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Chambliss, Woodall Call for FairTax Consideration

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Tweet Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga-7, asked the Joint Committee on Taxation to produce a revenue estimate of H.R. 25 and S. 13, the FairTax bill. This estimate will allow the FairTax to be considered during congressional negotiations for tax reform.

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Georgia FFA Members Eligible for Monty’s Plant Food Company Scholarships

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Tweet Special to the Journal Louisville, Ky.— Monty’s Plant Food Company, a Louisville, Kentucky-based manufacturer of plant and soil enhancement products for the agriculture, industry, is now accepting applications from Georgia students for four, $1,000 college scholarships. The awards will be made in conjunction with the National FFA Organization to high school seniors who are [...]

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Walmart Gives $10,000 to SOWEGA Counsel on Aging Meals on Wheels during “12 Days of Giving” Holiday Campaign

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Tweet BENTONVILLE, Ark., Dec. 11, 2012 – On the second day of its “12 Days of Giving” holiday campaign, Walmart is awarding $10,000 to The SOWEGA Counsel on Aging, Meals on Wheels Program in Albany.

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Telestroke networks can be cost-effective for hospitals, good for patients

By   /  December 17, 2012  /  Health  /   Comments

Dr. Jeffrey A. Switzer is corresponding author on the study using five years of patient and hospital data from telestroke networks at GHSU and the Mayo Clinic.

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Telestroke networks that enable the remote and rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke can improve the bottom line of patients and hospitals, researchers report. A central hub hospital delivering rapid stroke diagnosis and treatment partnering with typically smaller spoke hospitals in need of those services means more [...]

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Georgia Power Foundation Gives to Easter Seals Southern Georgia

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Henry L. Everson presenting check to Nicki Wilson of Easter Seals Southern Georgia

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga- Henry L. Everson and President Sidney Johnson presented a check on behalf of the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. Citizens of GA Power (Albany Chapter) for Megan’s House in the amount of $2,500.  This group has donated to Megan’s House faithfully for the last five years.  Each year, the [...]

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YMCA announces holiday hours, New Years Day plans

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga – The Central Facility and Lee Branch of the Albany Area YMCA will be closed on Christmas Day and will close at 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. On New Year’s Day, members and the general public are invited to the New Year’s Day Open [...]

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Charles Henry Summerlin

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Tweet Charles Henry Summerlin, 59, of Leesburg, GA, died Sunday, December 16, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held, Tuesday at 2:00 pm at Leesburg Cemetery. Rev. Charles Jones will officiate. A native of Columbus, GA, Mr. Summerlin had lived in the Albany area since 1964. He was a retired [...]

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ASU hires new Development Director

By   /  December 17, 2012  /  Education  /   Comments

Dr. Richard Dovan is to serve as the interim director of development at Albany State University.

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga -An experienced fundraiser who has increased endowments and scholarship funds at major institutions such as Dartmouth and Harvard Medical School is joining Albany State University. Dr. Dick Donovan is the interim director of development, the university announced today. His responsibilities include increasing ASU’s prospect base, working closely with [...]

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A Moment Of Silence

By   /  December 17, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

Tweet I attended Sunday’s Falcons game at the Georgia Dome.  In addition to the usual presentation of our nation’s flag and the singing of The National Anthem, there was a moment of silence.  In days gone by, it would have been a public prayer.  Instead, we were instructed to be quiet for a moment of [...]

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Classlessness after Sandy Hook tragedy

By   /  December 17, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Last week, the nation began a healing process.  It was needed after learning about the tragedy that had unfolded at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.  As a nation, we were hurting.  Even without all the facts, what we did know was horrific.  The murder of a child is horrific all on its own.  [...]

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