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Boys & Girls Club of Cairo-Grady County Announces a “Diamond Affair”

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Tweet Special to the Journal CAIRO, GA –Boys & Girls Club of Cairo-Grady County will honor legendary Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson with a fundraising tribute dinner and activities day for kids and families on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16, respectively, and the events will be commemorated by the Club reintroducing itself to [...]

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Darton wins Region 17 Swimming and Diving Championships

By   /  February 8, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann Albany, Ga – The Darton State College Cavaliers and Lady Cavaliers won the 2013 NJCAA Region 17 Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Thursday, at the Cavalier Natatorium in Albany. Both the Darton’s men’s and women’s program won all but one of every event in the meet., which consisted [...]

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DoCo Kiwanis learns more about Liberty House

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Liberty House executive director Silke Deeley explains to DoCo Kiwanians the agency’s services.

Tweet Written by David Shivers Albany, Ga – Women and their children in southwest Georgia seeking refuge from an abusive husband or boyfriend have a place to which to turn for help: Albany’s Liberty House. For more than three decades, this nonprofit agency has provided – in addition to emergency shelter – comprehensive services for [...]

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Dougherty County Jail List

By   /  February 8, 2013  /  Dougherty County Jail Inmate List  /   Comments

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Tweet Acree, Arthur Lee , 2/01/2013, CRT INTERMITTENT SENTENCE, CIV CONTEMPT(CHILD SUP) Adams, Rex Edward , 2/05/2013, CRIMINAL TRESPASS Affortu, Daniel Stewart , 1/31/2013, SUSPENDED DL 1ST OFFENSE, TAILLIGHT REQUIREMENTS Anderson, Willie Charles Jr, 2/04/2013, OBSTRUCTION OF OFFICERS- 2 cts, TERRORISTIC THREATS AND ACTS-2cts Asberry, Darrell , 2/01/2013, MARIJUANA-POSSESS LESS THAN 1OZ.

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Showers, Lady Cavs shut out Andrew in double-header

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Tweet ALBANY - Darton State College shutout Andrew College 10-0 and 19-0 in double-header softball action, Wednesday. Darton outfielder Chelsea Showers was ruthless in game one. Batting 3-for-3, she belted two homeruns and a double to tally 7 RBI. Teammates Kelsea Ogletree, Melissa Dearth and Heather Sexton joined the slugfest and homered as well.

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Chambliss and Isakson: Unions Shouldn’t Get Special Treatment Under Obamacare

By   /  February 8, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., joined 31 of their Senate colleagues in writing a letter to President Obama criticizing the administration’s consideration of proposals to give labor unions special treatment by providing subsidies to cover the rising cost of union health care [...]

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Conservatives Who Disengage And Grandstand Hurt The Cause

By   /  February 8, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet I’ve had a couple of unrelated conversations this week that, when taken together, probably explain a lot about why we currently have gridlock in our political system, and why despite the efforts of those who prefer gridlock as a method to deter the government from continuing down a path they fear is reckless or [...]

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Don’t touch what I want/love/need

By   /  February 8, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet People in general, and Albanians in particular, are guilty of a line of thinking where they will say that something needs to be done, but not if it impacts something they like.  For example, look around and see all the different people who say that the federal budget needs to be cut.  There are [...]

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