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Darton Cross Country Teams finish 4th and 7th

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Tweet (MACON) – The Darton State College men’s and women’s cross country programs finished 4th and 7th, respectively, at the 2012 Mercer Invitational at the Georgia Children’s Home in Macon.

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New Golf Course Superintendent starts at River Pointe Golf Club Today.

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Comfort in the creepy

By   /  September 17, 2012  /  Brett Buckner  /  Comments Off

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Tweet By Brett Buckner Special to the journal   I find comfort in the creepy. That’s why I just love having Leatherface leering over my keyboard as I compose nonsensical sentences in my new career as a technical communicator.

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“Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended…”:Charter Schools

By   /  September 17, 2012  /  Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet “Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended to allow state or local approval of public charter schools upon the request of local communities?” On March 19, 2012, I was one of 40 State Senators in the Georgia legislature who voted in favor of placing the above question on the general ballot this fall.

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Response to Rev. Hood

By   /  September 17, 2012  /  Bonnie Jefferson  /  Comments Off

Tweet Rev. Hood: While I appreciate the analogy in your column of “Puff the magic dragon” having to do with the drug culture, I have a different perspective on it. As a child of the 60s I was all too aware of the drug culture. Many of my friends participated in that culture though I [...]

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Event to Benefit Megan’s House of Easter Seals Southern Georgia

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Tweet Easter Seals Southern Georgia host 2nd Annual Heels and Wheels Challenge (ALBANY, GA)-   Easter Seals will host the 2nd annual event in Albany on Saturday, September 29th at the Albany Area YMCA Sports Park.  The Heels & Wheels Duathlon Challenge to benefit Megan’s House will consist of a two mile run, followed by an [...]

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Chehaw’s Thru the Zoo 5k: Come race like something’s chasing you

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Tweet (Albany, Ga)-  Chehaw Park will host its “Thru the Zoo 5k” and “Run your Tail Off 1 Mile Fun-Run” on Saturday September 22nd.  Come and race past the Meerkats, Cheetahs, Colobus Monkeys, Black Bears, and much more.  The 5k begins at 8:00am, while the 1 mile run starts at 9:00am.  Participants of the 1 [...]

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Trust Issue Now Part Of Charter School Campaign

By   /  September 17, 2012  /  Charlie Harper, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off

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Tweet When the dust settled from the July 31st primary, the general consensus was that the majority of voters did not trust current government officials with additional tax revenue.  Now approaching the November general election, the question of the charter schools amendment is being framed by opponents as to whether Georgia’s leaders can be trusted [...]

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Nelson is right on signs

By   /  September 17, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /  Comments Off

Tom Knighton

Tweet Anyone who has read my writing for long enough will know where I stand on sign ordinances.  I have a very real problem with them.  I honestly don’t think counties should be telling people what they can and can’t do with their property.  I am willing to waiver if you can show me how [...]

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