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Willson presents pecan picture to Kiwanians

By   /  February 19, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Larry Willson of Sunnyland Farms speaks with Kiwanian Betts Smith as Greg Fullerton looks on.

Tweet Written by David Mann Albany, Ga – Larry Willson of Sunnyland Farms told the  Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County on  February 18 that Chinese production of walnuts plummeted in the mid-2000s and resulted in that country starting to import pecans from the U.S., which drove up the price.

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SCOTUS rules against Phoebe

By   /  February 19, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany, Ga – Phoebe Putney gets cast as the “evil empire” here in Albany by some who believe the hospital has gotten to big or has lost sight of what a hospital is supposed to be.  Those opponents are no doubt thrilled by news that the Supreme Court has ruled against the [...]

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Albany Women in DC

By   /  February 19, 2013  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet We enjoyed a proud moment here in South Georgia when our own Pamela Green-Jackson received a Citizens Medal from President Obama. Ms. Green-Jackson, who works at MCLB Albany, was honored for her Youth Becoming Healthy program, which she started as a tribute to her brother who died because of diabetes.

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Georgia Regents Sports Medicine offers 10 tips to a safer run

By   /  February 19, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Running is one of the easiest ways to stay fit, but it’s not without dangers. With hundreds of participants signed up for the GRU Augusta Half Marathon and 10k on Sunday, the Georgia Regents Sports Medicine Center offers the following tips to help you prepare and avoid [...]

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Venture capitalist is not proper state role

By   /  February 19, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet If you want to play word association with a Republican, say “Solyndra”.  Most likely, you will hear the response “crony capitalism”.  If you allow the conversation to expand, you’ll likely hear that in a free market economy the government shouldn’t pick winners and losers.

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