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Put the pen down, ADICA

By   /  November 19, 2009  /  Lon McNeil, News  /   Comments

Tweet And this group is still meeting to decide how to spend millions of our dollars? You have got to be kidding me. It is one of three things; the powers that really run things downtown are either corrupt, ignorant, or apathetic. Actually, I believe it is all three. The Albany-Dougherty Inner City Authority will be using their [...]

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Sports broadcasting: A career unintended

By   /  November 19, 2009  /  News, Sonny Lofton, Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Beside my bed the bright moonbeams bound Almost as if there were frost on the ground Rising up, I gaze at the Mountain moon; Lying back, I think of my old home town. Li Bo, Quiet Night Thoughts Poet   Tang Dynasty 700 A.D. It was Friday afternoon and I was headed down U.S. 19 [...]

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Voter Apathy alive and well

By   /  November 19, 2009  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet Last week’s election totals told the whole story. I’ve been sitting and stewing for some time about it. Why? Why on earth did so few go out to vote? In some cases, no challenger probably had a lot to do with it. But what about others? In Leesburg, the City Council race yielded a [...]

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Christopher Weaver GUILTY of theft: Alltel Case

By   /  November 19, 2009  /  News, Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Eight days after prosecutors offered him a deal that would have kept him from behind bars, Christopher Weaver was convicted Tuesday afternoon of bilking Alltel out of about $470,000. Now, he faces a sentence of up to 639 years in prison. Alltel’s regional manager says there’s no way to tell for sure if Christopher [...]

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If the City bought a lottery ticket

By   /  November 19, 2009  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet I was wondering, what would the City of Albany do if they won the lottery? I mean, since so many are enamored with how they haven’t raised taxes despite not doing a blasted thing to try and cut spending, I thought it might be an interesting idea to see what the City would do [...]

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