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Rule Change Upsets Grassroots Republicans

By   /  August 29, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Unity is often a message or theme of political conventions.  They are the official device used to smooth over any lingering wounds left open from bitter primary battles. There are multiple days of messaging to remind party members that they are the party “faithful”.  They are now one ticket, with one purpose.  Good party [...]

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Both Quarterbacks Understand the Situation…and the Opportunity on Saturday

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Tweet Special to the Journal GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Just like both know it’s not the ideal situation, Jeff Driskel and Jacoby Brissett know it is the situation and nothing between now and Saturday is going to change it. Only what they do in the season opener against Bowling Green can.

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Opening Numbers

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Tweet Special to the Journal Labor Day will be extra special this year, as it concludes with the start of Georgia Tech’s 2012 football season. When the Yellow Jackets line up against the Hokies of Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium (kickoff is at 8:00 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN and ESPN3), it will [...]

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Tigers Return To Practice Tuesday

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Tweet Special to the Journal Auburn, Ala – Tuesday, the Auburn Tigers held a two-hour practice in full pads at the Auburn Athletics Complex Practice Fields, preparing for Saturday’s season opener versus Clemson in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Atlanta’s Georgia Dome.

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Rain Moves Bulldogs’ Practice To Artificial Surfaces

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATHENS, Ga. — A heavy rain at the onset of practice on Tuesday drove the No. 6-ranked Georgia Bulldogs to their FieldTurf practice fields for the first time this fall. However, when the meat of the workout arrived, the precipitation had ended and the Bulldogs conducted the majority of their [...]

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Tide Practices for Two Hours on Tuesday with Focus on Michigan

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Tweet Special to the Journal TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The football team held a two-hour practice on Tuesday at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields in full pads as it continued preparations for its season opener. The Crimson Tide kicks off its 2012 campaign on Saturday when it takes on Michigan at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

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Heard to file suit

By   /  August 28, 2012  /  Politics  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany, Ga -Reverend Lorenzo Heard has announced to local media that he will file a lawsuit against the Dougherty County Board of Elections.  Heard is reported to have contacted newsrooms all over the city, though he was apparently unable to reach anyone at the Journal today.  His claim?  That will be discussed [...]

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Republican congressional candidate John House , speaks to the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County

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Republican congressional candidate John House hears the concerns of DoCo Kiwanian Jody Putnal following the Kiwanis meeting on August 27.

Tweet Written by David Shivers After emerging victorious from the August 21 primary run-off, Republican congressional candidate John House of Columbus brought his campaign for the Second District seat to Albany on August 27. House defeated Rick Allen of Columbus for the GOP nomination.

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Auburn Establishes James Owens Courage Award

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Tweet Special to the Journal Auburn, Ala. –The Auburn Athletics Department will present the first James Owens Courage Award to the man who broke the color barrier on the football field at Auburn. Owens, who became the first African-American scholarship football player at Auburn in 1969, will receive the inaugural award named in his honor. [...]

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Albany State to honor University founder during season-opening football game

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Tweet by Edythe Bradley   Albany State University will honor Dr. Joseph Winthrop Holley, founder of the 109-year-old institution, during the North Greenville University football game this weekend. The Fourth Annual J.W. Holley Memorial Game will kick off Saturday,  Sept. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Albany State University Coliseum.

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