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Bully-A-Day: December 31

By   /  December 31, 2013  /  Bully-A-Day  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports Sylvester – Today’s story also comes to us from Worth County.  To readers, it may seem like much of this is a Worth County issue, but that isn’t necessarily the case.  Right now, many of these stories are coming from Worth County because significant attention has been directed toward bullying in Worth [...]

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GRU joins national research cooperative to improve reproductive health

By   /  December 31, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Drs. Lawrence C. Layman (left) and Michael P. Diamond (GRU Senior Photographer Phil jones)

Tweet Special to the Journal Augusta, Ga. – Georgia Regents University has joined the national Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network designed to enable large clinical trials that improve the diagnosis and treatment of reproductive health issues such as male and female infertility.

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AAA Offers ‘Tow to Go’ on New Years Eve

By   /  December 30, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal TAMPA, Fla.  – Three in five (63%) consumers think people use a designated driver more on New Year’s Eve because of all the increased media coverage on the topic of drinking and driving, shows AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey. Yet one in four (75%) consumers report that they have never or [...]

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Bully-A-Day: December 30

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Tweet Staff Reports Sylvester – Today’s story also comes to us from Worth County.  As so many others, this one is provided anonymously. The school year of 2011-2012, my son was a junior at the Worth County high school.  He went to school and also worked a part time job. I then began receiving calls [...]

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Doctor forces Howard Dean to retract rosy Obamacare prognosis

By   /  December 30, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

Tweet Written by Brendan Bordelon of the Daily Caller News Foundation Howard Dean was forced to immediately withdraw his optimistic claim that “most of the people signing up [for Obamacare] are healthy” after Dr. Scott Gottlieb pulled up statistics contradicting the former Democratic presidential candidate.

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New Year – Old Principles, but New Message?

By   /  December 30, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet This week we turn the page on another year.  We will take time to assess our progress and our shortcomings during 2013, and plan on resolutely fixing all that ails us with the fresh start of a blank calendar.

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Bully-A-Day: December 29

By   /  December 29, 2013  /  Bully-A-Day  /   Comments

Tweet Staff Reports This story comes from another Worth County Mother whose children have encountered multiple times of being bullied. I have 3 kids in worthless county schools . 2 in WCMS and had one in WCHS as of last year when he got tired of always being bullied and made fun of. He decided [...]

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Did You Know? Holiday Stress Can Make You Fat

By   /  December 29, 2013  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal (StatePoint) During the holidays, it can be all too easy to overeat. But there’s more at play when it comes to packing on pounds this time of year. Another holiday tradition that can affect your weight is stress.  Here are some important things to know about your body’s response to [...]

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Fare Thee Well, Garrett Andrew

By   /  December 29, 2013  /  Faith  /   Comments

Tweet This is not your typical Faith column today but it is written from the heart and with a heavy heart. This morning, Rev. Garrett Andrew of First Presbyterian Church, downtown Albany, will preach his final Sunday morning sermon. While I am not a member of his church, I have come to know Garrett in [...]

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GOVERNOR’S PUBLIC SAFETY AWARDS RECOGNIZES FOUR WITH DNR LAW ENFORCEMENT

By   /  December 28, 2013  /  Government, News  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (Dec. 27, 2013) – Four conservation rangers with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division recently were recognized at the 2013 Governor’s Public Safety Awards ceremony. Awards given at this ceremony are dedicated to the men and women of the Georgia public safety community in [...]

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