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Rep. Bishop Recognized for Championing Agriculture Research

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Tweet Arlington, VA – The Council for Agriculture Research, Extension and Teaching (CARET) awarded Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) the Congressional Champions Award for his years of tireless service on behalf of America’s land-grant universities.  Rep. Bishop has been an advocate for land-grant universities since he came to Congress and secured millions of dollars [...]

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Grand Island needs full-time manager

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Tweet I do not golf and I have not visited Grand Island since Uel Kemp was employed.  What I have learned is that the January 2011 books for the facility closed showing a profit of $83. Doesn’t sound like much, right ? Wrong! I also learned that the January 2010 books closed on a loss of [...]

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TOP ORATOR

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Tweet TOP ORATORS For the second year in a row, Westover junior Kensley Fields (right) captured the American Legion 2nd District High School Constitutional Oratorical Contest. His speech is entitled, “Our Voice, Our Vote, Our Constitution.” The contest consists of an 8-10 minute prepared oration on the Constitution and a 3-5 minute assigned topic speech [...]

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40 Days at the Capitol- Installment 6

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Tweet To our readers:   State Senator Buddy Carter (R- Pooler) will be reporting each week during the Legislative Session.  The session began January 10, 2011 and is expected to last until the latter days of March.

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Educational achievement beyond all expectations

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Tweet Editor’s note: This is Dougherty County Superintendent of Schools Joshua Murfree’s mid-year report to the community. It has been extremely enlightening to witness and explore the many facets of this Dougherty County School System as I’ve completed my first semester as superintendent of schools. I have found it encouraging that our faculty and staff [...]

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Supervisory IT specialist gives ASU business students career insight

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Tweet Have a plan and a focus, but be flexible. That was the message students in the Albany State University College of Business heard Monday from Debra Capers, a supervisory information technology specialist for the Marine Corps Logistics Command, during the Business Lecture Series.

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Twin Oaks presents ‘Beauty Jr.’

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Tweet More than 50 Drama Club students in grades 3 through 5 at Twin Oaks Elementary School are teaming up to present Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” this weekend and next weekend. The show is at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, and Friday and Saturday, March 11 and 12. This [...]

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Vintage Albany

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Tweet A contributor to the “Vintage Albany” page on Facebook contributed this photograph of a postcard of the St. Nicholas Hotel on North Washington Street, where the Albany Transition Center is now located. The St. Nicholas, which a Vintage Albany poster said was frequently used by passengers of the nearby train depot at Thronateeska, later [...]

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