Building a better government

Feature Stories

Building a better government

While others get up for a bathroom or cookie break, Nancy Mikell stays at the table looking at the Clinch County audit. In the first hour of a training class on financial reporting, Mikell has learned …

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From Alex Jones to Zest

Feature Stories

From Alex Jones to Zest

Hamish is a 10-year-old Welsh Cob. His owner, Melissa Hyde-Town, calls him “Steady Eddie.” He’s the go-to horse at Suwanee’s Starting Point Farm—the one who can be counted on to take care of inexperienced riders. “He …

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Learning in service

Feature Stories

Learning in service

The carrot might well be made of gold as tightly as Makayla Vaughan holds onto it. Fresh from a garden at Alps Road Elementary School in Athens, the carrot, along with lettuce and spinach also plucked …

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Serving Georgia’s low country

Feature Stories

Serving Georgia’s low country

It’s a Friday afternoon on Charlie Phillips’ dock and bags of 200-count clams are packed and tagged for delivery to New York and Canada, as well as to local destinations. In one week, he ships 7,000 …

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Shaping our world

Around the Arch

A colorful new six-by-seven-foot mural painted by local elementary school students now brightens a third floor wall …

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Girls ROCK

Closeups

UGA student Calley Payne started an Athens music camp focused on empowering young girls

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A garden grows in Brooklyn

Alumni Profiles

NYC’s first agricultural extension agent helps community gardens grow

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