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Bates, Etta Giddens

By   /  November 10, 2010  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany—Etta Gunn Giddens Bates, long time resident of Albany died November 9, 2010 just short of her 100 birthday. Born in Arlington, GA, to Mr. and Mrs. James M. Giddens, she was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Lt. Col William H. Bates, Sr. (1998) of Covington, GA and her sister, Catheryn [...]

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HERITAGE FINANCIAL GROUP REPORTS THIRD QUARTER RESULTS

By   /  November 10, 2010  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet ALBANY, Ga. (November 10, 2010) – Heritage Financial Group (NASDAQ: HBOS), the holding company for HeritageBank of the South, today announced financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2010. The Company reported a net loss of $443,000 or $0.04 per diluted share for the third quarter compared with a [...]

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Albany State’s Childs receives SIAC player of the week honors

By   /  November 10, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany State’s Ronnie Childs has been selected for football player of the week honors by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC). The senior wide receiver from Manchester, Ga. was named Offensive Player of the Week after his stellar performance against the Fort Valley State University Wildcats on Saturday, Nov. 6. Childs caught six receptions [...]

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Inside Albany: On Sean Reddish

By   /  November 10, 2010  /  Government, Inside Albany, News, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet The evidence says … Reddish was fired! Sometimes, rather than the incompetence and sinister behavior that has come to define Albany city hall, our leadership instead is downright weird more than anything. Take the case of Sean Reddish, the airport maintenance manager who was fired in violation of city policy last week due to [...]

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Albany State earns No. 1 spot in NCAA Division II rankings

By   /  November 10, 2010  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet The Albany State University Golden Rams remain No. 1 in the Super Regional Two after their 12-7 defeat over the Fort Valley State Wildcats in the 21st Annual Fountain City Classic. Now 10-0 on the season, the Golden Rams are set for their seventh consecutive appearance in the NCAA Division II playoffs, set to [...]

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Financial Experts Support Adequate Funding For Virtual Public Schools

By   /  November 10, 2010  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet 2010 Georgia Virtual Education Summit Concludes in Consensus ATLANTA— Today, the Georgia Families for Public Virtual Education held an education summit where panelists discussed the low funding situation for cyber charter schools in Georgia as well as the current state and future of virtual education in Georgia.  Renee Lord, President of the Georgia Families for [...]

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Game of the week: Deerfield vs. Griffin

By   /  November 10, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet What: First round of GISA Class AAA state playoffs When: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Webb Stadium, Albany Records: Deerfield-Windsor finished the 2010 regular season at 10-0. Griffin Christian is 6-4. Last Week: Deerfield-Windsor defeated Southland All-time series record: First meeting On-Air: WEGC (107.7 FM) Online: www.mix1077albany.com The regular season has ended, the playoffs have [...]

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Pig Fest has something for everyone

By   /  November 10, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal The same barbeque that the judges taste to choose the grand champion at Richland’s Pig Fest XIII Friday and Saturday will be available directly from the cook teams that opt to sell their barbecue to the public. Now, everyone can get the “good stuff” that has created the legendary status [...]

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Turning the tide on diabetes

By   /  November 10, 2010  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet While November is often marked as the month of giving thanks, rightfully so, it is also National Diabetes Awareness Month. According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 24 million children and adults in the U.S. have diabetes and another 57 million have pre-diabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Sadly, one-in-three [...]

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School System proactive in combating bullying

By   /  November 10, 2010  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet A troubling trend has been making headlines  across our country and although it’s nothing new, social media has made it meaner and more long-lasting. I’m talking about bullying.  It has become such a major issue that the even the federal government is stepping in to address it. From coast to coast, the headlines have been [...]

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