins reported in Athens

The thefts were not reported until Tuesday. a A car was broken into at Oak Hill Apartments on Oak Hill Drive between 8:30 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday.


Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Reports: Football Player Wanted in Dorm Burglary is 5-Star Recruit

The football player wanted for burglary at a University of Georgia dormitory last weekend is reportedly a 5-star recruit with offers from many of the country's top programs.


Related Topix: Georgia

News 12 WRDW

Border Bash headliner announced

Kristian Bush, one half of platinum-selling country duo Sugarland, will headline this year's Border Bash in the Augusta Common on Sept.


Related Topix: Sugarland, Country, Family, Kids, University of South Carolina, Georgia

101.5 The River

Cedar Point Needs this Ride

Mary Beth Zolik has been part of morning radio in Toledo for over 25 years. In the fall of 2005, she was inducted into the Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame, along with her now happily retired partner, Jack Mitchell.


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

Book TV

"West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776"

Claudio Saunt, American history professor at the University of Georgia, recounts the events that took place outside of the British colonies in America in 1776; from Spain's colony in San Francisco to the movement and territorial expansion of Native American tribes.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Island Packet

Football legend Herschel Walker coming to MCAS Beaufort, Parris Island

Herschel Walker will visit the Lowcountry to share this message with area service members: It's OK to ask for help.


Related Topix: Parris Island, SC, Beaufort, SC

Tifton Gazette

Melton takes top spot in Tifton Idol

American Idol auditions were held again in Tifton with local singer Precious Melton, 18, taking the win and the honor of being called this year's "Tifton Idol."


Related Topix: Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Low-interest state superintendent contest likely favors establishment candidates

Tuesday's superintendent primary runoff elections are likely to see small turnout and predictable results, said University of Georgia political science professor Charles Bullock.


Related Topix: US News

Daily Policy Digest

Houses Built Under FEMA Guidelines Suffer More Damage

Houses that are built according to FEMA guidelines suffer more property damage during hurricanes than homes built prior to the guidelines, write Carolyn Dehring, professor at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, and Martin Halek, senior lecturer at the University of Wisconsin's School of Business, for the Cato Institute.


Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Lee County, FL

The Miami Herald

Georgia football player facing assault charge

University of Georgia Police Chief Jimmy Williamson said defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested early Tuesday after a confrontation at McWhorter Hall on the campus.


Related Topix: Georgia

Business Journal

Former UGA employee, grad student charged with stealing hundreds of books for resale

A former University of Georgia employee and a student are charged with stealing hundreds of textbooks in separate cases that police say shine light on a thriving textbook black market, reports Athens Banner-Herald.


Athens Banner-Herald

Uga DL Taylor arrested for aggravated assault

Taylor was booked into the Clarke County Jail at 6:08 a.m., according to the jail's online booking report.


Related Topix: Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA


How Some Managers and Agents Benefit From Piracy and Low-Paying Streaming Music

Seems like every six months or so I have friends forward me an article or interview with a manager or agent extolling the virtues of streaming Usually this comes with some note that reads something like this "Agent/Manager X thinks streaming/piracy is a good thing, Why don't you?" I am always perplexed by this.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Band, The Grateful Dead

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WJA Awards $16K in Scholarships to Eight Students

The Women's Jewelry Association awarded $16,000 in scholarships for the 2014 to 2015 school year to eight students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs for jewelry and metalsmithing.


Related Topix: Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Kansas


K.C. Allan: Savannah's tree canopy 'celebrities'

After discovering fire and encircling his new flame in a tidy ring of stone, man has been wrangling wild landscapes into idealized form ever since.


Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Isle of Hope, GA, Agriculture, Science