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2014-09-04 16:25:57

ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the start of the 2014 season and the Atlanta Falcons home opening game against the New Orleans Saints, the Falcons have announced RISE UP FRIDAY presented by YP. RISE UP FRIDAY will kickoff on Friday, September 5 and continue each Friday throughout the 2014 season. RISE UP FRIDAY will consist of the Falcons Fan Patrol making appearances in multiple locations across the Atlanta market looking for fans wearing Falcons gear, wearing...

2014-09-04 16:24:00

Firm committed to developing leaders and their environments. ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to developing leaders who are passionate about creating better communities and improving their industry, Atlanta-based architecture and design firm tvsdesign is celebrating major career milestones for two senior members: Becky Ward and Steve Clem. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140904/143136 "We have a long history at tvsdesign of being committed to...

2014-09-04 12:21:25

Founded in Israel by a multi-disciplinary team of senior officials of Israel's Security Agency (ISA) SAO PAULO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Preparation And The Mindset Of Prevention By acknowledging the fact that the security close protection VIP and the client himself, could be a target of criminal act, knowing and believing that indeed it could happen to you, puts you well on your way into the mindset of prevention. Although you do not want to be fearful, you cannot be overly...

2014-09-03 23:06:15

Roll Off Dumpster Direct introduces instant dumpster rental quote system to North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Paoli, PA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Roll Off Dumpster Direct, a Pennsylvania-based dumpster rental company, now offers instant dumpster rental quotes and ordering to customers across eight states along the east coast of the United States (Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia). Company...

2014-09-03 23:05:42

Global contact center technology provider has achieved a number of milestones throughout the last two-and-a-half decades Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Noble Systems Corporation, a global leader in contact center technology solutions, celebrates 25 years of delivering innovative products and services for the contact center marketplace. Throughout the last two-and-a-half decades, Noble Systems has achieved a number of milestones, growing from a start-up technology provider to...

2014-09-03 23:03:30

Atlanta-based automotive marketing firm Force Marketing will field a team in the upcoming Walk to Defeat ALS in Atlanta, taking place on Saturday, September 13 to benefit the ALS Association Georgia Chapter. ATLANTA, GEORGIA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Force Marketing, a leading provider of automotive marketing services to auto dealers and Tier II organizations across North America, will be participating in the upcoming Atlanta Walk to Defeat ALS to contribute to the fight against...

2014-09-03 23:03:15

The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 recognizes 12 Hull Barrett, PC attorneys Augusta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Hull Barrett, PC is pleased to announce that 12 lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their...

2014-09-03 12:25:21

Recognition Received for Clubhouse, Amenity Campus and Southern Living Home TOCCOA, Ga., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Currahee Club, the premier golf community located in Toccoa, Ga., was recently presented with three Aurora Awards for construction and design excellence at the 2014 Southeast Building Conference (SEBC) held recently in Orlando, FL. Competing against the top builders from around the Southeast, Currahee Club was honored in three categories including the Custom Home...

Wolf Spiders Feasting On American Toads Due To Invasive Grass
2014-09-02 03:57:51

By Sandi Martin, University of Georgia An invasive grass species frequently found in forests has created a thriving habitat for wolf spiders, who then feed on American toads, a new University of Georgia study has found. Japanese stiltgrass, which was accidentally introduced to the US in the early 1900s, is one of the most pervasive invasive species and has spread to more than a dozen states in the past century, particularly in the Southeast. Typically found along roads and in forests,...

2014-08-29 23:10:27

KeepCalling holds the 885th position in Inc. 5000’s ranking of the fastest growing American companies. The company was also named the 18th most improved enterprise in the telecom field. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 For the fourth year in a row, KeepCalling has been designated by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the US. KeepCalling made it again to the top 1000, ranking #885, with a sales increase of 506% in the last 3 years. The company...


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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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