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Albany police officer arrested for child molestation.

By   /  October 2, 2009  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet FROM: Phyllis Banks-Whitley/Public Relations-Media Manager Late Friday afternoon, the Albany Police Department was made aware of allegations of inappropriate conduct by an officer. An investigation was conducted and sufficient probable cause was established. And, after consulting with the District Attorney’s Office, Corporal Vincent Romone Wadley, age 46, was charged and arrested for Child Molestation. [...]

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Albany State Lady Rams beat Lady Lions in conference match

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Tweet Albany State’s Latrice Lewis, Sabrina Garcia and Bonnie Salary recorded nine kills each to lead the Lady Rams to a 3-0 victory over the Paine College Lady Lions on Friday at ASU’s HPER Gymnasium. The Lady Rams won 25-17, 25-10 and 25-23 to up their record to 11-6 overall and 10-1 in SIAC play. [...]

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ASU reaches record enrollment

By   /  October 2, 2009  /  Business, News  /   Comments

Tweet The move toward 10,000 students at Albany State University has progressed with Southwest Georgia’s premiere four-year institution enrolling more students than ever. Albany State’s unofficial enrollment is now 4,467 students. The official enrollment number will be available in a few weeks. With a number of factors contributing to ASU’s increased student population, communication has [...]

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Chehaw Wild Animal Park Officially Opens Its First Interactive Exhibit

By   /  October 2, 2009  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet MEERKATS MAKE A GRAND DEBUT The newest additions to the animal collection at Chehaw Wild Animal Park are ready to make their grand debut. Set for the morning of Saturday Oct. 3, 2009, the exhibit will officially open to the public at 9:30. Guests can get up-close and personal with the four male meerkats [...]

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Gov. Perdue appoints Albany’s Andy Cooper to contractors board

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Tweet Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Thursday that T. Andrew “Andy” Cooper has been appointed to the State Licensing Board of Residential and General Contractors. Cooper is the president and owner of Gary Cooper & Sons, Inc. He is a member and past president of the Home Builders Association of Albany and Southwest Georgia, and [...]

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ASU football player, cheerleaders receive Ram cookies

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Tweet The Albany State University Golden Rams football team and cheerleaders received a nice surprise Thursday afternoon. Cookies in the shape of football jerseys in blue and gold, and personalized with the players’ jersey numbers and coaches’ names arrived at the ASU Athletics Office. The donor, who was identified only as Barbie H., sent the [...]

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The Sherriff Speaks

By   /  October 2, 2009  /  Kevin Sproul  /   Comments

Tweet Helpful tips from Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul Watch Groups (Part 2) Last month, this column focused on the importance of creating watch groups in local neighborhoods to deter crime. We covered the benefits of establishing such a group and the organization and structure of the group. This month, I would like to cover [...]

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High school football recap: Week 5 in review

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Tweet One team gets its first loss of the season on a last second field goal, another team loses after a field goal put them ahead at halftime, and yet another local squad wins for the first time in almost two years. All of those results made for an exciting week of high school football [...]

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No radio broadcast of Albany State, Lane football game

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Tweet Albany State University fans who usually listen to football games on Albany’s WMRZ 98.1 radio and website won’t hear the Golden Rams game against the Lane College Dragons on Saturday. Lane did not grant permission to ASU’s radio crew to broadcast the game, which kicks off at 6 p.m. (Central Time) at Rockroth Stadium. [...]

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