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Faith: Always praising God

By   /  August 19, 2009  /  Rev. Andrew  /   Comments

How do you praise God? Have you ever thought about what praising God at all times would be like? What would it be like? Are the poor glad when they are around you? How will you glorify the LORD today? Who will praise his name with you?

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Dougherty County Taxpayers group right on target

By   /  August 19, 2009  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Last Thursday evening I attended a meeting of the Dougherty County Taxpayer’s Association. My friend, Dinorah Hall met me in the front of Merry Acres Conference Center in Albany. “You had better get a seat while you can,” she told me. I looked in the room and there were more empty tables than there [...]

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Albany Outlook: Bringing the “good life” back.

By   /  August 19, 2009  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet In an effort to try and be a bit more positive about Albany, I figured it’s time to start discussing how we can really put the “good life” back into the Good Life City. Let’s just make a few assumptions, just for the sake of argument. First, let’s assume that the corruption in Albany [...]

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Ted Anderson reflects on 50th Wedding Annivesary

By   /  August 19, 2009  /  Ted Anderson  /   Comments

Tweet You may have seen our picture (my wife Barbara and I) in last week’s newspapers. I am proud to say that we have reached one of our life goals of being married, and happily, for 50 years. Now, the bar has been raised to 60. I didn’t pick another 50, for obvious reasons! How [...]

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Taxpayers association may sue ADICA board members for neglecting their fidiciary responsibility

By   /  August 19, 2009  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Here’s a statement from Richard Thomas, co-chairman of the Dougherty County Taxpayers Association. If anyone wants a copy of the resolutions in question, e-mail me at ajournal@thealbanyjournal.com — Kevin Hogencamp Richard Thomas statement: I am attaching a copy of the Legislative resolutions that hold the ADICA Board members (as fiduciary trustees) jointly and severally [...]

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Langstaff: “Raunchy rapper” shouldn’t play at Albany Civic Center

By   /  August 19, 2009  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp Albany Civic Center Director John Mazzola won’t offer any rationalization. Neither will his boss, City Manager Alfred Lott. But City Commissioner Bob Langstaff says his two subordinates have some explaining to do. Langstaff sprung to action Tuesday minutes after learning about an Aug. 29 Albany Civic Center performance by Atlanta rapper [...]

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Brown bagging it, For on the go “health conscious” families

By   /  August 19, 2009  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet A Healthy Albany, written by Kristen Taylor. It’s a cozy thought to send your child to school every day with a homemade meal lovingly packed in their lunchbox. Sweet, yes. However, with today’s hectic mornings of single parents or both parents working, finding the time to get quality food in that Hannah Montana pouch [...]

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City scandal: Call in the FBI

By   /  August 19, 2009  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Written by Richard Thomas. The Federal Bureau of Investigation should be called in by our district attorney and local governmental authorities to investigate Don Eric Buie and all allegations surrounding his tenure at ADICA and, if appropriate, go back as far as Albany Tomorrow Inc. By allowing the FBI to investigate this matter, the [...]

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Editorial: Together, we can fix city leadership

By   /  August 19, 2009  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Written by Joe Salter. Then-Downtown Manager Don Buie spoke to my Kiwanis club soon after his arrival in Albany. His intelligence, knowledge, experiences and communication skills convinced me that he was the man to lead downtown out of its desecrating bondage. I had no idea he was planning to conduct its funeral, without sending [...]

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Albany’s Ward 5: The 2009 battleground?

By   /  August 19, 2009  /  Lon McNeil, Politics  /   Comments

Tweet This November, about half of Albany’s voters will be asked to make their voices heard on a host of critical issues. The Ward 5 City Commission race is shaping up to be an important measure of the political landscape. Local attorney Bob Langstaff will be seeking a third term as the Ward 5 commissioner. [...]

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