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Government gone good Inv. Jason Armstrong

By   /  December 11, 2009  /  News, Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Albany was in a crisis. Gangs were proliferating in the community and little was being done about it. Indeed, Albany’s mayor, city manager and police chief relegated to lying rather than working with other law enforcement agencies to try to solve the problem. Enter Jason Armstrong. Armstrong, at the time a new investigator with [...]

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School board embracing transparency

By   /  December 11, 2009  /  News, Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Dougherty County School System officials announced last week that the public will have the opportunity to meet the superintendent finalists early next year before the School Board extends an employment offer to one of them. Already, the School Board has solicited feedback from citizens on what we perceive to be good qualities of a [...]

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Stepping forward Sam Shugart

By   /  December 11, 2009  /  Lon McNeil, News  /   Comments

Tweet In the last year or so, Albany has seen an overt move by community-minded citizens to change things. New faces and new groups have come to the forefront, motivated by a desire to serve the city they call home, and to counter what they see as a lack of leadership and questionable ethics. This [...]

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Fullerton appointed to Board of Bar Examiners

By   /  December 11, 2009  /  Business  /   Comments

Tweet Gregory Fullerton, a partner in the law firm of Watson Spence LLP in Albany, has been sworn in for a six-year term to the Board of Bar Examiners by Georgia Supreme Court Presiding Justice George Carley. A ceremony took place at the State of Georgia Board of Bar Examiners meeting at Mercer University Law [...]

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Bicycle club raises funds for Chehaw

By   /  December 11, 2009  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet The Education Department at Chehaw has received another generous donation from the Pecan City Pedalers. The local bicycling club held its annual fund-raising event, the Nut Roll race, raising $4,000 to donate to the educational and outreach programs at Chehaw. This annual race takes place at Chehaw in September and has raised more than [...]

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Albany Georgia Not what I thought it would be

By   /  December 11, 2009  /  News, Sonny Lofton  /   Comments

Tweet A 2010 wish list I am of old and young, of the foolish as much as the wise, Regardless of others, ever regardful of others, Maternal as well as paternal, a child as well as a man, Stuffed with the stuff that is course and stuffed with the stuff that is fine, One of [...]

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On online shopping: Be a safe Santa!

By   /  December 11, 2009  /  Geek Speak, News  /   Comments

Tweet It’s time to update our knowledge base about online shopping. There’s not much time left and you must allow for shipping. I suggest getting online orders in by Dec. 14 unless you are just ordering gift cards or certificates. I’m convinced that online shopping can be as safe as shopping in a store, as [...]

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Is Alfred Lott Above the law?

By   /  December 11, 2009  /  News, Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet From illegally spending tax funds to hiring the likes of James Younger, Robert Jones and convicted felon Don Buie, among others, Albany City Manager Alfred Lott has demonstrated time and time again that he feels he is above the law and not answerable for his actions. And with no oversight from the weak-kneed City [...]

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SHUT UP! Lott gags staffer from disclosing secret details of bus depot project

By   /  December 11, 2009  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Albany City Manager Alfred Lott angrily interrupted a citizens meeting last week and ordered his key transportation staffer to quit answering questions about the scandal-ridden downtown bus station project. Transportation planner David Hamilton was meeting with the local Citizens Transportation Committee on Thursday when Lott walked in and issued a gag order to his [...]

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