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University naming panel's leaders talk process

...Noble university, are really rooted in the contributions of historical figures of significance to the area. One was Noble Jones, a physician and carpenter. He was one of the original Georgia colonists and the first Colonial surveyor. We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-06-16/university-naming-panels-
Aim higher

...honor the famous naturalist William Bartram, who left an enduring trail through Georgia, and "Noble" is a nod to Noble Jones, an area Colonial and Revolutionary War figure.Such a well-intended sentiment may be perfect for the naming of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-06-18/aim-higher
Augusta will mark 266 years of history

...Augusta Story exhibit, which includes Colonial artifacts, including the original town plan drawn in 1736 by surveyor Noble Jones and a large picture of Georgia's founder, Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe. On June 14, 1736, Gen. Oglethorpe issued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/11/met_343319.shtml
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Committee submits 6 names for consolidated university in Augusta

...rooted in the contributions of historical figures of significance to the area," Barcus said."Noble" refers to Noble Jones, a physician and carpenter who was an original Colonist and Revolutionary War figure and a Co lonial surveyor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-06-15/committee-submits-6-names
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...where Shepherd will play with blues veterans including musicians who played with Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. Noble Jones, who has directed music videos for singer Mary J. Bilge and others, is directing the movie, which is expected to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/16/ent_419083.shtml
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What's in a name?

...Obviously close to the current one. But the Noble University Jaguars? Definitely a different feel. "Noble" is for Noble Jones, but when I hear the name, I immediately think of Alfred Nobel. My mind then goes to a Jaguar mascot dressed in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/wayne-staats/2012-06-15/whats-nam
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