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ASU, Albany residents to bid farewell to President Freeman

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Tweet The Albany State University family will honor the accomplishments of the institution’s eighth president during a farewell celebration this week. Students, faculty, and staff will bid farewell to Dr. Everette J. Freeman at 4: p.m. Thursday, October 24 in L. Orene Hall located on the campus. Freeman announced his departure on Oct. 16 to [...]

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ASU Theatre Ensemble Opens with Tennessee Williams Classic

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Tweet by Pearlie M.Bowser The Albany State University T. Marshall Jones Fines Arts and Lyceum Performance Series present Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize winning drama, A Streetcar Named Desire. The performance will take place in the ACAD Auditorium, Thursday, Oct. 24 and Friday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. with a Sunday matinee on Oct. 27 at [...]

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Junior League of Albany, Ga, Inc. Offers Grants for Teachers Grants to Benefit Local Educators

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Tweet Special to the Journal (ALBANY, GA)- The Junior League of Albany, Georgia, Inc., is once again offering grants for innovative teachers during the 2013-2014 school year. The program will provide grants up to $200 to individual teachers in Dougherty County, Lee County and independent schools in the City of Albany. These funds will be [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WELCOMES AGRICULTURE SPECIALIST TO D.C. OFFICE

By   /  October 23, 2013  /  Politics, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WELCOMES AGRICULTURE SPECIALIST TO D.C. OFFICE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, welcomed Dr. Nathaniel Tablante, a career veterinarian, to his Washington, D.C. office. He will serve as an American Association [...]

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Deployed Albany Soldier Assists With Equipment Inspections

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Sgt. 1st Class Kimberlie S. Harris, the staff movement noncommissioned officer with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and a native of Albany, Ga., ensures a tracking beacon is properly attached to a vehicle at Rhine Ordnance Barracks Oct. 18.

Tweet KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s headquarters and 16th Sustainment Brigade assisted the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command’s 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery with equipment inspections Oct 7-18 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. The 18-soldier team inspected 72 containers and 181 vehicles for basic mechanical service ability, safety [...]

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Gerrymandering

By   /  October 23, 2013  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

Tweet by Jim Wilcox The recent government shutdown clearly showed the disgusting disconnect between what the public wants and what The House of Representatives wants. In a new NBC / Wall Street Journal poll, 60% want to replace those in Congress , They see the solution to ending gridlock, in 3 needed changes: ending gerrymandering, [...]

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Things to do Downtown this Week!

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Tweet by Aaron Blair Wednesday, October 23rd – 10am What is a “Capabilities Statement” and why you should have one. Corporate résumé, government agencies call this a Capabilities Statement. A Capabilities Statement should contain information to tell buyers why you’re an expert and why they should feel confident about awarding you a contract. This workshop [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF FORMER CONGRESSMAN MAJOR OWENS

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Tweet CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF FORMER CONGRESSMAN MAJOR OWENS WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the passing of Congressman Major R. Owens (NY-11): “With the passing of Congressman Major Owens, we have lost an exceptional community leader, public servant, and friend. A tireless crusader [...]

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Kim Gets All Tournament Team as Cavs Finish Second District Preview

By   /  October 23, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet by David T. Mann ALBANY – Tae Kim shot 3-under today to secure a spot on the All-Tournament Team as hosts Darton State finished second overall at the District IV Preview at Stonebridge Golf Club in Albany. Kim shot 75 and 70 in his first two rounds, Monday, before shooting 69 today to finish [...]

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