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Georgia Department of Labor prepared to respond to possible shutdown of federal government

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Tweet ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is prepared to continue all services to Georgians in the event of a shutdown of the federal government. “We are working closely with the U.S Department of Labor and have taken the steps necessary to ensure that recipients [...]

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ASU student chosen for science research scholarship

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Tweet   An Albany State University chemistry major has been chosen to receive the prestigious United Negro College Fund/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Award for the 2011-2012 academic year. Kerestin Goodman, a 21-year-old senior from Albany, Ga., was chosen for the award from among an “outstanding group of highly competitive applicants.” This award will cover [...]

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ASU Theatre Ensemble competes at NADSA conference

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Tweet The Albany State University Theatre Ensemble attended the 75th Annual National Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts Conference held at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas, on March 9-13. During the conference, Ensemble members won the following awards.

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Chambliss to Serve as Ranking Member for Agriculture Subcommittee

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Ranking Member Pat Roberts, R-Kan., announced the new subcommittee positions for the 112th Congress.

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ONE STORMY NIGHT

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Tweet While an enormous tree like this one killed a father and son in Jackson, Ga., early Tuesday, this oak tree barely missed the Pike home on Archie Drive in Lee County between Ledo and Fussell Roads near the skate center. Nine people throughout the South were killed by the storm, including two in Colquitt [...]

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ASU honors ‘champion of the arts’ with gala celebration

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Tweet For more than four decades, Dr. T. Marshall Jones has been known as a “champion of the arts” and an “ambassador for Southwest Georgia.” On Saturday, April 2, about 250 of Jones’ family, friends and colleagues gathered at the Stonebridge Golf and Country Club in Albany, Ga., to pay tribute to the man who [...]

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STATE TAKING ACTION AGAINST ABUSE

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Tweet Department of Human Services to Offer Crime Specialist Training ATLANTA (GA) – Crimes against older adults and people with disabilities frequently go unrecognized, unreported and unprosecuted, but a new group of statewide agencies aims to change that. The Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Services has joined with eight organizations to create [...]

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Darton alumnus gets Hall of Fame Award

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Tweet Special to the Journal Darton College alumnus Anthony Parr received a Regents’ Hall of Fame Alumni Award at the University System of Georgia’s Regents’ Awards for Excellence in Education Celebration. Parr, who teaches mathematics at Darton, was born and raised in Albany.  He is a graduate of Darton, the University of Georgia, and Albany [...]

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