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Sarah Griffith Lyons Cox

By   /  May 21, 2013  /  Obituaries  /  Comments Off

Cox, Sara

Tweet Sarah Griffith Lyons Cox, 79 of Albany died May 20, 2013 at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home in Americus, GA. Funeral services will be Thursday 10 AM at Crown Hill Cemetery. Rev. Leigh Ann Raynor officiating. A native of Rome, GA, Mrs. Cox lived in Albany since 1960, where she was a member of Porterfield [...]

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SB&T Bike Criterium & Road Race Weekend – May 25-26, 2013

By   /  May 21, 2013  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Georgia welcomes the SB&T Bike Criterium & Road Race on May 25-26, 2013. Previously a part of the Rock, Roll & Run Weekend in March, this year the SB&T Bike Race will be part of the Southeast Regional Series (SRS). ‘Moving the SB&T Bike Race provides us as opportunity [...]

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3 south Georgia couples claim $250K prize

By   /  May 20, 2013  /  News  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – Three south Georgia couples have come forward to claim their share of a quarter-million dollar Mega Millions prize from the May 14 drawing. Albert and Helen Deberry of Alapaha; Albert and Earlene Williams of Ocilla; and Bobby Williams and Mary McLeod of Tifton, matched the first five winning [...]

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ASU track qualifiers have “golden” opportunities

By   /  May 20, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal When the Albany State men’s track & field qualifiers arrive at the NCAA national meet on Thursday, they hope their speed, long strides and continuity can lead to them school history. After placing second at this year’s SIAC team meet, the Golden Rams have qualified six athletes who will compete [...]

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The Movie Guy: PARANORMAN AND STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS

By   /  May 20, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Keith Kilburn

Tweet by Keith Kilburn ‘Paranorman’ is one of the many kids films that have come out in the last couple of years that has been computer animated, yet gives it the ‘claymation’ look; if you remember ‘James and the giant peach’ or even ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ those are the movies that I am talking [...]

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Valdosta man strikes golden $484K Fantasy 5 prize

By   /  May 20, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – A Valdosta man has won a sweeping jackpot prize playing Fantasy 5. William Gilbert, 71, matched all five numbers from the May 16 Fantasy 5 drawing, winning the 484,201 jackpot prize. Barretts, 6685 Bemiss Road in Valdosta, sold the Quik Pik ticket.

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ASU PoliceOfficer Heading to Afghanistan

By   /  May 17, 2013  /  Community, Education  /   Comments

Marvin Jennings

Tweet by Pearlie M. Browser The Albany State University Police Department, a proud supporter of the U.S. military, announces the upcoming deployment of ASU patrol officer Marvin Jennings. The Marine Corp Reserve gunnery sergeant is currently in training at North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune. Jennings will depart for a 12 month combat tour of duty in [...]

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The Movie Guy: Iron Man 3 and The Great Gatsby

By   /  May 17, 2013  /  Movie Guy, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Iron Man 3 (Now in theaters…) You may have heard that there is a new Iron Man movie out in the theaters right now, I say this only because as of this morning it’s box office draw is at 970+ million dollars and if it continues on like it is there is a possibility [...]

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Southern Company CEO Solar Concerns Addressed by HB 657

By   /  May 17, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Today, Southern Company CEO Tom Fanning spoke at a well-attended Atlanta Press Club luncheon. During his comments, Fanning expressed concerns about lower-income ratepayers subsidizing solar for wealthier ratepayers who are able to purchase solar systems outright. Immediately after the event, Rep. Rusty Kidd (I- Milledgeville) expressed optimism that Fanning’s concerns [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FY 2014 MILCON/VA APPROPRIATIONS BILL MARK-UP

By   /  May 17, 2013  /  Politics, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, released the following statement after the Subcommittee reported its Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Appropriations bill to the full House Appropriations Committee.

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