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88.3 WAFJ delivers toys to Children’s Hospital of Georgia patients

By   /  December 22, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal AUGUSTA, Ga. – Radio station 88.3 WAFJ delivered nearly 300 toys to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia collected by listeners during the contemporary Christian station’s annual Christmas Cheer Tour. The toys will help bring comfort to the nearly 100,000 patients treated at the hospital each year, especially those who can’t [...]

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2013 Keep Georgia Beautiful Award Winners Celebrated

By   /  December 13, 2013  /  Events, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet More than 200 Georgians attended the 35th Annual Keep Georgia Beautiful Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, December 11 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel. The annual program honors individuals and organizations working to improve Georgia’s environment. “Today’s program celebrates and recognizes 35 years of collaboration by individuals, schools, corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies to [...]

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WAFJ Christmas Cheer Tour collects toys for Children’s Hospital of Georgia patients

By   /  December 10, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet AUGUSTA, Ga. – A hospital can be intimidating for a child, but the distraction of a toy, game, or craft can help a young patient cope. This month radio station 88.3 WAFJ is collecting toys during its Christmas Cheer Tour in an effort to help bring comfort to the nearly 100,000 patients treated at [...]

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Isakson Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today made the following statement regarding the passing of Former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela: “The world lost a selfless champion of freedom, democracy and equality today. Nelson Mandela’s courage in the face of terrible injustice helped dismantle apartheid, and his determined leadership guided South Africa [...]

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Flint RiverQuarium Plans Big Halloween Weekend

By   /  October 22, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, GA -This weekend is filled with Halloween activities as the Flint RiverQuarium plans back-to-back events with Tricks and Treats and the River Zombies 5K.

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A piece of history in Southwest Georgia

By   /  October 21, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

The Memphis Belle (Photo by Bonnie Jefferson)

Tweet Written by Tom Knighton  In 1990, a movie called “Memphis Belle” hit the big screen throughout the nation.  Starring Mathew Modine and Eric Stoltz, the film was based on the true story of the crew of a B-17, one of the first complete crew to finish their tour of duty – which consisted of [...]

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High-flying Powerball jackpot grows to $186

By   /  October 18, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – Powerball keeps rolling with a sturdy $186 million jackpot to a single annuity winner for Saturday’s drawing. The jackpot began rolling Sept. 21 and has rolled eight times. Three winning Powerball tickets worth $10,000 were sold in Cartersville, Columbus and Richmond Hill from the Oct. 16 drawing. Powerball [...]

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Fall Plant Sale Begins at Callaway Gardens

By   /  September 21, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet PINE MOUNTAIN, GA (09/21/2013) – Fall is a wonderful time to get plants in the ground in time to establish a beautiful garden for Spring and Summer. Beginning now, guests visiting Callaway Gardens this Fall will have the opportunity to purchase plants. The Fall Garden Center Plant Sale* will be within the gift shop [...]

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ASU Professor Presents Narrative at Economic Education Series

By   /  March 27, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

Kathaleena Edward Monds, Professor of Business Information Systems and Co-Director of the Center for Economic Education/Small and Minority Entrepreneurship in the Albany State University College of Busines

Tweet Written by Pearly Bowser Albany, Ga – Kathaleena Edward Monds, Professor of Business Information Systems and Co-Director of the Center for Economic Education/Small and Minority Entrepreneurship in the Albany State University College of Business presented a discussion surrounding The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas at Atlanta University Center’s (AUC) Young Black Thinkers [...]

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Powerball jackpot grows

By   /  March 22, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

GA lottery

Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – Powerball continues to roll and the jackpot has grown larger to a mammoth $320 million to a single annuity winner for Saturday’s drawing. Georgia Lottery players across the state won big from Wednesday’s drawing, and the excitement continues to grow.

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