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WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A CHAMPION!

By   /  April 27, 2012  /  Ted Anderson  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     I know a person who is the example of excellence, if you have any children who would like to know what takes to be like that.  I know this person very well and can tell you what she has done to be exceptional at everything she does. Her saga started when she [...]

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Obituaries

By   /  April 27, 2012  /  Obituaries  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Claude Lemount Mossburg Claude Lemount Mossburg, of Albany died Friday, April 20, 2012, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday April 28, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Byne Memorial Baptist Church with military honors. Dr. Matthews Nance will officiate. A native of Liberty Center, Ind., Mr. Mossburg had [...]

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Golden Rams to compete for SIAC championship title during baseball tournament

By   /  April 27, 2012  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

Tweet     The Albany State University Golden Rams hope to bring the 2012 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) baseball championship title home as they compete during the SIAC Baseball Tournament, which kicks off Thursday in Ozark, Ala. The championship tournament is Thursday, April 26, through Sunday, April 29, at Eagle Memorial Park in Ozark. [...]

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Exchange Club presents Young Citizenship Award

By   /  April 27, 2012  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Special to the Journal The Exchange Club of Albany presented their 2012 Young Citizenship Award to Alice Coachman Elementary School 5th Grader ShaCamryn Malone. ShaCamryn received a certificate, a check for $50.00 and a Thesaurus from committee chairman, Barry Davis and club president, Ray Hinman at the Exchange Club’s noon meeting on April [...]

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Darton College winter sports rank third nationally

By   /  April 27, 2012  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

Tweet      Written by David Mann 4/19/2012 (CLEVELAND) – The National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators announced Darton College Athletics as No. 3 among the winter leaders of the 2011-12 NATYCAA Cup Standings. Darton’s winter sports include women’s basketball, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, and men’s wrestling. All of Darton’s winter [...]

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ROAD CLOSURE

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

Tweet   Beginning Friday, April 27 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. the 200 block of 6th Avenue, between Washington and Jackson Streets, will be closed to traffic. Albany Fire Department will conduct two control burns of dilapidated houses as a training exercise. Motorists are advised to slow down and use caution while traveling in [...]

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Chuck Colson, Free Man

By   /  April 27, 2012  /  Charlie Harper, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   “Dirty Tricks”.  Even with the redemption story of Charles “Chuck” Colson, these words feature prominently in his Washington Post obituary.  It serves as a not so subtle reminder that in politics, as in life, our past is always with us. Colson’s political past was one of absolute allegiance to President Richard Nixon.  That [...]

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Lady Rams to compete for SIAC championship title during softball tournament

By   /  April 26, 2012  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Written by Edythe Bradley   The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its 2012 Softball All-Conference teams and two Albany State University Lady Rams were selected for the honor. ASU sophomore catcher Chaconna Marks and freshman pitcher Chelsea Hicks were named to the teams, which were selected by the SIAC’s Softball [...]

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It’s official: Riggins, Baker indicted by Grand Jury

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Tweet Staff Reports It is now official.  Embattled school board member Velvet Riggins has been indicted on multiple charges which include public record fraud, two counts of theft by taking, and providing false information to obtain free school meals by a child according to a report on the Albany Herald’s website. Also indicted is Morningside [...]

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Bowie Accepted Into Harvard Kennedy School’s Executive Education Program

By   /  April 26, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

Tweet Special to the Journal   Albany, GA — The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Chamber senior staffer Deborah Bowie has been accepted into the Harvard Kennedy School’s Executive Education program on Innovations in Governance, Oct. 21-Oct. 26 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This intensive executive education and professional development program is designed [...]

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