Monthly Archives: March 2014

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Georgia Heritage FCU opens thirds branch
Special Photo Georgia Heritage FCU has announced the opening of its newest branch located in the Stephenson Executive Center, on the corner of Stephenson Ave. and Habersham St. in Southside Savannah. The 3,216-square-foot space includes four …
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Georgia Man Wins Lotto With His Late Wife's Special Numbers
5-7-11-23-31. Those numbers always meant a great deal to David Greeson, 51 of Chatsworth, Ga., since they represented his wife's birthday — Nov. 23, 1957 — and the day they got married (the 31st). He would occasionally play the lottery using the …
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SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Ole Miss Rebels vs. Georgia Bulldogs
1 South Carolina Gamecocks in Columbia, but there's plenty of other Rebel sports action to enjoy this weekend, not the least of which is the Roundball Rebs' second round matchup against the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament.
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Georgia Baseball versus Mississippi State

Georgia Baseball versus Mississippi State
The Georgia Bulldogs lose to the Mississippi State Bulldogs 6-1 in game 1 of an SEC baseball doubleheader at Foley Field, in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, March 15, 2014. (Photos by Randy Schafer, …
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Miami Hurricanes lose doubleheader to Georgia Tech
The Miami Hurricanes baseball team lost a doubleheader to host Georgia Tech on Saturday – 13-7 in the first game and 4-3 in 10 innings in the nightcap. In the opener, with UM leading 7-6 heading into the bottom of the eighth, Georgia Tech struck for …

Georgia DNR Launches Interactive Map of Recreational Lands
ATLANTA, GA –( The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today unveiled an interactive map that identifies DNR-managed lands and outdoor recreation opportunities. The “Georgia Outdoor Map” includes state parks, wildlife …
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Florida Georgia Line Singer Tyler Hubbard Gets 'L.A. Inked' to Honor His Late

Florida Georgia Line Singer Tyler Hubbard Gets 'L.A. Inked' to Honor His Late
Tyler Hubbard, one half of country duo Florida Georgia Line, got tatted up in honor of his father Roy, who died in a helicopter crash in 2007, shortly before the singer moved to Nashville. The long-haired country star is now proudly displaying a large …
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Atlanta REIT CatchMark acquiring timberland in southeast Georgia
CatchMark Timber Trust Inc., an Atlanta-based real estate investment trust, said it is acquiring 36,340 acres of timberland in southeast Georgia and east Texas from Hancock Timber Resource Group for about $ 74 million. The announcement sent the newly …
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Georgia Legislature calls for convention under Article V

Georgia Legislature calls for convention under Article V
Georgia is now officially calling for a convention of the states to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, under Article V, with the passage of Senate Resolution 736. The resolution passed the House on Thursday, March 6, with a vote of 107 to 58.
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Georgia Marine saves local man's life
Sgt. Matthew Sullivan poses for a photo at the scene of an accident where he assisted a man injured after his truck caught on fire on I-85N at Old Peachtree Road, March 9. “Afterwards, when all the adrenaline recessed, I took a moment to pray for the …
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Georgia Football: Bulldogs' Top 5 Concerns Heading into Spring Practice
The Georgia Bulldogs are not alone in their need to find solutions during spring practice. It's a safe assumption that every team has its fair share of prerequisite improvements before a long summer sets in. But for the Dawgs, a team looking to get …
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Georgia lawmaker urging reform on child sexual abuse laws

Georgia lawmaker urging reform on child sexual abuse laws
ATLANTA, Ga. (WTXL) – A Georgia Representative is urging fellow legislators to increase justice for abuse victims. Representative Jason Spencer of Woodbine is holding a press conference on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. in the Rotunda of the …
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Georgia offensive coordinator Bobo getting one-year contract extension
Despite a slew of injuries to top playmakers on offense last season, Georgia finished 17th nationally in total offense at 484.2 yards per game and 21st in scoring at 36.7 points per game. Georgia set a program record for total offense and finished …
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Emory law professor to speak at UGA about child welfare in Georgia

Emory law professor to speak at UGA about child welfare in Georgia
Melissa Carter, a member of Emory University's law faculty and executive director of the Barton Child Law and Policy Center, will present a lecture March 26 at 11 a.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel. Open free to the public, the lecture will …
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Florida Georgia Line Release 'This Is How We Roll' Video
Florida Georgia Line have released the video for their latest single, 'This Is How We Roll.' The duo, made up of Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley, invited Luke Bryan, who sings with them on the song, to also star in the clip. In the video, the FGL guys …
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This Drummer Has a Third Arm

This Drummer Has a Third Arm
It would be pretty amazing to have three arms, but it would feel even stranger to go from one to three. At Georgia Tech, a music technology researcher, Gil Weinberg, is taking the work he's done on robot musicians and using it to create prosthetics for …
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Georgia child fatality review panels falling short
ATLANTA | A statewide panel tasked with probing child deaths in Georgia is struggling to provide answers on the deaths and how future fatalities may be prevented. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported Sunday that a probe of 464 child death …
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Georgia GOP Senate candidates spar in Macon debate

Georgia GOP Senate candidates spar in Macon debate
MACON | Three Georgia congressmen running for a promotion to the Senate found themselves on the defensive Saturday night, as their Republican rivals urged voters to hold all officials in Washington accountable for the nation's ills. During a debate in …
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Florida Georgia Line Throw a Tractor-Trailer Party with Luke Bryan in 'This Is
Florida Georgia Line hit the desert with Luke Bryan, X Games champion Travis Pastrana and The Nitro Circus in the duo's video for “This Is How We Roll.” Filmed outside of Los Angeles, the guys perform the song in a tractor-trailer as Pastrana and crew …
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While Ukraine And Crimea Spiral Out Of Control, Georgia, Another Former
Georgia's Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili speaks before opening the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission Plenary Session with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the State Department in Washington February 26, 2014. The United States will …
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With Ukraine under siege, Georgia and Moldova double down on Europe
On Feb. 22, as Ukraine politicians voted to remove their Kremlin-friendly president, a roaring crowd in another nation took on their Russian foe. The Georgian rugby team defeated the Russian Bears, 36-10, before a near sold-out crowd in their home stadium.
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Georgia Tech knocks off seventh-ranked Syracuse

Georgia Tech knocks off seventh-ranked Syracuse
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A month ago, Syracuse was unbeaten, ranked No. 1 and riding high. Now, the Orange are struggling toward the postseason having lost four of five. Trae Golden scored 16 points, including six clutch free throws in the final seconds, and …

As Ukraine Crisis Rumbles, Georgian Premier Visits US
WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili of Georgia met with Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday to discuss ways to develop his nation's economy and reinforce its pro-Western path. But the tumultuous events in Ukraine, and Moscow's …
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Attorney: Ga. principal posts $50000 bond after arrest in child-sex sting

Attorney: Ga. principal posts 000 bond after arrest in child-sex sting
(CNN) — Georgia authorities have arrested 14 people they accuse of traveling with the intent to have sex with children, including a suburban Atlanta elementary school principal, according to CNN affiliates and school system officials. "I was notified …
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TIME Interview: Georgia Senate Candidate Michelle Nunn
Nunn-Senate Tour With the help of son, Vinson, left, and husband Ron, U. S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn and other volunteers stuffed book bags with school supplies for residents of the Georgia Industrial Childrens Home, Aug. 7, 2013.
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