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Snowing Microbes

By   /  April 8, 2012  /  Words from the Wetherbee  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Of all the places in our solar system (besides Earth) that are most likely to harbor life, none is better than Enceladus, Sat­urn’s sixth largest moon. Although extremely cold, it has been recording spouting geyser-like plumes of liquid water high into the air. Enceladus is one of only a few other places [...]

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40 Days at the Capitol- Installment 11

By   /  April 8, 2012  /  Government, News  /  Comments Off

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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 9, 2012 and is expected to last until the latter days of March. . Day 38 (Monday, March 26, 2012):  Finally, the last few days of the 2012 session are here!  In [...]

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Public Health urges taking early precautions against mosquito-borne illnesses

By   /  April 8, 2012  /  Health  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Written by Carolyn Maschke   Usually West Nile virus is a seasonal epidemic that flares up in the summer – peaking in South Georgia in August – and continuing into the fall. But this year an unusually warm winter and unseasonably warm spring may be behind higher than average mosquito activity across [...]

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VINTAGE ALBANY: The Chehaw Massacre

By   /  April 8, 2012  /  News, Vintage Albany  /   Comments

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Tweet   The Creek War, also called the Red Sticks War, lasted from 1813 to 1814. During this time many of the Upper Creek (Muscogee) had been moving southward from Alabama and Georgia into the open territories in Florida. A civil war between the creek themselves began. The “Red Sticks”, Upper Creek, allied themselves with [...]

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Goliath had Kin Folks

By   /  April 8, 2012  /  Doug Rea, Faith  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     A new giant is now defying my accomplishments. His name is, “Success.” I stopped counting calories since I have lost the 50+ pounds I desired.  The running schedule fell at the feat of “I’ve completed a half marathon” so I can now run at will – assuming I run at all.  I [...]

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