Peach State


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Noun1.Peach State - a state in southeastern United StatesPeach State - a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Kennesaw Mountain - battle of the American Civil War (1864); Union forces under William Tecumseh Sherman were repulsed by Confederate troops under Joseph Eggleston Johnston
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South - the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
South - the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
Deep South - the southeastern region of the United States: South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama and Mississippi and Louisiana; prior to the American Civil War all these states produced cotton and permitted slavery
Albany - a town in southwest Georgia; processing center for peanuts and pecans
Atlanta, capital of Georgia - state capital and largest city of Georgia; chief commercial center of the southeastern United States; was plundered and burned by Sherman's army during the American Civil War
Athens - a university town in northeast Georgia
Augusta - a city in eastern Georgia north-northwest of Savannah; noted for golf tournaments
Macon - a city in central Georgia to the southeast of Atlanta
Oxford - a university town in northern Mississippi; home of William Faulkner
Savannah - a port in eastern Georgia near the mouth of the Savannah river
Valdosta - a town in southern Georgia near the Florida border
Vidalia - a town in central Georgia; the origin of Vidalia onions
Chattahoochee, Chattahoochee River - a river rising in northern Georgia and flowing southwest and south to join the Flint River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River
Coosa, Coosa River - river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through eastern Alabama to join the Tallapoosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River
Flint River, Flint - a river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River
Okefenokee Swamp - a large swampy area of northeast Florida and southeast Georgia
Tallapoosa, Tallapoosa River - river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through central Alabama to join the Coosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River
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With Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park and The Cooler Family Skate Center also nearby, there is no shortage of things to do in Alpharetta during a trip to The Peach State.
The Georgia Families CMO contracts were awarded to Amerigroup Georgia, CareSource Georgia, Peach State Health Plan Inc.
Rick Allen, chairman of the Muscogee County GOP in Georgia, said his members have taken note of Cruz's outreach "this early in the game," particularly to the Peach State, which the senator has visited twice since launching his 2016 campaign.
based organization the sixth billion dollar cooperative in the Peach State.
Brian Harman, another Georgia-born, Sea Island resident, won his maiden US Tour title in July (John Deere Classic), and is a respectable 27-10 for two McGladrey starts, while Russell Henley, Honda Classic winner in March and impressive in the FedEx Cup playoffs, is another man from the Peach State who will probably feature on the Seaside Course leaderboard over the next four days.
Along with his teaching and research responsibilities, Kisaalita has served as associate director of UGA's Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities, and he is a faculty mentor for students in the Peach State Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation.
No state permit is required for the purchase or possession of a shotgun, rifle or handgun in the Peach State, according to the NRA.
Constant readers of this space - hey, there must be three or four - may recall that on our trip from Florida to Maine this summer, I managed to ring up a $173 fine from the Peach State for hitting "at least 75" on what turned out to be a 55-mph road.
A Georgia chapter of the Ku Klux Klan may soon be picking up litter along a stretch of highway in the northern portion of the state after it submitted an application to adopt part of the highway, sparking controversy across the Peach State.
She said there will be lots of trips up and down the East Coast between the Bay State and the Peach State.
A self-described computer geek, he's working to change the way Peach State veterans handle their affairs and reach out to the new generation.