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UGA receives grant to research Georgia’s communities

“We really hope as an end goal for all of this to improve the quality of life in rural and small communities in Georgia.” Along with Skobba, Jerry Shannon, Karen Tinsley, and Sharon Gibson will be working as a part of the team for the study. One of the ...

GIBSON, Grover Clifford

GIBSON, Grover Clifford, age 85 of Austell passed away April ...
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Youth Baptist Church, 4967 Brownsville Road Powder Springs GA 30127 Arrangements are with Davis- Struempf Funeral Home, Austell.

New England Patriots 2015 NFL Draft Prospects: Georgia WR Chris Conley has supreme athleticism

Georgia wide receiver Chris Conley posted outrageous numbers ...
The Pats also signed ex-Dolphins receiver Brandon Gibson, as well as ex-Packers wideout Kevin Dorsey, who primarily played special teams in Green Bay. Former fourth-round pick Josh Boyce ...

Acts of Apostles tells of people, events in Christianity’s early history

Gibson was the founding editor of Origins, Catholic News Service’s documentary service. He retired in 2007 after holding that post for 36 years.

Bulls' Gibson leaves game with strained left shoulder

Chicago forward Taj Gibson left the Bulls' regular-season finale against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night because of a strained left shoulder. Gibson's status for the game was in question. He wound up starting and playing 20 minutes before leaving the ...

Police Urge Vigilance After Attacks On Women And Girls In Savannah

Rape Crisis Center Director Kesha Gibson-Carter says, “This is the most frightening scenario for me to see play out here in Savannah, Georgia - you know - hearing people being abducted off of the street is something we here in Savannah generally read ...

SAU’s Hartman finishes second at AAC tourney

PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — St. Andrews University women’s sophomore golfer Paige Hartman finished second at the Appalachian Athletic Conference National Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, losing by two strokes to Milligan College’s Cassidy Gibson at ...

Georgia Football To Host Alumni Game Prior to G-Day

ATHENS --The University of Georgia Alumni football game will be held on Saturday ...
Thomas Flowers, Bo Fowler, Fred Gibson, Jacob Hawk, Ben Haynes, Ken Helms, James Hickey, Kevin Jackson, Charles Krauth, Curt McGill, LaBron Mitchell, John Osborne ...

Georgia Tech edges Mercer baseball in Atlanta

ATLANTA -- Georgia Tech center fielder Daniel Spingola picked a dramatic ...
“He won the big moment,” Mercer head coach Craig Gibson said. The Yellow Jackets began the winning rally with an innocuous two-out walk to first baseman Brandon Gold, who ...

Trey Gibson tops LMS field for Anderson victory

Gibson, fresh off a win the week before up the road at Greenville ...
David Roberts finished the night in third place, with Marietta, Ga.’s Cody Haskins in fourth and Kenneth Headen in fifth. Kason Plott, Taylor Nesbitt, Mitchell Mote, fast qualifier ...

Bulls’ Rose, Gibson, Noah All A Go For Game 1

(CBS) The Bulls’ season-long goal was to make it to the postseason healthy and be in a position to make a run at an NBA title. While they’re not unharmed currently, it will be nearly all hands on dec…

Keke Palmer, Meagan Good, & More Step Out In Style for 'Brotherly Love' Premiere!

Keke Palmer and Meagan Good strike a pose on the red carpet while attending the premiere of Brotherly Love at the SilverScreen Theater at Pacific Design Center on Monday (April 13) in West Hollywood, …

Enel Green Power Wins 425 MW Wind Energy Projects In Fourth REIPPP Auction

Enel Green Power is fast emerging as one of the leading renewable energy project developers in South Africa following its huge success in the last 2 rounds of auction under the country’s Renewable Ene…

Royals Take 1st Loss As Gibson, Twins Win 3-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defending American League champions were finally reminded what it feels like to lose a game. Kansas City became the last team in the majors to lose this season, as Kyle Gibson …

Lawmakers: VA Fired Whistleblower, Not Executives Over Problems In Denver

(AP) – A whistleblower said he was fired by the Veterans Affairs Department after warning of cost overruns at the Denver VA hospital, prompting a rebuke Wednesday from members of Congress who question…

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The Club for Growth has found their man in Florida

Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis (right) with Louisiana Sen. David Vitter Leading Off: • FL-Sen: No Republicans have entered the race to succeed presidential candidate Marco Rubio yet, but several are…

Armel Gibson makes short games that feel like music videos

Playing with the short games of French creator Armel Gibson is a bit like interacting with a music video. If you're like me and you spent hours of the 1990s falling down weird late-night rabbit holes …

Twin boys drown in Gibson County lake

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. — Twin boys drowned in a Gibson County lake Sunday. According to our partners at the Jackson Sun, the victims are Sean and Kesean Collier. The eighth graders were swimming in a …

Celebs with Lyme profile: Debbie Gibson

Debbie Gibson: singer, actress, Broadway star Official Site Facebook iTunes Twitter IMdB Debbie Gibson, US pop Singer who launched in the 1980's with hits including the album Out of the Blue …

This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Marc-William Palen History Department, University of Exeter Follow on Twitter @MWPalen From walking the streets of 16th-century Seville to when China woke up to Wham! Here are this week’s top picks…


GIBSON GEORGIA: the March employment report reflects a pace of monthly job growth

The March employment report reflects a pace of monthly job growth below the recent trend, coming on the heels of February’s strong report. The unemployment rate was stable, broader measures of unemployment fell, and hourly earnings continued their rise. A range of factors including the weather and the global economic slowdown have affected economic data for the first quarter. The President has been clear that he will continue to push for policies including investments in infrastructure and relief from the sequester that would help ensure the strong underlying longer-term trends persist.


1. The private sector has added 12.1 million jobs over 61 straight months of job growth, extending the longest streak on record. Today we learned that total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 126,000 in March, driven by a 129,000 increase in private-sector employment. This particular month’s job gains were below the recent trend, as job growth in a number of industries slowed somewhat (see point 5). Over the past twelve months, the private sector has added 3.1 million jobs, nearly the highest year-over-year growth in the recovery so far.

2. Real aggregate weekly earnings have risen nearly 5 percent over the last twelve months. Real aggregate earnings track the purchasing power of total wages and salaries paid to U.S. private-sector employees, reflecting the combined effects of rising employment, rising wages, and a longer workweek. Aggregate earnings are nearly 7 percent above their pre-crisis peak. Indeed, they have recovered nearly twice their losses during the recession. Year-over-year aggregate earnings growth trended about 2-3 percent at an annual rate in recent years, but has risen to 5 percent year-over-year in recent months as hourly earnings have begun to rise (see point 3).


3. Over the past twelve months, rising real hourly earnings accounted for nearly half the increase in real aggregate weekly earnings. The large contribution of rising hourly earnings is a recent trend. Aggregate earnings reached a trough in December 2009, and over the following year-and-a-half, real hourly wages declined. The aggregate earnings increase during that early period was driven by a combination of rising employment and a longer workweek. Over the next three years, both hourly earnings and the workweek were largely stable, with rising employment accounting for 80 percent of the growth in aggregate earnings. Real wage growth over the past year has been a major contributor to the speed-up in aggregate earnings, due to both rising nominal wages and slowing consumer price growth as oil prices have declined. While the recent progress is encouraging, there is more work to do to ensure that real earnings growth is sustained and shared with a broad range of American families.


4. The overall share of jobs held by women rose from an average of 48.5 percent in 2001-2007 to 49.3 percent in March 2015. This 0.8 percentage point increase masks substantial variation within industries. Female workers shifted out of smaller industries like financial activities and information services where the female share declined by 3.1 and 3.7 percentage points, respectively and into higher-employment industries like retail trade. Women’s share of employment also increased somewhat in the government sector, where 57 percent of workers are female. Accordingly, women were disproportionately affected by the cuts to government employment that occurred between 2010 and 2013, but they have also disproportionately benefited from net job growth in this sector since mid-2013.


5. Job growth in a number of industries fell below recent trends in March. Looking over the 61-month streak of private-sector job growth, March was an especially weak month for mining and logging (-11,000), manufacturing (-1,000), leisure and hospitality (+13,000), and construction (-1,000). The weakness in mining and logging is likely attributable in large part to the recent decline in oil prices. March was a stronger than usual month in retail trade (+26,000) and health care and social assistance (+30,000). Across the 17 industries shown below, the correlation between the most recent one-month percent change and the average percent change over the last twelve months rose to 0.51 from 0.13 last month, remaining somewhat below the average correlation over the past two years.


As the Administration stresses every month, the monthly employment and unemployment figures can be volatile, and payroll employment estimates can be subject to substantial revision. Therefore, it is important not to read too much into any one monthly report and it is informative to consider each report in the context of other data as they become available.



Register now and request your ballots for the year in GIBSON GEORGIA

The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote, and acts as a request for your State absentee ballots for the year. It is important to complete a new FPCA annually, every time you move or at least 90 days prior to the election you want to vote in.

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Remember, the only way your LEO knows how to reach you is with the information you provide! Some States allow a longer time between registrations, but if you submit a new FPCA every year, you wont have to worry about your registration or ballot request status and can participate in all the elections* you´re eligible to.

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Fighting against human trafficking in GIBSON GEORGIA

Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights » Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons » Identify and Assist a Trafficking Victim » 20 Ways You Can Help

20 Ways You Can Help Fight Human Trafficking

After first learning about human trafficking, many people want to help in some way but do not know how. Here are just a few ideas for your consideration.

1. Learn the red flags that may indicate human trafficking and ask follow up questions so that you can help identify a potential trafficking victim. Human trafficking awareness training is available for inpiduals, businesses, first responders, law enforcement, and federal employees.

2. In the United States, call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1-888-373-7888 (24/7) to get help and connect with a service provider in your area, report a tip with information on potential human trafficking activity; or learn more by requesting training, technical assistance, or resources. Call federal law enforcement directly to report suspicious activity and get help from the Department of Homeland Security at 1-866-347-2423 (24/7), or submit a tip online at, or from the U.S. Department of Justice at 1-888-428-7581 from 9:00am to 5:00pm (EST). Victims, including undocumented inpiduals, are eligible for services and immigration assistance.

3. Be a conscientious consumer. Discover your Slavery Footprint, and check out the Department of Labor’s List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor. Encourage companies, including your own, to take steps to investigate and eliminate slavery and human trafficking in their supply chains and to publish the information for consumer awareness.

4. Incorporate human trafficking information into your professional associations’ conferences, trainings, manuals, and other materials as relevant [example].

5. Join or start a grassroots anti-trafficking coalition.

6. Meet with and/or write to your local, state, and federal government representatives to let them know that you care about combating human trafficking in your community, and ask what they are doing to address human trafficking in your area.

7. Distribute public awareness materials available from the Department of Health and Human Services or Department of Homeland Security.

8. Volunteer to do victim outreach or offer your professional services to a local anti-trafficking organization.

9. Donate funds or needed items to an anti-trafficking organization in your area.

10. Organize a fundraiser and donate the proceeds to an anti-trafficking organization.

11. Host an awareness event to watch and discuss a recent human trafficking documentary. On a larger scale, host a human trafficking film festival.

12. Encourage your local schools to partner with students and include the issue of modern day slavery in their curriculum. As a parent, educator, or school administrator, be aware of how traffickers target school-aged children.

13. Set up a Google alert to receive current human trafficking news.

14. Write a letter to the editor of your local paper about human trafficking in your community.

15. Start or sign a human trafficking petition.

16. Businesses: Provide internships, job skills training, and/or jobs to trafficking survivors. Consumers: Purchase items made by trafficking survivors such as from Jewel Girls or Made by Survivors.

17. Students: Take action on your campus. Join or establish a university or secondary school club to raise awareness about human trafficking and initiate action throughout your local community. Consider doing one of your research papers on a topic concerning human trafficking. Professors: Request that human trafficking be an issue included in university curriculum. Increase scholarship about human trafficking by publishing an article, teaching a class, or hosting a symposium.

18. Law Enforcement Officials: Join or start a local human trafficking task force.

19. Mental Health or Medical Providers: Extend low-cost or free services to human trafficking victims assisted by nearby anti-trafficking organizations. Train your staff on how to identify the indicators of human trafficking and assist victims.

20. Attorneys: Look for signs of human trafficking among your clients. Offer pro-bono services to trafficking victims or anti-trafficking organizations. Learn about and offer to human trafficking victims the legal benefits for which they are eligible. Assist anti-trafficking NGOs with capacity building and legal work.



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business of reporting news or manufacturing propaganda,
it is all the more important that the public understand
that difference,and choose their news sources accordingly.
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