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New Event Scheduled, Uncorked & Unplugged

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet  Easter Seals Southern Georgia Gets Its Rock on!  (ALBANY, GA)- The first “Uncorked & Unplugged” fundraiser to benefit Easter Seals Southern Georgia will be held November 11, at 5:00pm at the Veterans Park Amphitheater, and will go on rain or shine. The event features a gourmet picnic-style dinner and live music by the river [...]

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GEMA urges preparedne​ss; the next Sandy could hit Georgia

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet As people along the East Coast ride out Hurricane Sandy, many Georgians are likely sighing in relief for being spared from the massive storm. But what if Sandy had struck here? Would Georgia residents have been ready? 

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Darton fall sports sweep conference championships, 25 student-athletes earn All-Region honors

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  Sports, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet ALBANY – Darton State College Athletics again swept the 2012 Region 17 Championships in all of its fall sports.   It was the college’s second consecutive fall sports sweep. Polls regarded the Cavaliers as the No. 4 athletic department in the NJCAA following the close of fall sports in 2011, and the table is [...]

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Farris Ruben Teasley

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

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Tweet Farris Ruben Teasley, 90, of Jacksonville, Florida died October 28, 2012 at his residence. Graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday November 1, 2012 at Riverside Cemetery with Rev. Allen Bingham officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service beginning at 1:00 PM at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors.

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Hometown Heroes

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Tweet October 30, 2012(FHTNC)–Marine Corps Pfc. Joshua C. McCook, a 2012 graduate of Americus-Sumter High School, Americus, 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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New Leesburg Library Opening Today

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Easter Seals Announces Child & Adult Ambassador

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  Press Releases, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet  Easter Seals honors child and adult ambassador   (ALBANY, GA)- Easter Seals Southern Georgia selected its child and adult ambassadors honoring two individuals who have shown outstanding character, leadership, and performance in the Easter Seals programs. 

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Successful Innovations Fuel State Charter School Success

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet  By Dr. Danielle LeSure, New report highlights academic programs improving student achievement in three of Georgia’s state charter schools  ATLANTA (October 30, 2012)— Georgia’s state public charter schools are using their flexibility to implement innovative programs to raise student achievement, according to a new report released by the Center for an Educated Georgia. Titled [...]

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Barrow Hanging Tough In Republican Leaning District

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet  When the Georgia legislature redistricted Congressional maps in the summer of 2011 to fit with new census numbers and allow for Georgia’s new 14th congressional district, much attention was given to the district of John Barrow. It was not the kind of district that Congressman Barrow necessarily wanted. Much of the Democratic base from [...]

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Entitlement mentality will doom Albany

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany is doomed. Yeah, I’m being a naysayer, but I’m also being realistic. Albany is good and thoroughly doomed. You see, despite the great efforts of a lot of good people, Albany suffers from a terminal condition, and that condition is the idea that so many people in this town hold on to, and [...]

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