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Holiday season is prime time for scams

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Tweet Special to the Journal Athens, Ga. – The holidays are a prime time for criminals to take advantage of generosity and trust, but one security proponent at the University of Georgia is urging caution when providing personal information online or on the phone to avoid becoming the victim of a scam.

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DARTON ANNOUNCES ALL-STEINWAY PIANO INITIATIVE

By   /  December 2, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY – Darton State College Foundation and Claire Fox Hillard, director of performing arts, has announced an All-Steinway Piano Initiative, a $1million fund-raising program that aims to provide the music department with 21 Steinway pianos for practice and performance. The initiative will give students and faculty the best equipment possible [...]

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Holston powers ASU past Columbus State in OT

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Tweet Written by Stanley McCormick AMERICUS, GEORGIA- Freshman Artisha Holston scored a game-high 23 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead the Albany State Lady Rams past the Columbus State Lady Cougars 71-69 in overtime at the Peach Belt-SIAC Challenge. With the win, ASU improves to 4-1 on the season. The Lady Cougars suffered [...]

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CELEBRATE THE JOYS OF CHRISTMAS TOYS IN CAIRO, GEORGIA

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Tweet Special to the Journal Cairo, GA (December 2, 2013) – Historic downtown Cairo lights up southwest Georgia with the Christmas “Joys of Christmas Toys” parade, Christmas Follies variety show, Syrupmaker Band concert, Cairo High School Chorus holiday concert,  children’s photos with the Elves at the Roddenbery Memorial Library and special promotions and sales with [...]

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Golden Rams dismantle Florida National

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Tweet Written by Stanley McCormick Albany, GA – Senior Jamorris Gaines led a list of five double figure scorers with 21 points and nine rebounds as the Albany State Golden Rams dismantled Florida National University 102-68. With the win, ASU improves to 2-3 on the season. FNU dips to 6-9.

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Lawmakers To Consider State Level Healthcare Reforms

By   /  December 2, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet With the holiday season upon us, the thoughts of most will turn away from politics and on to things that actually matter.  And yet, when the presents have been opened and the calendar turns to 2014, there will be less than 2 weeks before the start of Georgia’s General Assembly session.  Thus, while most [...]

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With the Second Amendment, responsibility accompanies rights

By   /  December 2, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Anyone who had read my writings on politics for any length of time knows my stance on the Second Amendment.  I’m an ardent believer in our right to keep and bear arms, and there’s not really anything that’s going to change that position.  Trust me, there have been events that shook my faith in [...]

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