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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING HOUSE VOTE ADDRESSING STUDENT LOAN RATES

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today after the House, in a 392 to 31 bipartisan vote, passed the bipartisan Senate-passed legislation addressing student loan rates, which doubled on July 1st, sending the bill to the President’s desk for his signature. “This compromise not only brings relief [...]

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Powerball excitement hoists jackpot to $300M for Saturday

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Tweet ATLANTA – The Powerball jackpot has hit an estimated $300 million to a single annuity winner. Georgia Lottery officials announced today that strong sales raised Saturday’s jackpot from $290 million.

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New Sales Manager for Albany CVB

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Tweet ALBANY – The Albany Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) pleased to announce it’s recent hire, J.D. Sumner, who has joined the CVB as its sales manager effective Monday.

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Flint RiverQuarium announces River Zombies logo contest

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Tweet Special to the Journal The Flint RiverQuarium is looking for an original and inventive design for the 2013 River Zombies 5K. This design will be used as the logo in all promotion of the event. The Flint RiverQuarium River Zombies 5K is both an obstacle course and a race. Participants navigate the course while [...]

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YMCA Fall Soccer and Itty Bitty Soccer Registration August 12-25

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Tweet Registration will be held August 12-25 for YMCA Fall Soccer for boys and girls ages 4-13, and also for Itty Bitty Soccer, for boys and girls ages 2 & 3. YMCA Soccer is a fun-filled, competitive and skill-building program in which participation, sportsmanship and positive character traits are emphasized. Games will be held at [...]

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88% OF PARENTS GIVE GEORGIA CONNECTIONS ACADEMY VIRTUAL SCHOOL TOP MARKS, SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE FOR PARENTS TO ENROLL THEIR CHILDREN NOW

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Tweet – Flexibility, Different Learning Environment from Current School, and Safe Environment are Top Enrollment Drivers Cited by Parents in Annual Survey – July 24, 2013 – Georgia Connections Academy, http://www.GeorgiaConnectionsAcademy.com, a leading provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual schooling for students in grades K through 12, continues to get high marks from parents, a [...]

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2013 Youth Football & Cheerleading Registration

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, GA: The City of Albany Recreation and Parks Department announces its registration information for the Youth Football and Cheerleading program. The fee is $55 per player for football and $35 for cheerleading. Youth ages 6-12 are eligible to participate; the age control date is August 1, 2013. The child [...]

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