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Bad Things,Good People

By   /  April 16, 2013  /  Faith, Rev. Andrew  /   Comments

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Tweet by Garrett Andrew One of my favorite writers/preachers, Fredrick Buechner, once said, “Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.” Terrible things happen. A person or people decided to bomb runners and those that love them. Three are dead, many more are maimed, lives have been altered by violence [...]

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David R. Bullington

By   /  April 16, 2013  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

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Tweet Mr. David R. Bullington, 77 of Cordele Rd. in Albany died April 13, 2013 at Sylvester Nursing Home in Sylvester, GA. Funeral services were held Monday April 15, 2013 11 AM at Kimbrell-Stern. Rev. Richard Parker officiated. Interment was held at Riverside Cemetery.

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Donna M. Sapp

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Tweet Donna M. Sapp, 57, of Worth County, GA, died April 11, 2013 at her residence. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Kenny Rogers will officiate. Interment will follow in Providence Primative Baptist Church Cemetery.

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Bob and Lee Woodruff to speak at GRU Alumni Weekend

By   /  April 16, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Award-winning journalist Bob Woodruff and his wife, Lee, are the featured speakers at Georgia Regents University’s Alumni Weekend Signature Event at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at the Imperial Theatre in downtown Augusta. The university’s alumni award winners will also be recognized during the program.

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Experts to explore health disparities in Southwest Georgia at ASU

By   /  April 16, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Written by Pearly Bowser Albany, Ga – Health disparities in Southwest Georgia top the agenda when experts gather for a panel discussion Wednesday, April 24 at 2:30 p.m. and noon on Thursday, April 25 in ACAD 172 on Albany State University’s campus. ASU’s health disparities research community organized the forum after a semester-long workshop [...]

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Cavs enter final round in 4th place today

By   /  April 16, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by David Mann PENDLETON, S.C. – The Cavaliers are in fourth place as they enter the final round of the NJCAA District IV D-1 Golf Championship, today, in Pendleton, S.C.

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Allergy program at DoCo Kiwanis

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Tweet While Spring brings more favorable temperatures, it can also be season of misery for allergy-sufferers due to high pollen counts and resurgence of other allergens. Dr. Tracy Bridges of Allergy & Asthma Clinics of Georgia spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County on April 15 about common seasonal and food allergies and ways [...]

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We all hurt today

By   /  April 16, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet An eight year old boy was among the three killed yesterday when a bomb scarred the face of the Boston Marathon.  Tomorrow, we will all probably point fingers at each other about who is responsible for the environment that lead to this, but today we all just plain hurt.

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Blasts rock Boston

By   /  April 16, 2013  /  Crime  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by Tom Knighton Boston, Ma. – Boston has now joined an exclusive club that no community wishes to be part of, that club of communities that have been scarred by violent acts of terrorism after at least three people were killed and 144 injured after two explosions ripped through the crowds watching the [...]

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