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Education and New Media

Heather Neal is a content editor at GPB where the best part of her job is direct interactions supporting Georgia’s educators. She's a Georgia native who loves exploring the state and sharing its diversity with her family and friends. Heather's favorite teachers are Mr. Smith and Dr. Johnson who each taught her the values of individuality, creativity, and critical thinking.

Recent Blog Posts

Georgia Blueberries

Eating Georgia

As a child growing up in the very rural, southeastern corner of Georgia, before the dawn of the interweb, we had no choice but to shop local. We bought our meat from the actual butcher, not the...

More than 58% of GA students are eligible for free or reduced lunch.

Feeding Georgia's Children this Summer

According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation, more than half of Georgia’s students are eligible for free and reduced lunch at school. (For a break-down by county, view this document from the...

National Memorial Day Concert airs May 27 at 8pm on GPB

Sharing and Preserving Veterans' Stories

Monday, May 28 is reserved to honor Memorial Day, established as a national holiday by Congress with the National Holiday Act of 1971. Formerly, it was called Decoration Day and was celebrated at...

National Memorial Day Concert airs May 27 at 8pm

National Memorial Day Concert

In honor of Memorial Day, PBS will once again present the National Memorial Day Concert. On Sunday, May 27 at 8pm join citizens around the country as we unite during the nation’s tribute to the...

One of the viral images popping up on social media for the Pierce County Bears

My Home Team

As a teenager, I lived in Pierce County. That means that I went to the single high school in the county, which I didn’t think was unusual until I moved 5 hours away from home for college. Who knew...

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