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Applications accepted for Hometown Harvest Pageant

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Applications are being accepted for the Hometown Harvest Pageant slated for Saturday, October 5 at LCHS Clay Auditorium.  And this year the program will be adding a Harvest Prince for boys ages 3-5 and the Harvest King for boys ages 6-10.

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING THE CONTINUING RESOLUTION

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal Washington, D.C. – This morning, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop (GA-02), the Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies opposed House Amendments to Senate Amendment to House Joint Resolution (H.J. Res.) 59, the Continuing Resolution for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. The measure, [...]

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Federal housing agency to take $1.7 billion bailout

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

(Photo courtesy of the Daily Caller)

Tweet Written by Sarah Hurtubise of the Daily Caller News Foundation The Federal Housing Administration announced Friday that it needs a $1.7 billion bailout from the U.S. Treasury. A federal reverse mortgage program for seniors has lost the federal housing agency $5 billion so far. The deal allows struggling seniors to borrow money against their [...]

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Paul Bremer: 400,000 to 500,000 troops needed to stabilize Syria

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

(Photo courtesy of the Daily Caller)

Tweet Written by Breanna Deutsch of the Daily Caller News Foundation Paul Bremer knows what it is like to preside over a country scarred by years of brutal dictatorship and religious war. Bremer briefly governed Iraq as the head of the Coalition Provisional Authority after the U.S. invaded the country and removed Saddam Hussein from [...]

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Will it keep running, or will they shut it down

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Buddy Carter  /   Comments

Tweet Will Harry Reid and President Obama shut down the federal government in order to force Obamacare on the American people? That’s the question most Americans are asking these days.

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#TravOnGameDay

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

Charlie Harper Headshot

Tweet Usually when I write columns that are about real people and or events that aren’t overtly political, readers in the comments on my blog and/or on Facebook can’t seem to wait to make the comparison to whatever political event to which they see a parallel as if to fill in the last missing piece.  [...]

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Free Poetry Contest

By   /  September 29, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Christian Fine Arts Society is sponsoring a Poetry Contest which is free and is open to all poets, writers and dabblers in the arts of the Pen. There are 50 prizes totaling $5,000, with a $1,000 grand prize for the last poet standing. Poems of 21 lines or fewer on [...]

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Book Review: New book pulls back the curtain on health care

By   /  September 29, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Cindy Altman’s insider’s look at the real world of health care offers readers insider’s knowledge ATHOL, N.Y. – In her new book, “Things Only a Nurse Like Me Will Tell You” (published by Inspiring Voices), author and nurse Cindy Altman, RN, offers readers a glimpse into the world of health care professionals away from [...]

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New report shows industrial wood pellets deliver significant carbon benefits

By   /  September 29, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Richmond, Va. — Sept. 24, 2013 — The use of woody biomass for power generation produces significant carbon savings that provide long-term benefits to the environment, according to a new peer-reviewed report released today by the U.S. Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA) and other members of the Bridging with Biomass coalition.  “Forest [...]

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ASU To Celebrate International Education Week

By   /  September 29, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

International Education Week

Tweet by Pearlie M. Bowser The Albany State University Office of Global Programs is set to showcase international, students, faculty and staff in celebration of International Education Week. The 2013 theme is “Go Global! It’s Everybody’s Business.” The week-long tribute to international education runs Sunday, Sept.29 through Friday, Oct. 4. The activities begin at 7 [...]

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