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Albany State Golden Rams football game and season tickets to go on sale

By   /  August 18, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Season ticket packages for the 2010 Albany State University Golden Rams football season are now on sale. Season tickets are $70 each, according to ASU Athletics Director Dr. Richard H. Williams. “We encourage our Golden Rams fans to take advantage of the season ticket offer and save money,” Dr. Williams said. “Fans who purchase [...]

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Albany named one of 118 “Playful” communities

By   /  August 18, 2010  /  Community, Health, Sports  /   Comments

Tweet – Communities Across the Country Prioritizing Play Despite Budget Setbacks – WASHINGTON, D.C. – To ensure children in their communities are active and healthy, 118 cities and towns across the country, including Albany, earned recognition as 2010 Playful City USA communities despite difficult budgetary decisions and Park and Recreation department funding at its lowest [...]

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Vintage Albany

By   /  August 18, 2010  /  Vintage Albany  /   Comments

Tweet SPECIAL PHOTOS The 15-story Winecoff Hotel next to Macy’s on Peachtree Street was billed as “absolutely fireproof” when on Dec. 7, 1946, it burned, killing 119 occupants in what remains the deadliest hotel fire in U.S. history. Three of those who perished were Albany High School students Julie Nell Hall, Marianne Scherle, who like [...]

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Darton opens student center

By   /  August 18, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet By Walter L. Johnson II A project many years in the making has finally become a reality. Darton College had the grand opening of its new student center on Monday before hundreds of alumni, friends, students and supporters.

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SPORTS BRIEFS

By   /  August 18, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Westover wins region sports crown — again For the fourth consecutive year and ninth time in years, Westover High School has won the Region 1-AAA All-Region trophy. Points are accumulated for each school’s finishes in the region in each of 19 sports. The school with the most points at the end of the year [...]

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MOVIN’ ON IN

By   /  August 18, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Albany State University students move into on-campus residence halls on Friday in preparation for fall semester classes, which begin Thursday. To help with the increased demand for on-campus housing, ASU will break ground on two new residence halls on Friday. The new halls are expected to open before fall semester 2011.

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Pastor to Tech students: Be an eagle, not a chicken

By   /  August 18, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Rev. Lawrence Knighton, pastor of St. James Baptist Church and sales and marketing director for Chick-Fil-A Albany, gave a presentation to the evening Adult Education students at Albany Technical College last week.

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Most drownings can be prevented

By   /  August 18, 2010  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

Tweet Two young teenage brothers were pulled out of an Albany Motel pool last Sunday afternoon. They both died. A 13-year-old boy drowned last week in the Ocmulgee River in Telfair County. In July, an 18-year-old man drowned while swimming in the Withlacoochee River in Lowndes County. That same month, two Wilcox County youngsters drowned in [...]

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