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DARTON NOW OFFERS MUSIC LESSONS TO COMMUNITY

By   /  August 15, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet ~ REGISTRATION GOING ON NOW ~ ALBANY – Darton State College kicks off its first semester of Darton Music Academy, a comprehensive community music school that offers private music instruction on all instruments and voice, taught by outstanding professional faculty with major university training. The Darton Music Academy is for anyone desiring to further [...]

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Hometown Heroes

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Ashe22242

Tweet Army Col. Robert Ashe has graduated from the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pa., and earned a master’s degree in Strategic Studies. The college is the Army’s senior educational institution. The 10-month curriculum of the Army’s senior officer school is designed to prepare and train officers of all the U.S. military [...]

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Georgia’s unemployment rate rises to 8.8 percent in July

By   /  August 15, 2013  /  Government, News  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 8.8 percent in July. The rate was three-tenths of a percentage point higher than the revised 8.5 percent in June, but three-tenths of a percentage point lower than 9.1 percent in July a [...]

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ASU Welcomes Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

By   /  August 14, 2013  /  Education, News  /   Comments

Dr. Edmond

Tweet Dr. Edmond An Albany State University alumna is bringing 35 years of higher education and public sector experience to her alma mater as the new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Beverly C. Edmond, a 1971 Albany State College graduate officially began duties July 1. She served as Provost and Vice President [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES $6.35M HHS GRANT FOR COLUMBUS ENRICHMENT SERVICES PROGRAM, COMMENTS ON SEQUESTRATION

By   /  August 14, 2013  /  News, Press Releases  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal COLUMBUS, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today announcing the award of a continuing grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to assist Enrichment Services Program, Inc. (ESP) programs in Georgia. Head Start grants are used to promote quality [...]

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Things to do Downtown This Week

By   /  August 13, 2013  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet by Aaron Blair Wednesday, August 14th – 5pm Wine Down Wednesday at Chill Bar. Mix.Mingle.Unwind. Location: 242 W Broad Ave Thursday, August 15th – 10am Taco Truck Thursday at the Flint RiverQuarium. Stop by the FRQ Parking lot for some amazing tacos from the “Taco Truck”. 10am-2pm

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Small Businesses React On Amazon.com And Georgia Sales Tax Collection

By   /  August 13, 2013  /  Government, News, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Federal legislation still needed to permanently close sales tax loophole Special to the Journal Atlanta, GA – Today, small business owners reacted positively to news that online-only retailer Amazon.com will begin collecting the state sales tax on September 1, 2013. “Last year the state of Georgia led by Republican Governor Nathan Deal and the [...]

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New Website for DoCo Kiwanis

By   /  August 13, 2013  /  News  /   Comments

Casey Perkins, assisted by Erin Whatley, leads DoCo Kiwanians on a tour of their club’s redesigned website.

Tweet by David Shivers As a member of the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County and its board of directors, Casey Perkins is leading the effort to break new technological ground for the 60-year-old club and further increase its exposure in the local community. Casey has redesigned the club’s website for easier use and incorporated new [...]

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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Host Media Conference Call on the Importance of Commonsense Immigration Reform for Georgia Economy

By   /  August 13, 2013  /  News, Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON- Today, August 13,, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will host a media conference call on the importance of commonsense immigration reform for Georgia’s agriculture and rural communities. The White House recently released a report, “Fixing Our Broken Immigration System: The Economic Benefits to Agriculture and Rural Communities” which outlines the [...]

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In the long run we are all dead. – John Maynard Keynes

By   /  August 12, 2013  /  Charlie Harper, Opinion  /   Comments

Charlie Harper Headshot

Tweet by Charlie Harper John Maynard Keynes has become the whipping post for many who have studied just enough economics to not understand the subject but convince others who have not studied it at all that they are experts. That, fortunately for those of you still reading, is a column topic for another day. Instead [...]

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