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1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Aurora Comedy Nights to Bring Lots of Laughs with Dad Does the Burbs and More, 5/9-17

Aurora Comedy Nights gives folks lots to laugh about in May with two big weekends of club comedy on the square in downtown Lawrenceville.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

1 hr ago | Daily Record

Orji bests meet record

Keturah Orji clutched the oversized box in both hands, but she wouldn't open it.

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4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia Museum of Art to hold library open house

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will hold an open house to celebrate the reopening of its Louis T. Griffith Library on May 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. The library, which is on the third floor of the museum, does not lend materials, but its holdings, which include auction catalogs, museum publications and specialty periodicals, are ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras Presents Their Spring Concert, 5/5

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras concludes their 2013-2014 season on May 5 at 7 pm at the Tivoli Theatre featuring all four orchestras and featured soloists, including Justin Smith, Oboist, and Isabella Vanderhoof, PAL Vocal Competition winner.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Chattanooga, TN, Star Trek, Vocal, Puccini, Opera, Lee University

7 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Columbus metro area unemployment rate slips to 7.6 percent in March

The Columbus metropolitan area unemployment dipped ever so slightly to 7.6 percent in March, from 7.7 percent in February, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.

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9 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

State Rep. Joe Pitts to speak at Spring Commencement

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee state Rep. Joe Pitts often refers to himself as "a proud 1980 graduate of Austin Peay State University," and on May 9, he'll return to his alma mater to deliver the keynote address at the University's 85th Spring Commencement.

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Related Topix: Clarksville, TN, 9, Austin Peay State University, University of Virginia, Montgomery County, TN

12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Paroled felon nabbed for UGA theft, credit card fraud

A paroled felon is facing multiple fraud charges in connection with the break-in of a car last week on the University of Georgia campus in which credit or debit cards were stolen and subsequently used to make illegal transactions.

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15 hrs ago | 101.5 The River

Brian Williams Raps

Here is another Jimmy Fallon designed clip of News Anchor Brian Williams rapping.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Macon, GA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Examining food environments: Lack of healthful choices in poorer neighborhoods

"Food deserts" are catching the eye of public health researchers in Los Angeles, who say the lack of choices is hurting the health of entire neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Leon County, FL

Thomasville Times Enterprise

District 173 House candidates address farming, education

Bainbridge - On Wednesday morning, farmers, Future Farmers of America members and Decatur County Farm Bureau members gathered at the Cloud Livestock Building in Bainbridge for a forum featuring District 173 state House candidates, incumbent Darlene Taylor and challenger Don Clark.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Decatur County, GA, Bainbridge, GA, Grady County, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Bray's 'Donkey' premieres at Rose of Athens

Bray, a professor in the University of Georgia's department of theatre studies, has had his play, "Donkey," in the bag for some time.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA

Barrow County News

BOE hires new principal, sees one go

The board approved Karen Dowis as the next principal at Bramlett Elementary while also approving the resignation of current Russell Middle principal Leigh Sears due to having found other employment.

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Related Topix: Barrow County, GA, Winder, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA candlelight memorial set for April 29

Twenty-four University of Georgia faculty, staff and students who died since last April will be honored at the university's annual candlelight memorial service April 29 at 7 p.m. on the steps of the Chapel on the university's North Campus.

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Business Journal

Vaccine researcher named Davison Chair at UGA

Biao He , a renowned veterinary virologist and vaccine developer, is the new Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair in Veterinary Medicine at The University of Georgia .

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health

Georgia Faces

Cotton Irrigation App Smartphone app was released on April 16 Published April 22, 2014

A new smartphone app developed by University of Georgia and University of Florida researchers will help cotton farmers in their states save one of nature's most precious resources - water.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Agriculture, Weather

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA senior honored for organizing anti-racist march

A University of Georgia senior who organized a protest march last year has received a "Pillar of the Community" award from the University of Georgia's Center for Student Organizations, part of the university's Division of Student Affairs.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Zeta Psi, Student Society, Fraternities, Sororities, Delta Sigma Theta, Delta Zeta

Free Republic

Confederate Memorial Day of Southern memories

Memorial Day in America was first held in the South in honor of both the soldiers of Confederate gray and Union blue.

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Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Libraries, Atlanta, GA, Athens, GA

Sofia News Agency

Cas Mudde: EU Far Right Has No Convincing Economic Program

An interview of Novinite.com with Cas Mudde , an assistant professor in the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia .

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The Orlando Sentinel

Melvin Siskind: 'Mr. Army-Navy' popular Sanford fixture for years

Siskind moved to Sanford in 1948, then a sleepy town of about 10,000, to operate the Army -Navy Surplus Store.

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Related Topix: Sanford, FL, Seminole County, FL

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA license plates raise over $300,000 for need-based scholarships

New UGA license plates featuring the "Power G" logo and the school's red, black and silver colors were launched one year ago and 1,366 new plates were issued between July 2013 and January of this year.

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