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2014-08-20 16:21:57

6th Annual Event in Atlanta Offers Broad Solar Policy Overview ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, Keynote Speaker Barry Shear, CEO of Eagle Point Solar, will detail his two-year legal struggle to provide third-party power in Iowa at the 6th Annual Southern Solar Summit. The event will take place in the GTRI Conference Center at 250 14(th) St, NW, Atlanta, GA. The Eagle Point case went all the way to the state supreme court and was hailed...

2014-08-20 08:26:02

94,256-square-foot Atlanta facility expects more than 500,000 guests annually ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based tvsdesign is celebrating the completion of the new College Football Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta, for which it designed both the architecture and interiors. The award-winning $68.5 million facility will open August 23. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140820/137693 Atlanta Hall Management, the not-for-profit organization established to build...

2014-08-19 23:09:26

MDI Group Introduces First of Its Kind Training Program in Georgia, Designed to Meet High Demand for Java Developers Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Today MDI Group, a leading national IT staffing and recruiting services provider, announces the debut of FastTrack’D, the first Java developer training program of its kind in Georgia. This training program was designed to cultivate a mobility skillset for IT professionals in high demand. By introducing FastTrack’D to the Atlanta...

2014-08-19 20:23:29

SUWANEE, Georgia and SARATOGA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hisense, the fourth largest global TV manufacturer, and Roku Inc. today announced availability of the Hisense Roku(®) TV H4 Series to the U.S. market. Roku TV is a new simplified smart TV that uses the Roku OS to enable consumers to easily enjoy entertainment whether on-demand, streamed or live. Beginning in late September, the Hisense Roku TV H4 Series will be available in 40-inch, 48-inch, 50-inch and 55-inch...

2014-08-19 12:32:27

The effort is focused on promoting the growth of the region's fashion community ATLANTA, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials--fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials--is pleased to announce a collaboration with RAGTRADE Atlanta to nurture the economic development of the region's fashion, design and retail communities. RAGTRADE Atlanta was created by a group of...

2014-08-19 12:20:41

Versatile cargo van now available at Loganville Ford LOGANVILLE, Ga., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For many Georgia drivers, the reality of moving cumbersome cargo often means sacrificing fuel efficiency or stylishness in the name of easy transit. However, one model recently introduced to area drivers is proving that this is an unnecessary hurdle. The 2014 Ford Transit Connect is now available at Loganville Ford, proving to drivers in the neighboring Atlanta and Athens areas...

2014-08-19 08:34:52

Company Also Awarded Top Rankings in National Network Study for Overall Performance, Reliability, Speed, Data and Call Performance ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RootMetrics today released its second U.S. State RootScore(®) Reports and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Georgia. In addition to receiving winning the top award for overall network performance in Georgia, Verizon Wireless also scored highest in the...

2014-08-19 08:25:46

Shelter Killing is the Leading Cause of Death for Healthy Dogs & Cats in the U.S. It Doesn't Have to Be. ATLANTA, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new documentary Redemption will make its Georgia premiere on August 21 at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema in Atlanta at 7pm. Redemption brings the message of the No Kill movement to Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137192 Based on the award-winning, highly-acclaimed book of the same title, Redemption, a...

2014-08-18 12:22:37

ATLANTA, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCANA Energy (www.scanaenergy.com) today announced substantial savings for all members of the U.S. military, making it the first natural gas marketer in Georgia to provide a discount to service members and their families. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnbar/20140818/136905 "This is our way of honoring the service that our members of the military have provided to all of us," said George Devlin, vice president and general manager of SCANA Energy....

2014-08-15 12:21:09

Loganville Ford offering to buy area used cars LOGANVILLE, Ga., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For many Georgia drivers, the misfortune of being saddled with a poorly functioning car is only superseded by an even more troubling fate: trying to sell that same car. Rather than jump through the rings required to secure a reputable buyer, many drivers are forced to endure either unwelcome maintenance fees or years of unsatisfactory performance. However, one area car dealership is...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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