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Mega Millions jackpot stretches to $230M for drawing Friday

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Tweet ATLANTA – Friday’s drawing for the Mega Millions jackpot marks an estimated $230 million to a single annuity winner. The jackpot began rolling Oct. 4 and has rolled 16 times. One winning ticket worth $5,000 was sold in Duluth from the Nov. 26 drawing. Mega Millions offers two jackpot payment options: the $230 million [...]

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Southwest Georgia’s unemployment rate rises to 8.5 percent in October

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Tweet ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the unemployment rate in the Southwest Georgia region increased to 8.5 percent in October, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.3 percent in September. The rate was 9.0 percent in October a year ago. Because of the federal government shutdown, no states were [...]

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The Sheriff Speaks: Helpful tips from Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul

By   /  November 28, 2013  /  The Sheriff Speaks  /   Comments

Tweet It’s All About the Youth Many of you may have had the opportunity to watch the episode of “Beyond Scared Straight” which aired on Thursday, November 21st, on the A&E network. I am so proud to have had the chance to showcase one of the many programs that the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office conducts [...]

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Transformational Thanksgiving

By   /  November 28, 2013  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Tweet By Dr. Gary L. Welton Historically, the field of psychology focused on mental illness and dysfunction. Positive psychology developed as a unique new subdiscipline as recently as 1998. Instead of investigating the question of what went wrong, positive psychology seeks to understand the fulfilling aspects of the human experience. One aspect of life that [...]

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Metro Albany’s unemployment rate rises to 8.8 percent in October

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that metro Albany’s unemployment rate increased to 8.8 percent in October, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 8.5 percent in September. The rate was 9.3 percent in October a year ago. Because of the federal government shutdown, no states were [...]

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Mitchell County welder trims $50K holiday prize

By   /  November 27, 2013  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet ATLANTA – A Mitchell County welder has plugged a prize from the Georgia Lottery. Daniel Aldridge of Pelham won a $50,000 top prize playing the instant game 10X The Money – Holiday Edition. The 24-year-old picked the ticket while on his way to work. Kangaroo Express #3893, 301 U.S. 19 S. in Camilla, sold [...]

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NEW TRACTS ADD MORE THAN 1,300 ACRES TO OCONEE WMA FOR PUBLIC USE

By   /  November 27, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (November 27, 2013) – The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is excited to announce the addition of more than 1,390 acres, made up of three tracts of land, to the already 4,800-acre Oconee Wildlife Management Area in Greene and Hancock counties. These new tracts enhance the Oconee WMA [...]

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Dawson man draws $1.5M Georgia Lottery win

By   /  November 27, 2013  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet ATLANTA – A Dawson man is pleased with a healthy pre-Thanksgiving prize from the Georgia Lottery. Curtis Davis won a $1.5 million top prize playing the instant game Jumbo Jumbo Bucks – Anniversary Edition. Dawson Peddler, 388 S. Main St. in Dawson, sold the winning ticket, and Davis scratched his lucky ticket while at [...]

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Statement from U.S. Senate Candidate Dr. Rad (Branko Radulovacki, MD) on the Syria Refugee Crisis

By   /  November 27, 2013  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Tweet Statement from U.S. Senate Candidate Dr. Rad (Branko Radulovacki, MD) on the Syria Refugee Crisis Two months ago, Georgia’s Republican senators – and Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn — announced their support for bombing Syria in response to the use of chemical weapons. Thankfully, President Obama chose to follow the path of diplomacy that [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WISHES ALL A HAPPY THANKSGIVING

By   /  November 27, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement regarding the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 28, 2013. “Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to reflect on all of the blessings afforded to us as Americans and as children of God. Personally, I am thankful for the Lord’s blessing [...]

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