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Findings bolster fiber’s role in colon health

By   /  January 16, 2014  /  Health  /   Comments

Drs. Vadivel Ganapathy (left) and Nagendra Singh (Photo by GRU Senior Photographer Phil Jones)

Tweet Special to the Journal Augusta, Ga. – Scientists have more reasons for you to eat fiber and not abuse antibiotics. They’ve shown that a receptor doctors already activate with mega-doses of niacin to protect patients’ cardiovascular systems also plays a key role in preventing colon inflammation and cancer, according to a study featured on [...]

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Darton Servant Leadership to hold community yard sale

By   /  January 15, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY– Don’t miss your chance to reserve a table at Darton’s community yard sale. Darton State College’s Servant Leadership Program is hosting a community yard sale Saturday, March 1 from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the Darton Intermural Field. Community members may reserve space for $20. This space includes [...]

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Bynum and Zohn Reunite for Musical Collaboration, “Just Like Old Times”

By   /  January 15, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

From Left: Dr. Leroy E. Bynum, Jr., tenor and Dr. Andrew E. Zohn, guitarist

Tweet Written by Pearly Bowser Albany – Albany State University begins the spring T. Marshall Jones Fine Arts and Lyceum Performance Series with a joint recital of masterworks written specifically for voice and guitar. The faculty-guest recital entitled, “Just like Old Times” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the Albany Museum [...]

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Attorney General Olens Recognizes National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

By   /  January 10, 2014  /  Politics  /   Comments

Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens.

Tweet Special to the Journal Atlanta – January 11, 2014, is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Human trafficking is a brutal, complex and widespread crime in which vulnerable individuals are sold into commercial sex and/or forced to engage in activity against their will. Many of the victims are children. In fact, the average age of [...]

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Darton moves up to No. 3, picks up 14th win before hosting No. 2 Georgia Highlands

By   /  January 10, 2014  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann SMYRNA – Shanae Armbrister scored 28 points, Wednesday, as the Lady Cavaliers crushed Chattahoochee Technical College 102-35 in Smyrna.

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Congressman Bishop Follow Up Statement on Temporary Health Issue

By   /  January 10, 2014  /  Politics  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal Washington, D.C. – In order to keep the citizens of the 2nd Congressional District fully informed, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the successful conclusion of his temporary health issue:

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ASU Professor Performs Abroad

By   /  January 10, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Dr. Joel Johnson, assistant professor of music industry and modern guitar during a performance in Australia

Tweet Written by Pearly Bowser Albany – An Albany State University faculty member recently returned home after performing as a guitarist in Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.

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Head out to Chehaw for a taste of the past

By   /  January 10, 2014  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Today, we live in an amazing time.  People today often like to think we’re smarter than our ancestors 200 years ago.  Well, if that describes you, I invite you to head out to Chehaw today, tomorrow, or Saturday for the annual Frontier Festival and see just how wrong you really are.

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Georgia Southwestern to host “Homecoming & Humor” with best-selling author Ronda Rich Jan. 31

By   /  January 9, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Best selling author and syndicated columnist Ronda Rich.

Tweet Special to the Journal AMERICUS — Best-selling author and syndicated columnist Ronda Rich will highlight an evening of southern-style fun and food as Georgia Southwestern State University’s homecoming 2014 guest speaker Friday, Jan. 31. The event will be held at Griffin Bell Golf and Conference Center in Americus and begins with a cash bar [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP REMARKS ON POVERTY IN AMERICA

By   /  January 9, 2014  /  Politics  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal Washington, D.C. – Today, on the 50th Anniversary of the commencement of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop (GA-02) submitted a statement to the U.S. House of Representatives regarding the issue of poverty in America today. Below is the full text of Congressman Bishop’s statement:

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