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2008-06-21 15:00:23

By Emily Stranger, The Brunswick News, Ga. Jun. 21--The director of the Glynn County Emergency Management Agency has resigned his position to avoid any potential complications with his campaign for a county commission post. Capt. Richard Strickland tendered his resignation Friday. He is in a three-man Republican contest for the At-Large County Commission post that will be vacated by commissioner Cap Fendig, who is retiring at the end of this year. "I didn't want to have any...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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