East Central Georgia

State Parks, historic towns, vast lakes, history, rolling hills, and beautiful scenery along with good old Southern hospitality and charm is what makes Eastern Georgia a favorite for locals and visitors.

Just a short drive North of Commerce in Maysville is Hurricane Shoals Park. A park filled with local history where family and friends can enjoy picnics, swimming and plenty … Read the rest

Africa – Sports & Women!

Road to London 2012!

Algeria

Did you know- On May 20, 1990,Algeria’s athlete Yasmina Azzizi established a new African record of 6,056 points in the women’s heptathlon. Together with Hassiba Boulmerka, Reda Abdenouz, and Noureddine Morcelli, she was one of the most popular athletes in the North African nation, an ex French colony until 1962.

Cote d’Ivoire

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Studying Abroad

During the first semester of my senior year in college, I had the opportunity to travel abroad. It was one of the greatest decisions of my life and I learned a lot while being away. I studied in the country of Cyprus which is an island in the Mediterranean near Turkey and Greece. The county is filled with Greek culture, … Read the rest

Security Has Its Price

Worldwide sports events, drawing the attention of millions, issue a challenge for protection of such mass gatherings. Due to high risk of terrorist attacks the organizers take great responsibility for safety of all the competitors and spectators.

The well-known tragedy at the Olympics in Munich in 1972 is a memento of a worst-case scenario. That year a group of Palestinian … Read the rest

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