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Bishop CO-SPONSORS BILL TO STRENGTHEN VOTING RIGHTS

By   /  February 27, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) joined 166 of his colleagues in co-sponsoring H.R. 12, the Voter Empowerment Act within the House of Representatives. The Voter Empowerment Act helps to ensure equal access to the ballot for every eligible voter, modernizes our voter registration system to help [...]

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PANTHERS ANNOUNCE SINGLE GAME TICKETS ON SALE

By   /  February 27, 2013  /  Albany Panthers  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY, GA – The Back-to-Back Champion and reigning Professional Indoor Football League Champion Albany Panthers announced today that single game tickets for the 2013 Professional Indoor Football League season are going on sale today, Wednesday, Feb. 27th at 10:00 a.m. EST. Individual tickets can be purchased for as low as [...]

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Darton State knocks Albany Tech out in the quarterfinals

By   /  February 27, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann ALBANY – Darton State College beat local rival Albany Technical College 63-39 in the Region 17 Championship quarterfinals today in the Cavalier Arena in Albany.

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Raise Georgia’s High School Drop out age

By   /  February 27, 2013  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet We are asking, again this year, why doesn’t Georgia raise the high school drop -out age, from 16 to 17 or 18? The facts about our current dropouts are very clear…

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Civic Involvement Leads To Win For Chickens

By   /  February 27, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet Many of us no longer live in a part of the state that we can call rural.  More than half of the state’s population now lives in the extended metro Atlanta area.  Add in those that live in Georgia’s other cities and those that live on Georgia’s farms and forests are now a distinct [...]

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College isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

By   /  February 27, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet I’m a student of the world, which is a fancy way to say I’ve learned most of the things I know outside of a classroom.  That’s not to say I’m actually down on a college education.  However, after years of people telling our kids that they need to go to college, it’s probably a [...]

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