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2014-06-25 08:27:12

Award-winning Restaurants in 26 States and Washington, D.C.; California, New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey Restaurants Make Strongest Showings SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the local restaurants diners return to time and again, OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN), the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Neighborhood Gem Restaurants in America. These awards reflect...

2014-06-24 23:10:42

Brickstream Also Adds 15 New Channel Partners and Receives Several Industry Honors for Fast Growth Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Brickstream, the in-store analytics market leader, today announced that it has significantly expanded its customer base and reseller partner network in the last year with 18 multi-site rollouts of Brickstream technology by major global retailers and 15 new channel partners. In addition to this momentum, Brickstream has also secured $8.7 million in new...

2014-06-24 16:23:48

Cops on Doughnut Shops Events to be held June 27-29 at participating Krispy Kreme Georgia locations ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 14(th) consecutive year, Krispy Kreme, in partnership with the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for Special Olympics, will host the Cops on Doughnut Shops® fundraising event. This annual event brings local law enforcement and Krispy Kreme® Doughnut Shop patrons together to raise both funds for and awareness about Special...

2014-06-24 16:22:06

AT&T Launches 2013 Sustainability Report; Encourages People to Engage with Company Work through Interactive Sustainability Website ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental and social sustainability takes many forms at AT&T. The company invites interested parties to learn more about the company's community activities by engaging in its newly redesigned interactive website, People | Planet | Possibilities. The site shares information through videos, social media and blogs. To...

2014-06-24 08:35:39

Verizon Wireless Also Awards $30,000 Grant to Support GCFV Annual Conference ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the last decade at least 1,300 Georgians lost their lives to domestic violence. In 2013 alone, almost 59,000 of the state's citizens called into the crisis lines of certified domestic violence agencies. These sobering numbers, as stated in the Georgia Commission on Family Violence 2014 fact sheet, and many other similar statistics are why organizations that provide...

2014-06-23 23:10:39

GreenCourt develops and supports the standards-compliant, statewide electronic filing system for Georgia’s trial courts. CARROLLTON, Ga. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Lt. Governor Casey Cagle presented the Excellence in Innovation Award to GreenCourt Legal Technologies, LLC (GreenCourt) at the company’s headquarters Monday. The award, created by Cagle, recognizes outstanding, innovative achievements by Georgia entrepreneurs. GreenCourt develops and supports the standards-compliant, statewide...

2014-06-23 23:09:33

Innovative Solar Systems is in the development stages of over 500MW’s of solar farm projects that will be located in various counties throughout Georgia for 2015. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Innovative Solar Systems is once again blazing paths to create more renewable energy in states like Georgia where ISS will quickly become the number one developer of utility scale solar farm projects in that state like they have become in other states like North Carolina where the company is...

2014-06-23 23:02:54

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) to expand its robust reclamation and recycling program to include a new Evergreen facility in Ringgold, Ga. The Berkshire Hathaway company will create at least 70 new full-time jobs and invest over $17 million into the facility. Dalton, Ga. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced today that Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) will expand its robust reclamation and recycling program to include a new Evergreen facility in Ringgold, Ga....

2014-06-23 12:29:54

Arrow Exterminators Encourages Taking Precautions to Protect against Mosquito Infestations ATLANTA, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida and Georgia have confirmed cases of chikunguyna fever, a mosquito-borne illness that has migrated to the U.S. from the Caribbean and according to the CDC, a total of 80 cases have been reported nationwide as of June 17(th). Experts are concerned that conditions could be ideal for significant outbreak of this disease in the coming months as two of the...

2014-06-20 12:24:27

TUCKER, Ga., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Power EMC, the renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs), has reached an agreement to purchase the full output of a new 20 megawatt (MW) solar project planned for construction in southeast Georgia. The ground-mounted solar project will be constructed near Hazlehurst, Ga., in Jeff Davis County. It will be one of the largest solar generating facilities in Georgia. The solar array will occupy...


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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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