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Obituaries

By   /  December 9, 2009  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Charles Lewis Montgomery Charles Lewis Montgomery, 84, of 149 Spring Lake Drive in Lee County, died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009 at his residence after a lengthy illness. Mr. Montgomery was a World War II Navy veteran and was retired from AT&T in Washington, D.C. He was a good and true friend and neighbor. He [...]

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THIS CALENDAR IS FOR THE DOGS (AND CATS too!)

By   /  December 9, 2009  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet For a $5 donation, the Albany Humane Society is celebrating some of Albany’s prized pets and helping stray ones at the same time. Volunteers and companies donated their artwork (Annie Carter and Jenni Bode) photography skills (Rosemary West) and printing presses (Albany Printing Co.) for the project. The calendar  can be purhased at the [...]

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H1N1 vaccine available to general public

By   /  December 9, 2009  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet All 14 county health departments in Southwest Health District now have the H1N1 vaccine to the general public. “All of the health departments currently have H1N1 vaccine on hand,” said Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. “Depending on demand, some of the health departments may offer extended-hour or Saturday clinics for the [...]

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Christmas: A special occasion

By   /  December 9, 2009  /  Faith  /   Comments

Tweet I’ve been thinking a lot lately about “special occasions”. I guess it’s because we have one coming up very soon – our annual Christmas contata. There are a lot of special occasions and special days. There’s Christmas, Easter, Independence Day, Sunday School Rally Day, the Stewardship banquet, clean-up day at the church, hotdogs and [...]

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What-Cha Say, Albany?

By   /  December 9, 2009  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

Tweet KEEP CLEANING UP THE APD and the city, Chief Proctor. Thank you for your hard work. LAJUANA WOODS IS THE biggest fish. Don Buie will get his (probably) but I’m guessing Ms. Woods will skate. An interest free payback is not a penalty for betraying public trust. TIM WASHINGTON AND NICOLE Brown aren’t big [...]

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Feeding the hungry

By   /  December 9, 2009  /  Community, News  /   Comments

Tweet The Manna Truck is a mobile pantry the Food Bank of Southwest Georgia uses to deliver food and drinks to low income areas throughout their service area. This program allows agencies and sponsors the opportunity to distribute 5,000 pounds of food and drinks to those in need of food assistance. The statistics are frightening but [...]

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Dontonio Wingfield’s son Green no longer at Sherwood Christian

By   /  December 9, 2009  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Dequan Green, a rising local basketball star and son of Albany hoops legend Dontonio Wingfield, is no longer enrolled at Sherwood Christian Academy. Green, who as a freshman last year helped lead Sherwood to one of its finest seasons ever, had been benched last week by Sherwood head coach Matt Ruta for undisclosed disciplinary [...]

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Special Olmpics Bowling 9

By   /  December 9, 2009  /  People  /   Comments

Tweet BOWL OF GOOD FUN Athletes from the Albany Recreation and Parks Department’s Special Olympics program enjoyed a day of bowling at a recent tournament held at the Rose Bowl in Thomasville.

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A man’s daughter

By   /  December 9, 2009  /  Ted Anderson  /   Comments

Tweet What is it about a man’s daughter that makes her so special to him? I was just thinking about that because my daughter came to visit us recently. Let me tell you about her. First of all, my daughter is very attractive and looks like my wife. When they were younger, she and my [...]

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Jan 29, 2010 Coonhound Winter Classic Dog Show

By   /  December 9, 2009  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet The United Kennel Club invites dog lovers to enjoy free spectator admission to watch more than 1,000 of the country’s best coonhounds compete during this year’s UKC Winter Classic Jan. 29 and 30 at the Exchange Club Fairgrounds in Albany. The Winter Classic is open to the public with gates opening at 7 a.m. [...]

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