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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

A look at the books we're reading for Back to School.

7 Books to Get Ready for School

Whether we’re ready for summer to be over or not, the school year is starting. A half dozen districts or so around the state are already back today. More start tomorrow and by the end of next week...

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School Year Resolutions

We’ve been doing a weekly summer fun blog series that is, sadly, winding down. Those back-to-school ads are running and stores are putting all their fun, summer clothes on clearance – sure signs...

Beach at Don Carter State Park on Lake Lanier (via GA State Parks Facebook page)

Georgia’s Beaches, No Where Near the Coast

Georgia has a huge, gorgeous coastline. Sadly, that coastline is – you know, all the way at the coast, which is far for a lot of Georgians. If it’s at all possible, go to the ocean. Go to the...

image via Flicker (Lyn Lomasi)

Yes, Georgia Has a Tax Free Weekend in 2013

Yes, Georgia has a tax-free weekend in 2013. And we are grateful! Costs for fuel and goods are staying up (and even climbing) and we need a break. Circle August 9-10 on your calendars, set a...

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Summer Fun to Celebrate Ice Cream Month

July is Ice Cream Month! Whoever it is that decides these random and silly holidays (peanut butter and jelly day, y’all?) has gotten it right this time. Ice cream gets a whole month. I’m in....

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