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Fourth Choice for Higher Education In Albany

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Keith Gaines extols the benefits of Troy University for Albany students to the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County.

Tweet by David Shivers- Keith Gaines, area coordinator for Troy University, spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County on December 2 about what his institution has to offer. Troy has had a presence in Albany since 2000, he said, starting at the Marine Corps Logistics Base, but moved into town and is now located [...]

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Rare, White Deer Caught on Camera in Georgia

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Tweet Southwest Georgia has heard numerous reports of white deer this fall. And it’s NOT the same white deer as they have been spotted in Tift, Worth and Dougherty Counties. And perhaps in other areas as well. The deer pictured was in and around the Doublegate area recently. Chad Etheridge, who lives in the area, [...]

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Secretary of State Advises Georgians on Charitable Donations

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Tweet ATLANTA (Dec. 3, 2013) – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to individuals planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season. As Secretary of State, Kemp serves as Georgia’s charities regulator. Secretary Kemp said, “During this holiday season, let’s make the most of our contributions to individuals and families in [...]

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Willis Announces For School Superintendent

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Tweet Special to the Journal Roswell, Georgia – Kira Willis, a veteran educator with 18 years of direct classroom experience, announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination for Georgia’s State School Superintendent. “After much deliberation, prayer, and discussion, my husband, Todd and I have decided that I will run in the Republican Primary in May, [...]

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Small Business Saturday Gives Small Businesses Big Boost to Kick-Off Holiday Season

By   /  December 3, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

Tweet Courtesy of the National Federation of Independent Businesses According to NFIB and American Express Research, Consumers Aware of Small Business Saturday Reported Spending $5.7 billion at Small Businesses on Nov 30 as the Holiday Shopping Season Officially Begins NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2013–In spite of a shorter shopping season and challenging economic environment, Small [...]

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Sports This Week at Darton

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Brandon Owens ties up an UCF 141-pounder in an 18-14 decision for Darton in the 2012 Cavalier Duals

Tweet by David T. Mann. Director of Sports Information WRESTLING – The Cavaliers will host Brewton Parker on Wednesday, at 7 p.m., in the Cavalier Arena. Get there early. Our lightweights are up first and they’re very good. BASKETBALL – The Lady Cavs will host South Georgia Technical College at 2 p.m., Saturday, in the [...]

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LCHS Theatre Holds Auditions for Film-to-Stage Classic

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Tweet LEESBURG: Lee County High School’s Theatre Arts Program will hold auditions for Mel Brook’s newest Broadway musical, Young Frankenstein on Dec. 8 and 9 at the high school. The production’s cast will include both adults from the community and students from the high school. The auditions will include singing and speaking; some of those [...]

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Late-week Ice Storm May Impact Travel

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Tweet Special to the Journal AccuWeather.com reports a swath of ice and a wintry mix later this week threatens to slow travel and cut power from parts of Texas to Pennsylvania. As dangerous cold sweeps southward and eastward over the Plains and Midwest in the wake of a North Central states snowstorm, it will set [...]

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