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Religion Bulletin - April 18, 2014

Weekly religion news

Former President Jimmy Carter will teach Sunday School at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains on Easter Sunday.

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Georgia exchange applications hit 220,000

State reported rush of applications in days before deadline

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, though, said premiums have been received for only 107,581 of those policies, which cover 149,465 people.

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Leesburg officials ask to be a permanent part of a regional transportation group

DARTS lists projects on Dougherty/Lee Long-Range Transportation Plan

Leesburg officials say they want to be part of the region’s transportation decision-making process.

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Dougherty County residents air concerns about natural gas pipeline

U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop and local officials listen to Dougherty County residents objections to planned gas pipeline

Residents express concerns about whether the subsurface of Dougherty County is suitable for a large natural gas pipeline and the planned location for a compressor station that they say is too close to a populated area.

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Squawk of the Day - April 18, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.

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Bright of the Day - April 18, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to read about the Bright Side of life.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Misguided missionaries mar Masters

FAITH: Why be abrasive when witnessing to the love of God?

Because I was meeting a friend at the gate, I was subjected to this self-righteous verbal assault for 10 minutes, a man with a portable headset loudspeaker ensuring that nobody missed a single syllable. I was never so glad to see my friend finally appear.

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MARCIA JOHNSON: Emergency medical team a blessing to patient, family

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Quick medical work makaes survival of widow maker possible

Chest pain center medical staff and EMS team enable patient to survive critical heart attack.

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JOHN BRYANT: Moving ahead is only backing up

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Column recasts thoughts on political landscape

The U.S. is losing its Constitution a little bit at a time.

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WALT SPECHT: Vermont visits always enlighten

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: School district votes on school budgets not a bad idea for south Georgia

Issues over school spending, reckless behavior and crooked politicians are crop up in North as much as they do in the South.

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CAL THOMAS: Chicken Little science proponents cluck louder

OPINION: Faced with indifference, global warming alarmist raise the decibel level

The Obama administration and liberal politicians in general seem to promote climate change fiction in order to gain even more dominance over our lives. Apparently controlling one-sixth of the economy through Obamacare isn’t enough for them.

Albany Almanac - April 18, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Sign Task Force readies recommendations for Planning Commission

Albany City Commission will ultimately rule on task force recommendations

An Albany Sign Task Force reaches concensus on recommendations for the city’s sign ordinance.

Albany Briefs - April 18, 2014

News briefs from the Albany area

A communitywide Easter egg hunt is planned at 4 p.m. Sunday at Renaissance Cultural Arts Center, 950 N. Maple St.

Albany Almanac - April 19, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

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Terrell County runs away with Region 1-A track & field titles

It was all Terrell County Thursday in Camilla, where the Greenwave boys and girls track & field teams blew away the competition for Region 1-A championships. (ADDS: Complete team and individual results)

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Westover sweeps Region 1-AAAA meet; Bainbridge boys take 1-AAAAA title

Westover sweeps the Region 1-AAAA track & field meet for the second straight year

The Westover boys and girls pull away late from Monroe to capture Region 1-AAAA track & field titles, while the Bainbridge boys flex their muscles in the Region 1-AAAAA meet. (ADDS: Complete meet results)

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Darton baseball crushes ABAC for 15th straight win

Darton State improves to 32-13 overall and 22-4 in the region

Darton wins its 15th straight game and moves within a game of the school record for consecutive victories with a 12-4 rout of ABAC.

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Chelsea Clinton announces she is pregnant

Chelsea Clinton announced on Thursday she is pregnant with the first grandchild of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Woman, 69, killed in three-car wreck on Ledo Road

A second motorist in the wreck at the entrance of Walmart is taken to the hospital for treatment

A third woman motorist and her 2-year-old passenger were uninjured in the wreck, state troopers said.

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