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Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr., Addresses Georgia VFW and LAVFW Fall Conference, Veterans Express Support

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Rep. Bishop addresses members and leadership of the Georgia Veterans of Foreign Wars

Tweet ALBANY, Ga.—On Saturday, October 6, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr., addressed the members and leadership of the Georgia Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (LAVFW) at their annual Fall Conference in Macon. Mickey Rogers, president of the LAVFW, introduced Rep. Bishop to her members, saying [...]

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Cavaliers still tops in week six polls

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Tweet ALBANY – Darton State College is still the No. 1 men’s soccer team in the nation, the NJCAA announced today.   The Cavaliers have dominated the fall 2012 polls since they began on Sept. 5.   Darton has a flawless 13-0 overall record and an undefeated 8-0 record in the GCAA. In 13 games [...]

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Hometown Heroes

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Tweet October 10, 2012(FHTNC)–Marine Corps Pfc. Shaquille O. Morman, son of Susie D. Perry of Albany, Ga., earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C.

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Georgia Agriculture Commissioner announces speakers, new details for Georgia Grown Symposium next month

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Tweet ATLANTA, Ga. (Oct. 10) – How food producers can get their products into retail stores. How agritourism businesses can protect themselves. How to build a marketing plan for an agribusiness. These are just a few of the topics that will be covered at the first Georgia Grown Symposium on Nov. 8-9 in Macon.

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DARTON STATE COLLEGE SETS A NEW ENROLLMENT RECORD FOR FALL 2012

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Tweet  (Albany, Ga.) Darton State College announces a record enrollment of 6,405 students for Fall 2012. This represents a 5% increase over last year’s previous record of 6,097.

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APD seeks suspects in Benchwarmer shooting

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany, GA – The Albany Police Department needs your help to find the suspects in a shocking crime that took place last night.  Reportedly, two men entered the Benchwarmer bar last night and robbed it, shooting at a woman singing Karaoke in the process.

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New Partnership Brings Together Retailers and Law Enforcement to Fight Organized Retail Crime

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Tweet ATLANTA – The Georgia Retail Association Organized Retail Crime Alliance (GRAORCA) – a cooperative effort among Georgia law enforcement agencies and retailers – today announced the launch of GRAORCA.org. The new Internet-based platform has been designed to help build collaborative crime fighting partnerships between law enforcement and private sector retail security professionals.  

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GEORGIA’S FIRST LADY AND JUVENILE JUSTICE PARTNER TO SAVE NEWBORNS WITH ‘SAFE SLEEP’ CAMPAIGN

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Tweet (ATLANTA – GA) October is ‘SIDS’ Awareness Month for parents across the country and “Safe Sleep Month” in Georgia. To help reduce the number of newborn fatalities from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, DJJ Commissioner L. Gale Buckner is pleased to announce the Department of Juvenile Justice is partnering with the Georgia Children’s Cabinet on [...]

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Newspaper Changes

By   /  October 10, 2012  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet The newspaper business in this country has a proud history and it’s no stretch to say print journalists played an important role in some of our country’s most important events and eras.  

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SENATORS McCAIN, CHAMBLISS, AYOTTE AND GRAHAM REQUEST ANSWERS ON CONTRADICTIONS SURROUNDING ATTACK ON U.S. CONSULATE IN BENGHAZI

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Tweet Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) Tuesday sent letters to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, CIA Director David Petraeus, and John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, asking them to respond to specific questions regarding the shifting official [...]

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