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Diamonds, nose jobs, and fake boobs galore!

By   /  November 30, 2011  /  Amanda Denton  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     With my 5 year anniversary recently passing I was sitting around waxing nostalgic about our wedding and honeymoon. Particularly our honeymoon. We were married in St. Louis- did the wedding thing, next morning we had brunch with the family and then we drove home to Clarksville where we were living at the [...]

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OUTRAGE!

By   /  November 30, 2011  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet   Albanians lash out regarding Weaver’s reinstatement   Written by Tom Knighton   Willie Weaver is headed back to his bench in municipal court, but the controversy surrounding him is far from over. Despite a 5-2 vote by the city commission to return Weaver to duty, many in the community are less than pleased [...]

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NRA Board Member speaks to Exchangites.

By   /  November 30, 2011  /  Community, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Staff Reports   The Exchange Club of Southwest Georgia was recently paid a visit by Curtis Jenkins, a former member of the Georgia General Assembly and a nation board member of the National Rifle Association who spoke about gun rights at the groups meeting November 18.  Jenkins, who says “I’m just a [...]

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ALBANY PANTHERS TO HOLD TRYOUTS IN TALLAHASSEE

By   /  November 30, 2011  /  Albany Panthers, Sports  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Special to the Journal   ALBANY, Georgia – The 2011 Champion Albany Panthers are wasting no time in building another championship-caliber team under the direction of head football coach Lucious Davis, and will hold its second open tryout Saturday, January 21,2012 at Titus Sports Academy in Tallahassee, Florida. Registration will begin at 11 [...]

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Small business Saturday

By   /  November 30, 2011  /  Bonnie Jefferson  /  Comments Off

Tweet   Written by Bonnie Jefferson   Wedged between Black Friday and Cyber Monday was a lesser known shopping day – Small Business Saturday. Begun last year by a credit card company, the suggested shopping day received much more coverage in the news this year than it did last year. It was a day to [...]

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Obituaries

By   /  November 30, 2011  /  Obituaries  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Theodora Elswick Hansen, 57 Theodora Elswick Hansen, 57, of 204 Elizabeth Ave., Albany died Sunday, November 20 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. No services will be held. A native of Elkview, W.V., Theodora had lived in Albany since 1992 moving from Cuthbert, Ga.  She was a Teacher at Radium Springs Middle School [...]

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Unemployment drops to 10.4 percent for October

By   /  November 30, 2011  /  Opinion, Tom Knighton  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Local officials silent about long term improvement   Last week, the Georgia Department of Labor released the latest unemployment statistics for the Albany area, which was at 10.4 percent.  That was a drop of .4 percent over September, which the Department of Labor attributed to fewer layoffs than expected. The unemployment rate last October [...]

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‘I believe’

By   /  November 30, 2011  /  Faith, Rev. Hood  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Melancholy was the atmosphere. We entered slowly by vehicle passing those who had arrived quite some time before us. They had their places. Some were families. Some stayed alone. They had no intention of leaving. In all due respect, we didn’t come to see them. We continued to the back. No one [...]

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Albanian Rhapsody

By   /  November 30, 2011  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment, News  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   ‘Unplugged’ has Albany area residents expressing their artistic side   With dim lights, someone steps up to the microphone.  It’s a small gathering, but those who are there know that the next person could be doing almost anything.  Perhaps they are going to do spoken word poetry, or perhaps a humorous song with [...]

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