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New museum director tapped

By   /  October 29, 2009  /  Business  /   Comments

Tweet One of Albany’s leading chroniclers of the civil rights movement is coming home from Indiana to continue his work. Indeed, Lee H. Formwalt helped found what is now the Albany Civil Rights Institute, for which he will serve as executive director, in the mid-1990s. Formwalt, 58, served for the last 10 years as the [...]

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Freedom Shrine donated to Lake Park Elementary by Exchange Club

By   /  October 28, 2009  /  People  /   Comments

Tweet WALL OF FREEDOM The Exchange Club of Albany, represented in the photo by Mason Montegard, last week donated a Freedom Shrine to Lake Park Elementary School. The Freedom Shrine is an impressive, permanently mounted collection of 30 of the most important and historic American documents, including the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the [...]

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Who you gonna call? DCPI or SGPI, that’s who!

By   /  October 28, 2009  /  Lon McNeil  /   Comments

Tweet “Who you gonna call?” was the catch phrase made popular in the 80s comedy thriller, “Ghostbusters”. The gizmo-friendly ghost busting team led by Bill Murray and Dan Akroyd blasted their way into American pop culture, investigating — and then capturing — evil spirits running amok in New York City. With proton packs in hand [...]

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C-room reunion: A night for the ages!

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

Tweet What a success! It started on Tuesday as musicians from across the country streamed in for the greatest music event of our generation. One at a time they came back to Albany for a reunion of some of the best musicians to have been from Albany during the 1960s and 1970. Roger Gutierrez from [...]

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Mike Flynn’s Football Column

By   /  October 28, 2009  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Recently, a debate erupted at a football-watching party. Some argued that despite his school affiliation, they can respect Tim Teabag the player, and person. That is a mature, reasonable stance. It is also hogwash! Every announcer in the business tries to convince viewers that The Bagger is the greatest player and person to ever [...]

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PREP GAME OF THE WEEK: Sherwood at SGA

By   /  October 27, 2009  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet The Sherwood Academy Eagles will play the biggest game in school history Friday night when they travel to Damascus and square off with the Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors. First-year coach Reginald Mitchell has already led the Eagles to the school’s best record with a 7-2 mark. Mitchell took over the program in June when [...]

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Sat. November 14, 2009 Thronateeska Christmas Bazaar

By   /  October 27, 2009  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

In addition to the arts and crafts, the History Museum will also open the fifth annual Santa Claus Exhibit. This yearly favorite will bring cheer to young and old alike. The exhibit features Don Fisher’s collection of over 2,500 figurines, sculptures, paintings and crafted forms of Kris Kringle.

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ASU offers Continuing Ed Courses for Small Biz Owners

By   /  October 27, 2009  /  Business  /   Comments

Tweet Albany State University Center for Entrepreneurship and Continuing Education has two more courses to offer for fall 2009. The classes are focused on meeting the needs of today’s business owners and potential business owners. A grant writing class is being offered to individuals wanting to learn how to write effective and powerful grant proposals. [...]

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Church Briefs

By   /  October 27, 2009  /  Church Briefs  /   Comments

Tweet Friday, Oct. 30 A benefit sing for Donald Alan Joiner will be held at 7 p.m. in the Sumner Auditorium. Southern Majesty will perform. Info: Francis King at 777-0185. A great night of gospel music is on tap at The Cross Cultural Musique in downtown Leesburg at the Lee County Jamboree beginning at 7:30. [...]

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Obituaries: Mrs. Wilma Webb Hedrick, Albany Georgia

By   /  October 27, 2009  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Wilma Webb Hedrick, 93, a lifelong resident of Albany, died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009 at Bill Nichols Veterans Home in Alexander City, Ala. The funeral was a graveside service Tuesday at Crown Hill Cemetery. Dr, Don Adams officiated. Mrs. Hedrick grew up in Jackson, Miss. During World War II, she joined the Women’s Army [...]

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