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Police Academy at ABAC Announces 276th Session Graduates

March 26, 2015 Fifteen individuals from the South Georgia area recently received certificates at graduation exercises for the 276th session of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) Regional Police Academy at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Academy Director Marty Smith said the Overall Achievement award for the session went to…

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ABAC Alumni Donate Rare Pump Organ to Museum of Agriculture

March 24, 2015 Forty years after their romance at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College blossomed into marriage, Laura Groover Whiddon and Darrell Whiddon recently returned to the campus to deliver a special artifact of musical significance to the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at ABAC. Thanks to the two... Read More »

Merrill to Retire from ABAC on April 1

March 24, 2015 Picking green beans out in the field was Melvin Merrill’s first job when he was a freshman at Berry College in 1960.  In a 37-year career in the fundraising field at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, he hasn’t picked any beans but he has helped ABAC harvest a... Read More »

Women’s Tennis Team of 1999 to Enter ABAC Hall of Fame

March 23, 2015 Led by the stellar play of national champion Milena Stanoytcheva, the 1999 women’s tennis team at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College blazed its way into the record books with a state title and a second place finish in the national tournament. Alan Kramer, the coach of that team... Read More »

Adel Family to Receive ABAC Award April 10

March 23, 2015 The family of Marshall Bennett, Sr., from Adel will be presented with the 2015 Family Legacy Award on April 10 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the annual ABAC Alumni Association awards ceremony. The ceremony will recognize ABAC alumni who impacted the college and their communities in... Read More »

ABAC President Always Keep Eye on the Future

March 20, 2015 Planning for the future is always on the front burner when it comes to the priorities of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College President David Bridges.  Even so, it’s hard not to delight in the present day. “It’s really remarkable when you consider the enrollment situation across the University... Read More »

Sylvester Resident to Be Honored at ABAC on April 10

March 19, 2015 John T. Cochran from Sylvester will receive the 2015 Master Farmer Award on April 10 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the annual ABAC Alumni Association awards ceremony. The ceremony will recognize ABAC alumni who impacted the college and their communities in significant ways. Advance tickets are $30... Read More »

‘Gee Haw Whoa Back’ Rodeo at ABAC on April 10-11

March 19, 2015 The thrill-a-second excitement of watching a grown man climb on the back of a live bull will crackle like lightning through the spring nights of April 10-11 when Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College presents its annual “Gee Haw Whoa Back” rodeo as a part of Homecoming Week 2015.... Read More »

Ocilla Resident to Receive ABAC Award April 10

March 19, 2015 State Senator Tyler Harper from Ocilla will receive the 2015 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award on April 10 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the annual ABAC Alumni Association awards ceremony. Advance tickets for the 6 p.m. dinner and awards ceremony in Gressette Gym are $30 each.  No... Read More »

Norman Park Resident to Receive ABAC Award April 10

March 19, 2015 Lauri Jo Bennett from Norman Park will be presented with the 2015 Helen Brown Sasser Award on April 10 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the annual ABAC Alumni Association awards ceremony. Advance tickets for the 6 p.m. dinner and awards ceremony in Gressette Gym are $30... Read More »