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Obituaries

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Tweet     Bob Grodemange, 52 Bob Grodemange, 52, of Albany died Monday November 28 at his residence. A Memorial service was held Friday at Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church.  Rev. Leigh Ann Raynor and Rev. William Collins officiated.  A private interment will be held later at Crown Hill Cemetery. Born in Greenbay, Wis., Mr. [...]

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The status quo needs to be status GO

By   /  December 5, 2011  /  Outlook  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Take a look at Albany.  Is it any better off than it was four years ago? Eight years ago? Twelve?  Of course it isn’t.  Only a fool would believe that it really is.  We have 10.4 percent unemployment, and that’s actually down from the previous month.  We have little prospect for new industry [...]

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AMATEUR ASTRONOMER CAPTURES PHOTO OF YOUNG SOLAR SYSTEM

By   /  December 5, 2011  /  Words from the Wetherbee  /  Comments Off

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Tweet An amateur astronomer in New Zealand has managed to take and clean up a photograph of a new solar system in the works. The stunning part? He was doing it with his own, homemade, 10-inch telescope. That’s some pretty good aim! The system is Beta Pictoris, 63 light-years away in the southern hemisphere. The [...]

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WhatCha-Say?

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Tweet THIS HAPPENED IN COLUMBUS the other day on our way to see kids. I was in the vehicle waiting on my husband and a man who was panhandling knocked on the hood of my husband’s truck with me in it alone. It really startled me. He pointing at his arm like what time was [...]

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National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 4 – 10, 2011

By   /  December 5, 2011  /  Health  /  Comments Off

Tweet It is Not Too Late to Vaccinate: Georgia Department of Public Health Encourages Flu Shots                    ATLANTA – Flu season has been in full swing since August, but it’s never too late to guard yourself against infection.  Dec. 4 is the first day of National Influenza Vaccination Week, and the Georgia Department of Public Health [...]

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Prayer Changes Things

By   /  December 5, 2011  /  Rev. Andrew  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. – Revelation 3:20 (NKJV) What does this image of Jesus standing and knocking mean to you? Do you believe Jesus is chasing [...]

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CHRISTMAS GET TOGETHERS

By   /  December 5, 2011  /  Opinion, Ted Anderson  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Wow, how things have changed today when it comes to family get togethers during the various holidays, especially at Christmastime.  Our family is like a great deal of other families today.  We have gotten ourselves scattered all over the country.  As a result, it is getting more and more difficult to see each [...]

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Now you have the job!

By   /  December 5, 2011  /  Bonnie Jefferson  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Now, you’ve found a job. Good for you. But can you keep the job? You can if you abide by certain unwritten rules of the workplace. The most important part of having a job is being at work on time. If your job is to start at 8:30 a.m., that doesn’t mean [...]

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Pharmacy Residents to Tour UGA Phoebe Campus

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Tweet     Special to the Journal   ALBANY, Ga. – Nine Pharmacy students will be touring the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy Southwest Georgia Clinical Campus at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Tuesday, Nov. 29. Five second-year Pharmacy students have already committed to live and complete their clinical rotations in Southwest Georgia during their [...]

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Swear Words

By   /  December 5, 2011  /  Doug Rea  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Comedian George Carlin made famous the, “Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television.” Depending on your region of origin, you may know these as, “cuss words, curse words, or swear words.” I would suppose that their most common use is that of an adjective but I have heard them used as pronouns as well.  Although [...]

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