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PANTHERS TO HOST CHAMPIONSHIP

By   /  June 30, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Advance tickets for Saturday’s game are $10   By Kevin Hogencamp No one seems to know when – or if  — Albany has ever won a professional sports championship. That may change Saturday.

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ASU professors join medical agencies in breast cancer research project

By   /  June 30, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Three Albany State University faculty members have joined forces with state and local cancer centers to improve breast cancer research. Dr. Ashok Jain, director of the center for undergraduate research; Dr. Seong Seo, associate professor of chemistry; and Dr. Arun Saha, assistant professor of physics, will participate in the breast [...]

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Booster seat law takes effect

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Tweet Special to the Journal   In an effort to save more children’s lives, a new law requiring six and seven- year-olds to be in a booster seat will go into effect on July 1. The legislation, introduced as House Bill 279 in the House by Representative Alan Powell of Hartwell, and as Senate Bill [...]

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DEFENSE RULES THE DAY

By   /  June 29, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet By: Eric Tabor Albany Panthers Indoor Football Media Relations Director In his corner of the locker room, linebacker Larry Edwards smiled and laughed as he answered questions. On the other side, the linemen were busting defensive end Lionel Bibbins for his white “Gucci slippers,” that Bibbins grinned and swore were just Rockports. And defensive [...]

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Fireworks, more on tap for July 4

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Tweet Special to the Journal   This year the Flint RiverQuarium joins the downtown Independence Day festivities on July 4 with special admission price, extended hours and a joint program with Thronateeska before the city fireworks display. But first, Marine Corps Logistics Base will start the celebration off with a bang on Friday, July 1.

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Judge Weaver allowed home

By   /  June 29, 2011  /  Crime  /   Comments

Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp   Vester Weaver got her wish: Her husband is home. Superior Court Judge J. Richard Porter of Cairo ruled Friday that Weaver could return to his home while he awaits trial on an domestic aggravated assault charge.

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Rethinking energy incentives

By   /  June 29, 2011  /  Don Cole  /   Comments

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Tweet HR 1380, New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions (NAT GAS) Act provides a host of tax credits and subsidies to create incentive for vehicles fueled by natural gas. Some conservatives in Congress support this bill. In the past, I may have been supportive, as well. There is a conservative philosophical thread in the [...]

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Obituaries

By   /  June 29, 2011  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

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Tweet Charles Gage Daughtry. infant Master Charles Gage Daughtry passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving parents, Charles Jarrett Daughtry and Kimberly Neal on Tuesday, June 21 at Phoebe Putney Hospital. He was born on June 15, 2011. The memorial service was held Friday, June 24 at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors.

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ASU to hold celebration of life in memory of Jesse Walker

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Tweet Albany State University Department of Fine Arts will hold a “Celebration of Life in Music for Jesse Walker” at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 30, in the ACAD Auditorium. The event will feature remarks by ASU personnel as well as musical performances in memory of the late Walker.

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Banks Expand Mortgage Services in Gainesville

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Tweet GAINESVILLE — June 2, 2011 — Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia and HeritageBank of the South are pleased to announce a lending collaboration which will expand mortgage services in the region. Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia, a locally owned community bank, which opened for business in the fall of 2008, has seen steady growth in deposits [...]

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