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HUDGENS OFFERS HOMEOWNERS TIPS IN CONJUNCTION WITH SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Atlanta, Ga – Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia is Feb. 4 – 9, and Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens want to remind homeowners of some important insurance tips to protect their property from tornadoes, flooding and other weather-related hazards.

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Rep. Sanford Bishop and REP. Martha Roby Announce formation of Congressional Peanut Caucus for 113th Congress

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) and Martha Roby (R-AL) announced the re-formation of the Congressional Peanut Caucus for the 113th Congress.

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Phase II of GSW’s Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex complete

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Phase II of GSW’s Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex is the home to the RCI and the Psychology/Sociology Department.

Tweet AMERICUS (Jan. 30, 2013)—With the beginning of a new year brings new resolution, a new semester and a brand new building. Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is pleased to announce that the Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex’s second phase (Carter II) is now finished providing a 35,000 square foot home to the [...]

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Over 400 Georgia high school students participate at 39th annual GSW math tournament

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422 students from 45 high schools in Georgia competed in the 39th annual GSW Math Tournament.

Tweet Special to the Journal Americus, Ga—High school students from all over Georgia squared off Friday, Jan. 25 at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) to put their math skills to the test.

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Cavaliers split opening weekend in First Pitch Classic

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Written by David Mann PANAMA CITY, FLA. – The Darton State College Cavaliers won two of four games in opening weekend baseball action in Panama City, Fla., in the annual First Pitch Classic tournament.

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Logistics symposium offers advice for crisis planning and disaster preparedness

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

From left, back row: Myron Williams, United Parcel Service Vice President of Sales, Darryl H. Ellis, Matson Logistics Company senior account executive, Seung-yean Won, ASU business administration senior, Phillip Harris V8 Logistics Services Group, Inc. managing director, Jeremy Robinson, ASU Supply Chain and Logistics Management senior, Ray Nelson, Logistics, Readiness & Training Solutions executive director; From left, front row, Crystal Smith, ASU Supply Chain and Logistics management and Accounting major, Dr. Fidelis Ikem, ASU College of Business dean; Bruce Strom, Center for Advanced Logistics Management director; Audria King, Miller Coors Supply Chain Department Manager; Dr. Everette J. Freeman, ASU president.

Tweet Written by Pearlie M. Bowser Albany, Ga. – With an increase in the spate of natural disasters such as Hurricane Sandy on the New Jersey shore; and mass casualties caused by an active shooter at a Colorado movie theater and a Connecticut elementary school, leaders at companies, institutions and agencies are grappling with how [...]

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Calhoun case headed to court

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by Tom Knighton Cheryl Calhoun had a rough time in 2011.  First, she makes the decision to run for a seat on the Albany City Commission, but is told she lives in a different district.  Then, after beginning her campaign, she learned that she was right to begin with and that the elections [...]

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Ethics Reform On The Table; Must Be Watched

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet This week, the Legislature is finally expected to return its focus to ethics legislation.  It is important that the Georgia voting electorate that angrily demanded ethics reform at the polls this past summer focus on this as well.

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A ruling class?

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet We all disagree on a variety of things.  Some people like Obamacare, some don’t.  Some believe in an assault weapon ban, some don’t.  That’s just how politics works, and I’m fine with the disagreement.  However, Congress seems to be crossing the line, and it’s a line that I believe most will agree they have [...]

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Flint RiverQuarium Implements Reduction in Force Measure

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Business  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga — The Flint RiverQuarium Board of Directors voted last evening to implement a reduction in force, eliminating the CEO position as a cost saving measure. Current Flint RiverQuarium CEO Sanders Lewallen has served in that position since June 2011. Emily Jean McAfee, FRQ Board chairman, stressed that the [...]

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