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Federal government shutdown to have limited impact on Georgia Department of Labor services

By   /  October 1, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet ATLANTA — The federal government shutdown is expected to have limited impact on the Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) ability to serve the public. All GDOL career centers will maintain their normal operating schedule of Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All customers are encouraged to keep appointments with GDOL staff [...]

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Miller-Coors is Land -fill Free

By   /  October 1, 2013  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet by Jim Wilcox The Miller Coors brewery in Albany reached a major milestone last week, and announced it is now operating as one of six landfill-free breweries in the country. That means it now recycles more than 99 percent of its waste. The project that they’ve been working on for several years now eliminates [...]

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GDVS Remains Operational During Federal Shutdown

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Tweet Special to the Journal As an agency of state government, the Georgia Department of Veterans Service is not directly affected by the federal government shutdown that began Oct. 1. All 49 GDVS Veterans Field Service Offices remain open and ready to serve Georgia’s 776,000+ veterans and their families. Both state veterans nursing homes (in [...]

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HHS boosts national capacity to produce pandemic flu vaccine

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Tweet New fill and finish manufacturing network strengthens pandemic readiness To boost the nation’s ability to manufacture influenza vaccine quickly in a pandemic, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today established a fill and finish manufacturing network, which will cover the final steps in the vaccine manufacturing process. Led by HHS, the network [...]

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Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids Applications Now Available Online

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – The Georgia Departments of Human Services and Community Health are pleased to announce the addition of the Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® applications to the COMPASS.GA.GOV website. Georgians will now have a simpler and more accessible application process for Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids with the inclusion of [...]

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Albany Area Arts COuncil: All Things 3D Exhibition and Sale, Hollis Barnett and Al Parks

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Tweet All Things 3D is on display for the month of October at the Albany Area Arts Council. The dynamic and unconventional exhibit is the work of Hollis Barnett and Al Parks. The accomplished artists are former colleagues at Valdosta State University. All Things 3D showcases sculptures of bronze, wood, glass, cement and stone which [...]

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