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Senior Scholars Returns to Rome

ROME, GA -- Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum is once again offering the Berry College Senior Scholars Program, which provides classes and educational activities for people age 55 and older. The Fall term will begin on Sept. 28 and meet every Tuesday (except Oct. 12) until Nov. 16.

The cost for Senior Scholars is $60 for each class. There are two course offerings.

Potpourri of History
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Oak Hill Garden Room
Instructor: Dr. N. Gordon Carper, Dana Professor of History Emeritus, Berry College
Topics under consideration: Anti-Intellectualism in America; Is History Really Bunk?; Forced Labor in the South; Women's Rights and Freedom; Richard Hofstadter and Consensus History

Axes of Upheaval
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Evans 201 (Berry College main campus)
Instructor: Dr.

Rome Native, Wake Forest Basketball Player Suspended from Team

WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- Tony Woods, a Wake Forest University basketball player and Rome, Georgia resident, has been suspended indefinitely from the team, according to head coach Jeff Bzdelik.

Woods has been charged with assaulting a female in North Carolina. He pushed her hard enough to cause a spine fracture.

"We are suspending Tony Woods indefinitely in order to allow him to devote his time and effort to address the allegations that he is facing," said Bzdelik. "It is also important that Tony have the necessary time to maintain his good academic standing."

Woods is a junior at Wake Forest and a center on the basketball team. He played in all 31 games last season and helped WFU ascend to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

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Floyd County School Among Blue Ribbon Winners

ATLANTA, GA -- Six Georgia public schools were named 2010 National Blue Ribbon Schools today.

"These six schools are outstanding examples of how high expectations and hard work can lead to outstanding student achievement," said State Superintendent of Schools Brad Bryant. "These schools show that, regardless of a school's size, geography or demographics, all students can achieve at high levels."

The No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon Schools award distinguishes and honors schools for helping students achieve at very high levels and for making significant progress in closing the achievement gap.