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2011-10-14 07:00:00

Concentra Web Solutions, a leader in consumer information websites based in Athens, Georgia, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Locos Grill & Pub "Night Under The Stars"

2011-01-27 00:03:00

Payscape Advisors ranks sixth, on the second annual Bulldog 100: Fastest Growing Bulldog Businesses.

2009-06-03 12:17:43

The University of Georgia has reported six minor violations of rules governing collegiate athletics to the NCAA this year, documents indicate. Citing information obtained from UGA under open-records laws, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Wednesday that three of the six self-reported secondary violations involved the Georgia Bulldogs football program. The violations have since been resolved with the NCAA and Southeastern Conference.

2009-05-14 14:05:00

ATHENS, Ga., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new Project Management Fundamentals for Healthcare module is now available online as an additional module in the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education's Healthcare Management Certificate Program.

2008-12-09 10:10:34

A University of Georgia program designed to reduce alcohol use, drug use and risky sexual behavior in African-American youth also reduces the likelihood of engaging in conduct problems by up to 74 percent two years later, according to a new study.The finding, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, is the latest in a series of studies that demonstrate the effectiveness of the Strong African-American Families (SAAF, pronounced "safe") Program, which is increasingly being adopted across...

2008-10-15 18:00:14

RICHMOND, Va. and ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General, Inc. and the University of Georgia announced today the completion of the University of Georgia Research Foundation's purchase of Media General's television station WNEG in Toccoa, Ga. Terms were not disclosed.

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The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.