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Loggerhead Sea Turtles Set Another Nesting Record in Georgia

What a difference a decade of conservation can make. In 2004, the number of loggerhead sea turtle nests on Georgia’s barrier island beaches, a prime...
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Georgia’s Official Pay it Forward Day Engages Students in Random Acts of Kindness

Wednesday was Georgia’s Random Acts of Kindness Day declared by Gov. Nathan Deal. And a middle school teacher wanted to instill in her students...
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Georgia Farmers Set Out to Bring Back Homegrown Olive Oil to the US

Georgia may be best known for peaches and peanuts. But olives were once a homegrown commodity along the state’s 100-mile coast. They were introduced...

Yoga with Beluga Whales at Georgia Aquarium (Video)

The goal of yoga is to achieve inner peace and one yoga class is lifted to higher levels because beluga whales preside over the...

Russian Troops Start Dismantling Their Posts in Georgia

Russian troops began dismantling positions Sunday in the so-called security zones inside Georgia they have occupied since August's brief but intense war, a Georgian...

Georgia Superintendent Proves She is Smarter Than a 5th Grader, Donates $1M Prize to Schools

Georgia Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox  proved she is smarter than a 5th grader by winning $1 million for her school system on the...

US Supreme Court Stays Execution of Georgia Death Row Inmate

Vigils around the state of Georgia were cancelled and replaced by celebrations as the US Supreme Court granted a last-minute stay of execution to...

UN Agencies Continue to Rush Aid to Georgia

The United Nations is continuing to send much-needed assistance to the Georgian city of Gori, most of whose population has fled since the start...

Dealing With Drought, Georgians Get Creative

Amidst the worst drought in one hundred years, Georgians are learning the importance of conservation and finding innovative ways to reuse water. (CS Monitor)...

Without Wheelchair-Accessible Home, Boy is Unable to Leave Hospital; So Shaq Buys Family a New House

When Shaq heard about a young shooting victim who couldn't return home without wheelchair accessibility, he simply bought the family a new house.

12-Year-Old Volunteer Gives a Rescued Pup a Wheelchair Made of LEGOS

A disabled dog can now run and fetch a ball with ease after a volunteer at an animal rescue group fashioned her a wheelchair made of LEGOS.

After Making History With New Film Studio, Tyler Perry to Build a Shelter for Disadvantaged Women and Children

The shelter for disadvantaged youth and homeless women will be located on his new 330-acre film studio property in Atlanta, Georgia.

Watch ‘Superhero’ Woman Rescue Trapped Deer From Not One, But Two Different Fences in a Matter of Minutes

This woman says that she now feels like a superhero after she rescued a distressed deer from not one, but two different metal fences.

Good News in History September 29

50 years ago today, Love, American Style, the anthology comedy series produced by Paramount Television first aired. The show—considered risqué at the time—featured unrelated humorous...

Final Crew Members Are Pulled From Capsized Cargo Ship After Rescuers Hear Tapping Inside the Engine Room

After spending 30 hours trapped within an overturned cargo ship, four crew members were finally hauled to safety by the US Coast Guard.

Good News in History, September 9

180 years ago today, the superstar British scientist Sir John Herschel, who first used the word ‘photography’, took the first photograph on a glass...

Good News in History, August 26

230 years ago today, the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen was approved in France by the Constituent Assembly as...

School Superintendent is Using His First Ever $10,000 Bonus to Pay For Students’ College Applications

Instead of pocketing a $10,000 employee bonus, this compassionate school superintendent is using it to invest in the future of his students.

Good News in History, August 7

200 years ago today, Simón Bolívar triumphed over Spain as a hero in the Battle of Boyacá, the decisive battle that ensured the success...

US School Teaches Refugee Kids in Universal Language of Soccer—And Sees 100% College Acceptance Rate

This non-traditional school in Georgia teaches refugee kids to read and write using a curriculum that is all about soccer—and it has been hugely successful.