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Veterans Benefits ‘Supermarket’ A Very Huge Success

By   /  December 6, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga – With about 4,450 veterans and their families taking part, Georgia Commissioner of Veterans Affairs Pete Wheeler termed the 2012 “Supermarket of Veterans Benefits” held here today, “a very huge success, one of the best events of this type for veterans we have had in the past 10 years.”

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A Chehaw Tradition Is Back for the Holiday Season

By   /  December 5, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal (Albany, Ga.)-  An annual holiday tradition for South Georgia, Chehaw’s Festival of Lights, has begun!  Chehaw is aglow with sparkling and spectacular Christmas light displays for its guests of all ages. The lights will be on Dec. 6-9, 13-24, 26-30, and the cost is $15 per car or $12 per [...]

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SOWEGA Council on Meeting honors RSVP Program

By   /  December 4, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteers are age 55+ and serve at impact stations throughout our community

Tweet Staff Reports Albany, Ga -The SOWEGA Council on Aging (COA) will honor seniors who participate in the RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) today. The recognition luncheon was held at First United Methodist Church in Albany earlier today.

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Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium is bringing FREE Department of Homeland Security-certified course on Mass Fatalities Planning and Response to Albany, Georgia

By   /  November 30, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet Staff Reports Washington, DC – Catastrophic disasters often impact rural areas and the human cost can be very high. In these times of crisis, small, rural communities are often ill-equipped with facilities to manage large numbers of casualties. When the time comes, communities must be prepared to use available resources in order to properly [...]

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Georgia Lottery players, students win big in $588M Powerball drawing

By   /  November 29, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports ATLANTA – Check your Powerball tickets, Georgia! You may hold a winning ticket. Two jackpot winning tickets for Wednesday’s record $588 million Powerball drawing were purchased in Arizona and Missouri. Georgia Lottery players also won big.

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A Chehaw Tradition Is Back for the Holiday Season

By   /  November 29, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

Tweet Staff Reports Albany, Ga.-  An annual holiday tradition for South Georgia, Chehaw’s Festival of Lights, will begin on Friday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. Chehaw will sparkle with spectacular Christmas light displays for its guests of all ages. Visitors tour the thousands of twinkling lights displaying Christmas icons such as candy canes and Christmas [...]

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The Journal remembers bombing of Marine barracks in Lebannon

By   /  October 23, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

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Tweet It’s hard to believe it’s been 29 years ago today when 220 Marines, 18 sailors, and three soldiers were killed after a suicide bomber in a highjacked truck rammed into the Marine barracks.  Rules of engagement made it difficult for the Marines on guard duty to respond quickly.  The driver then detonated the explosives [...]

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Veterans, patriots rally to be held tomorrow

By   /  October 19, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports They once served our nation, but now many veterans feel like they have been forgotten.  However, a group of people have organized a rally slated for tomorrow to remind the people of Southwest Georgia that veterans are all around us.

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Zombie invasion to hit the Artesian City

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by Tom Knighton   Zombies used to be considered a B-List horror monster.  Those days are long since gone now that zombies are among the most popular villains in entertainment.  Now, they’re about to invade Albany in the River Zombie 5K.

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ASU to celebrate International Education Week

By   /  October 8, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, GA – The Albany State University Office of Global Programs will host “Building Global Skills through International Education.” The week-long tribute to international education runs Monday, Oct. 8 through Friday, Oct. 12.

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