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Business: Buffet going forward with old-fashioned service

By   /  November 13, 2009  /  Business  /   Comments

Tweet February 2010 will mark seven years that Albany’s Old Times Country Buffet on Dawson Road has been serving up down home vittles. It is one of eight eateries owned by Valdosta Restaurateur, Pat O’Neal, and according to Old Times Manager, B.J. Fletcher, one of the best, showing a 12 percent growth in business over [...]

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DWS Football Game Playoff Highlight Photos

By   /  November 13, 2009  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Photos from the Deerfield-Windsor School Playoff Game against  First Presbyterian on Nov. 13. …

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What-Cha Say, Albany

By   /  November 13, 2009  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

Tweet LEEESBURG HOME INSPECTOR CHAD Pierce, who was shot to death in Arlington by a police officer after a car chase, is in my prayers. I Iive down the road from the scene of the accident, just a little over 500 feet. Pretty close, you know. Yes it is very much sad what happen. And [...]

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On life’s journey

By   /  November 13, 2009  /  News, Rev. Jenkins  /   Comments

Tweet There are so many things that go on in life’s journey. The most important thing in life that we should do is to expect the unexpected. Everyone makes the common mistake of not expecting bad days. When prepared for them, however, they can actually turn out to be good. My wife lost her grandmother [...]

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Small-town shenanigans in Baconton?

By   /  November 13, 2009  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet The Georgia Secretary of State’s Office Is investigating complaints that a registered voter was turned away from the polls in Baconton and that absentee ballots were improperly handled. But that’s just a sampling of the shenanigans occurring at city hall, including illegal City Council meetings, says part-time Baconton resident Jessica McCrary and Charlene Porcha, [...]

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Music Scene: Hip Hop Radio

By   /  November 13, 2009  /  News, People  /   Comments

Tweet Cecillia “CeCe” Morris and her daughter, Talia Ashley, are continuing their efforts to bring the community together through their new iPositive Talk Radio (www.blogtalkradio.com/ipositivetalk), broadcast weekly each Sunday at 5 p.m.

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Workplace: Go to work – or stay home?

By   /  November 13, 2009  /  Ted Anderson  /   Comments

Tweet With the swine flu taking hold and a lot of people getting sick, people have a decision to make. Anyone who has a job certainly wants to protect that job and not do anything that might jeopardize it and that includes whether to go to work or not when they are sick. I have [...]

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Mayor pro tempore Issue ‘false barrier’

By   /  November 13, 2009  /  Leon Modeste  /   Comments

Tweet There is an often-repeated axiom that the youth are our future. Well, the future is now, in the person of commissioner-elect Christopher Pike. He is young, intelligent, and articulate and has a vision for a better Albany. Chris could be in the vanguard inspiring other young people to remain in Albany, rather than leave [...]

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Picasa tops for pictures

By   /  November 13, 2009  /  Geek Speak, News  /   Comments

Tweet About a year ago, I told you about some exciting new features in Picasa 3. Well, they’ve done it again! They’ve added a new feature in version 3.5 called “name tags” that uses face recognition software to distinguish different people in your pictures. First you must identify the person and give them a name. [...]

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Bus station would be in flood area

By   /  November 13, 2009  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet State and local transportation officials deliberately and erroneously claimed that a proposed $9 million downtown Albany transportation facility was not on property severely prone to flooding, public records show. Based on city and state officials’ information, the FTA found “no adverse impacts to or involvement with any 100-year floodplains or floodways would occur as [...]

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