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Georgia, and Albany, should be reaping the benefits

By   /  March 22, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet In the wake of Sandy Hook, many businesses are feeling unwelcome in their home states.  After all, they’re in the gun business.  The highest profile one so far has been Magpul industries, which very publicly stated that it would pull out of Colorado if the governor signed anti-gun measures. He did.

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BISHOP HONORED FOR LONGTIME SUPPORT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

By   /  October 2, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Special to the Journal CAMILLA, GA – Last Thursday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) was awarded the Congressional Partnership Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for his longtime support and leadership in promoting federal community, economic, and infrastructure development programs.

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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.9 Million in Georgia to Build Infrastructure and Boost Job Growth

By   /  September 13, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

Tweet WASHINGTON — Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank today announced two Economic Development Administration (EDA) grants totaling $1.9 million that will help Georgia build critical infrastructure to support business development and job growth. According to grantee estimates, the projects will together create 275 jobs, save 175 jobs, and generate more than $133 million in [...]

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Is Albany’s Problem, Leesburg?

By   /  April 9, 2012  /  Lon McNeil, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   By Lon McNeil   If you’ve lived in Albany most of your life, or even for just a few years, then you know the reality of Lee County’s growth; it’s in direct proportion to the growing problems in Albany. “White flight”, as it’s been called, has been going on for decades. Money, mostly [...]

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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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