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Janet Siders plans to retire as HR director at GSW

By   /  January 23, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Georgia Southwestern Director of Human Resources Janet  Siders will retire at the end of the school year.

Tweet Special to the Journal AMERICUS, GA — After serving as Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) director of Human Resources (HR) since 2005, Janet Siders will retire effective July 1, 2013. The search for a new HR director will begin soon. President Kendall Blanchard made the announcement today.

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GRU College of Nursing recruiting students for inaugural BSN class

By   /  January 23, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Augusta, Ga. – Georgia Regents University’s College of Nursing is accepting applications for the inaugural class of its Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. The deadline to apply is Feb. 15.

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State officials warn fans: don’t get flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct Super Bowl Sunday

By   /  January 23, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Atlanta, Ga — With excitement building for Super Bowl XLVII, Georgia law enforcement officials are taking part in a nationwide DUI crackdown and stepping up efforts to keep impaired drivers off the roads.

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UGA researchers receive $1.2 million to improve math instruction

By   /  January 23, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Athens, Ga. – What makes mathematics difficult for some students to learn? Two University of Georgia College of Education researchers believe the answer may lie in the way mathematical reasoning is communicated in classrooms.

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Hometown Heroes

By   /  January 23, 2013  /  Hometown Heroes  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Waynesville, Mo. – Army Pvt. Jordan D. Wise has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).

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Congress Considers “No Budget, No Pay”

By   /  January 23, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

Tweet Last week I argued that Republicans needed to reorder the deadlines they face to unwind the remainder of the fiscal cliff by pushing the debt ceiling back until after sequestration and a new Continuing Resolution (CR) are passed.  The debt ceiling seemed the wrong battle to have first both politically and for the well-being [...]

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Long Live Charley B’s

By   /  January 23, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet The city commission did something that may well be unprecidented for them.  They made the right decision. Charley B’s and Club Xtreme were both northwest Albany bars that came under fire as the city considered revoking their liquor licenses, but thanks to a vote by the commission, they’re still here.  In fact, I suspect [...]

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