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Georgia Young Repiblicans Elect Officers at Convention

By   /  August 21, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Atlanta, GA – The Young Republicans National Federation (YRNF) elected officers during their bi-annual convention held in Mobile, Alabama this year. Among those chosen were two Georgia Young Republicans, Meagan Myers Hanson, Chairwoman of the Georgia Young Republicans (GYR), and Christopher Sanders, President of the Atlanta Young Republicans. Meagan was elected the Chair of [...]

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Kiwanis DoCo hears Theatre Albany Lineup

By   /  August 21, 2013  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Theatre Albany director Mark Costello previews this season’s schedule of performances for the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County, as Kiwanian and periodic theatre performer Dr. Doug Lorber looks on.

Tweet by David Shivers As Theatre Albany kicks off its 2013-14 season, director Mark Costello visited the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County on August 19 to offer a preview of the year’s offerings. He started by talking about the production currently underway, the popular “Steel Magnolias”, authored by playwright Robert Harling. According to Costello, Harling [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP CELEBRATES TIRED CREEK LAKE PROJECT GROUNDBREAKING

By   /  August 21, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet CAIRO, GA – Tuesday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) celebrated the official groundbreaking of the Tired Creek lake project in Grady County. Joined by the Grady County Commissioners, county officials, constituents, and fishing enthusiasts, Congressman Bishop marked the occasion as a great milestone, having personally been involved with the Tired Creek project for [...]

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ASU Faculty Shares Summer Visit to Ukraine

By   /  August 19, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

ASU Assistant Professor Dr. Anthony Owusu-Ansah and military students in Ukraine.

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany- An Albany State University faculty member has returned home after traveling to the Ukraine to teach English and share the American culture with Ukraine military students. Dr. Anthony Owusu-Ansah, assistant professor of education and middle grades education coordinator was contracted by the U.S. Army Cadet Command for the three-week assignment as [...]

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Things to do Downtown this week!

By   /  August 19, 2013  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

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Finally, the GPDMP is here!

By   /  August 19, 2013  /  Buddy Carter  /   Comments

Tweet True or False: -          Prescription drug abuse accounts for 30% of all drug abuse in the United States. -          There were 584 prescription drug overdose deaths in Georgia in 2009, according to records from the GBI Medical Examiner’s Office.  By comparison, there were 86 deaths from illegal drug overdoses.

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Stumped On The Right Answers

By   /  August 19, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

Charlie Harper Headshot

Tweet by Charlie Harper Today we’re going to revisit the campaign of 2012 in order to examine potential problems that Republicans at the national level face in order to achieve a majority while Republicans in Georgia attempt to maintain their overwhelming majority. That is, the problem of Republican primaries. Late in the 2012 primary season, [...]

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Krysta Harden Sworn In as Deputy Secretary of Agriculture

By   /  August 17, 2013  /  Government, News  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journa; WASHINGTON, August 16, 2013- On Monday, Krysta Harden, formerly of Camilla, Ga., was sworn-in as Deputy Secretary of Agriculture after unanimous confirmation by the U.S. Senate.

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Sample Championship Barbecue at Albany Sam’s Club

By   /  August 16, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Local pitmasters wheel out the grill this Saturday Special to the Journal ALBANY, Ga., August 14, 2013 – As the heat of summer intensifies and summer barbecue sizzles on the grill, Sam’s Club is inviting members and guests to sample mouth-watering barbecue from local competitive barbecuing team The Rolling Grill. From 11 a.m. to [...]

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Darton Soccer Teams Hols Top Ten Ranking in Preseason Polls

By   /  August 16, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet by David T. Mann Darton State women’s and men’s soccer programs ranked 8th and 3rd, respectively, in preseason polls released by the NJCAA this week. The polls placed the Darton teams in the very positions in which they left the national tournaments last fall.

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