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May 28, 2023

2023 Senate Study Committee on Foster Care and Adoption

May 28, 2023

ATLANTA |Today, Lt. Governor Burt Jones announced legislative and citizen appointments to the Senate Study Committee on Foster Care and Adoption. “I want to thank Governor Brian Kemp for signing all five of my children and families priorities into law,” said Lt. Governor Burt Jones. “Additionally, I am grateful for all of the hard work…

Georgia Historical Society Receives Generous Gift from Savannahian Ellen B. Bolch in Memory of Coach Vince Dooley

May 28, 2023

The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is pleased to announce an endowment pledge of $500,000 from Ellen B. Bolch of Savannah in memory of Vince Dooley. Bolch is the President and CEO of THA Group, a family of in-home health companies serving coastal Georgia and South Carolina. She is also a current member of the GHS…

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Lowndes Baseball Set to Face Mighty Parkview for State Title

May 18, 2023

It’s easy to look at a baseball team with 12 losses and pencil them in for an early playoff exit, especially in the state’s highest classification. That decision seems more supported after numerous prior playoff failures that came after impressive regular-season resumes. Indeed, the Lowndes Vikings have not won a baseball state championship since 2000.…

Keeping Georgia Wild Family Festival Scheduled For May 20th

May 14, 2023

Let’s get “wild” at the upcoming Keeping GA Wild Family Festival at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center near Mansfield, Georgia, scheduled for Sat., May 20, 2023 (9 am – 2 pm). Free admission includes an array of activities that focus on Georgia wildlife, conservation, and outdoor recreational opportunities. Kids can try archery, fishing, shooting sports,…

Loggerhead Nest Season Begins With Blackbeard

May 13, 2023

Georgia’s nesting season for loggerhead sea turtles started farther up the coast than usual this week yet still at a most fitting spot: Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge. The annual cycle of these massive turtles returning to beaches in the Southeast to lay their eggs began in Georgia Monday with a single nest on Blackbeard,…

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