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Powerball jackpot up to $100M for Saturday’s drawing

By   /  January 18, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – The jackpot has hit an estimated $100 million to a single annuity winner for Saturday’s Powerball drawing. The jackpot has grown since Dec. 29 and has rolled five times.

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Hometown Heroes

By   /  January 18, 2013  /  Hometown Heroes  /   Comments

Tweet Parris Island, S. C — Marine Corps Pfc. Malcolm X. Johnson, son of retired Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Keith Johnson and Deborah A. Gregg of Albany, Ga., earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C.

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One-third of dating teens report violence in their relationships

By   /  January 18, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Athens, Ga. – Nearly a third of those dating in middle and high school report abusive relationships, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. The dating violence, which the researchers first measured in sixth grade, is a cycle that increases over time.

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Bye Bye Boortz

By   /  January 18, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet About the time this column is submitted for its daily deadline, Neal Boortz will be starting his final show on WSB radio and its syndicated affiliates.  A fixture of Georgia media for the past four decades, Boortz helped create the genre that is today’s talk radio format and has become an integral part of [...]

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MLK Holiday

By   /  January 18, 2013  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet Local communities, states and the nation are preparing to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this weekend, as well as on Monday, the national holiday. Our nation has been observing the King Holiday for thirty years now and in recent years, that day has become a day that also represents service!

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Blair and I have different definitions of success

By   /  January 18, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Aaron Blair thinks that downtown is on the brink of being a big success.  Unfortunately, it seems that Blair and I have a very, very different of success.

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