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Historian Anthony Cohen recently retraced Sherman's March on foot and bike.

150 Years Later, Tracing Sherman's March Through The Steps Of A Former Slave

Among the soldiers on Sherman’s March to the Sea 150 years ago were former slaves. One of them, according to documents from the time, was named Patrick Sneed. He’d escaped from slavery in Savannah, fled north, and joined the Union Army.

Ebola Keeps A Mercer Student From Going Home

While college students are packing up and heading home for the holidays, one Mercer University sophomore is staying put.
Gov. Nathan Deal at Ga Day of Code

Deal, State Officials Commit To Improving Georgia's Ability To Fill High-Demand Jobs

Gov. Nathan Deal and state leaders say they are working to improve Georgia's talent pool in response to concerns from companies all over the state.
Students in Savannah are learning about music through the "Musical Explorers" program from Carnegie Hall, in partnership with the Savannah Music Festival.

Teaching Kids Music Through The Songs Around Them

The American South is rich with musical traditions. Now, a new program developed by Carnegie Hall in New York City is helping Savannah public school students learn the essentials of music through some of the sounds and styles around them.
Georgia Grown

Georgia Program Gets Grant To Connect Schools To Local Food

Federal agriculture officials say an Atlanta-based program is among the groups being given grant funding to connect school cafeterias with produce grown on local farms.
Orion Spacecraft

Georgia Teacher To View Launch Of NASA Spacecraft

A Roswell, Georgia elementary school teacher is part of a social media team attending the launch of a spacecraft this week.

Top of Their Class: Ansley Edwards

You remember them from your school days, the students at the top of the class. They’re the athletes and the star students, the creative ones and the young public servants.

Top Of Their Class: Tristan Benns

You remember them from your school days, the students at the top of the class. They’re the athletes and the star students, the creative ones and the young public servants.

Top Of Their Class: Ashanti Jones

You remember them from your school days, the students at the top of the class. They’re the athletes and the star students, the creative ones and the young public servants.
Jaire Johnson-Greene

Video Game Design Gets Kids Into Coding

Many in the tech world say if today’s kids want to succeed in the job market of the future, they’ll need the skills to design and build their own programs and mobile apps. In other words: they need to know how to code.

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