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Enova Energy to purchase Nahunta pellet plant

Enova Energy Group said it will purchase Southeast Georgia Biofuels, a wood pellet plant located in Nahunta, Ga. According to USDA, the plant was formerly known as Biomass Innovations LLC,…

OPINION: Tom Crawford – Georgia turns students away from its colleges

“In many states, one of the top policy objectives is to provide a K-12 and college education for as many people as possible in the belief that a well-educated citizenry…

S.C. professor says he’s solved a mystery over slave’s novel

Gregg Hecimovich, the chairman of the English department at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C., has uncovered previously unknown details about Hannah Bond’s life that have shed light on how…

Filming in Georgia: Tybee Island hosting a SpongeBob SquarePants meeting

Tybee Island will be one location for the production of “SpongeBob SquarePants 2: The Movie” beginning this month. Source: Savannah Morning News • “Walking Dead” to film in Milner Source: Barnesville Herald-Gazette (registration) …

Tyres could soon be named ‘Young Farm Family of the Year’

Tyres could soon be named ‘Young Farm Family of the Year’

Cory and Janie Tyre of Alma are continuing their tradition of putting Alma farm families on the map, as well as making the Tyre family name well known in Georgia…

Tyler Perry apparently buys more land in Douglas County

Filmmaker Tyler Perry’s company has apparently purchased more land in Douglasville. Residents in Tributary at New Manchester have been notified by their homeowners association that Perry’s company has purchased more…

Chef Henry’s Liverversary to be held in Acworth

Five years ago, Henry’s Louisiana Grill owner Henry Chandler was dying of liver cancer; after chemotherapy and a liver transplant, he’s thriving and plans a fundraiser for the Ga. Transplant…

Carlton couple trying to find their big pet tortoise

Zip, an African Spur Thigh tortoise, forced his way out of a backyard fence Friday night and possibly wandered off into the 1,000-acre tract of woods behind the home of…

UGA ranked 6th in top 17 universities with best professors

RateMyProfessors.com s a website powered by mtvU that allows students to review faculty. The website based the best professors rankings on overall average professor ratings. Source: Red&Black.com West Georgia Technical College…

300 Boeing jobs in Macon threatened by end of C-17

Nearly 3,000 employees work on the C-17 military cargo plane at the Macon plant and three other locations; production will end in two years. Source: WMAZ-TV  Cinnabon’s new president is 35…

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun again on ‘most corrupt’ list

Broun was named to the annual list, put together by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, for the second consecutive time. The CREW report notes his ‘failure to disclose…

Human trafficking notices debut in Augusta and across the state

Bars, airports and hospitals are posting notices in an effort to reduce the number of people in Georgia who are forced into commercial sexual exploitation and labor servitude. Source: Augusta Chronicle…