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WILDLIFE CONSERVATION EFFORTS TO SUPPORT LOCAL ECONOMIES AND PRESERVE FARM AND RANCH TRADITIONS

By   /  February 15, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ATHENS, GA, – State Conservationist James E. Tillman Sr., of the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), announced today that financial assistance of $4.5 million was approved under the Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP) to help sustain breeding populations of the gopher tortoise and golden-winged warbler through the Working Lands For [...]

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Rebuttal Commentary on the State of the Union

By   /  February 15, 2013  /  Jim Layne  /   Comments

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Tweet Editors note:  This is long, but as the State of the Union is a long speech, and Jim Layne has taken it and rebutted on each of President Obama’s point, you can imagine how long this is.  Consider yourself warned on that front. Let me begin with the disclaimer that this is an opinion [...]

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Dougherty Couty Jail List

By   /  February 15, 2013  /  Dougherty County Jail List  /   Comments

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Tweet Alford, Joshua Denzell , 2/8/2013, DUI (1ST OFFENSE DRUGS), IMPROPER TURN; PROPER SIGNAL REQUIRED, POSSESSION OF MARIJ (1 OZ 1ST OFFENSE) Askew, Jennifer Danielle , 2/8/2013, FAILURE TO APPEAR – Banks, Naheem Sharriff , 2/11/2013, HOLD FOR OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT Barlow, Christopher Lee , 2/12/2013, IMPROPER TAG, SUSPENDED DL 1ST OFFENSE Barnes, Robert Lee [...]

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Darton sweeps ABAC in doubleheader

By   /  February 15, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann ALBANY, Ga – The Darton State College Lady Cavaliers swept Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, 2-1 and then 11-0 in a softball doubleheader, Thursday, at Darton.

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Look back to See what’s ahead

By   /  February 15, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet The President was in Atlanta Thursday to promote Georgia’s Pre-K program.  I, instead, was just a few blocks from the White House while the President was in Decatur.

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Time for the community to step up

By   /  February 15, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany reached a new low yesterday when a Meals on Wheels truck was held up at gunpoint.  There are a few things I believe should be sacrosanct, even to criminals, and Meals on Wheels should be on of those things.  These drivers, all volunteers, aren’t collecting money for the food they’re delivering.  It’s all [...]

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