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ABAC Poet-in-Residence Publishes First Novel

November 2, 2015 Make no mistake about it.  The poet-in-residence at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College loves poetry.  But Dr. Jeff Newberry returns to his roots as the author of a new crime drama fiction novel, titled “A Stairway to the Sea,” set to be published by Pulpwood Press in 2016….

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Swords Receives Chancellor’s Service Excellence Award

October 28, 2015 Chancellor Hank Huckaby of the University System of Georgia presents Jessica Swords from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College the Gold Level Chancellor’s Service Excellence Award for an Outstanding Individual.  Swords is the Director of Student Accounts and Veterans Certifying Official at ABAC.  She was instrumental in helping to... Read More »

Baldwin Players Open Thursday Night at ABAC

October 27, 2015 The Baldwin Players will perform Thornton Wilder’s ‘The Skin of Our Teeth’ on Oct. 29-31 at 7 p.m. on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  The cast includes (l-r) Cody Durden as George Antrobus, Ezzard Stewart as Henry Antrobus, Kaylee Stokes as Maggie Antrobus, and Sarah... Read More »

ABAC Employee Receives Top Award from University System

October 26, 2015 Jessica Swords, Director of Student Accounts and Veterans Certifying Official at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, received one of the highest honors bestowed by the University System of Georgia on Wednesday when she was named the Gold Level recipient of the Chancellor’s Service Excellence Award for an Outstanding... Read More »

ABAC Writers’ Harvest Features Nonfiction Author November 12

October 26, 2015 The annual Writers’ Harvest sponsored by “Pegasus,” the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College literary magazine, will take place on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village Conference Center at ABAC.  There is no charge to attend. The featured reader for the... Read More »

ABAC Presents U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus November 7

October 22, 2015 The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus will perform a free concert on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Tift County High School Performing Arts Center as an extra added attraction bonus night in the 2015-2016 performing arts series at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.... Read More »

An Evening for ABAC Continues Dollars for Scholars Tradition

October 21, 2015 Melvin Merrill looked at the proposed contract and couldn’t believe his eyes. The manager for Engelbert Humperdinck wanted Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College to provide security for the English pop singer so that women in the front row wouldn’t throw their undergarments on the stage during the annual... Read More »

Pitches in Stilettos at ABAC First Tuesday Concert November 3

October 20, 2015 Pitches in Stilettos will highlight “A Night of Woodwinds” at the First Tuesday Concert Series at 7 p.m. on November 3 in the Chapel of All Faiths at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  This concert is open to the public at no charge. The First Tuesday series, now... Read More »

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for ABAC Building at Expo

October 20, 2015 Lanier Carson prepares to cut the ribbon for the opening of the renovated Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College building at the 2015 Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition on Tuesday.  Carson contributed the funds for the construction of the ABAC building at the Expo site in 1999.  Also participating in the... Read More »

Wiregrass Market Dinner Set for November 5

October 19, 2015 Local flavor will be on display during the second annual Harvest to Table seated dinner hosted by the Wiregrass Farmers Market on Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Peach Barn. The Market is open from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturdays from April through November at the Georgia... Read More »