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National Museum of African American History and Culture Brings “Treasures” to Southwest Georgia March 9

By   /  March 4, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet Written by Pearly Bowser Albany, Ga – The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will co-host a daylong program to help southwest Georgia residents identify and preserve items of historical and cultural significance tucked away in the attics, closets and basements of their homes. The event will feature presentations, hands-on activities [...]

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ASU Fine Arts and Lyceum Series to Present Acclaimed Pianist

By   /  February 5, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

Awadagin Pratt

Tweet Written by Pearly Bowser Albany, Ga – The Albany State University 2012-2013 T. Marshall Jones Fine Arts and Lyceum Performance Series will feature renowned pianist Awadagin Pratt in a special guest recital. The performance will be held Tuesday, Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m. at the Albany Municipal Auditorium, 200 North Jackson St. in Albany.

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DARTON STATE COLLEGE TO HOST REGIONAL KENNEDY CENTER THEATRE FESTIVAL

By   /  January 16, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal ALBANY, Ga – Darton State College’s Theatre Department has been chosen to host the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) Region IV in February. Theatre students from colleges and universities around the southeast and the Caribbean will gather in Albany February 5-9 to celebrate the finest and most diverse [...]

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ASU’s MLK program to feature Civil Rights pioneer

By   /  January 14, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

Pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement and a CNN correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault will headline Albany State University’s commemorative program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga. – A pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement and a CNN correspondent will headline Albany State University’s commemorative program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Charlayne Hunter-Gault was on the front lines of the action when Georgia desegregated public schools through a court order. She was one of [...]

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Frontier Festival Makes Its Annual Run at Chehaw

By   /  January 10, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga.- Take an adventure by stepping back in time to the eighteenth and nineteenth century for the annual Frontier Festival at Chehaw. Sponsored by SB&T, the festival is set for place this weekend, Jan. 11-13, 2013, and will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Lee County Family Connection to host 3rd Annual Princess Tea Party

By   /  January 4, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet Lessburg, Ga – Lee County Family Connection is proud to announce their 3rd Annual Princess Tea Party. This event will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at Amazing Grace Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, located at 2217 Ledo Road. This event is recommended for children ages 4 and [...]

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MCG faculty member, former hostage returns to Kuwait as Fulbright Scholar

By   /  December 20, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

Dr. James E. Carroll spent six months in Kuwait as a hostage in the U.S. Embassy in 1990 .

Tweet AUGUSTA, Ga. – The last six months Dr. James E. Carroll spent in Kuwait were in 1990 and as a hostage in the U.S. Embassy. Starting this January, he’s going back for six months as a Fulbright Scholar.

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East Albany Boys and Girls Club visits Lewis Farms

By   /  December 7, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal The Southwest Georgia Project, Inc. (SWGAP) is pleased to partner with the East Albany Boys & Girls Club  for a trip to Lewis Farms in Pretoria, GA. The children will learn about farm life, take a hay ride through the cow pasture, and bottle feed some calves. Additionally, SWGAP has [...]

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Southwest Georgia Project to conduct training

By   /  December 7, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal The Southwest Georgia Project, Inc. (SWGAP) is pleased to conduct a free training on the  new Georgia Agriculture Tax Exemption (GATE)  program that offers qualified agriculture producers a sales tax exemption on agricultural equipment and production inputs starting January 1, 2013. This exemption allows farmers to save money and SWGAP [...]

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Kiwanis DoCo Christmas dinner and Mystery Theatre

By   /  December 6, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet Written by David Shivers An evening of mistletoe and mystery is being offered by the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County for their annual Christmas celebration on Thursday, December 20.

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