TIFTON — Seven new members joined the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Board of Trustees recently — James Lee Adams Jr. from Camilla; Greg Goggans from Douglas; James Holcombe from Savannah; Niki Knox from Peachtree City; John W. Langdale III from Valdosta; James H. Moore III from Albany; and Jim Sparks from Hendersonville, N.C. The board posed for this photograph after a recent meeting. From left, front row, are Lynn Lovett, Dale Pflug, Bob Dutton, Jodie Snow, Roger Dill and Niki Knox; second row, James Lee Adams Jr., Courtney Brinson, James Holcombe, Joyce Mims, and Jack Perry; third row, Jim Sparks, Paul Willis, Dallas Hunt, James Moore, Wesley Langdale, and Greg Goggans. Not pictured are George Granade, Vivien Scott, Patty Veazey, Mark Mobley, William Bowen, David Bridges and Bill Davis.
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Nominations open for Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award
Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer. The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Tifton, Ga. The award is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission and Bayer CropScience.
Thomasville Singers to perform Sunday
Arts for the Community at Thomas University presents the Thomasville Singers on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 4 p.m. in the Flowers Foods Executive Classroom of Smith-Bonvillian Hall on the Thomas University Main Campus. The program is titled "Songs of the Season" and will be under the direction of Raymond Hughes with soprano soloist Rebecca Fadell and pianist Jim Amend.
Outgoing dean, Tim Marshall, to speak at ABAC commencement
Tim Marshall, dean of the School of Agriculture and Natural Resources, will be the featured speaker at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. in Gressette Gym.
Cancer Care grants help South Georgia groups
Cancer Coalition of South Georgia is a small nonprofit organization with a big mission – “…to prevent cancer and increase survival among the people of South Georgia.” So what’s the key to making a mission like this a reality? Cancer Coalition CEO Diane Fletcher says it’s all about relationships.
Project urges compassion for elderly at Christmas
While toy drives for children are common during the holiday season, there is another group of people for whom a little generosity of spirit can go a long way -- the elderly.
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ABAC to present holiday concert Tuesday
The music program at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will usher in the holiday season with a concert on Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths as part of the First Tuesday Concert Series. The holiday concert has been held annually at ABAC for 12 years.
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Regents honor ABAC renovation
For Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, the Historic Front Campus Project revitalized the “front door” of ABAC in a landmark fashion. For that monumental endeavor which culminated with a rededication ceremony on March 1, ABAC has received the Regents Award of Excellence from the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
Victorian Village by Candlelight set for Dec. 8 in Tifton
Experience holiday life in the 1880s with Victorian Village by Candlelight from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Dec. 8 at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Tickets for this event are $15 per person and are now on sale at the Country Store. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold on the day of the event.
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