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Darton state rallies from behind to win thriller

By   /  February 6, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann A loss looked likely for Darton State College Cavaliers when they trailed by one run in the ninth inning, but Darton State College was able to capture the lead back with an infield single and an error in the ninth inning, spurring Darton State to an 11-10 win over Southern [...]

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DARTON STATE COLLEGE NAMES ACADEMIC RECOGNITION STUDENT FOR 2013

By   /  February 6, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

(Pictured from Left to Right) Darton State College President, Dr. Peter Sireno; Christopher Floyd; Dean of Nursing, Dr. April Reese; and Vice President of Student and Academic Affairs, Dr. Gary Barnette.

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY, GA – Christopher Floyd, of Ashburn, has been named Darton State College’s Academic Recognition Student for 2013. Each college in the University System of Georgia annually selects onestudent to honor for their academic achievements.

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Dougherty County Neighborhood Service Center Receive Medicine Help

By   /  February 6, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription [...]

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ASU to Hold RIMI Health Disparities Research Community Faculty Development Series

By   /  February 6, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Pearly Bowser Albany, Ga – As part of a 10 year, $8.4 million initiative funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, the Albany State University Research Infrastructure in Minority Institutions project builds capacity through facilities renovations, biomedical analysis instrumentation, student STEM training and junior investigators’ research.

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BISHOP APPLAUDS AGREEMENT REGARDING TOMATO ‘DUMPING’

By   /  February 6, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA), member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies welcomed notification of an agreement between the United States and Mexico regarding the investigation of tomato ‘dumping’. Congressman Bishop has continued to be supportive [...]

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Mary Lou Thornton Nicholson

By   /  February 6, 2013  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Mary Lou Thornton Nicholson, 85, of Albany, GA died Monday, February 4, 2013 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital after a long battle with failing health. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 3:00 PM at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church. The Rev. Jay Weldon will officiate.

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Flexibility Needed For Local SPLOSTs

By   /  February 6, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet This past summer, voters across Georgia went to the polls to answer the question if they would like to see an additional one percent sales tax on their purchases to fund transportation projects within their regions.  Much of the state turned out with a resounding answer of “no”.

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Gun control supporters ignore gun control origins

By   /  February 6, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet President Obama, and a whole lot of other people, want to limit our right to keep and bear arms.  What form that will ultimately take is still to be determined, though Dianne Feinstein’s bill makes it plain that she wants darn near everything.  I find it somewhat amusing that gun control supporters, including President [...]

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