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Strange States: Georgia's New Year’s Eve Possum Drop

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New York City may drop a giant Waterford Crystal ball on New Year’s Eve, but Tallapoosa, Georgia has the next best thing—a stuffed possum named Spencer.

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The Carpenters, whose story is told in the book and film 'The Vow,' to speak about marriage in Columbus | Religion | Columbus Ledger Enquirer

The Carpenters, whose story is told in the book and film 'The Vow,' to speak about marriage in Columbus | Religion | Columbus Ledger Enquirer | Around Georgia: art and whatnot | Scoop.it
Creating new memories is a way to keep an old marriage healthy. That is a message Kim and Krickitt Carpenter will be delivering when the couple speaks in Columbus on Nov. 12.

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A Touch of Southern Grace : Coca-Cola: An Advertising Art History

A Touch of Southern Grace : Coca-Cola: An Advertising Art History | Around Georgia: art and whatnot | Scoop.it
Southerners even include Coke in recipes: Coke Float, Cola Cake, Coca-Cola Ham, and so on, needless to say Coke is quite popular down here. As this is the ... I love all the vintage advertisements the book contains!

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Carroll Cloar's Southern Surrealist paintings open at Georgia Museum of Art - Online Athens

Carroll Cloar's Southern Surrealist paintings open at Georgia Museum of Art
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Brittle barn skeletons withering under the spooky creep of kudzu — it's a scene folks living in the South know all too well.
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Broadband Interactive Map | Georgia Broadband

Broadband Interactive Map | Georgia Broadband | Around Georgia: art and whatnot | Scoop.it

Broadband Data Development

 

This projects purpose is to develop information resources that will be useful in the planning and implementation of broadband and information technologies to increase Georgia’s participation in the digital economy.

 

The project is a collaboration among GTA, Sanborn, The University of Georgia and broadband service providers in Georgia and the regional commissions whose objectives are to:

 

Inventory and map broadband service availability statewide in partnership with all of Georgia’s broadband service providers.Inventory and map broadband service capabilities in Georgia’s Community Anchor Institutions (CAI) such as health care, education and public safety locations.Provide the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NITA) with inventory data updates every six months to be incorporated into the National Broadband Map.Provide an interactive online mapping tool for Georgia citizens, businesses and institutions to explore the information being collected and analyzed, which can be found at: http://digital.georgia.gov/map/

 

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Thrill-seekers run with bulls -- in Georgia

Thrill-seekers run with bulls -- in Georgia | Around Georgia: art and whatnot | Scoop.it
David Goldman / APParticipants run alongside charging bulls during the Great Bull Run at the Georgia International Horse Park, on Oct. 19, in Conyers, Ga.

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Georgia man runs into burning home to get beer - Fox News

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Georgia man runs into burning home to get beer
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COLUBUS, Georgia – A man who walks with a cane was not injured when he ran into a burning Columbus house to recover beer he left inside the house.

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Southern discomfort: artist Kara Walker continues to shock and awe - Telegraph.co.uk

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Telegraph.co.uk Southern discomfort: artist Kara Walker continues to shock and awe Telegraph.co.uk The figures are Walker's familiar silhouettes, this time mounted on wire to turn them into crude puppets, activated by the artist herself who also...
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