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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.

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Pick, Cook, and Keep Great Georgia Products

As a country girl living in the city, I cannot escape my love for fresh, local foods. We grew much of our own when I was growing up, but that’s no longer an option at my family’s city dwelling....

August 14, 2013 - 4:48am
image via wiki (Roger McLassus)
The Daily Jog

Ways Ferrets are Like Slinkies

The shock and awe of Shark Week is what draws us in and keeps us coming back all week. It’s also what gives us gnarly dreams and makes our next beach vacation a little more anxiety-filled (though...

August 13, 2013 - 6:40am
Tiger Shark: image via WikiCommons (Albert Kok)
The Daily Jog

Shark Week: Georgia Facts and Stories

“Live every week like it’s shark week.” For me, that means “do not enter the water under any circumstances.” That’s not at all fair to sharks, though. They’re a vital player in oceanic ecosystems...

August 6, 2013 - 6:04am
YouTube's Geek Week is here!
The Daily Jog

It’s Geek Week on YouTube!

We’re on Day Two of YouTube’s Geek Week. While everyday is bit Geek Week on YouTube, this week they’re being intentional and compiling some of their geekiest bits for us to indulge with. Each day...

August 5, 2013 - 5:25am

Back to School Bash at Home

We, the parents, are a little overwhelmed at the changes a new school year brings. So, we’re taking a break and celebrating with a Back to School Bash at home. Our dear child has been gifted with...

August 2, 2013 - 6:12am