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Phoebe physician named president of the Georgia Osteopathic Medical Association

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Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY, Ga. – Thomas M. Bozzuto, DO, medical director of Phoebe Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center, was inducted as the 62nd president of the Georgia Osteopathic Medical Association at its annual meeting October 24-26. Dr. Bozzuto is the first osteopathic physician in the specialty of wound care and hyperbaric medicine [...]

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ASU 7th Annual Ram Raid set for Halloween

By   /  October 29, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet by Pearlie M. Bowser The Albany State University Pedestrian Mall will transform into a haunted pathway this Halloween as area children proudly parade around dressed as their favorite fairy tale characters and super heroes. There will also be plenty of ghosts, goblins and ghouls at the spooktacular, child-friendly event at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. [...]

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Graham Lowe Speaks to DoCo Kiwanis

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Tweet by David Shivers Recently-minted author Graham Lowe appeared before the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County on October 28 ostensibly to talk about his book, “It’s a Grand Old School”, a chronicle of Albany High School from the years 1954 to 1966, but his message ended up being just as much about aging with purpose. [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP TO HOST SUMMIT FOR MILITARY FAMILIES

By   /  October 29, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet MILIES/ COLUMBUS, GA – On Wednesday, November 6, 2013, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Co-chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus (CMFC), will host a Military Family Summit at the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning in Georgia. The purpose of the Military Family Summit on November 6 is to connect military families [...]

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More than 400 women attend Phoebe health conference

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Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY, Ga. – More than 400 women attended Phoebe Putney Health System’s 10th annual Women’s Health Conference, held Saturday at Phoebe HealthWorks. The theme of the event was “The Power of Pink,” focusing on women who have battled, or are battling, cancer. “This is the tenth year of this event [...]

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FUNDS TO SUPPORT INNOVATIVE EFFORTS ADDRESSING A VARIETY OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES ANNOUNCED FOR 2013

By   /  October 28, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATHENS, GA, — State Conservationist, James E. Tillman, Sr., for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia today announced the proposals funded for the 2013 National Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG). Georgia awardees include: Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District for “Mobilizing Access to Low-Cost Irrigation Scheduling Technology and [...]

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Murrey wins SIAC cross country crown; Golden Rams finish third

By   /  October 28, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Written by Stanley McCormick TUSKEGEE, ALABAMA- Freshmen Albert Murrey finished with a time of 26:42.1 to claim the top spot at the 2013 SIAC Cross Country Championship that was held in Tuskegee, Alabama. With Murrey’s, performance, the Golden Rams finished in third place at the meet.

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New repository of ‘tested’ health professions education tests now available

By   /  October 28, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Drs. Christie Palladino (left) and Lara Stepleman. (Photo Courtesy of GRU)

Tweet Special to the Journal Augusta, Ga. – Health profession educators can now quickly find tests that score well in measuring their students’ competency.

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Lawyers try to block Colorado’s 51st state initiative

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Tweet Written by Greg Campbell of the Daily Caller News Foundation The county that led the charge to break away from Colorado and form the 51st state may not be legally allowed to do so, a group of lawyers argued.

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The New Bubble

By   /  October 28, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet There is a long held notion that one of the problems with Washington DC is that those who live there are trapped in a bubble of their own making.  The inhabitants within the beltway suffer from a group-think.  They do not interact enough with the rest of America, but instead limit their ideas to [...]

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