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BISHOP WELCOMES PHOEBE PUTNEY’S NEW DIGESTIVE HEALTH CENTER AT RIBBON CUTTING

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet ALBANY, GA – Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02 joined Joel Wernick, CEO of Phoebe Putney, Dorothy Hubbard, Mayor of Albany, the Albany Chamber of Commerce, the Dougherty County Commission, the Albany City Commission, as well as management and staff of Phoebe Putney at the ribbon cutting for Phoebe Putney’s new digestive health [...]

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Kiwanis 101

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet By David Shivers While the mission of Kiwanis clubs to improve the lives of children is never far from members’ hearts, members of the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County got a brief refresher course on October 29. The week’s guest speaker was David Simmons of the Cordele Kiwanis Club, going over “Kiwanis 101” material [...]

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Georgians depend on Medicare

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Tweet By Senator Buddy Carter  Democrats in Washington aren’t being honest with the American people. Medicare is in big trouble. According to the latest report from the program’s Trustees, Medicare is facing a $38 trillion shortfall and will be out of money in just 12 years.   Currently, 1.3 million Georgians depend on Medicare. We have [...]

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iPods: Making Me Act Out in Inappropriate Ways

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  Brett Buckner  /   Comments

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Tweet  I blame Anthrax for the potential lawsuit that might derail my technical communicator career. And for terrifying the young woman, at whom I bellowed an apology, thus frightening dozens of surrounding co-workers. But it could’ve just as easily been Billy Joel or Bon Jovi, Green Day or The Replacements, Garth Brooks or Godsmack … [...]

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Darton sweeps Region XVII Cross Country Championships

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet   ACWORTH – The Darton State College men’s and women’s cross country teams clinched conference titles Friday at the 2012 Region 17 Championships at the Cobb Corps Property in Acworth.   It was the fourth consecutive championship title for the Darton men’s team and the fifth for the women’s team.   But this year [...]

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Albany ARC Consumers “doing lunch” at Longhorn’s!

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal As October’s Disability Awareness Month Campaign comes to close, 8 consumers from the Albany ARC Adult Day Independent Living Program are being treated to a luncheon by Longhorn’s Steakhouse in Albany, GA. The eight consumers will be accompanied by two Albany ARC Direct Cares Staff members. The luncheon is scheduled [...]

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CHANGE YOUR CLOCK, CHANGE YOUR BATTERY

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Atlanta – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time this Sunday.

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Unemployment Insurance benefit “checks” phasing out in Georgia; Replaced with electronic payments

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced today that all unemployment insurance (UI) benefits in Georgia will be paid electronically and that paper checks will no longer be issued, effective next week. The GDOL has begun mailing the new UI Way2Go Debit MasterCard® to current recipients of UI benefits paid by paper [...]

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Hope Requires Change

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet  America faces a stark choice for this Presidential election. Despite third party groups who choose to paint the contrast between the Republicans and Democrats as two versions of the same flavor, there is perhaps a difference in philosophy between these choices that is greater than any election since 1980, and possibly even since 1972. [...]

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Sandy will highlight reliance on government

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  Opinion, Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet  Hurricane Sandy is expected to make life a little interesting all up and down the eastern seaboard. Places that aren’t really used to dealing with a hurricane are about to get slammed. However, many of those in Sandy’s path aren’t interested in taking care of themselves. Instead, they’ll expect Uncle Sam – and the [...]

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