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Law firm to host public forum on Plant Washington

Law firm to host public forum on Plant Washington

A law firm plans to host a public forum on the current state of Plant Washington.

Hosted by GreenLaw, that meeting happens Wednesday, May 21 at 6 p.m. at New Light Christian Fellowship Church in Warthen, according to a release.

Andalusia Farm Blog: Off On the Right Foot

Andalusia Farm Blog: Off On the Right Foot

Today marks the end of my second week at Andalusia, out of the ten weeks I’ll be working here. It’s remarkable how much I’ve already learned historically and technically. I did a video production experiment yesterday with April Moon, the operations and visitor services manager, that required me to sit in the back of her hatchback SUV and film the green canopied driveway. I call it an experiment because I didn’t know how it was going to turn out with all the pebbles and gravel crunching under the tires. It was a success, and a good thing too, because that clip will be seen at the beginning of every Andalusia Youtube video... Read More

Students partner with Georgia Power to identify algae in Georgia’s lakes

Students partner with Georgia Power to identify algae in Georgia’s lakes

Georgia College environmental science and biology students spent the semester working to identify different types of algae in Georgia’s lakes, determining the causes and examining the potential to cause harm. 

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Theatre student’s internship leads to casting job with ‘House of Cards’

Theatre student’s internship leads to casting job with ‘House of Cards’

At times, discovering an internship opportunity can be a daunting task. Finding the right place to get experience students desire doesn’t always come easy.

For senior theatre major Madison Junod, her internship turned into an opportunity of a lifetime.

Oconee Artists Exhibition XXXI, Call For Entries

Oconee Artists Exhibition XXXI, Call For Entries

Allied Arts is currently accepting entries for the thirty-first annual Oconee Artists Exhibition. Entries will be accepted through Friday, April 11. This juried exhibition is open to all adult artists (age 18 and over) who live in central Georgia and practice a visual art form. The six eligible categories are drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. Artists may enter a maximum of three pieces for an entry fee of $20.00.

Cash awards include Best of Show award of $100.00, Second Place award of $75.00 and Third Place award of $50.00. All artists will be honored and winners announced at an opening reception on Sunday, April 27 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Marlor House, 201 North Wayne Street, Milledgeville. The reception will be hosted by the Milledgeville Civic Woman’s Club and the Friends of Allied Arts. The Oconee Artists Exhibition XXXI will be on display through Friday, May 30.

Tens of thousands without power in Central Georgia

Tens of thousands without power in Central Georgia

Tens of thousands of people are without power in Central Georgia this morning.

About 10,000 people are without power in Bibb County, 10,000 people in Baldwin County and more than 500 in Jones County, according to Georgia Power's map alone.

More than 11,000 of Washington EMC's 15,000 customers don't have power due to blown transformers and downed trees. Washington EMC services Washington, Johnson, Hancock, Baldwin, Warren, Laurens, Emanuel, Glascock, Jefferson, and Wilkinson counties.

Ice storm brings power outages

Ice storm brings power outages

Georgia utility companies say more than 177,000 customers were without power as ice coated trees brought branches and power lines down.

Georgia Power reported that more than 104,000 customers were without power shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday.

More than 71,000 of them were in metro Atlanta. Another 29,000 customers were in eastern Georgia; and 1,340 were without power in parts of west Georgia.