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Hefner named to GHA Board of Trustees

By   /  February 20, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

David S. Hefner, Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs at Georgia Regents Health System, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Hospital Association.

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – David S. Hefner, Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs at Georgia Regents Health System, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Hospital Association.

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Sarah Y. Williams

By   /  February 20, 2013  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Sarah Y. Williams, 73, of Albany, GA, died Monday, February 18, 2013 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday at 3:00 PM at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Bobby Moye will officiate. Interment will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. A native of Cartersville, GA, Mrs. Williams grew up in Dawson, GA [...]

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Dorothy Ford Bowen

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Tweet Mrs. Dorothy Ford Bowen, 80 of Fulmer Dr. in Albany died February 19, 2013 at her residence. Funeral services will be Friday 11 AM at Covenant Presbyterian Church. Dr. William D. (Biff) Coker and Rev. Tim Olds officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Sylvester, GA.

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Cavaliers knock off No. 20 Chipola

By   /  February 20, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann Marianna, Fla. – Darton State College shut the door early on No. 20-ranked Chipola College, capturing a 12-2 victory on Tuesday in Marianna, Fla. With seven runs in the first three innings, the Cavaliers left no doubt about the eventual outcome.

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Hometown Heroes

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Tweet Special to the Journal San Antonio, Tx. – Air Force Airman Marcus R. Glass graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

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Cavalier Nick Green wins Faulkner State Invitational

By   /  February 20, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann Fairhope, Ala. – Darton State College sophomore Nick Green won the Faulkner State Invitational by seven shots while his Cavaliers finished fourth, Sunday. Green, an Eastside High School graduate from Covington, finished the first round tied for first with 74 strokes, Saturday, before really turning it on and shooting a [...]

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BISHOP ADVOCATES FOR EXTENSION OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ON ARMY PLAN FOR BRIGADE WITHDRAWL

By   /  February 20, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal COLUMBUS, GA – In response to a letter sent by Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, the Army has granted an extension of 30 days to the public comment period for their [...]

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ASU to host model bridge-building competition

By   /  February 20, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

2012 Bridge competition Winners
From left, Richard Urick, judge, Kenarin Kellogg, Lee Wheeler (teacher) and Karen Vasquez Dooly County High School

Tweet Written by Pearly Bowser Albany, Ga -Albany State University will host the eleventh Southwest Georgia Model Bridge-building Competition, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2012. The competition, set to begin in the ASU Sanford Gymnasium at 9 a.m., is conducted each year in celebration of National Engineers’ Week.

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State Must Make Long Term Commitment to Troubled School Systems

By   /  February 20, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet On Thursday morning, the State board of Education is scheduled to meet to discuss the fate of the current DeKalb County school board.  The state board will consider whether the local board, governing a school system that seems likely to lose its accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, should be removed [...]

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So what does SCOTUS decision mean for Albany?

By   /  February 20, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Yesterday, news broke that Phoebe Putney has lost its bid to become the sole hospital in town.  In a rare unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the purchase of Palmyra violated anti-trust rules, despite the fact that the Hospital Authority technically bought the hospital.  The question remains of what this actually means for [...]

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