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Emergency College Loan Fund Announcement Scheduled for Dougherty County School Board Meeting

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From left: Willie Beatrice Brown-Dukes and Rep. Winfred Dukes.

Tweet by Pearlie M. Bowser Dougherty County high school students who are in a pinch to make ends meet in college are getting a financial boost. State Rep. Winfred Dukes, his mother Willie Beatrice Brown-Dukes, and Albany State University Vice President for Institutional Advancement Clifford Porter Jr., will announce a new emergency loan fund at [...]

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Zendaya (left) of the Disney show "shake it up, with Emma on stage at CMN

Tweet Children’s Hospital of Georgia patient Emma Rhae Taylor has been named the 2013 Georgia Champion by the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals organization. The seven-year-old Hephzibah girl will serve with other Champions from across the nation as a fundraising and awareness ambassador for CMN’s 170 member hospitals. One of her favorite moments of being a [...]

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Gov. Deal and the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development Implement the Veterans Licensure Bill Application

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Governor Nathan Deal

Tweet Special to the Journal Gov. Nathan Deal and the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development (GOWD), in partnership with the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office, today announced the implementation of the Veterans Licensure Bill (House Bill 188), signed last legislative session to expedite the transfer of certain military certifications to professional licenses in the state. [...]

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Local Tribute to Nelson Mandela

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Mandela tribute (1)

Tweet Among the tributes upon the death of Nelson Mandela is this one posted at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church on Old Dawson Road.

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Base Establishes Bone Marrow Registry

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Tweet Special to the Journal ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, GA. – The 78th Medical Group here recently became part of a DoD initiative designed to save lives. The unit now serves as recruitment site for the C.W. Bill Young Department of Defense Bone Marrow Donor Program known as the Salute to Life initiative. Military members [...]

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TEN GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS FROM CALLAWAY GARDENS®

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Tweet PINE MOUNTAIN, GA (12/06/13) – For those having a hard time coming up with the perfect holiday gift, here are 10 suggestions: To brighten the holidays: Tickets to Fantasy In Lights® at Callaway Gardens®. This holiday light show featuring more than 8 million lights is one the “10 Best Places to See Holiday Lights” [...]

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ASU to Honor Alumni at “50 under 50” Banquet

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Tweet by Pearlie M. Bowser Albany State University will recognize 50 of its best and brightest graduates under the age of 50, at 5 p.m. Sat. Dec. 7, in the Student Center Ballroom located on the campus. The keynote speaker for the event is Mayor Dorothy B. Hubbard, a 1970 ASU graduate. The inaugural edition [...]

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