Domestic abuse project hung out to dry

By Jordan Hill Opinions Editor, The Spectator The Women’s and Gender Studies program and VSU administrators are airing a different type of dirty laundry this year. Because of a dispute between WGST and VSU’s top administrators, the program will not hang T-shirts on clotheslines to create awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence for the […]

Colquitt County Extension 4-H program set to host annual Trick or Trot race

By Jordan Hill University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences  Running shoes make the perfect addition to Halloween costumes as far as Colquitt County 4-H’ers are concerned. The county’s University of Georgia Extension 4-H program will hold their second annual Trick or Trot 5K race and 1-mile Monster Dash on Saturday, Oct. 25, […]

UGA Extension set to host tax income courses

By Jordan Hill University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences  University of Georgia Extension is hosting a series of income tax courses for experienced income tax professionals. The courses will be held at four different locations throughout Georgia: the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center on Nov. 6-7 in Tifton; the Bulloch County Agricultural […]

Two Bleckley County 4-H members to attend Distracted Driving Prevention Summit

By Jordan Hill University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Two Bleckley County 4-H members hope to educate their friends and community members about the dangers of distracted driving.  Trevor Barker, a high school senior, and high school sophomore Jade Allen will travel to the 2014 Teen Distracted Driving Prevention Summit, hosted by […]

Sugar beets eyed as cattle feed alternative

By Jordan Hill University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences  Georgia dairymen may soon have an alternative feed source for their cattle. Sugar beets could be a feed option for cattle, according to John Bernard, dairy cattle specialist with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Cows like the beets, […]