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Rams Win!

By   /  April 30, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet The Albany State Golden Rams won the 2010 SIAC Baseball Championship after defeating the Benedict College Tigers, 5-3, to capture their first title since 2006. More to follow

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BISHOP GIVES ALBANY TECH COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS

By   /  April 30, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Albany, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) gave the commencement address for Albany Technical College on the evening of Friday, April 30, 2010, at the HPER Gym at Albany State University.

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To the Citizens of Dougherty County and District 6

By   /  April 30, 2010  /  News, Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Because of my strong belief that the citizens of District 6 and Dougherty County deserve a choice, I have decided to become a county commission candidate for District 6 as of 10:00 a.m. , Friday morning. As a resident of Dougherty County for over 37 years, I have watched District 6 and East Albany [...]

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Karen Kemp to challenge Winfred Dukes

By   /  April 30, 2010  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Albany resident Karen Kemp, chair of the Dougherty County Republican Party, has qualified to challenge longtime State Rep. Winfred Dukes, D-Albany.

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I need help!

By   /  April 30, 2010  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

Tweet Someone asked me this week how long it took for me to learn what I know about computers and the Internet. It got me to thinking anew about how to prepare a new user. What advise should I give to someone who wants to get started using a computer? I’ve covered some of this [...]

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Answer may be In charter schools

By   /  April 30, 2010  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet With all the failing schools in Albany, something drastic has to be done. On this, I’m apparently in agreement with President Obama’s administration for once. You see, part of his stimulus package was money for failing schools. But, like most government grants, it comes with strings attached. In this case, the strings are the [...]

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Kiwanis of Dougherty County Hold Golf Tournament

By   /  April 29, 2010  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet The Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County enjoyed the best player participation ever for its annual golf fundraiser, held April 26 across the rolling terrain of Doublegate Country Club. Nearly three dozen two-person teams registered to play in the 13th annual Charles H. Smith Memorial Golf Tournament. The afternoon event followed a lunch cookout for [...]

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BISHOP ANNOUNCES TAX-FREE EMPLOYER-PROVIDED HEALTH COVERAGE IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR YOUNG ADULTS

By   /  April 29, 2010  /  Government  /   Comments

Tweet Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) issued a statement today regarding the decision by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to make employer-provided health coverage for adult children under the age of 27 tax-free for Georgians. These changes immediately allow employers with cafeteria plans – plans that allow employees to choose from [...]

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FEDERAL & STATE INSPECTORS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION TO MERGE WITH

By   /  April 29, 2010  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Federal & State Inspector’s Federal Credit Union (FSIFCU) and Albany Federal Employees’ Credit Union (AFECU) will become a single credit union effective May 1, 2010. FSIFCU members voted their approval of this merger at a special meeting on March 20, 2010. “We are pleased to welcome the members of Federal [...]

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Mega Millions shoots past $200M, jackpot $224M Friday

By   /  April 28, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet ATLANTA – Mega Millions has rolled up a jumbo jackpot for Friday’s drawing. The jackpot is at an estimated $224 million to a single annuity winner. Tickets are $1 per play. With Friday’s Mega Millions drawing, any lucky player who matches all five white ball numbers, along with the Mega Ball number, could win [...]

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