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Church Briefs

By   /  March 22, 2011  /  Church Briefs  /   Comments

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Tweet   Saturday, March 26 A musical concert to benefit local charities will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at First Monumental Faith Baptist Church, 3404 Gillionville Road. The concert is sponsored by Hands of Hope.

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Albany civil rights founder to speak at FoundersDay

By   /  March 22, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal   On April 4, Dr. William Anderson, a doctor of osteopathic medicine who spearheaded the Albany Civil Rights Movement in 1961, will deliver the keynote address at the Albany State University Founder’s Day Convocation in the HPER Gymnasium at 10 a.m.

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Obituaries

By   /  March 22, 2011  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

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Tweet Joseph B. (Joe) Salter, 82 Joseph B. (Joe) Salter, 82, of Suwanee, Ga., formerly of Albany, died March 16, at his residence. A memorial was held Saturday, March 19 at Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church. Rev. Nancy Scarbrough and Rev. Leigh Ann Raynor officiated. A native of Arlington, Ga., Mr. Salter resided in Albany, [...]

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Dear Walgreens,

By   /  March 22, 2011  /  Amanda Denton  /   Comments

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Tweet (again with Walgreens, I know, but really I shop there for pretty much everything besides groceries and it’s right down the street and there really isn’t ever a line and dear god I need a support group) I am writing to discuss your most recent “savings” advertisement. “Celebrate Black History Month and Save!”

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Former Bank President and Senior Loan Officer Indicted in Multi-Million-Dollar Fraud Conspiracy

By   /  March 22, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Failed Stockbridge Bank Allegedly Fleeced Before Being Seized By Feds ATLANTA—An indictment unsealed today charges two former top officers of FirstCity Bank of Stockbridge, Georgia—MARK A. CONNER, 44, formerly of Canton, Georgia, and CLAYTON A. COE, 44, of McDonough, Georgia—with a variety of offenses, including conspiracy to commit bank fraud and bank fraud in [...]

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Further Up and Further In

By   /  March 22, 2011  /  Words from the Wetherbee  /   Comments

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Tweet New Horizons, NASA’s Pluto probe, passed a milestone on the 19th of this month. It passed the orbit of Uranus. The mission was slated at launch to take 9 ½ years before the probe even reaches its destination. Patience is a must.

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH INVITES PUBLIC COMMENT ON BABIES CAN’T WAIT EARLY INTERVENTION GRANT APPLICATION

By   /  March 22, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

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Tweet ATLANTA (GA) – The Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) Program is Georgia’s statewide early intervention system for infants and toddlers with special needs, ages birth to three, and their families.  The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) Division of Public Health (DPH) is the lead agency for administration of the BCW system.  As required under [...]

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