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Leesburg Daily Commercial: Facing the highest-ranked opponent on their 2020-21 schedule thus far, the Gators received more bad news prior to tip-off when it was announced starting center ColinCastleton, the team’s most impressive player in conference play, wouldn’t be...
Athens Daily Review: In the years after the death of Martin Luther King Jr., BlackAthens residents have been elected to serve on both the Athens City Council and Athens Independent School DistrictBoard of Trustees. The latest are Councilwoman Sytonia Freeman and Trustee Bryan...
Lima Ohio: COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly all Ohio school districts have told the state they plan to return to in-person learning in some form as of March 1, meaning efforts to vaccinate thousands of school employees will begin Feb. 1, Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday....
The News International: BEIRUT: Lebanon handed back two 18’th-century religious icons of Jesus and Mary to Greece on Tuesday after they were seized during an auction, a judicial source said. The...
Lincoln Journal Star: Experts have uncovered the remains of a gigantic dinosaur in Argentina and believe it could be one of the largest creatures to have ever walked the Earth. Paleontologists discovered the fossilized remains of a 98 million-year-old titanosaur in Neuquén Province...
Atlanta Journal: ATHENS – Somewhere between what Georgia did at Ole Miss and what it has done rest of the season is what it really is when it comes to shooting the basketball. But if the Bulldogs can come close to reproducing their most recent offensive effort on a regular...
Enid News & Eagle: The GeorgiaLadyBulldogs are back in the Top 25. Now, the challenge is to stay there for a while. Climbing back into the rankings for the first time since in two seasons, No. 22 Georgia (12-1, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) is eager to reclaim its place among...
Athens Daily Review: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the most visible leader of the Civil Rights movement from 1955 through 1968 when he was assassinated. King, a minister and activist, was a natural and eloquent speaker. His tactics were an extension of his Christian faith and...
The Advocate: Baton Rouge-based Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux plans to open 25 restaurants this year, roll out a new menu and introduce a new on-campus concept that it hopes will allow for more development opportunities. Already in 2021, the chain has opened new restaurants in...
The Moore County News-Press: DonaldDonnieClinton Rehkopf, 71, of Lompoc, Calif., formerly of Dumas, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. Don was born May 29, 1949 in Athens, Texas, to Wanda and OrinBubba’ Rehkopf and moved to Dumas. He graduated from Dumas High School...
The Galveston Daily News: The GeorgiaLadyBulldogs are back in the Top 25. Now, the challenge is to stay there for a while. Climbing back into the rankings for the first time since in two seasons, No. 22 Georgia (12-1, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) is eager to reclaim its place among...
Citrus County Chronicle: File-This Nov. 17, 2019, file...
The National Herald: ATHENS - A plan by the New Democracy government to tighten security on university grounds where academics have been attacked and buildings occupied is seeing some professors back away, worrying about reprisals. Professors are anxious that students...
Dothan Eagle: Eleven years ago this month, a team of 100Alabama state troopers descended on CountryCrossing, an entertainment and bingo hall development south of Dothan, to shutter the operation and confiscate electronic bingo machines then-Gov. Bob Riley maintained were...