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Powerball propels jackpot past $100M for Wednesday’s drawing

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – A rolling jackpot has helped Powerball propel past $100 million to an estimated $108 million to a single annuity winner for Wednesday’s drawing. The jackpot began rolling Sept. 21 and has rolled five times. One winning Powerball ticket worth $10,000 was sold in Douglasville from the Oct. 5 [...]

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Representative Dukes faces off in Third Annual Legislative Livestock Showdown

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Tweet This past weekend, Representative Winfred Dukes joined other Georgia legislators to compete in the Third Annual Legislative Livestock Showdown in Perry, Georgia. Leaving their suits and ties behind, Georgia legislators were in cowboy boots and jeans during the 2013 Georgia National Fair for the Legislative Livestock Showdown at the Sutherland Livestock & Equine Arena [...]

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Bobby Deen Book Signing at the Albany Welcome Center

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Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY – The Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) will welcome Bobby Deen at the Albany Welcome Center on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 10:00AM – 2:00PM for a book signing of his latest cookbook, “From Mama’s Table to Mine”. Tickets will reserve fans a copy of the cookbook and [...]

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MAYOR DOROTHY HUBBARD PROCLAIMS OCTOBER 11, 2013 AS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL

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Tweet Day spotlights importance of single gender programming for girls worldwide ALBANY, GA– Girls Inc. of Albany, GA is bringing a global movement to educate girls and change the world from Albany, GA with International Day of the Girl. The U.N. declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. Its mission is [...]

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Darton To Host Bulldogs At 5 p.m. Today

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Tweet y David T.Mann, Sports Information Director ALBANY – Darton State will host Georgia Military College in soccer action, Wednesday, beginning with the women’s match at 5 p.m., and followed by men’s soccer at 7 p.m. Lady Cavaliers head coach Ken Veilands should continue to build on his new Region 17 record of all-time wins [...]

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Self-described ex-racist Shirley Sherrod sues nicest person in Los Angeles

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Tweet Staff Reports The Albany area is completely familiar with the name Shirley Sherrod.  Most long time residents have an opinion on the Sherrod family, though those opinions tend to be mixed depending on who you ask about it.  Shirley Sherrod’s name had been simply that of the wife of Charles Sherrod, a long time [...]

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Lady Rams slaughter arch-rival FVSU

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Tweet by Stan McCormick, Director ofSports Information FORT VALLEY, GA- Freshman Kristen Randolph led the team with 12 kills as the Albany State Lady Rams defeated arch-rival Fort Valley State University 3-0 on its home floor. With the victory, the Lady Rams improve to 8-7 overall, 7-2 in SIAC. Fort Valley State dips to 5-19, [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WORKS TO REINSTATE SURVIVOR BENEFITS FOR FALLEN SERVICE MEMBERS’ FAMILIES

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Tweet CO-SPONSORS THE FALLEN HEROES AND FAMILIES ASSISTANCE ACT WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA), Co-Chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus, stood up for military families by joining Rep. Ron Barber (D-AZ), Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Rep. Christopher Gibson (R-NY), Rep. Danny Heck (D-WA), Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA), Rep. Gwen Moore [...]

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