Board of Regents cited for breeding mosquitoes at golf hall of fame site

The governing board was cited for an environmental health violation for standing water at the former Georgia Golf Hall of Fame Botanical Gardens site. What were once raised, brick fountains and a cascading, stone waterfall were collecting green and slimy rain water.

Source: Augusta Chronicle

Thomas University to offer Mandarin classes
Source: Thomasville Times-Enterprise

ROTC program at Georgia Regents University eliminated
Source: Augusta Chronicle

UGA gets grants to improve security in four foreign countries
The Center for International Trade and Security in the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs has received four grants totaling more than $700,000 from the U.S. State Department to improve security in Indonesia, Kenya, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald

Atlanta mayor says businesses could help pay school superintendent
“I have said publicly, for several months now, that I believe the incoming Atlanta Public Schools superintendent’s salary should be augmented with income from private donors, if that’s what it takes to attract a best-in-class superintendent,” said Mayor Kasim Reed.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald

Former Gov. Perdue explains government at Lake Joy Primary school in Warner Robins
The second graders are learning about government in their social studies classes.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Fifth annual Crossroads Writers Conference begins today at Mercer University
The conference will include an “Authors Avenue” — a free, downtown event that will feature book signings, readings and music.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Georgia State to create lawn at downtown Atlanta campus
80-year old Kell Hall will be torn down to make way for the lawn.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

Webster County High named a National Blue Ribbon school
Source: Albany Herald


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