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Kiwanis DoCo Donation to Second Harvest

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Tweet Written by David Shivers Albany, Ga – Second Harvest Food Bank’s mission to provide nutrition for the needy in South Georgia was supported by a gift from the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County on January 7. Pictured, club president Gail Carter presented a $500 donation to Second Harvest’s Albany branch executive director Jim Case. [...]

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Earl, Sharp go undefeated at Campbellsville Duals

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga – Although the Cavs didn’t record a team win at the Campbellsville University Duals, Saturday, the Darton lightweights rolled. Freshmen Howard Earl, wrestling 133, defeated Jameel Carter of No. 26 Rend Lake College (NJCAA) by a fall before defeating University of the Cumberland’s (No. 12, NCAA) Javier Barbajal [...]

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enhake to play at the Albany Museum of Art

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Wonkak Kim, Brent Williams, Katherine Geeseman, and Eun-Hee Park are the enhake musicians who will play at the Albany Museum of Art on Sun., Jan. 13 at 4 p.m. as part of the Jane and Harry Willson Chamber Music Series.

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY, Ga. – The second concert of a new chamber music series will feature the internationally acclaimed enhake, an ensemble consisting of violin, clarinet, ‘cello and piano, at the Albany Museum of Art on Sunday, January 13 at 4 p.m.

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Georgia Power Phases Out Old, Expensive Coal Plants

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA, GA – In a victory for clean air and public health, Georgia Power announced today its plans to phase out 15 total aging coal and oil-burning units at Plant Branch, Plant Yates, and Plant Kraft as the utility prepares to begin its multi-year planning process at the Georgia Public [...]

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BRENAU SUSTAINABILITY TALK OFFERS A GLIMPSE INTO THE WORLD OF EPIDEMICS, MEDICAL DETECTIVE WORK

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Dana Boyd Barr, professor of Environmental Health at Emory University and former research chemist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control andPrevention, will present a talk entitled “Epidemics – Spread the Word, not the Disease,” as part of an on going monthly lecture series at Brenau University called Sense and Sustainability.

Tweet Special to the Journal GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Dana Boyd Barr, professor of Environmental Health at Emory University and former research chemist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will present a talk entitled “Epidemics – Spread the Word, not the Disease” on Jan. 9 at 5 p.m., in Thurmond McRae Auditorium on [...]

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Camilla resident and SCAD eLearning professor, alumna wins prestigious distance-learning award

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Tweet Special to the Journal Savannah, Ga – Sarah Adams, owner of Imagine That! Solutions, Inc., a graphic design business in Camilla, and Savannah College of Art and Design eLearning professor of graphic design and alumna (B.F.A., graphic design, 2004; M.F.A., graphic design, 2006), has been named Outstanding Distance Learning Faculty by the Instructional Technology [...]

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Buddy Carter: Why I favor a new stadium in Atlanta

By   /  January 7, 2013  /  Buddy Carter  /   Comments

Tweet As a state legislator, I’m often asked three questions: -          What are you doing to help create jobs? -          What are you doing to help with economic development in our state? -          Without raising taxes, what are you doing to help raise revenues for our state budget?

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Movie Guy: Jack Reacher and Premium Rush

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Tweet Jack Reacher (In Theaters now…) Based on the ninth book of a seventeen book series (and still going…) Jack Reacher is about an ex-military investigator who drifts around finding trouble to get into and helping people that need helping. The books are funny, witty and engaging in a way that good writing is and [...]

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New Year; Old Problems

By   /  January 7, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet With the first column of the year, we’ll look forward to the topics that will dominate this space over the next few weeks and months. They will be busy ones.  The Georgia General Assembly returns to Atlanta next Monday for 40 days, and quite a few things are on tap that will affect us [...]

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The irony of gun control proposals

By   /  January 7, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet When people like Dianne Feinstein decide to push for new gun control laws, it’s because they want to get guns off the street.  Their constant push makes their intentions extremely clear.  However, there is something else happening with this push, and as a supporter of the Second Amendment I like what it is.  That [...]

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