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Darton Wrestling

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Sports, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet By David T. Mann, Director of Sports Information ALBANY – Although the Cavaliers won five of 10 matches, Brewton Parker came back late in the evening, Wednesday, to win 20-19 in an intense collegiate wrestling dual at Darton. Up through the 174-lb. weight classes the Cavaliers led 19-9, but Brewton managed to pull away [...]

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Isakson Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

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Tweet WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today made the following statement regarding the passing of Former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela: “The world lost a selfless champion of freedom, democracy and equality today. Nelson Mandela’s courage in the face of terrible injustice helped dismantle apartheid, and his determined leadership guided South Africa [...]

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Children’s Hospital of Georgia patient named Georgia CMN Champion

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Tweet AUGUSTA, Ga. — Children’s Hospital of Georgia patient Emma Rhae Taylor has been named the 2013 Georgia Champion by the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals organization. The seven-year-old Hephzibah girl will serve with other Champions from across the nation as a fundraising and awareness ambassador for CMN’s 170 member hospitals. Emma was chosen for courageously [...]

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New Resillience STAR Home Program Uses IBHS Construction Standards

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

Tweet TAMPA, Dec. 5 — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a Pilot Project for its new Resilience STARTM Home program, which will utilize construction standards developed by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) to ensure homes meet DHS’ resiliency requirements. Modeled after the very successful ENERGY STAR program, [...]

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Winter Hours for Richard S. Bolt Visitor Center Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Folkston, GA… Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge announces that during December and January the Richard S. Bolt Visitor Center will be open Thursday through Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, except for the week after December 26th when the visitor center will be open daily. This periodic closure [...]

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Christmas Past – An Evening with Walter Flint

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Tweet by Tommy Gregors, Thronateeska Heritage Center Albany, Georgia – On Thursday, December 12, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. Thronateeska Heritage Center Science Museum will host Walter Flint of Albany who will be presenting Christmas Past – An Evening with Walter Flint. Guests will hear stories from Christmases past from one of Albany’s most treasured and [...]

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ASU College of Business Supports Local Business One Scoop at a Time

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

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Tweet by Pearlie M. Bowser Faculty, staff and students in Albany State University’s College of Business are steering more business to a local restaurant. The group will stage a cash mob, Friday, Dec. 6 from 12- 2 p.m. at Cool Scoops in downtown Albany. Members of the Marketing Club and Enactus, another student organization, goal [...]

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Lady Cavs Win Streak Continues

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Tweet by David T. Mann, Sports Information Director COCHRAN – The Lady Cavaliers beat Middle Georgia State College 73-53 in college hoops, Wednesday, in Cochran. Darton’s Shanae Armbrister, a freshman guard from Bahamas, led the charge with 21 points and six rebounds. Sophomore guard Kadaysha Jones netted 18 points and rebounded six as well. “Bookie [...]

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Authorities Investigating Possible Racist Grafitti Hoax

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

Tweet by Chuck Ross for Daily Caller News Foundation A Massachusetts woman claimed that racist graffiti was spray-painted on her family’s home last month, but it may have been a hoax, according to a police affidavit. The affidavit was first published by the Sentinel & Enterprise newspaper of Fitchubrg Andrea Brazier, the mother of 13-year-old [...]

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Tuesday’s results indicate a shift in status quo

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet There’s an understanding in politics that incumbency has its privileges.  Tuesday, with Bobby Coleman’s defeat of incumbent Ivey Hines, those privileges seem to be fewer and fewer.  In Albany, this is a very, very good thing. Once someone gets elected, there is a strong tendency for them to stay in that office for as [...]

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