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Senate Intelligence Committee to Hold Closed Hearing on Benghazi Terrorist Attack, Regional Security

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Tweet Washington—Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) today announced the witnesses for a closed hearing on Thursday, November 15, at 2:30 p.m. covering the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, as well as intelligence and security in the region.

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Hometown Heroes

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Tweet November 08, 2012(FHTNC)–Navy Airman Jessica L. Williams, daughter of Michael R. Ledden, of Albany, Ga., along with \lang9 5, 500 Sailors and Marines assigned to the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group (CSG) recently arrived in Norfolk, Va, following a seven-and-a-half-month deployment supporting operations in the Mediterranean and the Arabian Seas.

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DARTON STATE COLLEGE TO HOLD VETERANS DAY CEREMONY AND REMEMBRANCE DAY NATIONAL ROLL CALL

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Tweet ALBANY – Darton State College’s Office of Military and Adult Education will be hosting a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m. in building B, room 101. The ceremony, titled “Darton Salutes: A Tribute to Our Veterans,” will include a keynote address and a reading of the names of those fallen [...]

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Hometown Heroes

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Tweet November 08, 2012(FHTNC)–Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Benjamin A. Brown, son of Charlotte Favors of Albany, Ga. and Benjamin Brown, of Albany, Ga., along with \lang9 5, 500 Sailors and Marines assigned to the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group (CSG) recently arrived in Norfolk, Va, following a seven-and-a-half-month deployment supporting operations in the Mediterranean and [...]

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Agreement reached for university name

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Tweet AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents University Augusta will be the brand name used in the official logo and in marketing efforts of Augusta’s new consolidated university.   Georgia Health Sciences University President Ricardo Azziz and Save the A campaign members Nick Evans and Barry Storey announced today that an agreement has been reached regarding [...]

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Fire the Teacher

By   /  November 8, 2012  /  Jim Wilcox, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet Yet another disturbing vote by a four member panel of the Dougherty County School board last week. Rather than fire a teacher who yanked a kindergartener across a gym then slapped her in the face…the panel voted to suspend her and reassign her to another school.   Why?  

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Barrow Keeps Georgia 12

By   /  November 8, 2012  /  Charlie Harper, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet As Georgia’s Republicans continue to grasp the national election results, there remains a clear disparity. It appears that Republicans will now have a supermajority in the State Senate. At this time they are one Republican short in the State House. Republicans held on to both statewide Public Service Commissioner seats convincingly, retaining all statewide [...]

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Televise the meetings already!

By   /  November 8, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet The Albany City Commission tabled a discussion on Tuesday. That discussion was about allowing the television stations to stream commission meetings live to the internet. Honestly, it’s beyond time that this happen, and opposition to this is either misguided or else about maintaining a level of secrecy.

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MUCH-AWAITED GEORGIA FISHING, HUNTING AND WILDLIFE APP IS HERE

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Tweet  Android and iPhone Users have a new tool in the woods and on the water    SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. – Georgia hunters, anglers and wildlife enthusiasts now have an app of their own.  The Official Georgia Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife Guide, powered by Pocket Ranger® technology, is the official app of the Georgia Department [...]

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