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King Hall Renovation Underway at ABAC

February 14, 2017 A renovation project focusing on a building constructed in 1939 is now underway on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Tim Carpenter, director of housing operations at ABAC, said the project involving King Hall carries a total price tag of $1.8 million.  After the renovation, King…

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ABAC Alumni Association President Believes ABAC Success Will Continue

February 14, 2017 Chuck Scarborough is completely invested in the new Destination ABAC strategic plan.  As far as he’s concerned all roads do indeed lead to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. “The atmosphere and the environment at ABAC really haven’t changed since I was a student there in 1978,” Scarborough, who... Read More »

ABAC Grounds Crew Stretches Imagination in Turf Drawings

February 9, 2017 Painting a James Bond likeness on the lawn didn’t exactly fit the job description of a grounds manager when Brad Barbee joined the Sodexo staff at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on July 14, 2008.  Nothing like taking advantage of talents wherever they may be hidden. “We were... Read More »

ABAC Performance Series Presents Pianist Read Gainsford February 23

February 9, 2017 Acclaimed pianist Read Gainsford will perform at 7 p.m. on Feb. 23 in Howard Auditorium on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College as part of the ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series. Dubbed the “Pianist of the People,” Gainsford’s international career has led him to travel the... Read More »

Georgia Museum of Agriculture to Host Georgia Day Celebration February 11

February 7, 2017 Georgia history will come alive on Feb. 11 at the Georgia Day Celebration at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Established by the Georgia General Assembly in 1909, Georgia Day commemorates the anniversary of the landing of the first colonists... Read More »

ABAC Wildlife Society Hosts Fifth Annual Beast Feast March 4

February 6, 2017 The ABAC Wildlife Society will hit a milestone with the club’s fifth annual Beast Feast on March 4 in the conference room of the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  Doors will open at 6 p.m. with dinner beginning at 6:30... Read More »

Georgia Museum of Agriculture Icon Still Working at Age of 100

February 2, 2017 Not many people can honestly say they are an icon.  But that is exactly what Ferol Cosper is at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  She celebrated her 100th birthday on Oct. 21 and her 40th anniversary of working at... Read More »

Georgia Museum of Agriculture Gallery Wins Two Statewide Awards

February 2, 2017 Recognized locally as a fascinating place with timely exhibits on a regular basis, the Gallery at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College has been honored with two statewide awards by the Georgia Association for Museums and Galleries. Polly Huff, assistant... Read More »

Pegasus Open Mic Night February 2 at Expresso 41

January 31, 2017 An open microphone night will be held on Feb. 2 sponsored by “Pegasus,” the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College literary magazine.  Open Mic nights are held monthly for writers from the ABAC and Tifton communities. This month’s event will take place at Espresso 41 in Tifton beginning at... Read More »

One Act Plays at ABAC February 16-17

January 31, 2017 Two one-act plays with humorous elements will be spotlighted on Feb. 16-17 at 7 p.m. on the stage in the Chapel of All Faiths at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Baldwin Players’ Director Brian Ray said this is the first year of offering student-focused one-act plays to supplement... Read More »