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NYSP Students get a lesson from Judge Soloman

By   /  June 30, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

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CRCT cheating: Let’s find out the truth

By   /  June 30, 2010  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

Tweet New Dougherty County School Superintendent Dr. Joshua Murfree has an early opportunity to prove he is a strong and independent leader. The CRCT fiasco, the school system hoped was behind it, is only getting worse. No school leader has had the courage to stand up and say it’s likely, or even possible, that teachers [...]

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Keeping forests in forests

By   /  June 30, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Trees have been called the lungs of the earth. They take in carbon dioxide (CO2) and release oxygen, cleaning the air we all breathe. As a result, amid increasing concern over carbon emissions, trees are receiving renewed attention as a means of mitigating atmospheric CO2. Commercial carbon offset programs promise to help consumers and [...]

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Patriotism, community spirit bring us together

By   /  June 30, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet John Adams, a lawyer, the first vice president and the second president of the United States, was part of the Second Continental Congress who signed the Declaration of Independence. He wrote to his wife, “I believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival… it ought to be celebrated [...]

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Where is God When We Cry

By   /  June 30, 2010  /  Rev. Andrew  /   Comments

Tweet Where is God when we cry? My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from helping me, from the words of my groaning? O my God, I cry by day, but you do not answer; and by night, but find no rest. – Psalm 22:1-2 (NRSV) Have you [...]

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Condoms for first graders?

By   /  June 30, 2010  /  Jeff Sexton  /   Comments

Tweet Condoms are now being made to students as young as first grade in one Massachusetts school. Apparently this story is now getting some play on Fox News (no, I don’t watch that drivel, the headline and link was re-Tweeted by someone in my twitter stream), but I first heard about this story on the [...]

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Watermelon Crawl

By   /  June 30, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Olivia Claire Brown, 2, frolics in a watermelon patch during a photography session by Traci Henry. Olivia is the daughter of Melissa Coleman Brown of Leesburg.

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Hospice House Audubon-certified

By   /  June 30, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Willson Hospice House, the only inpatient facility of its kind in Southwest Georgia, has become the first Audubon Certified healthcare facility in the world. Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital has received certification from Audubon International for the Willson Hospice House as an Audubon Silver Certified Sanctuary.

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Tech tops off logistics building

By   /  June 30, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany Technical College held a “topping off” ceremony on Wednesday at the construction site of the Logistics Education Center. The ceremony commemorated the installation of the building’s final beam. The center will be the new home for the college’s student center, online learning, library, and culinary arts. During the ceremony, [...]

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Health Director: Protect skin from sun’s radiation

By   /  June 29, 2010  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet By Carolyn Maschke While Southwest Georgia residents enjoy outdoor activities during the summer they should protect themselves against the most common form of cancer in the United States – skin cancer. “The two most common types of skin cancer, basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas, are highly curable. But melanoma, the third most common, [...]

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