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2014-08-08 08:27:48

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced today that it has launched advertisements complimenting Senator Johnny Isakson for his leadership and endorsing Senate candidate David Perdue. The ads state that Senator Isakson and Mr. Perdue are the right team to help keep America's economy growing and create jobs in the Peach State. "Johnny Isakson and David Purdue are the kind of solid conservative leaders that Georgia needs in...

2014-08-08 04:21:30

QueenBeeTickets.com has secured an inventory of Garth Brooks Philips Arena tickets and is offering them up to the general public today. This popular provider has kicked off ticket sales by reducing prices on all seats for Atlanta shows. Garth Brooks ticket discounts aren't easy to come by, but some savvy shoppers will be in luck, even if the primary market sells out! OSHKOSH, Wis., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- QueenBeeTickets.com is offering Garth Brooks Philips Arena...

2014-08-07 23:01:54

Nations Premier Artificial Turf Field Manufacturer Sporturf™ Becomes Official Supplier for College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-Fil-a Fan Experience Dalton, GA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Kevin Barker, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, is pleased to announce that Sporturf™, the leading manufacturer of synthetic turf, is now the exclusive provider for synthetic turf surfaces for the new College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience opening August 23rd in downtown...

2014-08-07 16:21:56

More than 200,000 students engaged through innovative program since inception ATLANTA, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As students across Georgia return to the classroom this month, Georgia Power's Learning Power program will go back to school as well. Learning Power, which has reached more than 200,000 students since its inception three years ago, is a statewide education initiative focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. The initiative is designed to...

2014-08-07 12:33:59

Innovative online public school continues to grow in popularity as Georgia families recognize advantages offered by individualized online learning ATLANTA, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA), a full-time tuition-free online public school for students in Georgia, will begin their 2014-2015 school year on August 11(th) as the program marks its 8th year of operation in the state. GCA uses the award-winning K¹² curriculum to offer students in grades...

2014-08-07 12:28:05

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron is pleased to announce that it secured a strategic collaboration with Vivex Biomedical, Inc. on the use of its next-generation line of cryopreservation media, CryoNovo(TM). Vivex Biomedical, Inc., from Marietta, GA, designs and develops innovative biologic products for regenerative medicine applications. Tracy Anderson, Vivex CEO, speaks to the imperative, "Vivex underscores its commitment to patient care in the confidence that...

2014-08-06 23:04:20

Second Annual Event Is Planned for March 21-28 with Another Week Chockfull of Interactive Activities Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Even with the wild success of the inaugural Atlanta Science Festival, its organizers know there’s still more exploring left to be done to satisfy the Metro region’s ongoing curiosity when it comes to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). With that in mind, the Festival today announced dates for the second annual event in March 2015....

2014-08-06 12:33:08

ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* announces the appointment of industry veteran Alex Parker as Vice President and General Manager, overseeing operations in Georgia and South Carolina. Parker will oversee the sales and operations for more than 1,300 employees, 82 AT&T-owned retail locations, and more than 650 national retail partners and authorized resellers across both states. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/134116 "Alex brings more than two...

2014-08-05 16:28:04

Georgia Department of Public Health Reminds Georgians of National Immunization Awareness Month ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- August is a busy month: planning the last family vacation, back-to-school shopping, registering for classes, moving off to college and school enrollment. Recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) reminds Georgians to stay up-to-date and get a head start on vaccinations required for school....

2014-08-05 12:33:35

ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), has awarded more than $1.8 million in grants to 53 organizations nationwide - as part of the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration program - to encourage environmental stewardship and community partnerships and protect vital habitats. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Funding from Southern Company directly supports 11 projects within the...


Latest Georgia Reference Libraries

Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
2013-11-21 14:10:15

The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest located in northern Georgia comprises two United States National Forests, the Oconee National Forest and Chattahoochee National Forest. The combined total area of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest is 866,468 acres, of which the Chattahoochee National Forest makes up 750,145 acres and the Oconee National forest makes up 116,232 acres. The county with the largest section of the forest is Rabun County, Georgia, which as 148,684 acres within its...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-16 13:29:14

Atlanta Georgia is located in the Southeast part of the United States, which supports a warmer summer with showers and thunderstorms. The winter months can be colder due to its higher elevation than the coastal cities of Georgia. Temperatures for Atlanta GA: January through February, which is the peak of winter for Atlanta, sees average lows around 30 with daytime highs near 50F. March and April show a warming trend as Spring sets in with March temps ranging from 40-60F while April's...

2012-06-14 09:57:12

Symbol: SITH2 Group: Dicot Family: Sapotaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   BUTH Bumelia thornei Cronquist Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, GA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-15 03:24:00

Symbol: NOGE Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:GA, SC Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-15 06:36:56

Symbol: ILLO Group: Dicot Family: Aquifoliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ILDEL Ilex decidua Walter var. longipes (Chapm. ex Trel.) H.E. Ahles   ILLOH Ilex longipes Chapm. ex Trel. var. hirsuta Lundell Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.