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2014-02-27 23:27:50

Leading Metro Atlanta organizations across a large spectrum of industries are stepping up to help support The Atlanta Science Festival, an eight-day series of science-and technology-related events taking place citywide. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Leading Metro Atlanta organizations across a large spectrum of industries are stepping up to help support The Atlanta Science Festival, an eight-day series of science-and technology-related events taking place citywide. The...

2014-02-27 19:05:09

Cognitive decline that often accompanies obesity and diabetes can be reversed with regular exercise or surgical removal of belly fat, scientists report. A drug already used to treat rheumatoid arthritis also helps obese/diabetic adult mice regain their ability to learn and comprehend, while transplanting belly fat to a normal mouse reduces those abilities, said Dr. Alexis M. Stranahan, neuroscientist at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. Studies in humans and...

2014-02-27 08:26:13

ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tacey Derenzy has been awarded the January 2014 Chapter Champion Award and Jason Rollins, APR, has been awarded the February 2014 Chapter Champion Award of the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (www.prsageorgia.org), in recognition of their dedicated volunteer work for the chapter. The award recognizes members who have significantly contributed to the chapter's success and is given monthly or when appropriate. Both...

2014-02-26 23:00:21

Proclamation to Be Presented at the TAG Cybersecurity Simulation at Clay National Guard Center On February 25th Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 In recognition of the vital importance of cybersecurity in Georgia, and the economic impact on all businesses that operate in the state, Governor Deal has signed a proclamation declaring February 25th as "Business Cybersecurity Day in Georgia” to build cooperation and government-enterprise partnership and prepare Georgia...

2014-02-26 08:36:40

New Platinum Power AA and AAA Batteries are Designed for High Drain Consumer Devices COLUMBUS, Ga. and NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Energy Corporation of America today announced the introduction of its AA and AAA Platinum Power batteries, alkaline battery cells that protect power for up to 10 years¹. These batteries also feature enhanced storage capabilities and safe, stable power features. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/NY71110 ) The new...

2014-02-25 23:31:41

ZCorum among select group of businesses recognized at first annual event in Atlanta. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, announced that the International Trade Division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) has named ZCorum as a recipient of a 2014 GLOBE Award. The GLOBE (Georgia Launching Opportunities By Exporting) Awards are sponsored by the GDEcD and recognizes businesses that have...

2014-02-25 23:22:38

Aspire Development Partners and Solomon Development Services announces plans for a new Assisted Living Community in Dacula, Georgia. Atlanta (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Aspire Development Partners and Solomon Development Services has announced plans to build a new assisted living facility near the Hamilton Mill community in Dacula, Ga. The site, located on Braselton Highway, will feature 80 units of assisted living and memory care residences. The community is expected to start construction...

2014-02-24 23:22:25

Event Celebrates a Decade of Innovation and Beyond on March 26th Atlanta (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) today unveiled a new logo for its annual Georgia Technology Summit (GTS), one of the nation’s largest statewide gatherings of technology companies and professionals. The new logo was designed by TAG member, Atlanta-based digital marketing firm Arketi Group and will be utilized for all communications, signage and video production associated with...

2014-02-24 23:00:22

Event simulates cyber attack of a fictional company in front of more than 300 executives and law enforcement and other cyber security professional. Atlanta (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) in partnership with the TAG Information Security Society announced today that it will host its 2014 Cyber Security Simulation on Tuesday, February 25th at the Clay National Guard Center in Marietta, Ga., which will also be presented via live stream to locations...

2014-02-22 23:00:36

"With the highest rate of pregnancy-associated deaths among all 50 states, Georgia proposes dangerous anti-woman policies while women continue to die. Over 35 organizations rally together in opposition at the Georgia State Capitol on 2/25 at 11:30am," according to the Feminist Women's Health Center. Atlanta, Geogia (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 On Tuesday, February 25 at 11:30am, over 35 organizations and hundreds of their members will rally together at the State Capitol. 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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