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Editorial: Too many heads in sand

By   /  November 26, 2009  /  News, Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet We, as a community, may well be screwed. It’s true. You see, we’ve got some serious problems in this town, and I’m curious about whether or not our supposed leaders understand them enough to actually do anything. And I wouldn’t be upset if these “leaders” were saying things like “hey, we’re just going to [...]

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City County Consolidation needs to be voted on

By   /  November 26, 2009  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet Consolidation. Hands down, one of the touchiest subjects to hit Dougherty County in recent memory. It’s not even the first time it’s been broached in the county, having been debated decades ago. But now, things are steaming forward at a quicker rate than ages past and frankly, that’s a good thing. Now, the county [...]

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A devilish tongue

By   /  November 26, 2009  /  Rev. Andrew  /   Comments

Tweet We use our tongues to praise our Lord and Father, but then we curse people, whom God made like himself. Praises and curses come from the same mouth! My brothers and sisters, this should not happen. – James 3:9-10 (NCV) How do you praise God with your tongue? How have you cursed other people [...]

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Deerfield: Area’s last man standing

By   /  November 26, 2009  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Metro Albany’s last team standing not only will play for a shot at history the night after Thanksgiving, but also end the season with the same team that started it. Deerfield-Windsor earned the right to play for back-to-back GISA Class AAA state championships with a 39-25 win over Pinecrest in state semifinal action at [...]

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Local stimulus jobs: Real or fiction?

By   /  November 26, 2009  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet With almost $50 million of taxpayer stimulus money reported by recovery.gov going to Dougherty County, did we really create 40.4 jobs? Or, as the media portrays, are the numbers in doubt. With just a brief preview of the data, the numbers are in doubt. Darton College, with four temporary federal work study jobs reported, [...]

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The biggest fan: DWS William Rose

By   /  November 26, 2009  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

Tweet Fan may not be a big enough word to describe William Rose. Teammate might be a better fit. For the last three seasons he has run onto the football field with the team, endured long bus rides and stormed the sidelines yelling encouraging words to the Deerfield-Windsor School Knights As he roams the sidelines [...]

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