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Lady Cavs improve to 21-3, perfect 10-0 at home

By   /  January 31, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann ALBANY -The Lady Cavaliers had no problems with Andrew College, Wednesday, as they earned their 21st season win and improved their home record to a flawless 10-0.

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Pipeline programs aim to diversify health care workforce

By   /  January 31, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Two pipeline programs aimed at diversifying the health care workforce are planned in the upcoming months at Georgia Regents University. Applications are being accepted now for a summer enrichment program designed to help under-represented minority, underprivileged and non-traditional students find their way to the health professions. The [...]

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MIXED MEDIUM PAINTINGS ON PAPER

By   /  January 31, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Shellman, Ga. – The general public is invited to attend the Opening Reception of an exhibition of Paintings On Paper of the artist/composer Ray Pierotti. The reception is scheduled for Sunday afternoon, February 10, 2013 between the hours of 2:00 – 6:00 PM. The Center for Art & Rehabilitative Energies, [...]

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Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Georgians about Contractor Licensing Law, Warns Consumers about Potential Contractor Scams Following Recent Severe Weather

By   /  January 31, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Atlanta, Ga – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp today reminded consumers affected by recent severe weather across the state that certain types of residential and general contractors as well as electrical, plumbing and HVAC contractors require state licensure and warned home and business owners to be wary of potential [...]

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Hometown Heroes

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Tweet Special to the Journal Ft. Benning, Ga. – Army Pfc. Jack E. Calhoun Jr. has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, [...]

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Acclaimed young author Lauren Groff to deliver GSW’s Griffin Bell Lecture Feb. 13

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Tweet Special to the Journal AMERICUS, Ga—Lauren Groff, author of “Arcadia,” is set to give the annual Griffin Bell Distinguished Lecture. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. in the Jackson Performance Hall at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW). The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Income Tax Rates Do Matter

By   /  January 31, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet 1220 South Ocean Boulevard is for sale.  But it is not cheap.  In fact, Business Insider has called it the second most expensive home available for sale in Florida.  For the asking price of $75 Million dollars, the buyer will receive 9 Bedrooms, 10.5 baths, a pool, an expansive view of the intercoastal waterway [...]

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Honoring Sutton makes a lot of sense

By   /  January 31, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet There is a movement afoot to rename US 19 in Lee County after Lance Corporal Steve Sutton.  Normally, I would probably complain about the expense of something like this, but not this time.  Sutton, for those with short memories, was killed in action and a resident of Lee County.  He’s been our only loss [...]

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FBLA Members hear from School Board Member

By   /  January 30, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet School Board member, Carol Tharin, is pictured with several Westover High School FBLA members after being a guest speaker for a business class on January 26. Members learned about the importance of having good financial habits. Mrs. Tharin also shared her experiences as a small business owner and some of reasons that planning is [...]

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Hometown Heroes

By   /  January 30, 2013  /  Hometown Heroes  /   Comments

Tweet Air Force Airman Kenyetta D. Wade graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

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