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Chamber of Commerce Cuts Ribbon for Re-Located Business

 Elected officials and members of the Chamber of Commerce tomorrow will be on hand for the ribbon cutting at AT&T's newly re-located store at 2510 N. Columbia St.

Then, on Saturday, Nov. 20, AT&T will host a grand opening celebration at 11 a.m.  Festivities will include prize drawings for tickets to the University of Georgia vs. Georgia Tech football game Thanksgiving weekend with a one-night hotel stay.

AT&T announced Nov. 18 the activation of a new cell site in Milledgeville that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses along Highway 441 just south of town.


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Bobcat Men Give Sellers 299th Win

Getting double-doubles from both Ryan Aquino (Roswell, Ga.) and Josh Hurst (Athens, Ga.) the Georgia College men's basketball team beat Carver Bible College Wednesday 59-47 in the Bobcat home opener at the Centennial Center.

Aquino led all scorers with 16 points, to go with a career- and game-high 18 rebounds. Hurst also pulled down a career-best 14 caroms to go with his 11 points, and junior guard Jared Holmes (Indianapolis) joined in the scoring with 13 points and seven rebounds of his own.

The Bobcats opened up a 14-point lead at the half, utilizing their 48 percent shooting from the floor (13-27) and a 10-rebound advantage (25-15) to hold the Cougars at a 35-21 score.

The second half wasn't quite as sharp shooting, but the focus moved inside, as Hurst did net nine of his 11, and Aquino six of his 16.

The victory gives head coach Terry Sellers 299 on the Bobcat sidelines, and was his 497th win overall as a collegiate coach.

Bobcat Women Rout USC Aiken

The Maurice Smith era continued its dominance as the Georgia College women's basketball team (2-0) decimated the USC Aiken Pacers (2-1), 74-55. The Bobcats had five scorers in double-digits.

For the second game in a row senior Chimere Jordan (Gray, Ga.) led all scorers. Jordan tallied 19 points, while shooting 50 percent (7-14) from the field. She also chipped in with seven boards, two blocks and two steals.

Georgia College took the lead 2-1 on a layup by Tammeisha Law (Athens, Ga.) and would not relinquish the lead from there. The Bobcats went up by as many as 12 during the first half, finishing off the first stanza with a 29-20 lead.

Law finished with 15 points, five boards and shot 5-6 from the line.

Antebellum Christmas at the Old Governor's Mansion

Come and celebrate a true Antebellum Christmas at the Old Governor's Mansion!  Witness the Mansion transform into a scene from the 1800's.  From Dec. 4 through Dec. 23, it will be featuring true Antebellum decor and they will also be hosting Candelight Tours on December 11, 14 and 18 at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. this year.

Regular tours are held on the hour daily.  Please call 478-445-4545 for updated tour information.

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Children's Victorian Christmas House

From 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Dec. 1-4, experience the Brown-Stetson-Sanford house, circa 1825, being transformed into a setting of pre-war Christmas for a middle class family. 

Preview party will take place on Nov. 30th and group/school tours are also available.  Please call the musuem for ticket information at 478-453-1803.

Steel Magnolias at the Campus Theatre

A comedy/drama of the dreams and loves of six Southern belles in a beauty shop.

Performances will be at 8 p.m., Nov. 9-20 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 14 and 21.  General admission is $13; $9 seniors/GCSU faculty; $5 GCSU students and $8 for groups of 10 or more.  For more information, please call 478-445-8290 or visit www.GCSUtickets.com.

Georgia College Holiday Concert

The Department of Music Holiday Concert is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Russell Auditorium.

The concert will feature the Jazz band, the University Chorus, Concert Band, Max Noah Singers, Orchestra, Women's Ensemble and small ensembles.

Admission is $10 and tickets can be purchased by calling 478-445-8289.

All proceeds will benefit the Georgia College and State University Music Department.