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Sen. Warnock reports $9.8M raised to Herschel Walker's $5.4M

Jan. 26, 2022 12:32 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock's campaign said Wednesday that he raised a hefty $9.8 million in the last quarter of 2021, nearly double the fundraising haul reported by the leading Republican contender for his seat, former football star Herschel Walker. ...

Mississippi College professor wins award for history book

Dec. 18, 2021 10:44 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A book written by an associate history professor at Mississippi College has won an award from the Mississippi Historical Society. Christian Pinnen’s “Complexion of Empire in Natchez, Race and Slavery in the Mississippi Borderlands” was named the best...

2 UGA buildings to be named for trail-blazing Black students

Dec. 08, 2021 14:05 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Board of Regents on Tuesday approved naming two University of Georgia campus buildings after Black graduates who made history at the institution. The science library will be named in memory of Shirley Mathis McBay, the first Black student to earn a...

University of Georgia to make repairs after dorm concerns

Dec. 07, 2021 13:21 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The University of Georgia will repair and deep clean several dorms after many students said poor ventilation, mold and other problems were making them sick, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. University officials told the AJC Monday that the repairs will...

University of Georgia asks to name buildings for Black grads

Dec. 03, 2021 15:58 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The University of Georgia is asking regents to name two buildings for some of the university's earliest Black graduates. This week's proposal followed a decision by the University System of Georgia regents not to remove names of any people associated with slavery, segregation...