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ASU Early Learning Center to host fall festival Oct. 29

By   /  October 28, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet On Friday, Oct. 29, the Albany State Early Learning Center will host a fall festival that’s free and open to the public. It will last from 1 until 3:30 p.m. at the center with the help of ELC parents and ASU student volunteers. Activities for children will include a fishing table, cake walk, face [...]

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ASU Theatre Ensemble to present encore performances of ‘A Piece of Broadway Our Way’

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Tweet When the Albany State University Theatre Ensemble presented “A Piece of Broadway Our Way” on Oct. 5, the ACAD Auditorium overflowed with audience members. Those who saw the performance raved about it. Now, because of great demand, the ASU Theatre Ensemble will present two encore performances of “A Piece of Broadway Our Way” at [...]

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ASU BLS/BEEP encourages students to excel

By   /  October 28, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet The 2010 Albany State University Business Lecture Series and Black Executive Exchange Program held Oct. 19 and 20 in Peace Hall inspired ASU students to plan and work to succeed. Corporate leaders who participated in the program include, from left, Myron Williams, vice president of UPS, East Region; Derrick Craver, district sales director for [...]

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ASU to hold fourth annual poetry festival Nov. 4-6

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Tweet Albany State University will shine the spotlight on the art form of poetry with its fourth annual poetry festival Nov. 4-6 on the ASU campus with the theme “Convergence: History & Poetry.” The festival will feature Sunni Patterson, one of the most popular and well-known spoken word artists in the U.S. Patterson has been [...]

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Albany State to honor seniors, military, faculty and staff at final home football game

By   /  October 28, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet The Albany State University Department of Athletics will honor senior football players and cheerleaders during Senior Day pre-game activities at the Prince Hall Shriners Diabetes Game on Saturday, Oct. 30. The game, which pits the Stillman College Tigers against the undefeated Albany State University Golden Rams, has also been designated as Military Appreciation Day [...]

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Metro Albany’s unemployment rate declines to 10.5 percent in September

By   /  October 28, 2010  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported today that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Albany decreased to 10.5 percent in September, down four-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 10.9 percent in August. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the metro area decreased to 7,958, down 357 from [...]

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ASU quarterback Jennings wins HSRN National Player of the Week honor

By   /  October 28, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Thanks to Albany State University football fans, Golden Rams junior quarterback Stanley Jennings was named The Heritage Sports Radio Network’s (HSRN) National Player of the Week. One of four nominees for the national football fan poll award, Jennings racked up 543 total votes, 174 more votes than runner-up Walter Sanders, a running back at St. [...]

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Game Of The Week: Westfield at Deerfield

By   /  October 28, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet When: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Webb Stadium, Albany On Air: WEGC (107.7 FM) Online: www.mix1077albany.com Records: Both teams are 8-0 overall, 6-0 in GISA Region 1-AAA Last Week: Deerfield-Windsor defeated Tiftarea, 31-3. Westfield defeated Bethesda Day, 48-0. All-time series record: Series tied at 13-13. First meeting: Deerfield-Windsor 22, Westfield 6 (1973) Last meeting: Deerfield-Windsor [...]

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Put seat belts on school buses

By   /  October 28, 2010  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet When we get in our cars, it’s almost second nature to put on our seat belt, but that’s not possible for our children who ride school buses. One student died and at least 10 others were injured when a school bus overturned in Carroll County earlier this month. We all know about the tragedy [...]

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Vote no on Amendment 1

By   /  October 28, 2010  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet In 40 years of practicing law, I have never seen such a misleading ballot question or such an unfair proposal as Constitutional Amendment No. 1. Amendment No. 1 represents an attempt to control the employer-employee relationship in a manner previously unknown in Georgia. It will legalize virtually all employment contracts, saying, “If you leave [...]

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