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Hometown Heroes

By   /  February 14, 2013  /  Hometown Heroes  /   Comments

Tweet Air Force Airman Jade P. Perry graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

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Chambliss, Isakson Support Balanced Budget Amendment

By   /  February 14, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., joined 43 of their Senate colleagues in introducing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution to bring much-needed fiscal discipline back to Washington.

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Indian plant could play key role in death of cancer cells

By   /  February 14, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Dr. Ahmed Chadli (from left) and Chaitanya Patwardhan

Tweet Special to the Journal   AUGUSTA, Ga. –M/strong> Scientists at the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center have identified an Indian plant, used for centuries to treat inflammation, fever and malaria, that could help kill cancer cells.

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Lady Cavs hammer Albany Technical College

By   /  February 14, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann ALBANY, Ga – The Darton State College Lady Cavaliers beat local rival Albany Technical College, 65-46, in Region 17 women’s hoops action, Wednesday, in the Cavalier Arena in Albany. The lopsided win followed news of Darton’s latest NJCAA ranking – No. 13 in today’s polls – which is the best [...]

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No Foreclosures over Local Fees On Tax Bills

By   /  February 14, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet A friend of mine whom I usually agree with sent me the following asking me to incorporate it into a discussion on House Bill 159.  The bill would strip out the additional fees from property tax bills in the event a home is about to be lost to foreclosure in a tax lien sale.  [...]

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State Rep wants to restrict First Amendment

By   /  February 14, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Georgia representative Earnest Smith, who represents the 125th district, doesn’t like being made fun of.  In all fairness, who does?  However, Smith is now seeking the power to criminalize the act of photoshopping someone’s face onto someone else’s body if that other person doesn’t like it. Smith made a proposal sometime back, citing concerns [...]

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