Summer burn ban ends Oct. 1

...required to burn. Permits will be issued only when weather conditions are deemed safe for burning and will expire after the day they are issued.To obtain a permit, call (877) 652-2876 or apply online at www.gfc.state.ga.us.

Clemson halts mandatory student sex survey

...asked were too invasive and did not seem to be addressing preventing sexual harassment and assault.Students took the survey online and had to log in using their Clemson ID and password. The school says the individual responses were always kept secret from...

Business news

...was no evidence that debit PIN numbers were compromised or that the breach affected stores in Mexico or customers who shopped online at Homedepot.com. It said it has also completed a "major" payment security project that provides enhanced encryption of...

Fishing tournaments

...10-12, Wildwood ParkBoat captains are still needed. Go online to PVA.org, or call Kurt Glass, (706) 796-6301 for more...533-7329. E-mail: wdhsierra@gmail.com or visit ABA online at www.americanbassanglers.com.American Bass AnglersDistrict...

UGA expects enrollment record

...1,000 are on UGA campuses in Tifton, Griffin, Gwinnett County and Atlanta's Buckhead neighborhood and 149 are enrolled online.But this year's growth was largely on the Athens campus, where enrollment increased from 33,469 at this point last year...

Developer adding 3-D face mapping to NBA 2K15 video game

...photorealistic 3-D models on screen that can be tweaked and placed onto the bodies of virtual players in the game's career and online modes. The process requires a well-lit room and takes about three minutes.The face mapping marks the latest effort by a...

Authors Evanovich, Rice, O'Rourke to speak at Savannah Book Festival

...calling the box office at (912) 525-5050.Ticket sales for the general public begin Jan. 10 by phone, at the box office or online at SavannahBoxOffice.com.Tickets are nonrefundable but transferable.The festival will be held in locations in and around...

Pass regs to protect water

...rule to restore protections to the streams that crisscross Georgia. You can submit a comment in support of their plan online until Oct. 20.Brianna MerrittMartinez (The writer is an intern for the advocacy group Environment Georgia.)

Around the block

...8-9; and Basic Archery Instructor Oct. 4.For more information, call Rosanne Kelly at (706) 395-5950 or register online at gshg.wufoo.com/forms/adult-training-registration. Art exhibit opening at Sacred HeartSacred Heart Cultural Center...

Ex-governors urge citizenship test for students

...federal testing list should be minimal, because the questions already exist and the federal government provides study materials online.While the overwhelming majority of immigrants pass the test on their first try, "unfortunately, American students aren't...