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Oglethorpe

James Edward. 1696--1785, English general and colonial administrator; founder of the colony of Georgia (1733)
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About Oglethorpe Power Oglethorpe Power is one of the nation's largest power supply cooperatives with more than $9.
Mr Oglethorpe joins from Royal Bank of Scotland, where he held various senior positions, including HR director of the new Williams & Glyn bank.
Minutes earlier, Mr Newton, 81, who is in poor health, confronted Mr Oglethorpe after catching him tugging at the fence.
In 1733, English aristocrat James Oglethorpe took charge of founding the Colony of Georgia at Savannah, the first pre-planned town in America.
Daniel Willis, 14, Ashley's classmate in the eighth grade at Oglethorpe Academy, thinks that beverage consumption should be up to kids--not the adults who are concerned about them.
AOL Online said Oglethorpe, Brandt, and Leonsis will all report to Schuler.
It's a special pocket of students other colleges aren't paying much attention to,'' says Barbara Henry, a home-school adviser for Oglethorpe, a liberal arts college.
GENERAL James Oglethorpe (1696-1785), never regarded the American outpost as his home.
Oglethorpe was a soldier by trade: honest, hardworking, and fair.
It's charming to follow this Indian raised in Trinidad, who looks from his jacket photograph like an aged Seminole or Creek, as he checks in and out of rural motels in Mississippi and Alabama, discovers rednecks for the first time and tries to imagine that he's back on the Ganges: "In a pond beside the road on the way to Fort Oglethorpe [Georgia], cattle stood in muddy water up to their bellies--one might have been in India.
NASDAQ: OZRK) announced today that its wholly-owned bank subsidiary, Bank of the Ozarks, has entered into a purchase and assumption agreement including loss share arrangements with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") to purchase substantially all of the assets and to assume all of the deposits and certain other liabilities of Oglethorpe Bank of Brunswick, Georgia.
27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation announced today that it has entered into a binding agreement along with the other co-owners that establishes the terms for settlement of contract-related litigation and other outstanding commercial issues for the Alvin W.