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Pairings announced at Newberry College Duals

By   /  December 4, 2013  /  Sports, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet by David T. Mann, Sports Information Director NEWBERRY, S.C. – Session times and pairings have been announced for the Seventh Annual Newberry Duals, which will be held on Saturday, in Newberry College’s Eleazer Arena. Participating teams will be host institution Newberry College as well as Alderson-Broaddus (W. Va.), Coker (S.C.), Darton State College, Lake [...]

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Fourth Choice for Higher Education In Albany

By   /  December 3, 2013  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Keith Gaines extols the benefits of Troy University for Albany students to the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County.

Tweet by David Shivers- Keith Gaines, area coordinator for Troy University, spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County on December 2 about what his institution has to offer. Troy has had a presence in Albany since 2000, he said, starting at the Marine Corps Logistics Base, but moved into town and is now located [...]

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Highway Safety Officials Remind Georgia Drivers to Buckle Up!

By   /  November 26, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet GOHS, GSP remind drivers to buckle up and drive sober WHO: GOHS Director Harris Blackwood and Georgia Department of Public Safety Commissioner, Georgia State Patrol Colonel Mark McDonough. WHAT: To help combat the number of traffic-related fatalities on Georgia roads during the busy holiday travel season, GOHS and GSP are traveling around the state [...]

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Kiwanis Foundation Gift

By   /  November 26, 2013  /  Community, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Kiwanis gift

Tweet by David Shivers The Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County Foundation received a gift of $1,200 from the club at its November 25 meeting. The foundation in 2013 presented $4,500 in scholarships to graduates from both public and private high schools in Dougherty and Lee counties. A silent auction to raise additional funds for the [...]

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Kingston Introduces Bill to Preserve U.S. Security Interests

By   /  November 22, 2013  /  Press Releases, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Kingston Introduces Bill to Preserve U.S. Security Interests WASHINGTON, D.C.-Today, Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA) introduced legislation to prevent Russia from installing Global Positioning System (GPS) monitoring stations on U.S. soil. Kingston’s bill requires approval from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Department of Defense, and the State Department before permitting the [...]

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HeritageBank of the South Hosts Community Toy Drive

By   /  November 19, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet HeritageBank Collects Toys for Children in Need Albany, Georgia —November 19, 2013— For the third consecutive year, HeritageBank of the South is proud to partner with local organizations throughout Georgia, Florida and Alabama to collect Christmas toys for children in need. To help make the holidays brighter for children in the community, the Bank [...]

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THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL: CELEBRATING AMERICA’S HIKING TRAIL NAMED 2012 NATURE BOOK OF THE YEAR

By   /  November 17, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL: CELEBRATING AMERICA’S HIKING TRAIL NAMED 2012 NATURE BOOK OF THE YEAR Harpers Ferry, WV – The Appalachian Trail: Celebrating America’s Hiking Trail was named 2012 Book of the Year in the adult nonfiction/nature category by ForeWord Reviews. Published in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Appalachian Trail (A.T.), the book [...]

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Georgia Water Coalition names “DirtyDozen” exposing the 12 worst offenses to Georgia’s water  

By   /  November 13, 2013  /  Press Releases, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Today, Georgia’s leading water protection group  named its “Dirty Dozen” for 2012, exposing the worst offenses to Georgia’s water. The  sites range from an unnecessary reservoir in northeast Georgia to a tire dump in  southwest Georgia.      The Georgia Water Coalition is a consortium of 175 conservation and environmental  organizations, hunting and fishing groups, businesses, and faith‐based organizations  that have been working to protect Georgia’s water since 2002. Collectively, these  organizations represent more than 300,000 Georgians.     “This list not only highlights some of the most egregious water pollution problems in our  state, but also calls attention to state policies that harm our rivers and waste our tax  dollars,” said April Ingle, executive director at Georgia River Network. “The sites on this  list are examples of Georgia’s failures to protect our water, our fish and wildlife and our  communities.”    Topping the list for the second year in a row is the Ogeechee River where a textile  manufacturing plant’s toxic discharge led to the death of some 38,000 fish in May 2011.  A hazardous waste site adjacent to Atlanta’s Hartsfield‐Jackson International Airport,  Glades Reservoir proposed near Gainesville, a Flint River groundwater injection  experiment near Albany, Richland Creek Reservoir proposed in Paulding County and  Rayonier’s pulp mill in Jesup round out the top six. 

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FEDERAL ARREST AND SEARCH WARRANTS SERVED IN ALBANY AND DAWSON, GEORGIA

By   /  November 13, 2013  /  Press Releases, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Special to te Journal Michael J. Moore, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announced that law enforcement officials with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Georgia State Patrol (GSP) Post 40, Albany Probation, and Albany Police Department served federal arrest warrants in Albany and Dawson, [...]

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Secretary of State Kemp Sets Qualifying Dates for the Special Elections in State House District 2 and State House District 22

By   /  November 12, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Atlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced receipt of Governor Nathan Deal’s Writs of Election setting Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 as the date for the special elections to fill the vacancies in State House District 2 and State House District 22. Secretary Kemp set the candidate qualifying for [...]

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