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Wilkes County, Georgia Abstracts of the 1787 Tax Returns

Georgia Stories

- Monday, August 19, 2013 - 8:54am

Why I love THE GEORGIA STORIES: Georgia Stories is My Family's Story

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Shark Week: Georgia Facts and Stories

Heather Neal - Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 6:04am

“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, supremely...

Back to School Bash at Home

Heather Neal - Friday, August 2, 2013 - 6:12am

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 a few more anxieties...

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

7 Books to Get Ready for School

Heather Neal - Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 6:45am

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, summer is at an end...

Zee Doehling from Mountain View High School worked on a soccer lifestyle app.

Samsung Mobile App Academy Cultivating Future App Makers

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, July 15, 2013 - 11:19am

Earlier this year I blogged about how to raise your kids to be the next millionaire app makers. Samsung is behind a STEM summer boot camp that may be in the business of doing just that. At their free Samsung Mobile App...

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Yes, Georgia Has a Tax Free Weekend in 2013

Heather Neal - Monday, July 15, 2013 - 5:45am

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 reminder on your phone,...

What are Your Kids Reading This Summer?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 9:47am

Earlier this week we started GPB Book Camp. It’s our new series from producer Ellen Reinhardt about the great books elementary and middle school kids should read this summer. Summertime is the perfect time for reading...

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Operation Homefront Provides Assistance to Georgia Military Families

Rachel Daniels - Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 8:06am

In Honor of Military Month, Georgia Public Broadcasting is highlighting an organization dedicated to serving those who serve us. Operation Homefront was established in February 2002 and currently provides services to...

Barnes & Noble is One of the Many Atlanta Employers Taking Part in "Mission Possible" Program

Atlanta Principal Helps Almost 500 Students find Summer Jobs

- Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 6:10am

Maynard Jackson High School Principal Stephanie Johnson has gone above and beyond her duties in leading her school. Ms. Jackson has created “Mission Possible: Summer Opportunity”. The “Mission Possible” program is...

Georgia Schools are Leading the Way in Earning Online Masters Degrees

Georgia, Georgia State, West Georgia, Clark Earn Top Honors for Online Masters Programs

- Friday, June 21, 2013 - 6:43am has released their annual college masters program rankings. It is a tool for students in their search for the best online education and degree programs. There are 13 Masters Degree Programs that...


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