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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...

2014-08-03 23:00:07

ZCorum will be showing their PreEqualization Analyzer PNM offering to conference attendees along with other DOCSIS®-inspired tools. The company’s Vice President of Technology, Scott Helms, will be also participating in a panel discussion about PNM and DOCSIS 3.1 technology. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, will be demonstrating their PreEqualization Analyzer application this week at the...

2014-07-31 23:20:49

Ms. Dull will service clients in Texas and Georgia as a Global Account Manager. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Industry veteran Deborah Dull, SCRP, SGMS-T, joins AIReS as a Global Account Manager, based at the company’s Gulf Coast Regional Office. On the decision to join the company, Ms. Dull said, “The incredible people and the aggressively innovative approach to AIReS’ business model is what brought me onboard.” Ms. Dull spent 24 years in multiple roles with increasing...

2014-07-31 08:21:52

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ-LSTR), a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services, paid tribute to the best and safest of Landstar's owner-operators at the 3(rd) Annual Landstar BCO All-Star Celebration event held in their honor earlier this month. The event featured an awards program during which Landstar inducted 11 business capacity...

2014-07-30 23:02:14

Event Will Recognize Companies and Organizations That Demonstrate the Best Use of Technology Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Technology Association of Georgia in collaboration with the Business and Technology Alliance of TAG (B&TA), today issued its final call for applications and nominations for the 2014 TAG Excalibur Awards. Interested companies have until August 29th 2014 to be considered for this annual program after which, Semi-Finalists will be selected by the...

2014-07-30 12:25:33

TUCSON, Ariz., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of advocates from across the Southeast descended on Atlanta on Tuesday for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearings on rules intended to "dramatically cut emissions" from coal-fired electricity generating stations. The most dramatic cuts come from shutting plants down--and that is what will happen to those that cannot pay the enormous cost of meeting draconian rules. In fact, it may be impossible for many plants...

2014-07-29 23:16:50

PartnerTech Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PartnerTech AB, a major systems integration and mechanics manufacturer, hosted Tom Siebert, former U.S. Ambassador to Sweden and international business consultant to their North American location. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 PartnerTech Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PartnerTech AB of Sweden, leaders in postponement manufacturing, welcomed Tom Siebert of Sentinel Corporation and former U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, prior to the Swedish...

2014-07-29 08:29:26

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announces a way for guests to share their love of moviegoing and Share a Coke. In the spirit of sharing all summer long, Coca-Cola and Regal Cinemas are teaming up to introduce "Tweet-a-Coke." Part of Coca-Cola's "Share a Coke" campaign, "Tweet-a-Coke," gives fans the chance to Share a...

2014-07-28 23:01:08

Dawn M. Echols, M.S., LPC has been asked to speak at a newly formed task force to address sexual assault in Suwannee, which is a key focus is the use of sedation drugs to facilitate rape. Dawn will be addressing the topic of sexual predators, specifically the behaviors of serial rapists. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Dawn Echols’ professional background spans success in multiple industries, including sales, finance, and music. This experience has honed her people skills and led her in 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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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  • Completely; extremely.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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