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The Lady Cavs shutout Middle Georgia in the Semi-Finals

By   /  October 31, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet ALBANY– The Darton College women’s soccer earned a semi-final win versus the defending 2009 Region XVII Champions, Middle Georgia, by a score of 6-0, to advance to the Region Championship.  The Lady Cavs have an overall mark of 15-2-1. “It was our first game back since we lost to Georgia Perimeter,” stated Veilands.

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Voters should visit www.opensecrets.org

By   /  October 30, 2010  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet To anyone who is still undecided about the congressional race between Mike Keown and Sanford Bishop:  I urge you to review the website www.opensecrets.org.  This nonpartisan website organizes financial data from the Federal Elections Commission to provide information about the funding of political campaigns.

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Vintage Albany

By   /  October 30, 2010  /  Vintage Albany  /   Comments

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Tweet So far, the location of this home (circa 1908) is a mystery to the members of Vintage Albany, a Facebook page devoted to Albany’s history. “Awful that a house this pretty is long gone,” says Vintage Albany administrator Betty Rehberg. If you know where the home was located, visit Vintage Albany are e-mail ajournal@thealbanyjournal.com.

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My birdie on 18

By   /  October 30, 2010  /  Doug Rea  /   Comments

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Tweet You don’t have to be a golfer to understand the importance of a victorious moment. For me it came on the worse day of golf in my life. Nothing went right … except for the ball. My wife, who had never held a golf club in her hands, was outplaying me on most every [...]

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REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS IN OUR COMMUNITY

By   /  October 30, 2010  /  Sex Offenders  /   Comments

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Tweet The following people were recently added to Georgia’s sex offender or have new addresses in the Albany area. DENNIS PATRICK MONDAY, 37 400 block of West Third Avenue Albany 31701 Conviction: Child molestation 1994 RUSSELL GENE WEAVER, 57 500 block of Old Pretoria Road Albany 31721 Conviction: Enticing child for indecent purpose 2003 JEREMIAH [...]

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Whatcha Say, Albany?

By   /  October 30, 2010  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

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Tweet I LIKE YOUR SOLID reporting of what’s wrong in our community, but I think my favorite parts of the Journal are your Inside Albany piece each week and your promotion of the great events we have in our community. ANSWER ME THIS? EIGHTY percent of what is in the Journal and 20 percent exposes [...]

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WSJ slams Facebook

By   /  October 30, 2010  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

Written by Jim Hall. Email your questions to geekspeak@mchsi.com . You can find Jim online at HallsTrainingSolutions.com

Tweet The Wall Street Journal exposed yet another privacy issue for Facebook users last week. This time it involves sharing of data by some of the popular applications that Facebook users enjoy like Farmville and Texas Holdem Poker. Not a little thing since Farmville has about 60 million current users. As it turns out the [...]

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Alcohol has perils, but it’s still legal

By   /  October 29, 2010  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet The recent discussion regarding a liquor store near Albany State University has clearly illustrated how our community is divided by ideas on alcohol. Many still see it as a great evil that government should fight. Unfortunately, this crusade may well fall on the wrong side of the First Amendment. The First Amendment is supposed [...]

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Grow our democracy; let 16-year-olds vote

By   /  October 29, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

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Tweet Government representation – or, the lack of it – has come down to this: Some of the people who say they aren’t voting this year – for the first time in their lives — seem, well, rational to us. The lesser of two evils, the new nonvoters have justifiably concluded, is still evil. Why [...]

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Tickets for Fountain City Classic game now on sale

By   /  October 29, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Tickets for the 2010 Fountain City Classic are now on sale. Tickets for the Albany State versus Fort Valley State University football game, which kicks off at 2 p.m. on Nov. 6, are available for purchase on the Albany State campus and in various locations in Albany, Ga. The game will be played at the A.J. [...]

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