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UALR swept by Georgia Southern


Georgia Southern started the series finale with a single up the middle by Kody Adams. After advancing to second on a ground out, Adams stole third. Chase Griffin hit a sacrifice fly to center, scoring Adams to put the Eagles up 1-0. Georgia Southern struck ...

Griffin residents overwhelmed by flooded creek


GRIFFIN, Ga. - Residents on Morningside Drive in Griffin are keeping a close watch on the weather after a creek overflowed Sunday causing severe flooding. At one point, the water surrounding the homes was four-feet deep. No one was hurt but cleanup is ...

UGA-Griffin to host container garden class


An eco-friendly container garden class has been set for May 15 at the University of Georgia Research and Education Garden, off of Ellis Road in Griffin. Experts from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the University of Florida ...

Jackets Finish Action at Georgia Tech Invite


THE FLATS -- Georgia Tech track and field team finished up competition at the Georgia Tech Invitational Saturday afternoon at the Griffin Track. "It was a great weekend of competition for the women from the beginning to the end," head women's track coach ...

Robert P. Griffin, who served in House and Senate from Michigan, dies at 91


He practiced law in Traverse City before being elected to Congress in 1956. With Philip M. Landrum (D-Ga.), Mr. Griffin sponsored the 1959 Landrum-Griffin Act, which he said was aimed at curtailing labor racketeering. The law imposed restrictions on ...

Robert P. Griffin Dies at 91; Michigan Senator Urged Nixon to Quit


Landrum, a Democrat from Georgia, in writing the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, which imposed stringent controls over internal union affairs. Known as the Landrum-Griffin Act, the legislation was enacted at a time of mounting ...

Georgia falls to USC Upstate


Georgia tied the game at 2-2 in the bottom of the fourth inning. Niaja Griffin led off the inning with a double to right. With a Griffin at third after a fly out, Katie Browne delivered a RBI infield single that scored Griffin and tied the game at 2-2.

Georgia softball defeats Ole Miss 9-7


Georgia center fielder Niaja Griffin put it on herself to help Georgia overcome another late-inning mishap on Saturday. Griffin hit a two-run home run in the top of the ninth inning to break a 7-7 tie after the Bulldogs blew a five-run led in the seventh.

Griffin's Home Run Leads Georgia to 9-7 Win Over Ole Miss


OXFORD, Miss. --Niaja Griffin's ninth-inning two-run home run proved to be the difference maker as the No. 12/12 Georgia softball team earned the series win over the Ole Miss Rebels with a 9-7, nine-inning win on Saturday, April 11 in Oxford Miss.

Ga. woman arrested for stalking, attacking ex


Tampa, Florida -- A 38-year-old Georgia woman was arrested Tuesday after police say she attacked her ex-boyfriend and threatened to kill him. Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies say Jamie Latham drove from Griffin, Georgia to the Holiday Inn on Elm Fair Blvd.

Watch Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Eulogize Spurs Center Aron Baynes After Being Destroyed By Blake Griffin


By now, we’ve all been lucky enough to witness Blake Griffin absolutely destroy Aron Baynes with three monster dunks in the Los Angeles Clippers Game 1 playoff win against the San Antonio Spurs. It’s …

Russell Wilson continues to lead the NFL in merchandising


How much he&rsq uo;s paid in relation to other quarterbacks will be determined at some point in the future.  How much fans are paying for his merchandise in relation to other quarterbacks has been determined…

Griffin Cove Home Charging Station an Indiegogo exclusive


Griffin has decided to think outside of the box, by taking a look at the crowdfunding platform known as Indiegogo in order to raise the relevant funds so that they can come up with something that thei…

Top 5 Game One Performers In The NBA Playoffs


By Gordon Robinson This weekend marked the opening round of the NBA Playoffs and as expected there were some great performances on display. Today, we honor those players who stepped up for their team…

Let’s Gawk At Blake Griffin Posterizing Aron Baynes Three Times On Sunday Night


Blake Griffin was rather unkind to Aron Baynes last night. Like an Englishman who take’s Kipling’s poem as a call to colonize, Griffin conquered Baynes, not once, not twice, but three times. His seco…

Blake Griffin just destroys Spurs’ Aron Baynes (VIDEO)


Lob City was back for a night in LA.

"Everyone should throw a plate against a wall at least once in a lifetime."


“Everyone should throw a plate against a wall at least once in a lifetime.” - The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone, Adele Griffin

Secret Jewish ‘Charity’ Funds White Genocide In UK


~THE ENEMY WITHIN~ endzog HAS BECOME AWARE THAT ONE OF THE MOST ANTI-BRITISH ORGANIZATIONS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, THE SIGRID RAUSING TRUST, DEVOTED TO THE JEWISH AGENDA OF INTERNATIONAL WHITE GENOCID…

:’| i never like fandom house sorting hcs i just saw s/o sort clarke in (griffin)dor and like...


:’| i never like fandom house sorting hcs i just saw s/o sort clarke in (griffin)dor and like no…. ravenclaw i would accept, and im biased for it partly bc i enjoy that raven belongs in gryffindor and…

Giuliana Rancic Hasn't Talked To Kelly Osbourne Or Kathy Griffin Since The Fashion Police Fiasco! Here's What She's Saying About Her Coworker Drama!


Sounds like there's SO much bad blood between these three! Or maybe just between Giuliana Rancic and her former co-hosts! It's safe to say the 40-year-old's relationship with Kelly Osbourne and Kathy…




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The importance of local education funding in GRIFFIN GEORGIA

Yesterday, President Obama spoke to the Council of the Great City Schools about the exceptional progress being made within local and state education levels. The work of our administrators and educators has been more impactful than ever, resulting in higher standardized test scores in some of the previously lowest-performing schools and increased resources for students.

In fact, more graduation caps are going airborne as high school students are graduating at the highest rate ever recorded, with the largest improvement among minority and low-income students.

See what President Obama had to say about what we must do to improve access to quality education in America: 

This funding is an investment in our nation's future that has been able to give the kind of education our children need and deserve to compete in the 21st century. 

President Obama hopes that the upcoming budget plan by the Republican House and Senate will reflect the priorities of educating every child. If their new budget maintains sequester-level funding of the past, we would actually be giving less federal support to America’s schools than we were back in 2000.

Most alarmingly, if their current proposal is not changed, over the next six years, billions of dollars would be cut in education funding. That means we'd be cutting the support given to America's most impoverished schools, the funding that has helped create the progress we're seeing today. 


"The notion that we would be going backwards instead of forwards in how we’re devoting resources to educating our kids makes absolutely no sense." 

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Get a Homeland Security Job in GRIFFIN GEORGIA

What You Need to Know

The Department of Homeland Security has unique career opportunities that will challenge your mind and reward your skills and talents. As a Homeland Security employee, you will help secure our borders, airports, seaports and waterways; research and develop the latest security technologies; respond to natural disasters or terrorists acts; and analyze intelligence reports.

Next Steps

  1. Find the Job Right for You. Find DHS jobs at dhs.usajobs.gov.

    You can also use USAJOBS through an Interactive Voice Response Telephone System
    phone: 703-724-1850
    TDD: 978-461-8404.

    From general mission support to law enforcement to immigration and travel security to prevention and response, exciting professional growth opportunities exist throughout the Department.

  • Mission support careers involve the following fields: medical, human resources, facilities, budget, procurement, science and technology, training, intelligence, planning and coordination, detection, civil rights, fraud detection and more.
  • Law enforcement careers offer positions in protection of the President, Vice President, their families, heads of state and other designated inpiduals; securing the nation’s borders and enforcing immigration laws; interagency law enforcement training; and enforcing economic, transportation and infrastructure security.
  • Immigration and travel security careers involve protecting the nation’s transportation systems, as well as overseeing lawful immigration to the U.S.
  • Prevention and response careers protect the public, environment and U.S. economic and security interests in any maritime region, as well as provide preparedness, protection, response, recovery and mitigation to reduce loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards are what these careers are all about.
  1. Read the Job Announcement. The announcement will provide you with information about job qualifications, duties, salary, duty location, benefits, and security requirements. Here you will be able to determine if your interests, education, and professional background make you a good candidate for the job.

A list of common terms is available to assist you in understanding Department job announcements.

Most Homeland Security jobs require U.S. citizenship and successful completion of a full background investigation and drug screening.

  1. Apply for the Job. Follow the instructions in the “How to Apply” section of each USAJOBS announcement (upper right tab). Instructions will guide you through the application process, providing you detailed information on the questions, forms, and format that must be addressed and used to capture your qualifications for the job. Submit all required documents and pay close attention to the application due date and application procedures, which will vary by job and the Department component.

    During the application process, veterans may be asked to identify Veterans Preference status.

    To post your resume online, apply to certain federal jobs, check on the status of your application, and receive automated job alerts, you must create a USAJOBS member account.

  2. Interview for the Job. The names of best-qualified candidates will be forwarded to the supervisor or hiring official. If you are one of the best-qualified candidates, the supervisor or hiring official may interview you in person or by telephone, or in rare cases may hire you based solely on your application materials. Selection procedures are subject to Federal Civil Service laws, which ensure that all applicants receive fair and equal treatment in the hiring process.

Tips

No matter where you are in your career - at the very beginning, transitioning to the federal government mid-career, or another stage in your professional life - the Department of Homeland Security has a place for you.

  • Student and Recent Graduate Job Opportunities - Learn about internships, fellowships and training programs available across the Department.
  • Experienced Professionals - Use your technical skills and management experience to contribute to the homeland security mission. Explore meaningful career opportunities today.
  • Retirees - The Department offers retirees meaningful work opportunities, including short- and long-term projects, on a part-time or flexible schedule.
  • Veterans - The Department is committed to recruiting and employing eligible veterans for suitable jobs.

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Last Published Date: December 16, 2014

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Campaign in GRIFFIN GEORGIA: the importance of eating fish !!!

Key message

Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish * each week preferably those that are low in mercury. The nutritional value of fish is important for the growth and development before birth, in infancy for breastfed infants and children.

Who should know

Women who are pregnant (or might be pregnant) or breastfeeding. Whoever feeds young children.

What to do

1. Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish a week.

    • That is 2 or 3 servings of fish a week.
    • For young children, give them 2 or 3 servings of fish a week acurdo with age and calorie needs.
2. Choose fish low in mercury.
    • Many of the fish we eat most often are lower in mercury.
    • These include salmon, shrimp, haddock, tuna (canned light), tilapia, catfish and cod.
3. Avoid 4 types of fish: tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico, shark, swordfish and king mackerel.
    • These 4 types of fish are higher in mercury.
    • Limit white tuna (albacore) to 159 grams a week.
4. When consumption is fish you have caught or other streams, rivers and lakes, heed warnings signs in water bodies.
    • If the advice is not available, adults should limit this type of fish to 150 grams a week and toddlers in 30-80 grams a week.
5. To add more fish to your diet, be sure to stay within your calorie needs.

Why this advice is relevant

Fish contains important nutrients to developing fetuses, babies who are breastfed and young children. Fish provides health benefits for the general public. Many people do not currently fish eat the recommended amount.

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