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2014-06-11 16:24:22

Discover unique eats at Taste of Cumberland while enjoying Austin Adams' Band ATLANTA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate Renaissance Hotels and Resorts' third-annual Global Day of Discovery on Thursday, June 26, the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center is featuring the best of the area's food and music scene. From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Taste of Cumberland at the Galleria Gardens, adjacent to the Four Diamond Northwest Atlanta hotel near Marietta, GA, is...

2014-06-11 12:33:45

Well over 80% of Georgia voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in Georgia--84%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), an...

2014-06-10 23:16:31

Dr. Farooq Ashraf, a leading LASIK surgeon with offices in Atlanta, GA and Dubai, UAE, recently introduced the LASIK XTRA® procedure to patients in his international clinic. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Board-certified LASIK surgeon and ophthalmologist Dr. Farooq Ashraf, MD, FACS, has introduced the latest advanced LASIK procedure in his international clinic located in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Called LASIK XTRA®, the procedure is an additional eye treatment to...

2014-06-10 23:16:05

VanillaSoft will be a Silver Sponsor of the June 17th event at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Plano, Texas (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 VanillaSoft, an award-winning provider of lead management and appointment setting software for Inside Sales Teams, will be a sponsor of the AA-ISP Inside Sales Frontline Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 17. The AA-ISP Frontline Conferences are a series of one-day events that take place throughout the country, dedicated...

2014-06-10 23:11:07

David Hudson and Patrick Rice of Hull Barrett, PC Recognized by JAMES’ Magazine as 2014 Most Influential Attorneys. Augusta, GA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 JAMES Magazine, a leading Georgia publication focusing on government, politics and business, has selected lawyer David Hudson and lawyer Patrick Rice, both of Hull Barrett, PC, as two of the magazine’s 2014 Most Influential Attorneys. Only 4 attorneys in private practice in the CSRA received this honor. This recognition was announced...

2014-06-10 23:00:47

NDB now offers industry leading HIPAA security audits and assessment services for Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) located in Atlanta, Georgia. With the passing of the Final Omnibus Ruling in January, 2013, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act now has serious regulatory compliance teeth, those that come with large penalties and costly fines. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 NDB now offers industry leading HIPAA security audits and assessment services...

2014-06-10 16:30:26

Support will help JAG reach more youth at risk of dropping out DECATUR, Ga., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Michael Thurmond today announced that five DeKalb County high schools will participate in the Jobs for Georgia's Graduates program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116674 The five high schools schools are: Cross Keys High School, Clarkston High School, Lithonia High School, Ronald E. McNair High School, and Towers High...

2014-06-10 08:22:53

Paper Chemistry Foundation Gift Supports Future of Forest Bioproducts Research and Education ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Institute of Technology has received a $43.6 million gift from the Institute of Paper Chemistry Foundation (IPCF). This major grant, one of the single largest gifts in Georgia Tech's history, affirms the Institute's position as a leading driver of the future of the forest bioproducts industry. "We are extremely grateful to the...

2014-06-09 16:23:20

ATLANTA, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 20 years after its founding, Global Atlanta, the only news source covering the city's rise as an international business center, has been honored with a national award for export service. U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker presented Global Atlanta Publisher Phil Bolton and Editor Trevor Williams with the President's "E" Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., May 28. The "E" Awards are the highest recognition any...

2014-06-07 23:02:18

On June 1st, KeepCalling celebrated its 12th anniversary. The past year of the company’s activity brought KeepCalling many accomplishments. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 On June 1st, the American company KeepCalling celebrated 12 years of quality service and successful online business. For the last 12 years, KeepCalling has been providing telecommunications services worldwide, catering to hundreds of thousands of individual customers and businesses each month. Over the years,...


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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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