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The Mane Dawgs defeated the University of Tennessee Martin Skyhawks 17-2 during their last home meet of the 2019-2020 season. Family members and fans endured cold temperatures and harsh winds to cheer on the team at their home complex in Bishop, Georgia. The meet included the usual categories of fences, flat, horsemanship and reigning. After a sweeping win, the team celebrated their 15 outgoing seniors with a ceremony and gifts of commemorative plaques and flowers. 

On Friday, January 24, 2020, faculty, students and guests gathered to look at and celebrate the art of the professors from this past semester. The supporters of art viewed the exhibitions placed throughout the building and multiple galleries, covering a wide range of mediums including painting, sculpture, photography, installation and Art X. The festivities included live music, drinks at the bar, and MFA student Luka Carter drawing personalized caricatures of guests. The night was full of lively conversation and laughter as well as intent observation and discussion of the incredible works of art. 

On Saturday, December 7, 2019, the mood was bittersweet and melancholy. This was one of the last meetings of the market at that location on West Broad Street, possibly ever. The location was voted by the school board to be renovated and used for the public schools in the area as a recreation/learning center and therefore will no longer be the spot of the universally enjoyed farmer's market. Attendance was steady, despite the smaller number of vendors, and conversations were full of emotion and bonding. Kids learned about the resident chickens and rows of crops to be harvested, regulars talked to their favorite vendors, and enjoyed food options for breakfast and lunch from "Big Easy" Mike and the famous Ms. Ethel. While the future of the market is uncertain, guests enjoyed what they had and have enjoyed for years in the community made there. 

30th Annual Georgia National Fair, October 5, 2019

The bright morning sun rose above the fairgrounds as the Georgia National Fair in Perry, Georgia celebrated the first Saturday of its 30th anniversary. The averaging tens-of-thousands of attendees daily enjoy the carnival rides, livestock shows, unique fair foods, and a variety of entertainment, such as concerts, animal shows, and a circus. The day concluded with a short but exciting firework show above the main lake. The fair serves many purposes; a culmination of work for 4H and FFA students with morning competitions; special family vacation; date night; or simply a friend hangout spot for locals. The fair lasts from October 3-13th. 

The Lady Bulldogs defeated the NC State Wolfpack 3-1 at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia. The bulldogs won the first set easily, lost the next, and fought hard to take the last 2 sets amongst call challenges and a strong NC State offense. Coach Tom Black led the team calmly from the sideline, giving players advice and encouragement during time outs and between sets. The bulldog fans showed their support with signs, cheers and strong attendence.