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Church Briefs

By   /  September 21, 2010  /  Church Briefs  /   Comments

Tweet Wednesday, Sept. 22 Robert and Glennette Goodbread will lead revival services at 6 p.m. at Liberty Parkway Church of God, 1501 Schley Ave. Friday, Sept. 24 Karen Peck and New River, Mandy Harrell and Extended Grace will perform at 7 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church, 1109 Liberty Expressway. Tickets are $12 in advance and [...]

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Albany State’s Jennings is nominee for national football honor

By   /  September 21, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet For the second time this season, Albany State University quarterback Stanley Jennings is a nominee for the Heritage Sports Radio Network’s national football fan poll award. Jennings was selected as one of four nominees for the National Player of the Week award for his outstanding performance against the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers on Saturday, [...]

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Game of the week: Westover vs. Dougherty

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Tweet When: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Hugh Mills Stadium 2010 Records: Westover 1-3, Dougherty 2-2 Last Week: Westover lost to Early County, 21-14. Dougherty defeated Wilkinson County, 21-19. All-time series record: Dougherty leads 35-5 First meeting: Dougherty 14, Westover 6 (1970) Last meeting: Dougherty 32, Westover 8 (2009) Over the past 40 years, no team [...]

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Two south Georgia funeral homes cited

By   /  September 21, 2010  /  Business  /   Comments

Tweet The Georgia Board of Funeral Services has accepted a voluntary surrender of licensure fromNance and Sons Mortuary in Cordele.   Meanwhile, at its September meeting, the board approved the following orders to accept fine money for inspection violations: Melton Funeral Home, Tifton: $200 for failure to maintain a minimum of eight adult caskets within [...]

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Get tested for sickle cell trait before starting family, District Public Health Director recommends

By   /  September 21, 2010  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Albany, GA – Couples in high-risk groups for sickle cell diseases can make better-informed long-range decisions by learning their genetic makeup before pregnancies occur, says Southwest Georgia Public Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. “More than 70,000 people in the United States have sickle cell disease, and approximately 2.5 million people carry the gene that [...]

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Civil War’s impact on state reviewed in new book

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Tweet The impact of the Civil War on Georgia was greater than any other event in the state’s history. Approximately eleven thousand Georgians were killed and the state suffered more than one hundred thousand in total casualties. Georgia was extremely influential in this nation’s most tragic conflict, and the war touched every corner of the [...]

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Albany’s Gilbert to return home to speak on agriculture

By   /  September 21, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Albany State University will continue the Natural Sciences Seminar Series at noon Tuesday, Sept. 21, with a presentation by Roderick Gilbert entitled “From the Field to the Fork.” Gilbert is the project manager with the Georgia Agriculture Innovation Center (AgIC) on the University of Georgia Tifton Campus in Tifton, Ga. In 2004 the Center [...]

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