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Sen. Chambliss’ Statement on GAO, FDIC IG’s Bank Failure Studies

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Tweet WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., released the following statement after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the inspector general of the Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC) released their study on the causes of recent bank failures in 10 states across the country, and the role of the FDIC in resolving those failures. [...]

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Georgia Museum of Art extends deadline for athletics-inspired art contest

By   /  January 14, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Athens, Ga. – The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia has extended the deadline to submit to Art for Everyone, an art competition inspired by UGA athletics and the work of illustrator Jack Davis, to May 13.

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IHOP flips for Children’s Medical Center

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onathon Azziz, 14, serves short stacks at the Washington Road IHOP on National Pancake Day 2012. Proceeds from this annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraiser go to the Georgia Health Sciences Children’s Medical Center.

Tweet Augusta, Ga. – IHOP will serve free short stacks all day long on National Pancake Day, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. All local proceeds will go to the Georgia Health Sciences Children’s Medical Center, the area’s only children’s hospital.

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ASU’s MLK program to feature Civil Rights pioneer

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Pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement and a CNN correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault will headline Albany State University’s commemorative program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga. – A pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement and a CNN correspondent will headline Albany State University’s commemorative program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Charlayne Hunter-Gault was on the front lines of the action when Georgia desegregated public schools through a court order. She was one of [...]

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Louise Kirkland Sleep Holman

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Tweet Louise Kirkland Sleep Holman, 91 of Albany, died January 12, 2013 at Morningside Assisted Living in Albany. Funeral services will be Tuesday (TODAY) 11 AM at Crown Hill Cemetery. Dr. William D. (Biff) Coker officiating. She was born November 12, 1921 in Waycross, GA. to her parents the late Mr. & Mrs. George M. [...]

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The Movie Guy: This is 40 and Revenge of the Ninja

By   /  January 14, 2013  /  Movie Guy  /   Comments

Keith Kilburn

Tweet This is 40 (In theaters now…) So this is a pseudo sequel to the 2007 movie ‘Knocked Up’ and let’s be honest with ourselves here, there was never a need for a sequel to ‘Knocked Up’ and the characters in that movie (or in this one…) are hardly worthy of being put on film [...]

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YMCA Soccer, Tee Ball, and Itty Bitty Tee Ball Registration Begins

By   /  January 14, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Registration will soon be underway for YMCA Spring Soccer, Spring Tee Ball, and Itty Bitty Tee Ball. YMCA Youth Soccer Registration will take place January 21 – February 3 for boys and girls ages 4-13. The Y offers soccer at the YMCA Sports Park and at the Lee Branch. Registration [...]

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Falcons Blow Early Lead…On New Stadium

By   /  January 14, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet The Falcons won another close one at the Georgia Dome on Sunday.  It didn’t start out close, as they led 20-0 at the half.  Yet they had to come from behind in the final seconds to win the playoff game that could have ended their season.  Such has been the story of the 2012-13 [...]

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Are we in for more of the usual with school superintendent?

By   /  January 14, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet There aren’t a lot of folks who will disagree that Joshua Murfree was a bad superintendent.  After all, his constant micromanaging made some within the school system less productive, and that wasleast of his flaws in that job.  One would think that our school board would be a lot more careful with their next [...]

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