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Charter Amendment

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Tweet   There has been an awful lot of energy expended by opponents of the Charter Amendment. The opposition to the Amendment claim, that the state can “already” act as an appeals body for charter schools. Those supporting the Amendment wonder, if the state can already approve charters, why is the Education Establishment fighting THIS [...]

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Well Placed Gaffes Manufacture Division/Union

By   /  October 28, 2012  /  Opinion  /   Comments

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Tweet This election season has provided plenty of meat and potatoes for satirists, statisticians, and conspiracy theorists to say the least. Fading focus from a referendum on the most preferable of lesser evils within the GOP to the muck war waged by the President’s super-pacs, this has been one long ride. Among the also-rans, it [...]

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Magnetic brain stimulation treats depression independent of sleep effect

By   /  October 28, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet AUGUSTA, Ga. – While powerful magnetic stimulation of the frontal lobe of the brain can alleviate symptoms of depression, those receiving the treatment did not report effects on sleep or arousal commonly seen with antidepressant medications, researchers say.

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Georgia Lottery board names new president/CEO

By   /  October 28, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet ATLANTA – The Georgia Lottery Corp. board of directors has named Debbie Dlugolenski Alford as president and CEO of the Georgia Lottery.   Dlugolenski Alford currently serves as the chief financial officer and director of the Office of Planning and Budget for the state of Georgia. She served three years on the Georgia Lottery [...]

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Resolve to be Ready for Floods and Severe Weather

By   /  October 28, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages everyone to be ready to take action and prepare for emergencies. You can start by taking these simple steps:  Be informed. Know the hazards and risks in your area.  Make a family emergency plan, so you know how you would communicate with and find your [...]

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The Movie Guy: Last of the Top 5 Horror Films

By   /  October 28, 2012  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

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Tweet  o continue from my last article about the top 10 horror films, I give you the rest of the best horror films that money can buy or rent, here is the best of the best and again in no particular order…

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God Is Love

By   /  October 28, 2012  /  Faith, Rev. Andrew  /   Comments

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Tweet I need to say that I am not a writer. What I mean is that I have never felt particularly called to write. I am a preacher and a pastor. That, I feel called to do, but writing, well this avenue of communication makes me nervous. Maybe because I cannot see how you are [...]

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In The Kitchen With Elaine: Special Touches

By   /  October 27, 2012  /  IN THE KITCHEN WITH ELAINE  /   Comments

Tweet (Editor’s Note: Elaine is on hiatus for a few weeks so we are including recipes by Elaine which can be found in her cookbook, “In the Kitchen With Elaine) As we begin to get into the holidays in South Georgia, usually we have lots of parties or dinners to attend, some of which we [...]

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Vote Yes on Charter School Amendment

By   /  October 27, 2012  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet On Nov. 6, voters will see an important question a little further down their ballot well after the Presidential and local races.

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USDA Rural Development

By   /  October 27, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet  RICHLAND-  Leaders of Clay, Webster, Stewart, Randolph and Quitman Georgia Counties were invited by Quinton Robinson, State Director, USDA Rural Development, to brainstorm ideas for Regional Innovation in Rural Communities. Rural Development Georgia is committed to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s regional approach to create economic opportunity and job creation in rural areas.  The meeting [...]

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