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ASU College of Business Student Awarded Tuition Scholarship

By   /  August 27, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

RaYMOND COLLIER

Tweet by Pearlie M. Bowser ASU College of Business student Raymond Collier has been awarded a $5,000 tuition scholarship from the National Society of Leadership and Success. The scholarship is presented to a collegiate student based on the strength of their application and recommendations from faculty. Collier is a senior, business information systems major and [...]

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Anchorage To Receive Gift from DoCo Kiwanis

By   /  August 27, 2013  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

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Tweet Bob Lynch (right), executive director of The Anchorage, was a guest at the August 26 meeting of Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County where he learned his organization was the pending recipient of a $500 donation from the club. The Anchorage, located in northwest Albany, is an nonprofit, Christ-based treatment and counseling center for men [...]

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The Governor And The Super

By   /  August 27, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

Charlie Harper Headshot

Tweet by Charlie Harper The 2014 campaign season has been running in full force since late January, courtesy of Senator Saxby Chambliss’ announcement that he would not seek a third term. The resulting dominoes have opened up campaigns in three Congressional districts, with each of those incumbents’ decisions to seek higher office opening up various [...]

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Publix raises $13,204 for Children’s Hospital of Georgia

By   /  August 23, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Area Publix stores have raised $13,204 for the Children’s Hospital of Georgia through an annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in-store fundraiser held May 25-June 14. Funds generated from the campaign will help fund equipment and technology upgrades at Augusta’s only children’s hospital, which cares for about 70,000 [...]

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GEORGIA AQUARIUM CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WHALE SHARK DAY

By   /  August 23, 2013  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Dr. Guy Harvey joins a panel of experts at Science on Tap ATLANTA (August 23, 2013) —Georgia Aquarium commemorates internationally acclaimed Whale Shark Day with a fun-filled weekend celebration beginning on Friday, Aug. 30 with a special appearance by Dr. Guy Harvey. The Aquarium’s Science on Tap lecture series will kick start the activities [...]

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DARTON STATE COLLEGE FACULTY MEMBERS RECEIVE EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD

By   /  August 23, 2013  /  Education, News  /   Comments

Darton State College’s 2013 NISOD Excellence in Teaching award winners. Pictured from left to right: (front row) Dr. April Reese, Pat Ridgeway, (back row) Jeff Swords, and David Latona.

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY – Four Darton State College faculty members have received the Excellence in Teaching Award for 2013 from the National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development (NISOD). David Latona, assistant professor of history; April Reese, dean of nursing; Pat Ridgeway, assistant reading professor; and Jeff Swords, assistant professor of math, [...]

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ASU Students to Participate in March on Washington Celebration

By   /  August 22, 2013  /  Education  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY- This weekend thousands will travel to the U.S. Capitol to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. Four members of the ASU Student Government Association Advisory Board will be among the masses to honor the historical event. Officials from the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher [...]

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Southwest Georgia’s unemployment rate declines to 9.5 percent in July

By   /  August 22, 2013  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the unemployment rate in the Southwest Georgia region decreased to 9.5 percent in July, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 9.8 percent in June. The rate was 9.7 percent in July a year ago.

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Conners, Cover and Joiner tied for the lead at the JoS. A. Bank / David Leadbetter Championship

By   /  August 22, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ELLICOTT CITY, MD —Kevin Conners of Downington, Pa., Patrick Cover of Huntersville, N.C., and Tyler Joiner of Albany, Ga., sit tied at the top of the Boys Division at 3-under-par 139. In the Girls Division, Khushboo Thiagaraj of Haymarket, Va., sits one-stroke ahead of the competition after shooting a 3-over-par [...]

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Metro Albany’s unemployment rate declines to 9.8 percent in July

By   /  August 22, 2013  /  News, Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that metro Albany’s unemployment rate decreased to 9.8 percent in July, down four-tenths of a percentage point from 10.2 percent in June. The rate was 10.1 percent in July a year ago. The rate declined because 997 more residents became employed, [...]

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