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Marietta Daily Journal

U.S. Senate candidate Gary Black lands endorsements of dozens of legislative Republicans

ATLANTA – Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black’s U.S. Senate bid is attracting support from a significant number of Republicans in the General Assembly despite former President Donald Trump’s endorsement of Herschel Walker. Black announced Monday the endorsements of 55 GOP legislators, including Georgia House Majority Leader Jon Burns of Newington...
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Eli Manning ‘feels for’ nephew Arch Manning amid massive spotlight

Eli Manning was once the little brother of the Manning NFL dynasty, but now it seems he’s the wise uncle. During an appearance on “The Pat McAfee Show,” Eli revealed the advice he is giving to his 16-year-old nephew, Arch Manning, who is currently in his second high school season at Isidore Newman High School in Louisiana, and said he “feels for” Arch because of all the attention he’s gotten.
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Ocilla's Tyler Harper has the agriculture bona fides

OCILLA — While it would be nice — though impossible in today’s ultra-partisan atmosphere — to throw out all the stereotypical political hoo-hah that now inundates every element of modern-day life and talk about what really matters, that’s just not reality. And that’s sad when it comes to a political...
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Gwinnett County Record-Class Buck Opening Weekend

Landon Parks is fairly new to deer hunting, but he got off to an excellent start when he dropped a record-book caliber bow-buck in Gwinnett County on a tract of private land. Landon’s dad, Michael, helped him get fired up by giving him a new Bowtech bow for his 21st birthday, and his uncle, Jason Parks, gave him lots of helpful deer hunting tips and information.

In Praise of Crape Myrtles

Just like spring with the lovely cherry blossoms, Capitol Hill has exploded in dramatic colors throughout the Hill. Bright pinks, fuchsia, lavender, and white blossoms start blooming in August on crape myrtle shrubs and trees. It is often called the lilac of the south and is certainly a summer showstopper. Not only are the blooms stunning, but the bark and even the foliage are eye-catching. With 440 cultivars to choose from, there is a crape myrtle tree for everyone.

UGA honors First Five

Fifty years ago, Richard Appleby, Horace King, Chuck Kinnebrew, Clarence Pope, and Larry West walked onto the University of Georgia’s campus with dreams of successful football careers. It was a dream that turned out to be history-making. Known as “The Five”, Appleby, King, Kinnebrew, Pope and West became the first...

Sheridan Public Relations Announces New Hires

Isabella Roy and Faith Henley have joined Sheridan Public Relations (SPR) as account executives, Jessi Boozer has joined as an associate account executive, and Natalie Clauson has joined as a staff associate. Prior to joining the firm, Roy was the digital media manager and producer for PR, marketing and social...
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STUDENT VOICES: UGA students discuss Texas abortion law, possible Georgia bill

On Sept. 1, Texas passed a law banning any abortion after six weeks of pregnancy. Georgia, among other states, has the potential to introduce similar legislation in their next session. After the American Civil Liberties Union successfully overturned Georgia’s “heartbeat law” in July 2020, Texas drafted a slightly different bill...

UGA professor gets $1.9 million federal grant

University of Georgia education professor Bernadette Heckman gets a $1.9 million grant from the federal government’s Human Resources and Services Administration, funding that will look help with research aimed at enhancing the state’s behavioral health workforce. From Kathryn Kao, UGA Today…. For many Georgia residents, finding mental health care can...

Brooklet PD Loses Lieutenant to Covid-19 Complications

The Brooklet Police Department has lost one of their own, according to the city police department page. Lieutenant Brandi Stock passed away Sunday evening due to complications of COVID-19. The announcement was made early Monday morning:. It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of one...

6 Best Experiences In One Of The Most Biologically Diverse U.S. States

In 2014, a researcher with the University of Georgia released a paper titled, “Alabama’s Biodiversity is Remarkable” (linked below). In it, he described the state as being “the Fort Knox of the nation’s biodiversity.” It came as a shock to most of the country and the world, but those of us who explore Alabama’s beautiful countryside knew there was something special about the state for a long time.

Kids in Marching Bands Under Threat From Heat Illness

MONDAY, Sept. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- It's not just athletes on the field who suffer when outdoor temperatures get too high. Members of college and high school marching bands are at increased risk of heat-related illness, too, researchers warn. "They go out there, and they often wear these really...

Georgia Student Housing Community Changes Hands

Stratus Development Group has sold The Haven of Athens, a 286-bed student housing community near the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. Cushman & Wakefield Student Housing Capital Markets Group’s Travis Prince, Shawn Lubic and Victoria Marks, along with Cushman & Wakefield’s Sunbelt Advisory Group, represented the seller in the transaction.