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REMEMBERING 9/11

By   /  September 11, 2012  /  Jim Wilcox  /  Comments Off

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Tweet It’s been 11 years since our world changed, since terrorists attacked the United States and killed nearly 3-thousand innocent people.

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BISHOP STATEMENT ON 9/11 ANNIVERSARY

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Tweet Special to The Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today to commemorate the 11th anniversary of 9/11: “As a nation, we remember the pain 9/11 has brought upon our homeland. The shock of an unprovoked attack, the outrage against known perpetrators, the shared sadness at the [...]

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Isakson Statement on 11th Anniversary of Sept. 11 Terror Attacks

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Tweet WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today released the following statement on the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks: “Today we honor our brothers and sisters who perished in New York, in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon as a result of the senseless attacks of September 11, 2001. We also [...]

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What were you doing at 8:46a.m. on 9-11-01?

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Tweet Editor’s Note: Teresa and Pete Maculan lived in Albany for several years prior to Pete’s transfer to the Pentagon with the U.S. Navy Seabees in August, 2001. This is a personal accounting of Teresa’s day on 9/11/2001 in Washington D.C. Most of us were going about our day until about a minute or two [...]

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The day my world ended: 9/11

By   /  September 11, 2012  /  Bonnie Jefferson  /  Comments Off

Tweet I will never forget that day. It was a beautiful September morning here in Albany and I was at my desk, interviewing an applicant to Manpower where I had worked for several years. We were nearly through with the interview when the receptionist interrupted me to say my mother was on the phone and [...]

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JUNIOR LEAGUE OF ALBANY, GEORGIA, INC. TO DONATE BACKPACKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO CASA FOSTER CHILDREN.

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Tweet Albany, Ga. –On Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 7 p.m., the Junior League of Albany, Georgia, Inc. (JLA) will present the children of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) with nearly 40 backpacks full of school supplies at the first 2012-2013 JLA General Membership Meeting.  The meeting will be held at Doublegate Country Club. Each [...]

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ASU graduate celebrates a milestone

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Clano Stephens, 1931 graduate of what became Albany State University, turns 100 years old.

Tweet This week, an Albany State University alumnus and Waycross, Ga. resident will reach a milestone. Clano Stephens, will celebrate his 100th birthday this week. Stephens joins a growing number of centenarians in the U.S. according to an article in today’s Huffington Post. America’s population of centenarians – the largest in the world – has roughly [...]

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Heard now a write-in candidate: What does it mean for November?

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Tweet Staff Reports Rev. Lorenzo Heard has officially qualified as a write-in candidate for the at-large seat on the Dougherty County Board of Education.  However, many in the community are scratching their heads as to what that means come November. First, it may mean nothing.

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Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County donates to Megan’s House

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Tweet     Written by David Shivers Megan’s House, an Albany facility affiliated with Easter Seals of Southern Georgia, provides respite care to families of children with developmental disabilities. The organization received a boost recently with a gift from the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County. Carol Holloman represented Megan’s House at the club’s September 10 [...]

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Years later, the pain hasn’t ended

By   /  September 11, 2012  /  The Public Record, Tom Knighton  /  Comments Off

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Tweet It’s been 11 years.  One would think that the pain of 9/11 would have ended after a period of time, but it hasn’t.  I still remember that day like it was yesterday, and it’s clear that it always will be that way.

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