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YMCA offers Adult Basketball League

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Tweet The Albany Area YMCA is offering Adult Basketball this winter with Open Play and Corporate Play categories. Teams may enter or individuals may register and be placed on a team by the Y. Registration ends January 10. Season begins January 26. Teams of up to 10 players will play on Sundays and Wednesdays at [...]

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Darton alumnus TJ Bland finishes 11th at USA Swimming Nationals

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Tweet KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Darton State College alumnus TJ Bland finished 11th in the 200 breaststroke at the USA Swimming Nationals in Knoxville, Tenn., recently. Bland transferred this fall to NCAA D-1 powerhouse University of Western Kentucky after becoming a 1st Team All American and silver medalist in the 200 breaststroke during his sophomore year [...]

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DARTON STATE COLLEGE CONGRATULATES GRADUATES AT FALL COMMENCEMENT

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Tweet ALBANY- Congratulations to the Darton State College graduates who received degrees and certificates at the fall commencement ceremony held Tuesday, December 10, at the Cavalier Arena. A total of 607 students from summer and fall semester were eligible to march in the fall commencement ceremony. Graduates are listed below by county. Appling Richard Riddle [...]

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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Join University of Florida Official, Urge Passage of a Food Farm and Jobs Bill to Continue Groundbreaking Agricultural Research

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2013 – TODAY, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will join Dr. Jack Payne, Senior Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Florida, to highlight the need for a new Food, Farm and Jobs Bill to advance agricultural research across the nation. Secretary Vilsack will [...]

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GDVS to Host Women Veterans Conference

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Tweet From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, the Georgia Department of Veterans Service will host “A Purposeful Life: The First Annual Georgia Women Veterans Conference.” “We intend this conference to highlight the unique issues facing women veterans, and we believe it will provide insight for improving services to this growing segment of [...]

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Waitsman family establishes “Leonard and Marie Waitsman Service Learning Award” at GSW

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Marie Waitsman, left, presents a check to GSW Foundation Executive Director Reda Rowell.

Tweet AMERICUS — The name “Waitsman” has long been known for service in the Americus community. Thanks to a new service learning award established through the GSW Foundation by Marie Waitsman and her family, the name will be an integral part of Georgia Southwestern State University, as well. The Leonard and Marie Waitsman Service Learning [...]

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2013 Radiothon raises $189,000 for Children’s Hospital of Georgia

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Tweet AUGUSTA, Ga. – Representatives from 104.3 WBBQ, KISS 96.3, and the Children’s Hospital of Georgia celebrate the donations made to the hospital during the 2013 Cares for Kids Radiothon. The 13th annual Radiothon hosted by the two local Clear Channel stations is one of the hospital’s largest fundraisers, helping the not-for-profit CHOG provide specialized [...]

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Mega Millions rolls to $400 million

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Tweet 5 Georgia players statewide win big! ATLANTA – The Mega Millions jackpot has reached an estimated $400 million to a single annuity winner, the second largest jackpot in the history of the multi-state game. The jackpot began rolling Oct. 4 and has rolled 20 times. The next drawing is Friday. Georgians have won lots [...]

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Senate Dens Respond to Ethics Probe

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Tweet Subpoenas highlight need for independent ethics comm Atlanta, Ga. – December 11, 2013 – Senate Democrats said news that a federal grand jury had issued subpoenas seeking documents related to potential misconduct during a state ethics commission investigation of Gov.Nathan Deal’s campaign finances was a step in the right direction. “For several years, Senate [...]

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Democratic Party of Georgia Chairman DuBose Porter Responds to News of Federal Subpoenas of State Ethics Commission Employees

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Tweet Atlanta, GA – Last night, news broke that at least five high-ranking employees of Georgia’s state ethics commission, including commission head Holly LaBerge, have received federal grand jury subpoenas for documents related to the alleged disappearance of evidence with regard to Governor Nathan Deal’s campaign finances. Democratic Party of Georgia Chairman DuBose Porter released [...]

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