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2013-06-17 23:22:56

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Georgia recently held the 2013 “Heart of the Dragon” Festival Dragon Boat Races and Vantage LED donated their mobile LED Sign Trailer to promote awareness and welcome everyone. Macon, GA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 The history of dragon boat racing dates back 2,400 years to China. Qu Yuan, a political Chinese poet, sacrificed his life to the Milou River after his exile. Local fisherman raced in their boats to save him. They splashed the water with...

2012-10-11 04:01:09

David E. Hudson Speaks at Mercer´s Dedication for the New Center for Collaborative Journalism Augusta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 In 2011, The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Peyton Anderson Foundation awarded $4.6 million in grants to launch a journalism collaborative involving Mercer University, The Macon Telegraph, which is Georgia´s third-largest daily newspaper, and Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB), the third-largest public broadcaster in the country...

2011-08-16 14:09:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Special Olympics Georgia State Games will be held in middle Georgia this weekend: the State Horse Show and State Masters Bowling. Nearly 900 athletes from all over Georgia will travel to Warner Robins to compete to be the best bowler and Perry for equestrian competitions. In Warner Robins, bowling competitions will be held at Gold Cup Warner Robins and Robins Lanes Air Force Base. This is the second of three years Masters Bowling will...

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