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POACHED GATOR

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Tweet PHOTO BY TRACI HENRY The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is investigating the illegal killing and mutilation of this huge alligator, whose carcass was found Sunday in the Flint River in Dougherty County near the Cromartie Beach boat ramp. The gator’s tail – its best meat source – was missing, signifying that the poachers [...]

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Broadway, NGA Hooters return to Stonebridge

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Tweet Special to the Journal   Over the years, the NGA/Hooters Tour has been tabbed as the place “Where Tomorrow’s PGA Champions Are Playing Today!” And you need to look no further than the results of the last NGA/Hooters Tour event at Stonebridge Golf & Country Club to see that the tagline is well-deserved.

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Southwest Health District reminds area workers that injury prevention starts on the job

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Tweet On average, 15 American workers die each day from injuries, and 9,000 are hurt seriously enough to need emergency room treatment, says Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. Yet, she pointed out, common sense and simple actions can help prevent workplace injuries.

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Patient safety is compromised by lack of transparency

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Tweet One of the most widely debated topics today is healthcare. Between physicians and patients, the dialogue is markedly louder. In an ideal world, physicians could successfully manage their patients’ individual health, based on years of medical training using prescribed treatments determined by examinations, appropriate tests, diagnoses and patient histories.

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The Great ShakeOut Encourages Disaster Preparedness

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Tweet On April 28, Georgians will “Drop, Cover and Hold On” while participating in the largest earthquake drill ever in the region   (ATLANTA) – On April 28, more than 1 million people across 10 states will “Drop, Cover and Hold On” while participating in The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut, the largest earthquake drill ever [...]

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Standing Up for Teens

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Tweet By Leigh Ann Pusey Car accidents are the number one killer of teenagers in the United States. Government data show that each day, more than ten teens are killed nationwide in a motor vehicle crash. Due to inexperience and bad habits, young drivers are more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than [...]

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C.H.A.M.P.S. Summer Camp

By   /  April 13, 2011  /  Kevin Sproul  /   Comments

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Tweet Summer is only a couple of months away but the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention and Intervention Unit is already planning for our 2011 C.H.A.M.P.S. Summer Camp. The Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office has either hosted or co-hosted a summer camp for the past eleven years.

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UAB Professor to keynote Undergraduate Research Symposium

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Tweet On Friday, April 15, the Albany State University and the Center for Undergraduate Research will host the 10th Annual Undergraduate Symposium. The program will began at 9 a.m. in room 114 of the James Pendergrast Library. Dr. Derrick R. Dean, an associate professor in the School of Engineering at the University of Alabama at [...]

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Military families deserve support

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Tweet As a nation, we tend to focus primarily on the service members who willingly put themselves in harm’s way to protect the freedoms that we cherish. However, we often forget that the families they leave behind sacrifice just as much as our heroes do. These families are affected in countless ways, and we have [...]

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A puzzling presentation

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Tweet There were the good-natured jokes about it that Greg Fullerton likely has heard before, namely that his presentation was “puzzling” but by the end his audience “was able to put the pieces together.” Fullerton, a Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County member and local attorney, is also a member of the Association of Game and [...]

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