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Chambliss, Isakson Applaud Selection of Fort Gordon as U.S. Army Cyber Command Headquarters

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., vice chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and senior member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs applauded the Army’s announcement that Fort Gordon, Georgia will become [...]

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Secretary of State Advises Georgians on Charitable Donations

By   /  December 19, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – 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.

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Bully-A-Day: December 19

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Tweet Staff Reports Sylvester – Today’s story comes from Worth County.  The mother who sent this story in asked to remain anonymous.  Considering the rumors floating around about Worth County Middle School’s reaction to Dustin Hammonds’ suicide – thus far unverified by this paper – it’s hard to fault her. I have three kids in [...]

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Region 1 AAAA All-Region Team

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany – After a heck of a year, Westover High School leads all Albany schools with eight players named to the first team Region 1AAAA All-Region team, including Defensive player of the year, Trenton Thompson.  In addition, Westover coach Octavia J. Jones garnered Coach of the Year honors.   Other Albany schools represented [...]

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Scientists look to tackle bacterium that is major cause of diarrhea, vomiting

By   /  December 19, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Augusta, Ga. – Scientists want to make a chink in the armor of a bacterium that has little name recognition yet is the number-one bacterial cause of the diarrhea, vomiting and stomach pain Americans experience annually.

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Understanding the difference between the Free Market and Free Speech

By   /  December 19, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet By now, even people who don’t watch Duck Dynasty know who Phil Robertson is.  The patriarch of the Duck Commander family recently got himself into a bit of controversy regarding an interview he gave to GQ regarding homosexuality.  Now, supporters of Robertson are yelling about free speech after A&E decided to put Robertson on [...]

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Chambliss, Isakson Introduce Resolution To Protect Military Retirement Pay

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., vice chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, introduced a “sense of the Senate” resolution to address the disproportionate military pay provision that would reduce the cost-of-living (COLA) adjustment for military retirees under [...]

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