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YMCA offers Adult Basketball Leagues

By   /  December 10, 2012  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga -The Albany Area YMCA is offering Adult Basketball this winter with Open Play and Corporate Play categories. Registration is December 21 – January 4, with Late Registration held from January 5-11. Season begins January 20. Teams of up to 10 players will play on Sundays and Wednesdays at [...]

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Transportation- What’s next column

By   /  December 10, 2012  /  Opinion  /   Comments

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Tweet In a little more than a month, on January 14, 2013, the Georgia General Assembly will go back into session for 40 days of work. While a slew of issues will be discussed and some, e.g. ethics, will get more attention than others, look for three main issues to dominate the session.

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The Movie Guy: The Christopher Nolan Batman Trilogy

By   /  December 10, 2012  /  Movie Guy  /   Comments

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Tweet The Christopher Nolan Batman Trilogy: Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises. (All available on DVD). I can remember that my first experience with a comic book wasn’t Batman, but rather Superman. I had watched the old George Reeves television series (in black and white!) and while somewhere in the neighborhood [...]

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Georgia’s Zero DUI Tolerance During the Holidays Takes on New Urgency

By   /  December 10, 2012  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal (ATLANTA) In recent years, Georgia has always used the holiday season to reinforce the state’s zero tolerance policy for impaired driving. If you’re over the limit, you’re under arrest. It’s that simple.

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HUDGENS OFFERS REWARD FOR INFORMATION ON FIRE AT A COFFEE COUNTY CHURCH

By   /  December 10, 2012  /  Government  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Atlanta, Ga – After a Sunday morning fire at a church under construction in Coffee County, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information.

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Lady Cavs fall to GPC

By   /  December 10, 2012  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann DECATUR – The Georgia Perimeter College Lady Jaguars beat Darton State 61-54 in a GCAA matchup, Saturday. Although the Lady Cavaliers led 30-26 at halftime, they’d only score 24 points in the second half to Perimeter’s 35.

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Are We There Yet?

By   /  December 10, 2012  /  Health  /   Comments

Dr. Samir N. Khleif

Tweet Written by Dr. Samir N. Khleif Director, Georgia Health Sciences University Cancer Center AUGUSTA, Ga. – Overall cancer death rates have steadily declined over the past 20 years, according to the National Cancer Institute’s March 2012 report, Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2008. NCI Director Dr. Harold E. Varmus [...]

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Albany Recreation and Parks Department Adult Basketball Registration

By   /  December 10, 2012  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga -  The Albany Recreation & Parks Department announces registration for the 2013 Adult Basketball Program for 35 & Over, Competitive, and Recreation divisions.  Registration is limited to the first six teams enrolled in each of the three divisions.

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Somebody Get Washington a Bigger Rug

By   /  December 10, 2012  /  Jim Layne  /   Comments

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Tweet Everything these days is a headline until the scandal mileage runs out.  If the big news media players were doing their jobs, we’d see a lot more being made of Benghazi and a lot less being made of morons smoking marijuana in Seattle.  How is it bigger news that Duchess Kate is pregnant than [...]

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Holidays Are Approaching; Legislators Still Working

By   /  December 10, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet There will be a few meetings this week for Georgia politics.  After all, there’s still that whole “fiscal cliff” that Washington has to decide how to deal with.  Georgia’s Congressional delegation will spend most of this week, again, in anticipation of some movement from those who are negotiating the “grand bargain” that will allow [...]

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