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BISHOP URGES House Leadership to Block Member of Congress Pay Increase

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) joined Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) and other colleagues in urging the House Leadership to oppose the pay increase for Members of Congress, as dictated by an Executive Order from the President of the United States on December 27, 2012.

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The Movie Guy: The Hobbit and Total Recall

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Keith Kilburn

Tweet The Hobbit (Now in theaters) I read the Hobbit for the first time when I was in 5th grade and it opened a world of possibility to my young pre-pubescent mind. Many people have probably not read the book, it was written many, many years ago and if that specific sub-genre isn’t your cup [...]

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Sam Farkas

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Obituaries

Tweet Mr. Sam Farkas, 91 of Albany died December 30, 2012 at Willson Hospice House. Funeral services were held Wednesday January 2, 2013 11 AM at Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors. Mr. David Stern officiated. Sam Farkas was born October 25, 1921, the eldest son of Anise McCormack Farkas and George Washington Farkas. He [...]

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Hopes for a new year

By   /  January 1, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet It is a new year, and it’s definitely my hope that 2013 is far, far better than 2012 has been for each and every one of us.  Personally, I had a rough 2012.  However, I sit and look at the best part of 2012, my daughter Audrey who was born in March.  I see [...]

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Isakson Statement on Fiscal Cliff Agreement

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., issued the following statement in the wake of today’s 89-8 vote in the U.S. Senate for the fiscal cliff agreement. “This 11th-hour negotiation is no way to run a country, but I voted for this agreement because it protects 99 percent of [...]

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