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Path2College Launches College Sweepstakes Savings

By   /  February 9, 2014  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – With the New Year comes new opportunities, and one Georgia program is launching a sweepstakes that is intended to provide a child with the opportunity to achieve his or her dreams by helping pay for a college education. Today, the Path2College 529 Plan, the state of Georgia’s 529 [...]

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CHILDREN’S HEALTHCARE OF ATLANTA RANKED AMONG TOP 100 EMPLOYERS FOR NINTH YEAR IN A ROW BY FORTUNE MAGAZINE

By   /  February 9, 2014  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Largest Pediatric Healthcare System in the U.S. Continues to Provide Personal and Professional Opportunities for Employee Base ATLANTA (January 16, 2014) – Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been ranked among FORTUNE magazine’s elite list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America. It is the ninth consecutive time the not-for-profit pediatric healthcare system [...]

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GeorgiaInfo, the state’s online almanac based at the University of Georgia, has launched a redesigned website

By   /  February 9, 2014  /  Education  /   Comments

Tweet Athens, Ga. – GeorgiaInfo, the state’s online almanac based at the University of Georgia, launched a redesigned website Jan. 21. GeorgiaInfo is part of the Digital Library of Georgia, and is hosted by GALILEO and the University of Georgia Libraries. GeorgiaInfo was created in 1996 by UGA’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government. In 2008, [...]

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Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist can Prevent Emergency Repair

By   /  February 8, 2014  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal (StatePoint) With a little easy home maintenance throughout the year, you can prevent emergency repairs down the line. Experts recommend posting a task checklist in a convenient location, such as on the refrigerator or a corkboard. “Maintenance is usually a lot simpler than a repair, and a lot more affordable,” [...]

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Valentine’s Day is Coming: Are you Ready?

By   /  February 8, 2014  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet to the Journal (SPM Wire) This year, don’t let Valentine’s Day catch you unprepared. From red roses to dinner reservations, romantic resources are in demand on Valentine’s Day, so it’s best to place your orders in advance and call ahead. Here are some tips to let that special someone know that you care: • [...]

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Punish the deed not the breed.

By   /  February 6, 2014  /  Opinion  /   Comments

CharleneMug

Tweet Not all Pitbulls are bad. They were born like any other dog. It is how you raise them that determines their character. It is like raising a child when you have a dog… They can be good or bad. I want to tell you a story. There was a girl that moved to Albany [...]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany Announces New Board Members

By   /  February 3, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY – Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany installed five new board members on its Corporate Board of Directors at their annual meeting. Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany serves 675 youth daily by offering leadership, guidance and skill development to itsmembers – empowering them to realize their full potential [...]

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Share My Lesson Wins SIIA CODiE Award for Best Crowd Sourced Solution

By   /  February 3, 2014  /  Education  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Share My Lesson has won the 2014 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Award for Best Crowd Sourced Solution. A joint venture of the American Federation of Teachers and TES Connect, Share My Lesson offers one central location for free K-12 teaching resources, including activities, worksheets and lesson plans. [...]

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It’s Time To Talk About Transportation

By   /  February 3, 2014  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

Tweet Tuesday was the big day. After months of planning, PolicyBEST was launched at a 10:30am press conference. The organization’s goal – of which I am the Executive Director – is to facilitate substantive policy discussion in areas where Georgia has specific needs but governance has gotten sidetracked.

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Adolescents’ salt intake correlates with obesity, inflammation

By   /  February 3, 2014  /  Health  /   Comments

Dr. Haidong Zhu

Tweet Special to the Journal Augusta, Ga. – Most adolescents consume as much salt as adults – some more than twice the recommended daily allowance – and that high sodium intake correlates with fatness and inflammation regardless of how many calories they consume, researchers report.

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