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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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Isakson Named Ranking Republican for Trade Subcommittee

By   /  February 26, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., has been named the ranking Republican for the Senate Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness within the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance. The trade subcommittee handles a wide range of issues relevant to trade and U.S. competitiveness in world business [...]

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ASU to Present Lecture Series

By   /  February 26, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga – The founder of an Atlanta based mentoring program designed to provide family oriented support to females ages 10 to 21 years old using wisdom, empathy and respect will be the keynote speaker at the Albany State University Lecture Series, Thursday, Feb. 28 at 9:50 a.m. in the [...]

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The Albany Area YMCA Seeks Participants for the Boot Camp Challenge

By   /  February 26, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga – The Albany Area YMCA will hold the first Boot Camp Challenge of 2013 on Saturday, March 16 from 9-11 a.m. at the Central Facility, 1701 Gillionville Road. The Boot Camp Challenge is designed to test the participants’ level of agility, flexibility, strength, power and endurance through a [...]

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Sodium transporter appears likely target for treating salt-sensitive hypertension

By   /  February 26, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Genetics and demographics likely put you at risk for salt-sensitive hypertension, and scientists are looking for a way to protect you.

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PANTHERS ANNOUNCE MEET AND GREET PARTY

By   /  February 26, 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 announce their 4th Annual “Meet and Greet Party”. Festivities will be held on Friday, March 1st from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Phoebe Field at the Albany James H. Gray Civic Center. All Panthers fans are invited [...]

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Albany Marathon & Half Marathon and Mardi Gras Street Festival Changes

By   /  February 26, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY, GA – The Albany Marathon & Half Marathon and Mardi Gras Street Festival to be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 are experiencing a few changes this year.

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Jamel Sharp becomes Darton’s 1st National Wrestling Champion

By   /  February 26, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann DES MOINES, IOWA – Darton State College freshman Jamel Sharp won the 125-pound class NJCAA Wrestling Championship title, Saturday, to become the first wrestler from Darton State College to stand above the rest on the champion’s podium. Sharp, a Valdosta High graduate and AAAAA state champ, cruised through the tournament [...]

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