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Darton State College to host Cavalier Duals Saturday

By   /  November 27, 2012  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports- ALBANY – The Darton State wrestling program will host its annual Cavalier Dual meet, Saturday, in the Cavalier Arena. Weigh-ins begin at 11 a.m., and competitions will follow at noon. Darton will face the University of Central Florida in the first session before wrestling Shorter College at 2 p.m., and then Truett [...]

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Fiscal Cliff Economics

By   /  November 27, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet Today, we’re going to take a quick look at basic microeconomics to help understand why our elected leaders in Washington D.C. see no easy fixes to the “fiscal cliff” issue that will be dominating political news for the rest of the year.  For the three of you still reading after that first sentence, I [...]

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Saxby’s word apparently means jack

By   /  November 27, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Saxby Chambliss is kind of in some trouble.  He is now facing the very real possibility of a primary challenge from other long time Republicans.  Now, I’m a Libertarian, and we’re likely to have our own candidate, but I can see the real chance of a primary challenge being successful as they have been [...]

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Movie Guy: Abraham Lincoln and The Godfather Trilogy

By   /  November 26, 2012  /  Movie Guy  /   Comments

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Tweet Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (Now on DVD) Unfortunately I wasn’t able to make it to the theater over the Thanksgiving holidays, but instead I give you some turkey with a side of movie classics…

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Darton sophomore Michelle Mitchell becomes GCAA Player of the Week

By   /  November 26, 2012  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet ALBANY – Following two big Region 17 wins for the Lady Cavs, Darton State College sophomore Michelle Mitchell earned GCAA Player of the Week honors.

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Buddy Carter: The fiscal cliff

By   /  November 26, 2012  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Tweet One of my favorite movie scenes is in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.  Butch and the Kid are surrounded by their pursuers and have no other choice but to jump off of a steep cliff into a river far below.  The conversation goes like this:

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THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY PERIOD TRAFFIC CRASHES

By   /  November 26, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet The 102-hour Thanksgiving holiday travel period ended at midnight with 19 traffic fatalities reported across the state. The Georgia State Patrol investigated 11 of the 19 fatal crashes that occurred between 6 p.m. Wednesday and midnight.

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Thomas J. Young

By   /  November 26, 2012  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Mr. Thomas J. Young, 66, of Macon, GA. died on November 21, 2012 in Macon. Funeral Service will be held on Monday November 26, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Kimbrell-Stern with Rev. John Aulds officiating. Interment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 AM til 1:00 [...]

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It Wasn’t A Slow News Week For Chambliss

By   /  November 26, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

Tweet It was a great Thanksgiving week.  Most of us took the week off, or at least part of it. Washington was mostly empty of our politicians, so that they and even their staffers could evacuate the city and spend time back home with family.  It wasn’t supposed to be a heavy news week.  But [...]

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The psychotic nature of ‘Black Friday’

By   /  November 26, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet The day after Thanksgiving, I keep my happy butt home.  I’m not a huge fan of crowds, so I try to avoid the throngs that descend upon retail establishments.  I’ve done it, but if given the choice it would require wild horses to drag me out at oh-dark-thirty to stand in line for some [...]

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