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ASU Ram named SIAC baseball player of the week

By   /  April 25, 2012  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

Tweet   Written by Edythe Bradley   Albany State University’s Patrick Smith was named the East Division Baseball Player of the Week by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) after his outstanding performances in baseball games last weekend. The junior right fielder from Lithonia, Ga. earned the honor after leading the Golden Rams to a [...]

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Albany Museum of Art Receives Highest National Recognition

By   /  April 25, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

Tweet   Awarded Accreditation from the American Association of Museums Special to the Journal   The Albany Museum of Art has achieved accreditation from the American Association of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition for a museum.  Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to governments, funders, outside agencies, and to the museum-going public. AAM [...]

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Dougherty County Jail Inmate List April 12 – April 19

By   /  April 25, 2012  /  Crime, Dougherty County Jail Inmate List, News  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     Adaway, Montavious T., April 12, suspended dl 1st offense Albert, Douglas James III, April 16, driving while license suspended/revoked, speeding (10-15) Allen, Tracy Joe, April 16, failure to reg as sex ofndr prvd false info, habitual violator, open container alcohol-in poss of driver, prob violation , theft by taking Amburn, Lucius Mckinley [...]

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Food Scores

By   /  April 25, 2012  /  The Public Record  /  Comments Off

Tweet   Albany High School, 801 RESIDENCE, 31701; April 16; Score: 91; Grade: A Chick-Fil-A, 2703 DAWSON ROAD, 31707; April 19; Score: 96; Grade: A China Garden USA, 2719 DAWSON ROAD, 31707; April 18; Score: 92; Grade: A Cracker Barrel, 1114 N. WESTOVER, 31707; April 13; Score: 93; Grade: A Days Inn, 422 W. OGLETHORPE, [...]

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Discovery headed to the Smithsonian

By   /  April 24, 2012  /  Words from the Wetherbee  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Space Shuttle Discovery is on its way to the public eye at the Smithsonian. Earlier this week, the space shuttle was spotted hitching a ride to its new home on the back of a specialized 747 aircraft (pictured below).     Yesterday, April 19th, the Discovery “attended” a ceremony (pictured below) where it traded [...]

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Another take on Lon’s column

By   /  April 24, 2012  /  Outlook  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     Lon McNeil certainly stirred up something with his column two weeks ago where he asked if Albany’s problem was Leesburg.  Here at the Journal offices, we have received a significant amount of communication from folks regarding that column. It’s seemed that no matter where I go, as soon as people find out [...]

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VINTAGE ALBANY- Albany “Firsts”

By   /  April 24, 2012  /  News, Vintage Albany  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     Left first airmail flight December 28, 1911; Upper right Thornwell H. Andrews, of Charlotte, N.C. in the cockpit of a 1911 Curtis biplane. This photo was taken in June of 1932, two years before his death. Lower right; first airmail stamp.      Albany has had many “firsts” over the decades. Journal [...]

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Obituaries

By   /  April 23, 2012  /  Obituaries  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Edwina W. Mathis, 86 Edwina W. Mathis, 86, of Leesburg, Ga., died Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Lee County Health Care.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 3 p.m. at First Free Will Baptist Church.  Rev. Mark Walker and Rev. Jim Luttrell will officiate.  Interment will follow in [...]

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Of music and rebellion

By   /  April 23, 2012  /  Brett Buckner, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     I never thought Lil’ Wayne would become such a dominant presence in my life … or Lil’ John or Lil’ Mama or any other the other legions of “Lil’ ” hip-hop stars that seem to have recently invaded my radio. Little Red Riding Hood. Little Bo Peep. Little Orphan Annie. The Little [...]

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Cartoon

By   /  April 23, 2012  /  Cartoon  /  Comments Off

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