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Representatives Austin Scott, Jimmy Panetta, and Tracey Mann Introduce Measure to Strengthen Crop Insurance Infrastructure

April 18, 2024

    Washington, D.C.— U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08), Chairman of the House Agriculture General Farm Commodities, Risk Management, and Credit Subcommittee, Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-19) of the Ways & Means Committee, and Rep. Tracey Mann (KS-01), Chairman of the House Agriculture Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Subcommittee, today introduced the Ensuring Access to Risk Management…

Georgia PSC finalizes and approves Georgia Power’s 2023 IRP Update

April 18, 2024

Plan helps ensure reliability for customers and is expected to put downward pressure on customer rates equivalent to $2.89 ATLANTA – April 16, 2024 – The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) today voted to approve the stipulated agreement in Georgia Power’s 2023 IRP Update proceeding. The agreement was reached with Public Interest Advocacy (PIA) Staff in…

ABAC’s Garcia awarded Georgia Power scholarship

April 18, 2024

  TIFTON—Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College junior Stephanie Garcia, a nursing student from Cairo, was the selected recipient for the Georgia Power Foundation Scholarship for the Spring 2024 semester. The scholarship is designated for a full-time ABAC student from an underrepresented population with financial need. Garcia has a goal to get her bachelor’s degree in nursing…

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VMS Volleyball player selected for 2024 All State Game

April 16, 2024

Valdosta City Schools APR 15, 2024 We would like to extend our sincere congratulations to middle school player, Peyton Deal who has been selected to play in the 2024 Georgia Middle School Volleyball All State Game! Hundreds of players are reviewed and evaluated from across the state, and Peyton was selected as one of the…

Boating Caution: Slow Down, Watch for Manatees, Sea Turtles

April 5, 2024

Thursday, April 4, 2024 – 10:30 With sea turtle and manatee sightings on the rise on Georgia’s coast, boaters should be on the lookout for these big and rare animals. Boat strikes are a leading cause of sea turtle strandings and manatee injuries and deaths. Manatees and all sea turtle species found in Georgia are…

Leave Wildlife Where They Are Found

April 2, 2024

Social Circle, Ga. Tuesday, April 2, 2024 – 11:13 Before you pick up or attempt to assist any wildlife, no matter its age or condition, remember that it is best to leave young birds, bunnies, or fawns where they are found, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (DNR WRD). “While…

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