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ASU Lady Rams on TV

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Tweet By Edythe Bradley The Albany State University Lady Rams will be in the national spotlight when they take on the Fort Valley State University Lady Wildcats in SIAC basketball action on Saturday. The Lady Rams’ game will be televised live at noon by the CBS College Sports Network from ASU’s HPER Gymnasium. “We are [...]

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Gold Dome: ‘Sex, lies,’ money

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Tweet Staff reports Recently resigned Georgia secretary of state Karen Handel drew the line in the sand Tuesday, separating herself from male Republican gubernatorial candidates who she says are responsible for the “sex, lies and lobbyists” who run the Capitol. Quickly, though, some of her opponents and the state Democratic chairman fired back at Handel, [...]

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Cold Weather Tips for Southwest Georgia

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Tweet Brrrrrr! Don’t let guard down during cold By Carolyn Maschke With temperatures falling below freezing, Southwest Georgia residents should take precautions to avoid cold-related illness, warns Southwest District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. “In our region, we are familiar with the dangers related to severe heat but may not be as prepared to cope [...]

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Dominique Gilbert leads Darton in basketball win

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The Darton College women’s basketball team closed out nonconference play with an 81-46 win over Southern Union on Sunday evening in the South Georgia Tech Classic. The Lady Cavaliers go into conference play next week with a 9-6 record. DC was led by Dominique Gilbert’s 29 points and 14 rebounds.

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Flint Riverquarium: new movies, riverkeepers, and discounts

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Tweet RiverQuarium swimming with specials, programs Special to the Journal Beginning this weekend and continuing for the rest of the month, visitors can show a church bulletin at the Flint RiverQuarium and receive a free movie admission with the purchase of a RiverQuarium ticket. Movies currently showing at the Flint RiverQuarium Imagination Theater are Wild [...]

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Chehaw Frontier Festival January 8 -9 2010

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Tweet Celebrating the history of the old frontier Special to the Journal Take an adventure by stepping back in time to the eighteenth and nineteenth century for the annual Frontier Festival at Chehaw. It is set to take place the weekend this Friday through Sunday. The festival will be open to the public from 9 [...]

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Jay Reynolds ADICA Lawyer is fired.

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Tweet After 20 years on the job, and without a vote by his bosses, Jay Reynolds has been fired by the city as attorney for the Albany-Dougherty Inner City Authority. City Attorney Nathan Davis now provides legal services to the authority, which serves as the city’s redevelopment agency. The decision to terminate the services of [...]

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Obituaries

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Tweet Shirley Bailes The graveside funeral service of Shirley Bailes, 74, of Albany, who died Monday, Jan. 4, 2010 at Palmyra Nursing Home, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at Crown Hill Cemetery. Mr. Derek Thornton will officiate. Mathews Funeral Home handled the arrangements. A native of Harlan, Ky., Ms. Bailes lived in Albany [...]

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How To improve Albany, Georgia?

By   /  January 6, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet You can start with an attitude adjustment. The group promoting Albany as a retirement Mecca can boast many assets attractive to retirees. And Albany has the facilities to work itself into a lucrative convention Mecca. But would you want to retire cold turkey to a city or visit a city that is known for [...]

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2010 Computer Tips from Geek Speak

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Tweet Happy New Year to you! It’s great to have a fresh start and as usual I want to begin with some ideas to make computing safe and enjoyable for all in 2010. I hesitate to use the words “New Year’s Resolutions”, but I will give you just one and then a few suggestions about [...]

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