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Panthers pound Greenville

By   /  May 31, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet By Walter L. Johnson II The Albany Panthers of the Southern Indoor Football League did what the now defunct South Georgia Wildcats of arenafootball2 couldn’t do: finish the regular season undefeated at home. In their final home game of their inaugural season Saturday, the Panthers scored early and often against the Greenville Force en [...]

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Keeping your home safe

By   /  May 31, 2010  /  Kevin Sproul  /   Comments

Tweet In last month’s article I spoke on the various ways that the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office is involved in assisting you in protecting your property. Today I want to share some important tips for you to implement which in turn will make your home safer and less of a target for criminals.

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Letter to the editor

By   /  May 30, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet In his press conference on the oil leak in the Gulf, President Obama gave a glimpse of how government delivered health care will look. Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal submitted a plan over two weeks ago to build sandbars to intercept the oil slicks before they hit the fragile marshlands. Over two weeks later, [...]

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The lonely pipe of death amongst a symphony of flowers

By   /  May 30, 2010  /  Community, Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Memorial Day is for honoring, remembering and celebrating America’s departed Soldiers and all of her service members. Truly, this is a time to set aside the cares of the world and worries of the future – a time to look back in gratefulness and bring briefly to living memory the fallen heroes of our [...]

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ELC students head to kindergarten

By   /  May 24, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Commencement exercises at Albany State usually signal the end of a student’s college career while ringing in the beginning of a professional career. On May 18, the end-of-the-year program held in the ACAD Auditorium had a different twist as 20 pre-k students from the ASU Early Learning Center transitioned to kindergarten in a celebration [...]

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DCSS update

By   /  May 24, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Greetings, The DCSS Update is published during the school year to let our subscribers know of the many honors and awards our students and staff members receive. The Update also lists upcoming activities and events taking place throughout the school district. Deadline for submission of articles for consideration of inclusion in the DCSS Update is 12:00 noon on [...]

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Lee County gets new logo

By   /  May 24, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Lee County has collaborated with Albany’s Langstaff Marketing to develop a new image. “It is a new day for Lee County, and we have been taking progressive strides to better our community,” said County Administrative Alan Ours. “We needed to create a new logo that symbolizes all that has taken place in Lee County, [...]

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Darton’s Welborn, McQuaig selected as golf All-Americans

By   /  May 24, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet NJCAA Division II PING All-America Teams

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No Journal this week

By   /  May 24, 2010  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet The Albany Journal publishes 50 issues a year. There will be no May 26 edition. The next Journal will be on June 2. Thank you so much for reading the paper and keeping up with Albany’s local news online.

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Moma may have

By   /  May 23, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Papa may have, but God bless the child that’s got his own, that’s got his own. Haunting lyrics from the 1950 bluesy, jazz hit immortalized by the fabulous Billie Holiday. The fact that it has become harder and harder for the child to get his or her own in two thousand and ten America [...]

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