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GDOT Maintenance Crews Ready for Winter Storm Leon

By   /  January 28, 2014  /  Government  /   Comments

GDOT employee Clarence Brown  works to attach a snow plow to a tandem dump truck

Tweet Special to the Journal TIFTON – Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crews in southwest Georgia are ready for Leon, the winter storm predicted to move into the area late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning.

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40 Days at the Capitol- Installment 2

By   /  January 27, 2014  /  Buddy Carter  /   Comments

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Tweet To our readers: State Senator Buddy Carter (R- Pooler) will be reporting each week during the Legislative Session.  The session began January 13, 2014 and is expected to last until the first of March.

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Encore Performances for Honored Lee County Show

By   /  January 27, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

The Cast of 80 Days--(left to right) Turner Hitt, Courtney Shirley, Zac Crew, Davis Cowart, Hunter Fallin, and Nicolette Mantica.

Tweet Special to the Journal LEESBURG – Lee County High School’s Theatre Arts Program has been honored with an invitation to perform their recent production of Around the World in 80 Days at the upcoming Georgia Thespian Conference in Columbus. The group has been tapped to open the annual conference on Thursday, February 6th, with [...]

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Time for something different

By   /  January 27, 2014  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet My public writing began as somewhat of an accident.  Almost eight years ago I made a wisecrack on a political blog under an assumed name in the middle of the night.  Three and a half years ago I was named editor of that website, PeachPundit.com.  Shortly after I began writing a daily political column [...]

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Do We Still See Colored People?

By   /  January 26, 2014  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet By Glenn Mollette President Lyndon Johnson visited Martin county Kentucky in 1964. I was nine years old. We were considered the poorest county in the United States. Most of us did not know we were poor but we would soon find out from Johnson and the national media. At that time, there were no [...]

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yMusic Lecture and Demonstration to Accompany Performance at Emory

By   /  January 26, 2014  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA (Jan. 23, 2014) – yMusic, the genre-defying ensemble shaping the future of classical music, performs at Emory University on Fri., Jan. 31, 2014 at 8 p.m. as part of the 2013-2014 Flora Glenn Candler Concert Series. The group will also present a lecture and demonstration at 2 p.m. the [...]

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4 Ways Anyone Can Be More Like a Marine

By   /  January 26, 2014  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Special to theJournal U.S. Citizens Appreciate the Character of Those Protecting They’re called “The Few. The Proud;” does that mean the many Americans who admire the U.S. Marines never hope to become more like them? Eric Wentz, a highly decorated military intelligence specialist who served his country for 26 years, says yes. “For many, [...]

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New Year Brings Reinstatement Influx at Department of Driver Services (DDS)

By   /  January 25, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Online Options Save Time! A new year and income tax season brings a seasonal influx of customers needing to reinstate their driving privileges at Department of Driver Services (DDS). DDS Commissioner Rob Mikell reminds reinstatement customers of a way to save valuable time – the Agency’s new Online License Reinstatement Services available at www.dds.ga.gov. [...]

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“Multi-layering of Multi-Mediums on Canvas”

By   /  January 25, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Sspecialto the Journal The current painting exhibition at The Center for Arts & Rehabilitative Energies, Inc. is titled “Separate Reality”. These paintings are executed in a unique multi-layered multi-medium process developed by the artist/composer Ray Pierotti who maintains his professional art studio in Shellman, GA. A free and open to the public lecture, on [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP FIGHTS FOR CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS

By   /  January 25, 2014  /  Government  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON D.C. – This week, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) received a 100% rating from the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights based on his voting record on key issues like civil rights protections, the budget, education, jobs, immigration reform, violence against women, and more. The Leadership Conference [...]

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