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2013-05-19 23:00:51

A project to extend high-speed fiber optic service in Rabun County has just been completed, enhancing business expansion and growth opportunities in Northeast Georgia. Funded in part by a OneGeorgia BRIDGE grant (Broadband Rural Initiative to Develop Georgia's Economy), this middle mile extension brings the latest in fiber optic technology to the Rabun Business Park. Clayton, GA (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 A project to extend high-speed fiber optic service in Rabun County has just been completed,...

2011-01-05 09:29:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has announced two new and two continuing grants to conservation and natural resource agencies through the Power of Flight partnership program to protect birds in Georgia through habitat and species restoration and environmental education. The grants are part of Southern Company's partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Two new grants were awarded under Power of Flight: National Wild Turkey Federation - to...

2007-09-25 12:00:16

ATLANTA, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Georgia Power's Renew Our Rivers program kicked off its 2007 campaign with a Sept. 7 event at Lake Tugalo in northeast Georgia. Throughout the next few months company volunteers from offices and power plants will spend a great deal of time cleaning recreational sites and waterways. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) The Renew Our Rivers program is part of Georgia Power's continuing environmental stewardship...


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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...

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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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