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NEW PUBLIC SCHOOL OPTION

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp   Local school systems like Dougherty County’s that have sagging enrollment numbers have a new competitor – along with private schools, homeschooling and even neighboring school systems – to reckon with.

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We will miss the gentle spirit of Grete Waitz

By   /  April 22, 2011  /  Jeff Galloway  /   Comments

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Tweet I’ve liked most of the Norwegians I’ve met. Before the Munich Olympics, our team spend 3 weeks in Oslo. Grete was not in that Olympics, but emerged from club running shortly thereafter and became one of the top female competitors in the 5K and 10K within a few years – then was top-ranked in [...]

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Burst pipeline: Dawgs’ loss Tigers’ gain?

By   /  April 22, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

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Tweet Carver Columbus is absolutely loaded with athletes. Of course, Georgia’s top recruit Isaiah Crowell is finishing his senior year there now, and redshirt sophomore Jarvis Jones is an alumni. However, the pipeline to that talent pool may end there, at least for one season. Not because the school doesn’t produce talented players — on [...]

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House Passes Legislation Creating Study Committee on the Horse Racing Industry

By   /  April 22, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet ATLANTA – The Georgia House of Representatives passed House Resolution 643 on Thursday, April 14, 2011, with a vote of 157 to 7.  Introduced by State Representative Harry Geisinger (R-Roswell), this legislation creates the House Study Committee on the Horse Racing Industry.

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ROASTING THURMOND

By   /  April 22, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet SPECIAL PHOTO On Friday evening, the Albany Technical College Foundation honored former Georgia Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond durings its annual roast, which featured a silent auction fund-raiser. Thurmond is an attorney, author and lecturer. His latest book, Freedom: Georgia’s Antislavery Heritage, 1733-1865, was awarded the Georgia Historical Society’s Lilla Hawes Award and the Georgia [...]

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