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Georgia pet treats recalled for potential health risk

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Tweet Special to the Journal Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgia’s consumers to the recall of particular packages of Bailey’s Choice dog treats. These products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and should be discarded. Bailey’s Choice Dog Treats, LLC, of Waleska, Ga., is recalling packages of chicken treats in various [...]

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Update on Darton Soccer Games Schedule

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Tweet by David T. Mann,Sports Information Director The match schedule of the Region 17 Championship has changed due to Friday’s weather forecast. Please see the updated schedule below: Women’s Semi-Final – Saturday Nov. 2nd Semi Final Game 1: 11AM Georgia Military vs Georgia Perimeter Game 2: 1PM Darton State vs Middle Georgia State Men’s Semi [...]

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UGA labs conduct testing for FDA’s pet food surveillance program

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Tweet by Kat Gilmore Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories, located in Athens and Tifton, are collaborating with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network to evaluate diagnostic samples from companion animals in suspect cases of exposure to contaminated foods or drugs to help protect human [...]

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WORLD RENOWNED PIANIST, DR. ZHENG JENNIFER HUANG TO PERFORM FREE RECITAL

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Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY – Dr. Zheng Jennifer Huang, a native of China, has performed numerous recitals and concerts as a pianist and harpsichordist in solo performances and music ensembles in Asia, Europe, and the United States, including the Weil Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall Lincoln Center among others. [...]

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Darton Soccer Teams Ascend In Rival-Heavy National Poll

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Tweet ALBANY – Friday kicks off what is going to be a Region 17 Championship tournament to remember as five of the eight Region tournament qualifiers have top-ten national rankings, according to an announcement from the NJCAA today. The Darton State Lady Cavaliers improved from No. 5 to No. 4 in the poll, while rival [...]

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Chambliss Gives Opening Remarks at Farm Bill Conference

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., former chairman and former ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, gave his opening remarks at the 2013 Farm Bill Conference. This is the first public meeting of the 2013 Farm Bill Conference Committee, which consists of 41 bipartisan [...]

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Albany State’s Totten to enter Black College Football Hall of Fame

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Tweet by Stanley McCormick, Director of Sports Information Albany State University quarterback coach Willie Totten will be inducted into the Black College Football Hall of Fame’s 2014 class. The will be his 8th Hall of Fame induction. “To be recognized amongst your peers, I think is always great,” says Totten. “It’s always special to know [...]

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Stimulus funding for SNAP benefits to end Nov. 1

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Tweet ATLANTA –Effective Nov 1, as mandated by federal law, food stamp recipients in Georgia will see a reduction of their monthly benefits. The upcoming reduction is due to the end of the 2009 Recovery Act’s temporary boost in funding to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. It will impact every household that receives food stamps, [...]

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Bloomberg: Romney Donors Back Democrat Over Tea Party in Georgia

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Tweet By Laura Litvan Signs of the Republican Party rift between business and the Tea Party are showing up where Democrats most want to see them: in the campaign account of Michelle Nunn, daughter of four-term Georgia Senator Sam Nunn. “The vast majority of Americans say they don’t want the government to shut down, they [...]

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