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Obituaries

By   /  January 27, 2012  /  Obituaries  /  Comments Off

Tweet   Ruth Davis White Ringstaff, 83 Ruth Davis White Ringstaff, 83 of Webb St. in Albany died January 24, 2012 at her residence. Funeral services will be Saturday 11 AM at Kimbrell-Stern. Rev. Charles Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. A native of Sylvester, GA Mrs. Ringstaff has lived in Albany [...]

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College Costs

By   /  January 27, 2012  /  Jim Wilcox, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Written by Jim Wilcox, general manager of WALB.   The Georgia Student Finance Commission told lawmakers recently that lottery proceeds cannot keep up with the demand for scholarships. That means the financial burden on the student and his family will increase, and it’s no wonder. The problem is that the cost of higher education [...]

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The role of the Wife

By   /  January 27, 2012  /  Doug Rea, Faith  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Doug Rea is the Pastor at Connections in Albany, GA. That said – let’s get to the one word everyone is waiting for. Men are hoping that I not only say it but emphasize it as well. Women, you’re almost daring me to use the “S” word so you can say, “I KNEW IT! [...]

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Dougherty County Jail Inmate List Jan. 19 – Jan. 26

By   /  January 27, 2012  /  Crime, Dougherty County Jail Inmate List, Dougherty County Jail List, News  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Allen, Bennie T, Jan. 23, aggravated assault Allen, Juaneesa Lashun, Jan. 20, disorderly conduct Allen, Veronica Denise, Jan. 21, disorderly conduct Anderson, Linda Nicole, Jan. 21, dui (1st offense alcohol), duty-involving inj or death, improper lane chge/dr on rdways for traffic, open container (po), striking stat object      near roadway prob Andrews, Jacqueline Denise, [...]

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MUSLIM LAWS USED IN THE USA?

By   /  January 27, 2012  /  Opinion, Ted Anderson  /   Comments

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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.   As most of you know, Dearborn, Michigan has a large population of Muslims and now, I understand [...]

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Moving Dollars Around Isn’t Growth

By   /  January 27, 2012  /  Lon McNeil, News, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Lon McNeil is an independent marketing consultant in Albany and can be reached at lonmcneil@gmail.com.   For as long as I can remember, Albany’s plan for economic development has always centered on building up, or rejuvenating specific geographical sections of our community. When I was a kid, the buzz was all about expansion efforts [...]

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Georgia Lottery awards $500,000 to Sylvester resident

By   /  January 27, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

Tweet WHO:             Georgia Lottery Corporation WHAT:          Half-million dollar check presentation ceremony for a Georgia Lottery winner. The winner, a Sylvester     resident, played the instant game Black Pearls and won a $500,000 top prize. WHEN:          Thursday, January 26, 2012 2 p.m. WHERE:      County Line Grocery 4405 Acree Ave. Sylvester, GA 31791 MORE:          There will be photo [...]

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