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Albany Georgia Government: Sign task farce?

By   /  August 29, 2009  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Last year, Albany’s then-new planning director put together a group of government officials and community members, called it a task force, and – using the services of a high-priced consultant – put together a new sign code. The new code, declared Planning and Development Services Director Howard Brown, was essentially the old code written [...]

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Clinical trial participation increases at Phoebe Putney Hospital

By   /  August 29, 2009  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital has seen an increase in clinical trials since Medical Tower II opened in February. The new tower houses the Phillip L. Roberts, M.D., Cancer Pavilion, which features Phoebe’s expanded hematology and medical oncology services. “The new space has allowed us to handle more cases, house more clinical researchers and educators, [...]

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Crossing the finish line together – Sabrina’s story: A family battling disease through love, faith and gratitude

By   /  August 29, 2009  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Deep in the long listing of the RiverFront Run finishing times in the Sports section in today’s newspaper is a seemingly innocuous result: 167 Sabrina Powell 41:26 46 Female A 167th-place finish in Albany’s biggest 5-kilometer race doesn’t warrant a huge headline, especially in the Sports section. But a few hours after she and [...]

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Business: STEAK IS AT STAKE

By   /  August 29, 2009  /  Business  /   Comments

Tweet Bo Henry and Stewart Campbell go for three. Why not? First there was Harvest Moon downtown, then the Moon moved to Dawson Road, and soon after, right around the corner, came The Catch. Now local restaurateurs Bo Henry and Stewart Campbell have their eyes and the region’s stomachs set on a third eatery. They’ve [...]

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Albany Georgia Symphony concert season announced

By   /  August 28, 2009  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet The 2009-10 Masterworks Series Concerts, “Musical Destinations,” have been announced the Albany Symphony Orchestra.    Conversations with the conductor begin at 6:30 p.m. from the Municipal Auditorium stage. Here is the schedule: September 26, 2009 ‘‘Romantic Russia’’ Ran Dank, pianist Albany Municipal Auditorium 200 North Jackson Street Albany, Georgia 31701 7:30 pm GLINKA: Overture [...]

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Tie-ing one on for Sabrina Powell. Cancer Ties: September 17, 2009

By   /  August 28, 2009  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Cancer Ties is kicking off yet another event to raise funds, awareness and help support Albany’s local cancer patients with a lively evening of fun, food, dancing and silent auction. This year’s beneficiary is Sabrina Powell. Powell’s original involvement with cancer was as an employee with the American Cancer Society but her journey quickly [...]

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$333M jackpot up for grabs tonight

By   /  August 28, 2009  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Lottery officials today bumped the Mega Millions jackpot from $325 million to $333 million for tonight’s drawing. It only takes $1 for Georgia Lottery players to have a chance to win big. The jackpot is the third largest in the state lottery’s history. Mega Millions, which costs $1 to play, offers players two payment [...]

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Albany Georgia man wins $50K

By   /  August 28, 2009  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet An Albany man something to celebrate other than his upcoming wedding. Kenneth Brown, 42, won $50,000 in the Georgia lottery. Brown, a diesel mechanic, stopped at Roadrunner, 3333 Sylvester Road in Albany, on his way to his disel mechanic job and purchased a ticket for Lucky Times 5, a Georgia Lottery instant game. Brown [...]

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Update: Small Biz and Non Profit Winners from Albany Chamber are…

By   /  August 28, 2009  /  Business  /   Comments

Tweet UPDATE: The Winners are: Not for Profit of the Year:   Lilly Pad Small Business of the Year:  Modern Gas. Congratulations to both! The winner of the 2010 Small Business of the Year and Not for Profit of the Year will be announced at the Salute to Small Business Rise N Shine Breakfast at [...]

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WhatCha Say, Albany? ADICA, ADICA, ADICA, and some more ADICA too!

By   /  August 27, 2009  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

Tweet I THINK THERE SHOULD be a new Albany-Dougherty Inner City Board. How was Don Buie man able to tale so much of this money, give it away, keep some give to a wife and girlfriend and whoever else — and the board not know? Why did we need an ADICA board? What makes it [...]

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