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Voting Underway as Albany State University Prepares for 11th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands

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Tweet The Golden Rams Marching Band Vies for One of Eight Spots in 2013 Invitational Showcase  Albany State University is among 32 of the nation’s top Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) marching bands vying for a spot in the 2013 Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase, presented by Verizon Wireless and official banking [...]

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THE CHARTER SCHOOL AMENDMENT IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS

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Tweet Guest Editorial by Giulio Gianturco In the world of education, we the taxpayers are the shareholders and students are the customers. We should expect that our investments in our school systems will yield graduates who are ready to face the challenges of an increasingly demanding and rapidly changing business environment. 

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The Annual Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia Hosting Three “All You Can Ride” $16 Days w/ Coupons From McDonald’s + Harvey’s Supermarkets

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Tweet Special to the Journal   66th Annual Fair, Tuesday, Nov. 6 – Sunday, Nov. 11   Albany, GA- Thrill seekers, get ready! As a part of a week long of fun activities, this year’s 66th Annual Exchange Club Fair will be holding three “All You Can Ride” days for $16 with a coupon from [...]

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Home and Studio Tour: Living the Art Life

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Tweet Due to popular demand, we are pleased to announce an upcoming Living the Art Life: home and studio tour Saturday, October 20, 2012.

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Albany State SAAC inducts new members, officers at recent ceremony

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SAAC members pictured above are Janell Jones, front row seated; Vanessa Jones, Reanah Kellogg, Ashley Chunn; Stephen Lightfoot, second row left; Danielle Colson, Brandie Hall, Sherinna Lewis, Corbin Williams, Ashley Bynum; Nehemyah Price, back row left; Virginia Morris, Kedeemya Cooper, James Lodman, Eric Martin and Ebony Stone.

Tweet    By Edythe Y. Bradley   After capturing back-to-back SIAC Citizenship Awards in 2011 and 2012, the Albany State University Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) inducted new members and officers to continue its mission and goals for the 2012-2013 term. New members and officers were sworn in by Advisor Stanley McCormick, assistant men’s basketball [...]

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DCSS meets on Murfree’s fate

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Tweet Staff Reports The Dougherty County Board of Education met behind closed doors to discuss the future of school superintendent Dr. Joshua Murfree yesterday.  The move, described by officials as “not an unusual event”, it comes after a rocky road since Murfree’s controversial hiring back in 2010.

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Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County holds successful golf fundraiser

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Tweet  By David Shivers Six teams of linksters emerged as victors with place finishes in the 16th annual Charles H. Smith Golf Tournament at Stonebridge Country Club on October 8. Approximately 27 teams vied in the event.

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Hometown Heroes

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Tweet October 10, 2012(FHTNC)–Navy Seaman Recruit Bryan G. Banks, son of Nenita G. and Demarius E. Henderson of Albany, Ga., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

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Two Days of Regionalism In the Senate Chamber

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Tweet  Wednesday a group of Gwinnett County community leaders are gathering at the State Capitol to discuss their role as part of a greater region. The county is Georgia’s second largest and has a population greater than the states of Alaska, North Dakota, Vermont, or Wyoming. While each of those states have two U.S. Senators [...]

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