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Women’s Health Conference scheduled for Saturday

By   /  October 25, 2013  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY, Ga. – Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital will host its annual Women’s Health Conference Saturday, October 26, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Phoebe HealthWorks, 311 Third Avenue. This event is free and open to the public. This year’s event is a celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month called [...]

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Phoebe Worth EMS wins state competition

By   /  October 25, 2013  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal SYLVESTER, Ga. – Phoebe Worth EMS has once again earned high honors at the annual Georgia EMS & Educators Conference in Savannah. Over the weekend, teams from Phoebe Worth EMS competed in the state ACLS (advanced cardiovascular life support) competitions and the EMS golf tournament. The ACLS team, comprised of [...]

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DARTON STATE COLLEGE WELCOMES THEATRE DIRECTOR, REBECCA DODSON

By   /  October 25, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY – Darton State College welcomes Rebecca Dodson, an emerging theatre director and technician with previous directing credits such as Kenneth Lonergan’s This is our Youth and Becky Mode’s Fully Committed. Dodson is excited to make her directorial debut at Darton State College in the Darton Players 2013- 2014 season [...]

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Mega Millions ticket worth $1M sold in Nashville

By   /  October 25, 2013  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet ATLANTA – A winning Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million was sold in Berrien County. The winning ticket matched the first five winning numbers from the Oct. 22 drawing. Pit Stop, located at 514 S. Davis St. in Nashville, sold the winning ticket. A winner has yet to come forward. Players in Georgia have [...]

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ASU Business Students Learn about Life after College

By   /  October 25, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

ASU Business Students and Guest Speaker ASU Alumna Mia François

Tweet by Pearlie M.Bowser As family and friends return home exhausted from homecoming festivities, some Albany State University College of Business students returned to the classroom to learn from an accomplished alumna the strategies for success after graduation. Mia Francois, Merchandise Assistant for Belk offered insight on Monday in Peace Hall about the importance of [...]

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Attorney General Olens Announces Settlement with Kmart Over Drug Billing Allegations

By   /  October 25, 2013  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Attorney General Sam Olens has announced that Georgia has joined with other states, territories, and the federal government to reach an agreement with Kmart Corporation (“Kmart”) to settle allegations that Kmart submitted false claims and false statements through its Kmart Pharmacy Centers to the federal government, state governments, and territories [...]

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DARTON STATE COLLEGE HOSTING 2nd ANNUAL LIFE RAFT DEBATE

By   /  October 25, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet ALBANY – Who would you choose to rebuild civilization in a post-apocalyptic world? Darton State College’s faculty members will make their case for survival Wednesday, October 30 at Darton’s 2nd Annual Life Raft Debate. The event will take place October 30 starting at 2 p.m. room C266 in the student center and will be [...]

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NEW REPORT SHOWS WILDFIRE SMOKE POSES HEALTH RISK TO MILLIONS OF AMERICANS MANY MILES FROM THE BLAZES

By   /  October 25, 2013  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Among the states ranked, those worst-hit in 2011 are: TX, IL, FL, MO, GA, LA, MI, AL, OK, and IA; major impacts also seen in AR, MS, KS, TN, CO, NM, NE, IN, SC, and MN; climate change will fan future wildfire activity WASHINGTON (October 24, 2013) – Wildfires will [...]

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Questions remain following Phoebe announcement

By   /  October 25, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet Yesterday, news broke that Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital was laying off an additional 127 positions.  This follows the 33 positions that were recently eliminated by Albany’s only hospital.  In a press release, Phoebe CEO Joel Wernick said the following:

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