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Lady Cavs rock East Georgia State

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Tweet Written by David Mann ALBANY – The Cavalier Arena was all jazzed up Wednesday, as Darton State hammered East Georgia State College 78-28 in GCAA basketball action led by maestro Jasmine Wilson.

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Lady Rams record season sweep of Saint Thomas

By   /  December 18, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by Stanley McCormick MIAMI, FLORIDA- Freshman Artisha Holston recorded a double-double with game-highs of 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Albany State Lady Rams over Saint Thomas University, 79-64. With the victory, ASU improves to 5-2 on the season. Saint Thomas falls to 3-5.

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Federal extended unemployment benefits set to end Dec. 28 for long-term jobless workers in Georgia

By   /  December 18, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits for the nation’s long-term unemployed workers is set to end Saturday, Dec. 28, impacting 39,559 workers in Georgia.

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YMCA Invites Public to New Year’s Day Open House

By   /  December 18, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany – The Albany Area YMCA invites members and non-members to a New Year’s Day tradition – the YMCA New Year’s Open House. Visit the Central Facility, 1701 Gillionville Road or the Lee Branch, 316 Robert B. Lee Drive in Leesburg, from 1 – 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 1, [...]

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SWGAP hosts ‘Our Farmers Our Food’

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany -The Southwest Georgia Project, Inc. (SWGAP) is pleased to host “Our Farmers Our Food” Farm to School program with Lake Park Elementary at 11:00 a.m. This program will allow Lake Park Students to have up close conversations with SWGAP’s Farm to School Farmers on the importance of eating fresh [...]

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Bully-A-Day: December 18

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Tweet Today, we take another look at bullying.  Today’s story comes from Jessica Walker and relates what she dealt with in the Tift County School System.  However, Jessica’s story is also an example.  In it, school administration handled the situation in such a way to actually end the bullying.

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Georgia Launches Statewide Holiday Impaired Driving Campaign

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Tweet Special to the Journal Atlanta – The annual holiday campaign of Operation Zero Tolerance is under way in Georgia and that means one thing: Law enforcement all over the state is out in full force to crack down on drunk drivers through the New Year’s holiday. If caught behind the wheel, these motorists will [...]

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Why we must fight bullying

By   /  December 18, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet “Dude, don’t you think you’re riding this bullying pony a little hard?  It’s a shame what happened, but it’s not worth all this energy you’re putting into it,” a friend told me recently.  I can see what he’s talking about to an extent.  My last two columns have been about bullying, and with this [...]

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It’s OK to say Merry Christmas

By   /  December 18, 2013  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet We all love this time of year, the parades, the concerts, the parties…and of course the shopping… First, I hope you will support your local stores and spend your money locally. When you shop on-line or from a catalog, you are taking money away from your Local store’s profits, many of which are owned [...]

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