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Nobel Peace Prize Reflects Enduring Importance of International Agreements

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Tweet By David Anderson-Rodgers The announcement that the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize was to be awarded to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) took many by surprise. The consensus choice seemed to be the young female education activist, Malala Yousafzai. The selection of OPCW, however, fits the Norwegian Nobel Committee’s history of [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON TEMPORARY HEALTH ISSUE

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – In order to keep citizens of the 2nd Congressional District fully informed, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding what is expected to be a temporary, yet serious, health issue: “During the summer, I noticed a small lump in my neck near my [...]

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Junior League of Albany, Ga, Inc. Offers Grants for Teachers

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Tweet Grants to Benefit Local Educators (ALBANY, GA)- The Junior League of Albany, Georgia, Inc., is once again offering grants for innovative teachers during the 2013-2014 school year. The program will provide grants up to $200 to individual teachers in Dougherty County, Lee County and independent schools in the City of Albany. These funds will [...]

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No.2 Cavaliers Shutout Bulldogs

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Tweet by David T Mann, Sports Information Director ALBANY – The Darton State College Cavaliers shutout an athletic Georgia Military College team, Wednesday, in a 3-0 Region 17 match. Alejandro Garcia, Marwan Azimi and Matt Ayrolla all scored a goal apiece for the Cavs. Forward Darwin Espinal added two assists, and continues to lead the [...]

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Community Garden at Jackson Heights Fitness and Wellness Center

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Tweet The Albany Recreation & Parks Department and the Southwest Georgia Health Department partnered on a new community vegetable garden behind Jackson Heights Fitness & Wellness Center. Left to right: ARPD employees Bob Takash and Kristin Caso, Remy Hutchins of the Southwest Georgia Health Department, ARPD employees Fran Stalter and Linda Harris, and Angie Barber [...]

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Chambliss: Fallen warriors’ families deserve our support, gratitude

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Tweet Votes to ensures death benefits will continue during shutdown WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., expressed his disappointment over the Department of Defense decision that they did not have the authority to pay death gratuities and other key benefits for the survivors of service members killed in action during the government shutdown. [...]

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