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Darton College Campus Closed through Jan. 2

By   /  December 16, 2011  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

Tweet ALBANY – The Darton College campus is closed to the public through Jan. 2, 2012.  Campus will reopen on Jan. 3. The library will reopen Jan. 3 from 8 a.m.–5 p.m., and regular hours will resume Jan. 4 at 7:30 a.m. The PE Complex will reopen Jan. 3 from 8 a.m.–5 p.m., with regular [...]

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The Real Christmas

By   /  December 16, 2011  /  Bill Waller, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Written by Bill Waller. Mr. Waller is a author and contributor local blog, Southwest Georgia Politics. He enjoys writing, traveling, and researching history. He currently resides in Albany, Georgia.   Christmas is upon us. It seems to creep up about this time every year, doesn’t it? A friend of mine says that he often [...]

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Phoebe Celebrates 28th Year of ‘Lights of Love’

By   /  December 16, 2011  /  Press Releases, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Special to the Journal   Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and the Junior Woman’s Club of Albany will be celebrating the 28th “Lights of Love” ceremony at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, in the main lobby of the hospital. “Lights of Love” is an annual tree lighting ceremony that gives the community an [...]

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First grader raises money for ARC

By   /  December 16, 2011  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     Staff Reports   While most first graders are concerned with such pressing matters as what the programming schedule is for Cartoon Network, occasionally there comes a first grader with a different set of priorities.  Jackson Harris is just such a kid.  He spearheaded, with his classmates from Mrs. Yeiser’s class at Deerfield-Windsor [...]

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IN THE KITCHEN WITH ELAINE

By   /  December 16, 2011  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off

Tweet   Cheddar cheese ball: Perfect for the holidays!   ‘Tis the season for decorations, shopping and cooking for the Holidays. So be prepared and do some baking – sweets, cheese straws, chex mix – to store in tins or airtight containers. Keep some cream cheese on hand and make a cheese ball or have [...]

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Rebuilding Downtown Albany

By   /  December 16, 2011  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Written by Betty Rehberg   Downtown Albany was once a place to be proud of.  It was the very heart of Albany for many decades. It was once a bustling, busy place filled with shops, theaters, and so much more.  People from all over South Georgia flocked to Albany’s downtown. One could [...]

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Darton Soccer Star Earns All-America Status

By   /  December 16, 2011  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Written by David Mann   12/7/11  (Albany) – The NJCAA national office recently announced Darton College sophomore Sashanna Campbell to its All-America 2nd Team. The Manchester, Jamaica, native led the league in goals (36) and total points (90). She ranked eighth in assists (18). “I believe it’s a practical world, and that [...]

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A REAL TREE IS GREAT FOR CHRISTMAS BUT…

By   /  December 16, 2011  /  Opinion, Ted Anderson  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Written by Ted Anderson. Insurance agent Ted W. Anderson worked in sales for half a century, has lived in Albany since 1993. He is president of Dover Lane Neighborhood Watch. Send email to him at aj@thealbanyjournal.com. My birthday is December 12, just like Frank Sinatra’s except that I am now the big 75 and [...]

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Strive2Thrive Graduates 12 Families

By   /  December 16, 2011  /  Press Releases, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off

Tweet Graduates part of comprehensive anti-poverty campaign Special to the Journal   Albany, GA – Albany’s local anti-poverty initiative, Strive2Thrive, will graduated 12 families (14 individuals) from Phase I of its “Getting Ahead” program on Thursday, December 8 at 6 pm. The celebration will take place at First United Methodist Church, which has hosted Strive2Thrive [...]

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Vintage Albany

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Tweet Averette Snipes (right center) with the BudweiserClydesdale Horses circa 1956 or ’57. Businessman Wilder Aultman let the Clydesdale horses board in his dealership next to Highland school during the visit here. At the time this photo was taken Mr. Snipes and his wife ran the Magic Market at 8th and Slappey. A short time [...]

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