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VSU Announces Dean’s List for Fall 2013

By   /  January 23, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal VALDOSTA, GA – Valdosta State University has announced the names of students from Fall 2013 who have earned the academic status of Dean’s List. Students who achieve a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher on nine (9) or more semester hours with an institutional (VSU) GPA of 3.00 or higher [...]

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Miss GA Carly Mathis speaks to DoCo Kiwanis

By   /  January 21, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Miss Georgia, Carly Mathis, poses with longtime friend Marilyn McClelland following the Kiwanis DoCo program.

Tweet Written by David Shivers It’s hard to look at Carly Mathis now and picture her as once being an overweight, insecure teenager. On January 20, the Leesburg native and reigning “Miss Georgia” told the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County the story of her transformation and her “Miss America” pageant experience and platforms.

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What to Do When You Suspect Child Abuse

By   /  January 20, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Onslaught of Cases Prompts Advocate to Share Tips for Recognizing, Reporting Abuse Special to the Journal The news reports are as shocking as they are relentless: An Army sergeant in Maryland charged with 1st-degree child abuse, accused of starving, beating and burning her 4-year-old stepdaughter. A North Carolina Child Protective Services supervisor and her [...]

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COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND BUSINESSES ALIGN TO PRESENT THE 2014 DREAM SUMMIT FOR AREA YOUTH

By   /  January 20, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet ALBANY, GA- Local organizations ban together in a different way in an effort to share the vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Albany area youth. The 3rd annual Dream Summit takes place Monday, January 20, 2014 at the Albany Civic Center. The Dream Summit is an annual collaboration of local leaders and [...]

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DOCO Credit Union Giving Away $3000 in College Scholarships

By   /  January 18, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Albany, Georgia: Over the past 9 years, DOCO Credit Union has awarded over $25,000 in scholarships to our area. As part of DOCO Credit Union’s commitment to the youth in our communities they are giving away two $1,500 college scholarships. These scholarships are for graduating high school seniors. For complete rules and to obtain [...]

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GEORGIA PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICE TO UNVEIL ONLINE KIDS’ PINES CATALOG AS PART OF CHILDREN’S DAY AT THE CAPITOL

By   /  January 17, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Kids’ PINES Catalog

Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA — Georgia Public Library Service will officially unveil its new online Kids’ PINES Catalog as part of Children’s Day at the Capitol on Thursday, Jan. 23. The catalog will be used at more than 275 participating public libraries around the state.

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Darton Servant Leadership to hold community yard sale

By   /  January 15, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY– Don’t miss your chance to reserve a table at Darton’s community yard sale. Darton State College’s Servant Leadership Program is hosting a community yard sale Saturday, March 1 from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the Darton Intermural Field. Community members may reserve space for $20. This space includes [...]

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Bynum and Zohn Reunite for Musical Collaboration, “Just Like Old Times”

By   /  January 15, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

From Left: Dr. Leroy E. Bynum, Jr., tenor and Dr. Andrew E. Zohn, guitarist

Tweet Written by Pearly Bowser Albany – Albany State University begins the spring T. Marshall Jones Fine Arts and Lyceum Performance Series with a joint recital of masterworks written specifically for voice and guitar. The faculty-guest recital entitled, “Just like Old Times” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the Albany Museum [...]

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ASU Theatre Student’s Work Featured in The New York Times

By   /  January 14, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Kevin Peal

Tweet Written by Pearly Bowser Albany – ASU Speech and Theatre major, Kevin Peal is featured in The New York Times for his powerful delivery of words from Shakespeare’s Hamlet. He submitted a video clip to the newspaper’s “Maximum Shakespeare Hamlet Contest.”

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ASU Professor Performs Abroad

By   /  January 10, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Dr. Joel Johnson, assistant professor of music industry and modern guitar during a performance in Australia

Tweet Written by Pearly Bowser Albany – An Albany State University faculty member recently returned home after performing as a guitarist in Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.

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