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Westover’s Luckey gets national award

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Tweet Westover High School student Curtis Luckey, who expects to study computer science, has been selected as one of 800 outstanding black American high school seniors. Luckey, the son of Curtis and Debra Luckey, was awarded a $2,500 privately financed scholarship through the National Achievement Scholarship Program. The awards, totaling nearly $2 million, are financed [...]

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Albany retiree wins $1 million

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Tweet An Albany retiree is celebrating a million-dollar Georgia Lottery win. Frances Cole, 65, won $1 million on the instant game World Class Millions. She claimed her prize Monday at the Georgia Lottery’s Tifton office. BP Food Mart #0021, located at 1817 N. Slappey Blvd. in Albany, sold the lucky top prize ticket. Cole scratched [...]

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Albany Tech sets enrollment record

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Tweet Nearly 4,200 students are enrolled in classes for spring quarter at Albany Technical College today — the largest spring quarter enrollment in the college’s 49-year history. ATC’s winter quarter student population hit the 4,000 mark and continued to rise over the previous fall quarter, which came close to breaking that record.

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Inside Albany

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Tweet A gun at city hall is our business My goodness. Albany City Manager Alfred Lott is so inept that he needs the City Commission’s help to determine how to deal with a city employee who brought a gun to work?! That’s what it seems. That is, unless the city employee in question is Lott [...]

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Springtime is blues time at Jax Beach

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Tweet Special to the Journal Springing the Blues is a free outdoor blues music festival designed to celebrate America’s indigenous musical form and promote support of the arts. The three-day oceanfront event features a number of renowned blues performers as well as numerous displays and activities geared for the entire family. Sam Veal, founder and [...]

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Outlook: Letter to the editor

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Tweet Agriculture not just peanuts During the current state budget debate a proposal surfaced by the President of the University of Georgia to eliminate about half the County Agents in the state, to close critical research facilities, to end the 4-H program in Georgia, basically gutting agricultural research and outreach in the state.

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2010 Panthers Roster

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Panthers defeat Lions 54-41

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Tweet A late interception by defensive back Lavance Richmond helped seal a 54-41 victory for the Albany Panthers (1-0) in their Southern Indoor Football League debut over the Columbus Lions (1-1) on Saturday night at the Albany Civic Center. After putting up 88 points just one week ago, Columbus found themselves in a dogfight in [...]

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Albany man vying for national bowling title

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Tweet Local league participant among 108 finalists to compete in inaugural in-league tourney Special to the Journal The hunt for bowling supremacy has officially begun for Albany resident Bobby Jordan, who is among 108 amateur competitors announced Monday by AMF Bowling Centers as a finalist for the $500,000 National In-League Tournament finale to be held [...]

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