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Church Briefs for March 31, 2010

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Tweet Wednesday, March 31 Pastor Jimmy Hagadorn and Berea Full Gospel Church, 1111 5th Ave, will wrap up its revival services beginning at 7 p.m. Music will be provided by Jack Wells of Louisiana. Info: 878-4323.

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What an ending!

By   /  March 28, 2010  /  Ted Anderson  /   Comments

Tweet I’m sure by now that you regular readers are getting a little tired of my stories of extraordinary things that have happened to me. Well, here’s another one, so get ready.

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Obituaries

By   /  March 28, 2010  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Shannon Kay Klewitz   Shannon Kay Klewitz, 55, of Leesburg died Thursday, March 25, 2010 at her residence. The funeral service was scheduled for Monday, March 29 at First Christian Church in Albany with Rev. Tommy Lowery officiating. The remains were to be cremated following the service. Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors handled the arrangements.

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Diabetes patients’ feet topic of Friday seminar

By   /  March 28, 2010  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Poor blood flow, nerve damage and other conditions can turn minor foot problems into career-ending, life-threatening complications from diabetes, warns Dougherty County Health Department Director Cheryl Henley. “People with diabetes are prone to foot problems, which can develop without their knowledge,” said Henley. “Nerve damage, or neuropathy, to the feet is common. Diabetic nerve [...]

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Spring break offers chance to vaccinate against H1N1

By   /  March 28, 2010  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet With sickness and hospitalizations from pandemic H1N1 influenza on the rise in Georgia, Southwest Health District is urging parents to make sure young children have received their second dose of vaccine and that family members who have not yet gotten an H1N1 vaccination do so now. “Georgia is one of a handful of states [...]

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Poisoning from prescription drugs common, serious

By   /  March 28, 2010  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Each year, inadvertent poisoning results in more than 700,000 emergency room visits, 120,000 hospitalizations and a growing number of fatalities, says Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. “The same prescription drugs that help control or prevent disease or reduce pain when used correctly can be harmful – or even lethal – if [...]

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Equinox’s Grimaldi is Georgia’s top exporter

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Tweet Export sales account for 40 percent of Albany company’s revenue Special to the Journal Mark Grimaldi, president of Albany-based Equinox Chemicals, has been selected the 2010 Small Business Exporter of the Year in Georgia. “Equinox Chemicals is a perfect example of how small businesses can grow by tapping international markets,” said Terri Denison, SBA [...]

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Keown Statement on Health Care Legislation

By   /  March 28, 2010  /  Government, News  /   Comments

Tweet Sanford Bishop is too out-of-touch to understand what this bill will do to the people he is supposed to represent. Most of us in Soutwest Georgia have been waiting for Bishop to wake up and do the right thing, but last night he showed us he doesn’t care what we think. I find it [...]

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Cavs top South Georgia

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Tweet The Darton baseball team was looking to gain some momentum heading into spring break and there was no other way to do it but play solid baseball versus the South Georgia College Tigers, which was atop the conference standings. Friday night, the Cavs sent freshman RHP Kevin Bibler to the mound for his first [...]

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Letter to the Editor: Bishop Pelosi’s lap dog

By   /  March 28, 2010  /  Government  /   Comments

Tweet If you don’t learn from history, you are doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past. The Freedom Index: A Congressional Scorecard Based on the U.S. Constitution rates congressmen based on their adherence to constitutional principles of limited government, fiscal responsibility, national sovereignty, and a traditional foreign policy of avoiding foreign entanglements. The index [...]

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