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Obituaries

By   /  December 23, 2009  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Mary Carolyn Letlow The funeral service of Mary Carolyn Letlow, 52, of 223 Lumpkin Road, Leesburg, who died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009 at her residence, was conducted Saturday at First Baptist Church of Leesburg. Rev. Bobby Harrell officiated. Interment was in Leesburg Cemetery. Mathews Funeral Home handled the arrangements. A native of Fort Myers, [...]

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Lady Rams on TV

By   /  December 23, 2009  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Staff reports The Albany State University Lady Rams will be in the national spotlight when they take on the Fort Valley State University Lady Wildcats in SIAC basketball action on Jan. 9. The Lady Rams’ game will be televised live at noon by the CBS College Sports Network from ASU’s HPER Gymnasium. “We are [...]

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The Albany Journal Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-12-20

By   /  December 20, 2009  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Local lawyer and ADICA board member Phil Cannon is on the stand as state's witness # Buie's former assistant Monique Broughton is now on witness stand # ADICA vice chairman James Griffin testified that he met Don Buie after City Manager Al Lott hired him as downtown mgr and ADICA director # Buie attorney [...]

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A man’s daughter

By   /  December 18, 2009  /  Ted Anderson  /   Comments

Tweet Ted Anderson’s wife, Barbara, and daughter, Sherry. 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. [...]

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Anti-corruption legislation proposed

By   /  December 18, 2009  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Many people feel that government is excessive, unresponsive, and corrupt. The worst part is that they feel powerless to do anything about it. Last week, we saw the downfall of the Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, Glenn Richardson, amid a wave of scandal that threatens to shake the Georgia Republican Party to [...]

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Poverty initiative: Somebody’s trying

By   /  December 18, 2009  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Just when it seems that Albany is a lost cause, some of its most caring citizens have risen to the occasion. Organizers of Albany Area Chamber of Commerce-driven Strive 2 Thrive initiative are trying to get community leaders, nonprofits and motivated recipients of social and community services on the same page to directly link [...]

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RiverQuarium luring in wrong fish

By   /  December 18, 2009  /  Lon McNeil  /   Comments

Tweet It’s hard to be critical when someone does something for you that is sincerely meant as a nice gesture, but it actually does you more harm than good. You just say, “Thank you,” and move on. In this case though, someone needs to point out the kindness of the Flint RiverQuarium’s offer of a [...]

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Whatcha Say, Albany?

By   /  December 18, 2009  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

Tweet I ENJOY ARENA FOOTBALL and am glad it is returning — providing it is not a “ward of the taxpayer” Have you heard of government coming up with “good deals” lately? Have you seen details of the contract? Remember Buie’s contracts? Now, I am not saying there is anything wrong with the contract. And, [...]

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Cleaning up Downtown: ADICA, Buie, Woods

By   /  December 17, 2009  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet Clearing the Woods:   Just the beginning By Tom Knighton Lajuana Woods has resigned from the ADICA board. Don Buie’s trial has started. Shanon Buie, Nicole Brown, and Tim Washington have all pled guilty. It’s easy to think that this whole mess is behind us and that everything is just fine. I mean, those who [...]

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Lee County Georgia censors free speech

By   /  December 17, 2009  /  Jeff Sexton  /   Comments

Tweet By Jeff Sexton This past week at the Lee County Board of Commissioners meeting, a policy was implemented without it being on the Agenda – at least the online version of it, as it exists at the moment I type this, nearly a week later. I’m working on getting the video right now – [...]

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