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A KIA FOR ALBANY TECH

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Tweet Albany Technical College President Anthony Parker accepted a new Kia Sorrento on the college’s behalf from the Kia Georgia Training Center in West Point. Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Inc. donated 20 Sorentos to the Technical College System of Georgia. The colleges receiving the cars were chosen based on the size of enrollment in their [...]

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JIMMY MCCORKLE OBITUARY

By   /  August 4, 2010  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Mr. James A. “Jimmy” McCorkle, 48 of Albany, died August 3, 2010. His funeral service will be Friday 2 PM at Crown Hill Cemetery. Rev. Steve Webb to officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday 5 to 7 PM at Kimbrell-Stern. The family will be at the residence of Mr. & Mrs. James McCorkle, [...]

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Retaliation at city hall impacts the community, not just its direct victims

By   /  August 4, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Mary LaMont’s life will never be the same. In many ways, everything she’d worked hard for, everything she’d went to school for, everything she sacrificed her family’s time and attention for, is out the window. LaMont may recover in some ways, financially and otherwise, but she says she’ll never get back what she suddenly [...]

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Voter turnout discouraging

By   /  August 4, 2010  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

Tweet On July 20, you had the chance to help choose nominees for the most important political offices in Georgia, yet most of you didn’t take advantage of the opportunity. Less than 22-percent of registered voters in Georgia cast ballots in the primaries. That’s a shame. It means that barely one of every five potential [...]

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Vintage Albany

By   /  August 4, 2010  /  Vintage Albany  /   Comments

Tweet The Albany Journal publishes “Vintage Albany” photos, which can be found on Facebook, every week. This shot was taken in the early 1920s. It is a group of letter carriers gathered on the step of the post office building at Broad and Jefferson streets.

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Five selected for ASU ‘Hall’

By   /  August 4, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Five notable legends will be inducted into the Albany State University Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2010. The 11th Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held Friday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Albany State University HPER Gymnasium. The 2010 inductees are Dr. Wilburn Campbell Jr., [...]

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ASU releases plans to accommodate increased student enrollment

By   /  August 4, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet By Joseph West At a press conference Friday, Albany State University President Everette J. Freeman revealed the university’s plans to house 200 students more than normal. “We will increase the number of students housed in a room from two to three,” Freeman said, outlining the university’s plan that will allow the continuation of its [...]

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