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Camera ready!

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp There’s the Flint RiverQuarium, Ray Charles Plaza and the Albany Civil Rights Institute. And there are Albany’s heritage and arts museum – and planetarium. Now, add another feather to Dougherty County’s gradually burgeoning tourism cap. Dougherty County now is officially “camera ready”, so-designated by the Georgia Department of Economic Development – [...]

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Albany plant closing

By   /  October 14, 2010  /  Business  /   Comments

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp Though much smaller than some of its failed predecessors, another Albany manufacturing company is shutting its doors after contributing millions of dollars annually to the area’s economy for decades. American Standard Brands has begun laying off some of its 31 employees at its Fiat bathroom accessory plant at 1950 Maple St. [...]

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ON THE EDGE

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Tweet This BMW just missed being submerged in Lake Loretta on Tuesday when Albany resdent Mike Joiner lost control of his pickup truck, which struck two cars on West Edgewater Drive. Joiner was slightly injured; the other two vehicles were unoccupied because their drivers were walking around the lake. The other car damaged by Joiner’s pickup [...]

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ASU students unveil sculpture

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ASU students unveil sculpture

Tweet Special to the Journal On Thursday, Oct. 7, the Albany State University Visual Art Learning Community unveiled a sculpture the students dubbed “Book of Knowledge.” The cast iron sculpture, approximately 17 inches by 11 inches, sits atop a 3-foot concrete pedestal. Project director Scott Marini, associate professor of fine arts, supervised the sculpture’s production.

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Luke Bryan sued

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Tweet DALLAS DAVIDSON ALSO IS NAMED IN A LAWSUIT FILED BY A TEXAS MAN WHO SAYS THE TWO ALBANY-AREA COUNTRY STARS STOLE THE PREMISE OF THE SONG ‘RAIN IS A GOOD THING’ FROM HIM By Kevin Hogencamp Rain makes corn. Corn makes whiskey. And, says a Texas deputy sheriff who moonlights as a singer-songwriter, Leesburg’s [...]

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Prayer multiplied, not silenced, in Lee

By   /  October 14, 2010  /  Rev. Hood  /   Comments

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Tweet “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed by Thy name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil; For Thine [...]

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