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Book Review: Cornfield Madness

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Tweet Author Explores Psychological Impact of Rural Life on Families by Marshall Cole [Palm Harbor, Florida – 15 Nov 2013] An emerging holiday tradition has appeared where families travel to a local farm, purchase a pumpkin or jar of jelly, and spend a cloudy afternoon or moonlit evening wandering through a maze carved out by [...]

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Phoebe working to fight influenza by limiting patient area access

By   /  December 21, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY, Ga. – With flu season now upon South Georgia, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital is working to protect patients, staff and the public by limiting access to patient areas. Phoebe officials are asking those not actively involved in caregiving to avoid visits to the hospital. “The signs are that we [...]

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Life’s Out-takes: Shop With A Cop

By   /  December 21, 2013  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet By Daris Howard My son, Scott, has always wanted to serve his community and his country, but he didn’t see the military as an option for himself. So, when he learned that the local sheriff’s department was looking for some reserve deputies to help when needed, he decided that might be his opportunity. After [...]

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DJJ FOCUS ON EDUCATION:

By   /  December 21, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

Tweet Georgia Preparatory Academy Graduates Largest Class Ever! DJJ Success Story for GA’s 181st School District Special to the Journal (AUGUSTA – GA) Commissioner Avery D. Niles is proud to announce the success of this week’s consolidated DJJ graduation ceremony, the first-ever combined graduation observance conducted by the Department of Juvenile Justice. The graduation event [...]

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What’s Wrong With Our Nativity Scenes?

By   /  December 21, 2013  /  Faith  /   Comments

Tweet Even Some ‘Religious’ Elements of Christmas Celebrations Stray from the Truth, Says Bible Publisher-Scholar Staff Reports If you’re in business, you likely don’t even call this the holiday season anymore – it’s “the holiday quarter.” Because for businesses, Christmas is all about making money. “In Western societies, Christmas has largely become a family and [...]

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Bully-A-Day: December 21

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Tweet Staff Reports Editor’s Note: This contributor wished to remain anonymous. On my first day of 6th grade, I started a new private, Christian school. I knew others that went to the school so I was not entirely alone since I knew some of the other students from church and extracurricular activities. But, at lunch [...]

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GEORGIA FARM BUREAU PEANUTS CERTIFIED BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

By   /  December 21, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Georgia Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall, left, and GFB Peanut Advisory Committee Chairman Wes Shannon, right, unveil the new GFB peanut packets that carry the American Heart Association insignia indicating that peanuts are a heart-healthy snack.

Tweet MACON, Ga. – Peanut lovers can now enjoy oil roasted salted peanuts knowing the American Heart Association (AHA) has certified the snack as heart-healthy when eaten as part of an overall healthy eating pattern. Georgia Farm Bureau recently unveiled its new peanut packets that display the AHA “Heart-Check” insignia and the Peanut Institute logo. [...]

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Seaworld Responds to Critics

By   /  December 21, 2013  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal As you may know, SeaWorld is a world class zoological park and an important partner with many retailers. We felt it was important to share the response from their zoological team to the recent controversy over their care of killer whales. It addresses many of the inaccuracies in recent media [...]

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88.3 WAFJ delivers toys to Children’s Hospital of Georgia patients

By   /  December 21, 2013  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Radio station 88.3 WAFJ delivered nearly 300 toys to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia collected by listeners during the contemporary Christian station’s annual Christmas Cheer Tour. The toys will help bring comfort to the nearly 100,000 patients treated at the hospital each year, especially those who can’t [...]

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Armbrister and Lady Cavs Strongarm Southern Crescent Tech

By   /  December 21, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet ALBANY – A mere four seconds was all it took for Darton State sophomore Iesha Bonner to win the tip-off, sprint ahead and score as the Lady Cavs began what became a severely lop-sided win over Southern Crescent Tech, Friday, in the Cavalier Arena in Albany. Darton handed Southern Crescent a 120-24 whipping, and [...]

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