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The Sheriff Speaks: Helpful tips from Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul

By   /  August 30, 2013  /  Kevin Sproul, The Sheriff Speaks  /   Comments

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Tweet by Sheriff Kevin Sproul The Castle Doctrine In my last article, I spoke about Georgia’s “Stand Your Ground” law which allows the victim of an unlawful use of force to fight back rather than retreat. In that article, I stated that deadly force may not be used to protect property. The Castle Doctrine is [...]

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$142M Powerball jackpot heads Labor Day weekend

By   /  August 30, 2013  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet ATLANTA – The Powerball jackpot has advanced to an estimated $142 million to a single annuity winner for Saturday’s drawing. The impressive jackpot has spurred excitement in Georgia. The jackpot has grown since Aug. 10 and has rolled six times.

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CONSTRUCTION WORK BEGINNING SOON ON SR 3 RESURFACING AND INTERCHANGE RECONSTRUCTION

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga. – Construction work could soon begin on the interchange reconstruction and resurfacing of State Route (SR) 3 in Dougherty County. Georgia DOT has just awarded a contract to Oxford Construction Company of Palmyra Road in Albany valued at close to $12.5 million.

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MORE THAN 680 DARTON STUDENTS MAKE DEAN’S/MERIT LIST FOR THE SUMMER 2013 SEMESTER

By   /  August 30, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY- Darton State College has released their Dean’s and Merit List for the summer 2013 semester. A total of 684 students made either the Dean’s List or the Merit List. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must be full-time and have earned a 3.4 or higher grade point [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP, DALE EARNHARDT JR., GEORGIA NATIONAL GUARD TO VISIT SHAW HIGH SCHOOL

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Tweet COLUMBUS, GA – On Friday, August 30, 2013, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02); Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR driver of the No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet; and the Georgia National Guard will be visiting and speaking with students, faculty, and staff of Shaw High School. Congressman Bishop has been highly supportive of the relationship [...]

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