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Chehaw gets award

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Tweet Chehaw executive director Doug Porter accepts an award from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources for the park’s forestry stewardship on November 19.

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Food Scores

By   /  November 23, 2011  /  The Public Record  /   Comments

Tweet Arby’s, 1105 N. SLAPPEY , ALBANY  31701; Nov. 14; Score: 93; Grade: A Arby’s, 2718 DAWSON ROAD , ALBANY  31707; Nov. 14; Score: 97; Grade: A Benchwarmer Bar, 2422 SYLVESTER ROAD , ALBANY  31705; Nov. 14; Score: 98; Grade: A Bess Restaurant, 227 S. JACKSON ST. , ALBANY  31701; Nov. 11; Score: 84; Grade: [...]

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Kiwanis learns about Network of Trust

By   /  November 23, 2011  /  Community, Health  /   Comments

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Tweet   Special to the Journal   Keeping kids healthy is a vital component to insuring they are educated for a brighter future. In the Albany area, the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital-sponsored “Network of Trust” and school nurse program is carrying out that mission. Angie Barber, director of Network of Trust, spoke to the Kiwanis [...]

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Help! I’m Stranded!

By   /  November 23, 2011  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

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Tweet   “Having a great trip to London until I was mugged and lost all my money and credit cards.  Stranded here and need money: please help!”  What a start to an email and what should we do when we get one with a similar story? First of all be assured that your Aunt Lucy [...]

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No Kid Hungry in Our State

By   /  November 23, 2011  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Governor Nathan Deal

Tweet   Childhood hunger is an invisible but very real problem not only in Georgia, but in every single one of our states. Although there is not a lack of food in our country, more than 16 million children can’t count on the nutritious meals they need to lead healthy, active lives. Here in Georgia, [...]

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Rams basketball teams to tip-off seasons against Valdosta State

By   /  November 23, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet   The Albany State University Lady Rams and Golden Rams will tipoff their 2011-12 basketball seasons Tuesday night! Both teams will face Valdosta State University in non-conference action at 7 p.m. The Golden Rams will make their season and home debut against the Blazers at ASU’s HPER Gymnasium, while the Lady Rams travel to [...]

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District combats premature births with education, CenteringPregnancy®

By   /  November 23, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet   Written by Carolyn Maschke   Each year, more than half a million babies in the United States are born too soon, placing them at risk of severe health problems and lifelong disabilities, says Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. “Among those most at risk are children born in medically underserved communities [...]

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Kiwanis welcome Ballet Theatre South

By   /  November 23, 2011  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

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Tweet   Written by David Schivers   Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County members welcomed characters from “Alice in Wonderland” to their weekly luncheon meeting on November 21. Cast members in costume from the upcoming Ballet Theatre South production of Lewis Carroll’s classic story were present as BTS president Zan Twiggs spoke to the club about [...]

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Health Department promotes HIV testing

By   /  November 23, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet   Written by Carolyn Maschke   Five of Southwest Health District’s 14 counties are among the top 20 in the state with disproportionately high rates of HIV among women of childbearing age – so Public Health officials are offering free testing opportunities and other events to raise awareness in coming days. “Baker County has [...]

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