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Dr. J. Willis Hurst, LBJ’s cardiologist, passes away

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Tweet J. Willis Hurst, MD, world-renowned cardiologist from Georgia and beloved teacher, mentor, husband, father and grandfather, passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, after a brief illness He was 90. He was preceded in death by Nelie Hurst, his devoted wife of sixty-one years. He is survived by three sons, John, Steve and Phil, and their [...]

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Courageous is Top New Movie

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Tweet Special to the Journal The little Christian-based film Courageous opened last weekend at No. 4 in the nation and as the top new film.   A few highlights about the wild success of the latest production of Albany’s Sherwood Baptist Church: 1) Ranking. Courageous was the #4 movie in the country, though it opened [...]

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News from Savannah College of Art and Design

By   /  October 3, 2011  /  Education, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Local Residents Named to Dean’s List at the Savannah College of Art and Design   SAVANNAH, GA (09/27/2011)(readMedia)– Local residents have been named to the Dean’s List at the Savannah College of Art and Design for summer quarter 2011. Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the [...]

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Obituaries

By   /  October 3, 2011  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet   Jean Bennett Davis, 83 Jean Bennett Davis, 83, of Albany died Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Her memorial service was conducted, Friday, Sept. 30 at Kimbrell-Stern. Dr. Don Adams officiated. Mrs. Davis was born June 8, 1928 in Waycross, Ga. She moved to Albany in 1941 and was a graduate [...]

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Darton College Women’s Soccer Ties With Georgia Perimeter College In A Battle To Determine Who’s The Best In The GCAA

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Tweet  9/30/11 (Dunwoody) – The best women’s team in Region XVII is… undetermined.   Darton College tied Georgia Perimeter College 1-1 in an away game Friday. Going into the game, both teams were 6-0 in Region play, and neither of the powerhouse squads had given up a goal in a Region match.   Perimeter was [...]

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Flint Fest 2011

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Revival of a Different Sort

By   /  October 3, 2011  /  Amanda Denton, Opinion  /   Comments

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Tweet   Just to preface this: I do not think the ailment featured in this story is a laughing matter. I’m sure to those affected by it, it is quite traumatic. To the rest of us however, yeah, it’s funny. So I’m in Tampa while MrBunny attends some IT conference. In my mind they all [...]

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Albany Resident Receives Governor’s Award in the Humanities

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Tweet   Twelve organizations and individuals to be honored   (Atlanta, GA) – Dr. Lela M. Phillips will receive 26th Governor’s Awards in the Humanities on Thursday, October 6, 2011, at noon at the Old Georgia Railroad Freight Depot in downtown Atlanta.  Dr. Phillips is being honored for building bridges between Southwest Georgia, the rest [...]

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Game of the Week: Monroe at Worth

By   /  October 3, 2011  /  Opinion, Sports, Walter L. Johnson II  /   Comments

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Tweet When: Friday, Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m. Where: Worth County Stadium, Sylvester 2011 records: Worth County is 3-3 overall, 1-1 in GHSA Region 1-AAA. Monroe is 2-4 overall, 0-2 in GHSA Region 1-AAA. Last week: Worth County defeated Westover, 23-18. Monroe lost to Americus-Sumter, 6-0. All-time series record: Worth County leads 14-7 First meeting: Worth [...]

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Albany woman gets new Jeep; 2nd win within months

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Tweet ATLANTA – In stunning fashion, an Albany mother has won a second prize from the Georgia Lottery within months. Cynthia Royster, 55, won a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee playing the instant game Jeep Outdoor Adventure. The mother of three also won a $10,000 prize in July from the monthly Maximum Green Extra Chance drawings. [...]

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