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Rowell named executive director of GSW Foundation

By   /  November 30, 2012  /  Community  /   Comments

Reda K. Rowell is the new executive director of the GSW Foundation.

Tweet Staff Reports Americus, Ga. —The Georgia Southwestern Foundation, Inc. has named Reda K. Rowell, director of development at Clayton State University (CSU) in Morrow, as its executive director, effective Dec. 3. Rowell succeeds Boyce E. “Stick” Miller.

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Easter Seals Southern Georgia Employees Travel to Washington D.C

By   /  November 30, 2012  /  Community  /   Comments

From left to right, Teresa Heard, Julie Hall and Nicki Wilson.

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY, GA- The White House Office of Public Engagement hosted a roundtable conversation with Georgia’s leadership team entitled, “Working Together to Avoid the Fiscal Cliff.” The conversation pulled together critical stakeholders from the federal, private, association, creative, and grassroots sectors.

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Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium is bringing FREE Department of Homeland Security-certified course on Mass Fatalities Planning and Response to Albany, Georgia

By   /  November 30, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet Staff Reports Washington, DC – Catastrophic disasters often impact rural areas and the human cost can be very high. In these times of crisis, small, rural communities are often ill-equipped with facilities to manage large numbers of casualties. When the time comes, communities must be prepared to use available resources in order to properly [...]

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ASU Professor Receives Koch Foundation Award

By   /  November 30, 2012  /  Education  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany, Ga – Dr. Kathaleena Edward Monds, professor of information systems in the Albany State University College of Business was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $11,000 from the Charles Koch Foundation. The winning proposal is entitled, “Using Information Systems to explore Economic Freedom: African-Americans and Free Enterprise”. The grant [...]

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“Feelings” Holding Back Tax Reform

By   /  November 30, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet Republicans spent their first week back in Washington after Thanksgiving break battling each other as much as taking on Democrats.  The ideological circular firing squad that is customary after losing a national election has spread to the House and Senate.  The path to fixing our deficit and tax policy has been largely conceded to [...]

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The lost art of compromise

By   /  November 30, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet There’s been a lot of talk about the fiscal cliff and what it means if lawmakers can’t figure something out.  People on both sides are talking about what it will take, including compromise on tax increases and/or spending.  The problem is, none of it looks particularly good as far as a compromise actually goes.

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Dougherty County Jail List

By   /  November 30, 2012  /  Dougherty County Jail List  /   Comments

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Tweet Abner, Tiffany Elizabeth , 11/23/2012, SUSPENDED DL 1ST OFFENSE, SUSPENDED VEHICLE REGISTRATION Adams, Vincent Lafayette , 11/23/2012, COURT ORDER SENTENCE, PROBATION VIOL (WHEN PROB TERMS ALTERED) Adkins, Decarlo Jemiere , 11/23/2012, BATTERY – FAMILY VIOLENCE (1ST OFFENSE), CRIMINAL TRESPASS,2 cts, SIMPLE BATTERY

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Greg Tanner named to lead AARP Georgia State Office

By   /  November 29, 2012  /  Business  /   Comments

Tweet Staff Reports ATLANTA — Greg Tanner, North Carolina native and longtime leader on public service issues, has been named AARP Georgia state director, the top staff position for AARP in Georgia. Tanner replaces Pamela Roshell, who recently left AARP to take a position as regional director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human [...]

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Georgia Lottery players, students win big in $588M Powerball drawing

By   /  November 29, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports ATLANTA – Check your Powerball tickets, Georgia! You may hold a winning ticket. Two jackpot winning tickets for Wednesday’s record $588 million Powerball drawing were purchased in Arizona and Missouri. Georgia Lottery players also won big.

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DARTON STATE COLLEGE TO PRESENT 3RD ANNUAL MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATRE JANUARY 18 AND 19

By   /  November 29, 2012  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Staff Report ALBANY – The Darton College Foundation, along with the college’s Humanities Division will present Noir Suspicions as its third Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre on January 18 and 19, 2013. Tickets for the dinner are $50 per person.

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