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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS TO USDA PEANUT STANDARDS BOARD

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02), member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies as well as Chair of the Congressional Peanut Caucus welcomed the seven new members of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) appointed Peanut Standards Board. [...]

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Mega Millions jackpot moves up to $297M for Friday’s drawing

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Tweet ATLANTA – The Mega Millions jackpot was bumped to an estimated $297 million to a single annuity winner for Friday’s drawing. The jackpot began rolling Oct. 4 and has rolled 18 times. Two winning tickets worth $5,000 were sold in Valdosta and Ellenwood from the Dec. 3 drawing. Mega Millions offers two jackpot payment [...]

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Darton Women’s Soccer Team Has 2 All-America Make NJCAA 1st Team

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Lyana Perez scores twice against Middle Georgia to net 14 goals in only six games, tying her as the second leading goal-scorer in the NJCAA.

Tweet by David T. Mann, Sports Information Director ALBANY – Only 11 soccer players earn NJCAA 1st Team All-America honors, and Darton State’s Lyana Perez and Janay Campbell both made the cut. Perez is a flat-out dominating goal-scorer. As a freshman she scored 38 goals in only 22 games, and seven of those goals were [...]

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Espinal, Garcia earn All-America Honors

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Pictured: Left to Right – Jorge Chirinos, Adam Cahill, Alejandro Garcia, Darwin Espinal, Theodore Brown and Enrique Bellow.

Tweet by David T. Mann, Sports Information Director ALBANY – Hard work and character continues to pay off for Cavaliers Darwin Espinal and Alejandro Garcia, whom the NJCAA awarded All-America honors, today. Darton State College head men’s soccer coach Bart Sasnett couldn’t say enough about these two student-athletes. “They have been the reason I like [...]

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White House Lambastes Ralph Hudgens as Example of GOP Obstructionism

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Tweet WH Press Secretary Jay Carney says Georgia Insurance Commissioner’s Comments are Egregious Example of Republican Sabotage Atlanta, GA – Yesterday in a press briefing, White House spokesman Jay Carney cited Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens’ remarks on pre-existing conditions while illustrating GOP sabotage of the Affordable Care Act. “Just yesterday we saw a particularly [...]

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State Transportation Board Brings Cheer To Families

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Tweet Special to the Journal Board and senior staff join Design/Engineering firm to brighten the holidays Atlanta –The State Transportation Board (STB) and Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) staff once again collaborated with nationwide design and engineering firm Gresham Smith and Partners (GS&P) to help make the holidays merrier for children and their families at [...]

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Red Cross urges winter blood donations

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Tweet Give something that means something and offer hope Thursday, December 5, 2013 — The holidays bring families and friends together to share in celebrations and special times of giving. But for families dealing with a cancer diagnosis or other major illness, the holidays can be difficult. The American Red Cross’ Give Something that Means [...]

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Lee County Christmas Parade

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING THE PASSING OF NELSON MANDELA

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Tweet CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING THE PASSING OF NELSON MANDELA WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement regarding the passing of anti-apartheid leader, activist, and former South African President Nelson Mandela. “Dr. King was my most admired hero until I learned of the life and legacy of Nelson [...]

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