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Winning tickets worth $319K sold in Ashburn, Quitman

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – Two lucky Georgia Lottery winners matched all five numbers from the May 24 Fantasy 5 drawing, each winning a $319,327 jackpot prize. Busy Corner, located at 106 E. Monroe Ave. in Ashburn, is where one of the winning jackpot tickets was sold.

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Hall named SIAC SAAC President

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Tweet By Stan McCormick, M.Ed ASU Assistant Head Men’s Basketball Coach ASU cheerleader and SAAC Female Representative Brandie Hall has been voted to serve as president of the 2013-2014 Southern Intercollegiate (SIAC) SAAC organization. Hall was one of three student-athletes chosen to serve on the group’s executive board. She will be joined by Clark Atlanta [...]

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Panthers Announce “Toyota of Albany and Kia of Albany Night”

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Albany Panthers  /   Comments

Tweet ALBANY, GA –  As the Albany Panthers take the field Saturday night for a key Professional Indoor Football League matchup against the Richmond Raiders, Toyota of Albany and Kia of Albany will be partnering with the team to bring its fans another night of intense action and engaging entertainment.

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The State of Georgia Regents University Cancer Center

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet   By Dr. Samir N. Khleif   AUGUSTA, Ga. – Since joining the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center a little over a year ago, my goal has been to build on current strengths as we work to become a National Cancer Institute designated Cancer Center and another source of excellence in care for the state [...]

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Chambliss Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu

By   /  May 29, 2013  /  Government, News  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Currently leading delegation through Middle East  WASHINGTON- On Monday, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), vice chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, along with a delegation of his Senate colleagues, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss Iran’s unrelenting nuclear ambitions. The senators are traveling to countries in [...]

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***URGENT TO OUR READERS***

By   /  May 29, 2013  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment, News  /   Comments

Tweet The Albany Journal has been experiencing technical issues with our e-mail at “ajournal@thealbanyjournal.com” for about 10 daays now. Our technicians are diligently working on a solution but as of this moment, 8:10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29, there is no solution yet. If you or someone you know has sent us any press release [...]

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Merger of Our Two Hospitals

By   /  May 28, 2013  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Tweet (Reprinted here with permission of the author) by Hope Campbell So, you know that state law required our Hospital Authority to hold a public hearing last spring before awarding the management contract for Palmyra.  (That very  hospital OUR Authority bought for $195,000,000.00, out of their operating funds of, well, zero.)  But did you know [...]

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GOP Considers Ending Primary System

By   /  May 27, 2013  /  Charlie Harper, Opinion  /   Comments

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Tweet The Georgia Republican Party – the party that has everything so long as you count the number of statewide elected offices – is apparently not content.  It seems that some meaningful number of folks within the grassroots of the party would like to change the rules about how candidates are selected, now that super [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING REMEMBERING OUR VETERANS ON MEMORIAL DAY

By   /  May 25, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the upcoming Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2013.

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New Boating Safety Law

By   /  May 24, 2013  /  Jim Wilcox, Opinion  /   Comments

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Tweet The unofficial start of summer is almost here. That means the boating season’s about to start. It’s time to change up the battery, pump up the tires on the trailer, and make sure the motor starts.

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