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Albany Advocacy Resource Center Announces Keynote Speaker for Annual Awards Banquet

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, GA – Albany Advocacy Resource Center (Albany ARC) will celebrate its 34th Annual Community Awards Banquet Thursday, October 11, 2012 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Albany. This year’s Banquet will feature Keynote Speaker, Mr. Sean Casey.

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Laxmiben Patel

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Obituaries

Tweet Laxmiben Patel, 82 of Albany, GA died Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at Dawson Health and Rehabilitation. A prayer service will be held Wednesday at 6:00 PM at Mathews Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 AM at Mathews Funeral Home.

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Herschel Titus Mock

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Tweet Herschel Titus Mock, 63, of Leesburg, GA, died Monday, October 8, 2012 at Willson Hospice House. Memorial services will be conducted Friday, October 12, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Minister Richard Collins will officiate.

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TEA PARTY SIGN

By   /  October 9, 2012  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet Election day is now less than a month away. Reasonable people can find good reasons to vote for either President Obama or Mitt Romney. Pointing out the faults of the candidate you don’t support is fine. Healthy political debate is a good thing, but sometimes it can go too far.

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Walker Sidney Coston

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Obituaries

Tweet Walker Sidney Coston, 83, of Albany, GA, died October 8, 2012 at Dawson Health and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 AM at Thundering Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Bobby Moye will officiate.  

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NATIONAL FAMILY PARTNERSHIP AND DEA JOIN FORCES FOR 2012 RED RIBBON WEEK®

By   /  October 9, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet YOUTH DRUG PREVENTION CAMPAIGN: “THE BEST ME IS DRUG FREE™” NATIONAL CONTEST TARGETS TEN REGIONS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES – Ten schools from across the U.S. will win $1,000 grant for drug prevention – - Ten families will win an iPad for the home –   The National Family Partnership® (NFP) announces the national [...]

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DCSS ordered to hire principal

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Tweet Staff Reports The Dougherty County School System received a bit of a shock when the State of Georgia notified them that if they didn’t hire a permanent principal for Albany High School they would lose some state funds earmarked for school improvement.

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Commissioner to fight post office closure

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Tweet Staff Reports Dougherty County commissioners vowed yesterday to fight the proposed closure of a post office in downtown Albany.  It has been reported that the closure would cost businesses thousands of dollars.

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Romney Re-energizes Presidential Campaign

By   /  October 9, 2012  /  Charlie Harper, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet A week ago many Republicans were already envisioning their concession speeches for Mitt Romney. Many were actively ready to point blame lest some should be cast back upon them. It’s all part of the sad dance of the insiders who must preserve their own positions to sit at the right hand of power, even [...]

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