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Medicare’s “Extra Help” program helps people with limited income to pay for their prescription medications

By   /  November 30, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Making ends meet should not mean going without your medications. If you have limited income and resources, Medicare’s “Extra Help” program sets it up so this year you might pay no more than $2.60 for each generic drug and $6.50 for each brand name drug. The Centers for Medicare & [...]

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Bainbridge Health and Rehab Earns Prestigious Recognition from the American Health Care Association

By   /  November 29, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Bainbridge, GA – Bainbridge Health and Rehab, a member of the Mission Health family of healthcare communities, is pleased to announce that the nursing community has earned Tier III Recognition in the Quality Initiative Recognition Program of the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). Bainbridge Health and Rehab was [...]

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Mega Millions jackpot stretches to $230M for drawing Friday

By   /  November 28, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet ATLANTA – Friday’s drawing for the Mega Millions jackpot marks an estimated $230 million to a single annuity winner. The jackpot began rolling Oct. 4 and has rolled 16 times. One winning ticket worth $5,000 was sold in Duluth from the Nov. 26 drawing. Mega Millions offers two jackpot payment options: the $230 million [...]

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Southwest Georgia’s unemployment rate rises to 8.5 percent in October

By   /  November 28, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the unemployment rate in the Southwest Georgia region increased to 8.5 percent in October, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.3 percent in September. The rate was 9.0 percent in October a year ago. Because of the federal government shutdown, no states were [...]

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Metro Albany’s unemployment rate rises to 8.8 percent in October

By   /  November 28, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that metro Albany’s unemployment rate increased to 8.8 percent in October, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 8.5 percent in September. The rate was 9.3 percent in October a year ago. Because of the federal government shutdown, no states were [...]

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NEW TRACTS ADD MORE THAN 1,300 ACRES TO OCONEE WMA FOR PUBLIC USE

By   /  November 27, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (November 27, 2013) – The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is excited to announce the addition of more than 1,390 acres, made up of three tracts of land, to the already 4,800-acre Oconee Wildlife Management Area in Greene and Hancock counties. These new tracts enhance the Oconee WMA [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WISHES ALL A HAPPY THANKSGIVING

By   /  November 27, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement regarding the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 28, 2013. “Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to reflect on all of the blessings afforded to us as Americans and as children of God. Personally, I am thankful for the Lord’s blessing [...]

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Georgia’s highway safety officials barnstorm the state to announce a “Season for Safety”

By   /  November 27, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet GOHS, GSP remind drivers to buckle up and drive sober ahead of the year’s busiest holiday travel season and inclement weather (ATLANTA) — This week signals the beginning of the busiest travel season of the year. The remaining 35 days of 2013 will see some of the highest traffic volumes ever as Georgians and [...]

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Chambliss Urges Strict Congressional Oversight of Iran Nuclear Deal

By   /  November 27, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Sends letter to Senate Foreign Relations Committee requesting report on the verifiability of proposal WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), vice chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today sent a letter to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Robert Menendez (D-Fla.) and Ranking Member Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) [...]

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Kingston Blasts Iran Nuclear Deal, Pushes Stronger Sanctions

By   /  November 26, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA) today blasted the Obama Administration’s announced nuclear deal with Iran and backed stronger sanctions against the regime. Kingston, a member of the State-Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, urged the Senate to take up House-passed legislation that would target increased sanctions on the country’s energy [...]

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