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30 New Additions for Auburn Football Gamedays in 2012

By   /  August 30, 2012  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Special to the Journal AUBURN – When fans arrive on the Auburn University campus for the 2012 football season, they will see many new additions and upgrades in the areas of technology, customer service and premium seating, all in an effort to greatly improve the gameday experience. Here are 30 of the new additions.

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Orange, Red, Blue & Orange Thanks to 1080i

By   /  August 30, 2012  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Special to the Journal Atlanta, Ga.  – Fans attending the back-to-back games of the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game Weekend, and those watching at home, will experience a new tradition thanks to high definition television. The four teams competing in the two Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games will all wear their dark-colored home uniforms creating a unique look [...]

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Bulldogs Close to Concluding Preparations For Buffalo

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Tweet Special to the Journal Athens, Ga – Sixth-ranked Georgia moved one day closer to its season opener as the team conducted a 90-minute practice in jerseys, shorts and helmets Wednesday. “We’re ready to go, let’s play some football,” said Bulldog head coach Mark Richt. “We’re about done, we’ve got one more day of practice.”

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Madison Elaine Stokes

By   /  August 29, 2012  /  Obituaries  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Madison Elaine Stokes, 16, of Lee County died Tuesday August 28, 2012. Her funeral service will be Friday, August 31, 2012 4 PM at Gillionville Baptist Church with interment in Crown Hill Cemetery.  Rev. Bryan Haynes and Rev. Tony Haefs will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday, August 30, 2012 from 6 to 8 PM [...]

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Flint RiverQuarium 8th Birthday Promotion

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Tweet In honor of the Flint RiverQuarium’s 8th birthday, the special admission price of $8 for all ages will be offered this Saturday, Sunday and Monday (Labor Day). The admission price includes a movie showing in the Imagination Theater. The Flint RiverQuarium gift store is also offering a 15% discount off all regularly priced items. [...]

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Kiwanis Golf Tournament

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Tweet The Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County will host the 16th annual Charles H. Smith Memorial Golf Tournament Monday, October 8, at Stonebridge Golf & Country Club.

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Gang leader arrested for murder of rival. Is more coming?

By   /  August 29, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

Tweet Staff Reports A reported gang leader was arrested yesterday in Thomasville, Ga.  Danny Wilkerson is allegedly a high ranking member in the notorious Bloods street gang.  The victim in the shooting, 24 year old Dontavious Luke who was killed in an altercation this past weekend. Luke was reported to be a leader of the [...]

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Sparks fly and neighborhood seeks to keep out rehab home

By   /  August 29, 2012  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports The sparks started flying at the government center last night, and that was simply during the Albany City Commission’s pre-brieff.  Citizens for area neighborhood asked for the commission’s help to prevent a drug treatment group home from being established in their neighborhood.

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Darton soccer to face South Georgia College Wednesday

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Tweet ALBANY– Darton State College soccer will host conference-rival South Georgia College on Wednesday in the first home games of the 2012 season.

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Heard lawsuit claims elections office used flawed numbers

By   /  August 29, 2012  /  Politics  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports Reverend Lorenzo Heard isn’t quite done with the Dougherty County Board of Elections.  After the board voted unanimously to deny Heard a spot on the ballot, he’s filed a lawsuit.  Beyond what has already been laid out, Heard’s attorney claims that the elections office used flawed numbers for registered voters, arguing that [...]

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