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Logistics symposium offers advice for crisis planning and disaster preparedness

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

From left, back row: Myron Williams, United Parcel Service Vice President of Sales, Darryl H. Ellis, Matson Logistics Company senior account executive, Seung-yean Won, ASU business administration senior, Phillip Harris V8 Logistics Services Group, Inc. managing director, Jeremy Robinson, ASU Supply Chain and Logistics Management senior, Ray Nelson, Logistics, Readiness & Training Solutions executive director; From left, front row, Crystal Smith, ASU Supply Chain and Logistics management and Accounting major, Dr. Fidelis Ikem, ASU College of Business dean; Bruce Strom, Center for Advanced Logistics Management director; Audria King, Miller Coors Supply Chain Department Manager; Dr. Everette J. Freeman, ASU president.

Tweet Written by Pearlie M. Bowser Albany, Ga. – With an increase in the spate of natural disasters such as Hurricane Sandy on the New Jersey shore; and mass casualties caused by an active shooter at a Colorado movie theater and a Connecticut elementary school, leaders at companies, institutions and agencies are grappling with how [...]

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Calhoun case headed to court

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by Tom Knighton Cheryl Calhoun had a rough time in 2011.  First, she makes the decision to run for a seat on the Albany City Commission, but is told she lives in a different district.  Then, after beginning her campaign, she learned that she was right to begin with and that the elections [...]

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Ethics Reform On The Table; Must Be Watched

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet This week, the Legislature is finally expected to return its focus to ethics legislation.  It is important that the Georgia voting electorate that angrily demanded ethics reform at the polls this past summer focus on this as well.

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A ruling class?

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet We all disagree on a variety of things.  Some people like Obamacare, some don’t.  Some believe in an assault weapon ban, some don’t.  That’s just how politics works, and I’m fine with the disagreement.  However, Congress seems to be crossing the line, and it’s a line that I believe most will agree they have [...]

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Flint RiverQuarium Implements Reduction in Force Measure

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Business  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga — The Flint RiverQuarium Board of Directors voted last evening to implement a reduction in force, eliminating the CEO position as a cost saving measure. Current Flint RiverQuarium CEO Sanders Lewallen has served in that position since June 2011. Emily Jean McAfee, FRQ Board chairman, stressed that the [...]

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One to remain, another one gone

By   /  January 28, 2013  /  Business  /   Comments

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

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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

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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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