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One to remain, another one gone

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Tweet Staff Reports After news broke earlier today that Riverfront Barbeque would remain downtown, it would be easy to feel that maybe things were starting to turn back around for downtown.  However, in an email to The Journal this evening, it was announced that another downtown business was shutting its doors for good.

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Finalist named for UGA presidency

By   /  January 28, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Jere Morehead

Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA, Ga – Board of Regents Chair “Dink” Nesmith and University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby have announced the name of the finalist for the University of Georgia presidency, Jere Morehead.

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THEATRE ALBANY NEXT OFFERING BY PULITZER PRIZE WINNER

By   /  January 28, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Albany, Ga. –-Theatre Albany will open “Getting Frankie Married –And Afterwards” by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Horton Foote, Friday, February 1 for two weekends. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize (“The Young Man from Atlanta”), Foote is also the recipient of two Academy Awards for his screen plays, “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Tender Mercies.”

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BISHOP CONTINUES TO SERVE AS TOP DEMOCRAT ON MILCON & VETERANS AFFAIRS APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE; ALSO CONTINUES ON AGRICULTURE AND LEGISLATIVE BRANCH SUBCOMMITTEES

By   /  January 28, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), will again serve as Ranking Member on the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies for the 113th Congress. Congressman Bishop will also remain on the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food & Drug [...]

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Emerge Albany to host Welcome reception

By   /  January 28, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, GA – The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce in association with Emerge Albany will be hosting a reception on Wednesday, January 30 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at The Manor House located at Merry Acres Inn in Albany. The reception is being held to welcome back current Emerge Albany members, [...]

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GPA Achieves Strong December Numbers

By   /  January 28, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Savannah, Ga. – The Georgia Ports Authority ended calendar year 2012 with a strong December, marking an 11.7 percent increase in total tonnage across all terminals, and a 21.8 percent increase in auto and machinery units compared to December 2011.

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THEATRE ALBANY TO CONDUCT AUDITIONS FOR “THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY”

By   /  January 28, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga – Artistic Director Mark Costello has announced that Theatre Albany will conduct auditions for the comedy The Fox on the Fairway by Ken Ludwig Sunday, February 3 at 7:00 p.m. at the theatre located at 514 Pine Avenue.

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Riverfront’s fate to stay put?

By   /  January 28, 2013  /  Business  /   Comments

Tweet Staff Reports In an email from Albany downtown manager Aaron Blair, it seems as though popular downtown barbeque joint, Riverfront Barbeque, will be staying right where it is for the time being.

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$1.67 million grant supports possible cure methodology for deadly form of leukemia

By   /  January 28, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Dr. Anand Jillella (from left), Kim Cheely and Dr. Vamsi Kota

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents University cancer researchers are expanding the reach of an easy-to-use algorithm that could keep 30 percent of patients with a rare but deadly form of leukemia from dying within the first month of diagnosis.

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Darton Athletics ranks No. 5 nationally in overall fall sports poll

By   /  January 28, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann CLEVELAND – The National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators recently announced Darton State College Athletics as the No. 5 overall athletics program in its fall sports poll of the 2012-2013 NATYCAA Cup Standings.

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