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SENATORS SEND LETTER TO PRESIDENT URGING HIM TO WORK WITH CONGRESS ON CYBERSECURITY LEGISLATION

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Tweet Special to the Journal  Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Senators Dan Coats (R-Ind.), Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), John McCain (R-Ariz.), Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.,) Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) today sent a letter to President Obama urging him to work with Congress on cybersecurity legislation instead of acting unilaterally through an Executive Order. 

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The Albany Area Arts Council October Exhibit

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Tweet The Albany Area Arts Council is pleased to present our October exhibit…..Rock, Paper, Scissors. This large and diverse collection showcases the work of three artists; Kathi Schillo, Mike Clark and Chris Stanich. Kathi, the rock, has on display over 80 pieces of jewelry art. Mike, the paper, has striking abstract acrylic and pastel paintings [...]

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Easter Seals Shows Its Appreciation: Honors employees, partners and volunteers at annual awards evening

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Michael Meyer von Breman (r)presents the award named for his mother, the Bobbie Meyer von Breman Award, to David Prisant, 17 year member of the Board of Directors

Tweet                           (ALBANY, GA)- Local supporters and volunteers were honored on October 1st at “Afterhours and Awards” event hosted by Easter Seals. President Jacki Atkins welcomed guests and provided a brief overview of the year’s accomplishments. She was presented a President’s plaque by [...]

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BISHOP HONORED FOR LONGTIME SUPPORT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

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Tweet Special to the Journal CAMILLA, GA – Last Thursday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) was awarded the Congressional Partnership Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for his longtime support and leadership in promoting federal community, economic, and infrastructure development programs.

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High school students from Southwest Georgia complete UGA’s Camp College

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Tweet Special to the Journal Athens, Ga. – Nineteen rising high school sophomores and juniors from a nine-county region in Southwest Georgia recently completed Camp College, a weeklong youth leadership program designed by the University of Georgia Fanning Institute.

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Dianne Berry

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Tweet Dianne Berry, of Albany, GA, died Monday, October 1, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Dr. William E. “Butch” Knight, Jr. will officiate. Interment will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Tift Memorial Gardens, Tifton, GA.

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‘Wag a Tale’ to be held October 16

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Tweet “Wag a Tale at the Library…Read to the Library Dogs” will take place Tuesday, October 16th  6:00 P.M. at the Leesburg Library.  Sponsored by the Lee County Library, this children’s program is free and open to the public.  For more information, please call 759-2369.

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“Outstanding Kiwanian” Recognized

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Tweet     Tommy Padgett (right) was among five honorees in the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County who received “Outstanding Kiwanian” recognition for the 2011-12 year on October 1 at the club’s weekly meeting. Also recognized were Mike Bertram, Todd Butler, Kristin Caso, Tommy Gay, and Ben Lockett. Outgoing Division 3 Lt. Gov. Gene Goldsmith [...]

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Darton Golf finishes third after its first round at Thomas University Invitational

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Tweet (VALDOSTA) – After finishing fifth for the Cavaliers in an inter-squad tournament last week, Darton State College freshman Parks Brown turned it on today and led the Cavs into the final group at the Thomas University Invitational at Kinderlou Forest in Valdosta. 

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Hometown Heroes

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Tweet Army Pvt. Demechea R. Harris has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

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