News for Sunday, November 11, 2012


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Are you ready to E-Verify?

Business law column

On July 13, 2011, the Georgia Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act went into effect. Among other things, the Act requires employers to verify the employment eligibility of employees.

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Challenge accepted

The Darton men’s soccer team is the No. 1 seed entering today’s national tournament in Albany and the favorite to win the title.

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Big 10 for Nov. 2-9, 2012

These are the most-read stories from for the week of Nov. 2 through Nov. 9, 2012.

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NFL ROUNDUP: Denver's Manning makes Fox happy with win against Carolina; Dalton has a career day in Bengals' win against Giants; Brady and Pats beat Buffalo

Peyton Manning makes sure his coach, John Fox, enjoys a trip back to Carolina by beating the Panthers, 36-14; the Bengals shock the Giants, and Tom Brady leads the Pats past Buffalo. INCLUDES all the afternoon games in the NFL.

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U.S. pays tribute to veterans

Sunday was a day to honor those who have served in the military to keep America free.

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Hawks get clipped in L.A.

Blake Griffin and the Clippers are too much for Atlanta, and the Hawks lose 89-76 on the road on Sunday.

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Harvick wins wild one, Keselowski takes over lead in the Chase after Johnson crashes

A wild race in Arizona sees Kevin Harvick win, Jimmie Johnson crash and Brad Keselowski take over the lead in the Chase with one race remaining on a day when fights broke out in NASCAR.

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Bulldogs are on the rise after Alabama loss

Georgia’s Bulldogs are on the rise in the national picture after beating Auburn and watching Alabama lose to Texas A&M.

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Falcons fall to Saints

The Falcons see their undefeated season end with a 31-27 loss to their old rival, New Orleans.

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Jingle Bell Jog nears

The Jingle Bell Jog is a fundraiser for Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital’s Children's Miracle Network program.

Harry W. Taylor

Harry W. Taylor died Friday.

Jimmy McMurray Sr.

Jimmy McMurray died Saturday.

Naomie Love McDonald

Naomie Love McDonald died Saturday.

James Hodge

James Hodge died Saturday.

Alvin S. Griffin

Alvin S. Griffin died Saturday.

William Gamaras

William Gamaras died Thursday.

Edna Catherine Bell Gore White

Edna Catherine Bell Gore White died Friday.

Henry Grayson Waters

Henry Grayson Waters died Sunday.

Sarah H. Veazey

Sarah H. Veazey died Sunday.

Patrick Neil McKinley

Patrick Neil McKinley died Saturday.

Milton Marlin

Milton Marlin died Saturday.

Thomas J. Keenan

Thomas J. Keenan died Saturday.

Randall William Clark

Randall William Clark died Wednesday.

Betty Joan Richardson Brown

Betty Joan Richardson Brown Betty Joan Richardson Brown died Sunday.

Debra Ann Bouley

Debra Ann Bouley died Saturday.

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Attention shifts to charter school board

The state charter school law, triggered approval of Amendment 1, goes into effect Jan. 1.

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Postal Service to hold public meeting

Options for an Albany post office branch are expected to be discussed at a meeting.

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Operation Christmas Child under way

A Pine Avenue building in Albany is expected to be bustling with activity this week as it accepts donations from churches.

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Squawk of the Day - Nov. 12, 2012

Pick up a copy of the Monday Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.

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TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Kansas State makes case for No. 1

Kansas State will likely be the No. 1 team in the country next week with its win and Alabama's loss on Saturday.