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Georgia FFA Members Eligible for Monty’s Plant Food Company Scholarships

By   /  December 17, 2012  /  Business  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Louisville, Ky.— Monty’s Plant Food Company, a Louisville, Kentucky-based manufacturer of plant and soil enhancement products for the agriculture, industry, is now accepting applications from Georgia students for four, $1,000 college scholarships. The awards will be made in conjunction with the National FFA Organization to high school seniors who are [...]

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Phoebe responds to poor ranking

By   /  December 5, 2012  /  Business  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany, Ga – Social media sites were abuzz yesterday as word floated about Phoebe’s ranking as the sixth worse hospital in the nation.  The ranking was on Health.com’s website and came courtesy of a group called Leapfrog.

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Greg Tanner named to lead AARP Georgia State Office

By   /  November 29, 2012  /  Business  /   Comments

Tweet Staff Reports ATLANTA — Greg Tanner, North Carolina native and longtime leader on public service issues, has been named AARP Georgia state director, the top staff position for AARP in Georgia. Tanner replaces Pamela Roshell, who recently left AARP to take a position as regional director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human [...]

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CORNHOLE, ANYONE? Albany couple builds, customizes lawn games

By   /  September 14, 2011  /  Business, Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment, News, Sports  /   Comments

She's got game: Albany's Susan Geeslin not only holds her own in cornhole competition, she and her husband, Arnold, design and build the games for a growing customer base. The regulation-size game sets are portable and the Geeslins' specialty is creating platforms with collegiate themes.

Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp   It’s a career change that Albany retiree Susan Geeslin could never have fathomed: From educator to making and peddling cornhole games. Cornhole? You bet. Cornhole is a lawn game in which players take turns throwing beanbags (actually duck cloth bags filled with feed corn) onto a raised wooden platform with [...]

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Phoebe Begins New $30M Center

By   /  August 16, 2011  /  Business  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Phoebe Putney Health System broke ground last week on the construction of a $30 million Digestive Diseases Center in Albany. The facility, being built at Meredyth Place, will expand the hospital’s gastroenterology capabilities and is expected to be complete in 14 months.

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Albany’s signature Rock, Roll & Weekend gets big kudos from Southeast Tourism Society

By   /  July 20, 2011  /  Business, Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment, News, Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Rock, Roll & Run in Downtown Albany has been selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for March 2012! We just received this great news regarding the application that was submitted in June. The event highlights all of the Downtown Albany activities the first weekend of March including the Mardi [...]

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Phoebe Worth Medical Center To Host ‘Scenes of Worth’

By   /  July 18, 2011  /  Business, Education, Lifestyle and Entertainment, Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Phoebe Worth Medical Center and the Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce are inviting media and the public to join them for a premier viewing and dedication on Monday, July 18. “Scenes of Worth,” a pictorial view of Worth County as seen through the lens of Doug Wolfe, is part of Phoebe’s Centennial Celebration recognizing [...]

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The Levee breaks into downtown

By   /  July 13, 2011  /  Business, Community, News  /   Comments

The Levee President Vince Detorre (foreground) and CEO Blake Cook are moving their growing business Northwest Albany to downtown.

Tweet MUSIC  AND MEDIA COMPANY GROWING, RELOCATING Staff reports Blake Cook calls it a synergistic relocation. Aaron Blair calls it “a huge deal for downtown.” Whatever you call it, The Levee Creative Group – an emerging music and media company – is moving from Northwest Albany to downtown. “We saw the momentum that was happening [...]

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Things to do in Downtown Albany this week!

By   /  July 11, 2011  /  Business, Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment, News, Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Tuesday, July 12th – 6pm Downtown Merchant Association Monthly Meeting Location: Subway- 122 N. Jackson Street Wednesday, July 13th- 5pm Wine Down Wednesdays! Location: Chill Bar & Lounge every Wednesday. Mix. Mingle. Sip. Unwind. Hangout with friends, listening to music & mingle with other professionals. Sponsored by Downtown Merchants, Global Essence, and Living Legends [...]

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ASU’s economic impact measured at $138 million

By   /  June 13, 2011  /  Business, Education, Government  /   Comments

Tweet During the 2010 fiscal year, Albany State University’s overall economic impact on the regional economy was measured at $137,707,545, according to a report recently released by the University System of Georgia. The report also measured ASU’s employment impact at 1,757 jobs in fiscal year 2010. Of that total, 580 jobs were on-campus and 1,177 [...]

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