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This stimulus abuse is environmental crime

By   /  January 28, 2010  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Editorial What the city of Albany effectively did through its bogus environmental assessment and in the name of “stimulating” the local economy at taxpayer sacrifice was effectively and willfully violate federal environmental law. That crime should be prosecuted. Amid the secrecy and shenanigans associated with the city’s proposed $9 million-plus bus transfer facility, the [...]

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Mountainop Removeal Roadshow Tour in Albany, Ga

By   /  January 28, 2010  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet The vivid and shocking story of the destruction done by mining coal from the Appalachian Mountains will be told when the Mountaintop Removal Road Show comes to Southwest Georgia. Your south and west Georgia Riverkeepers present Kentucky engineer and environmentalist Dave Cooper will present: Tonight * Thursday, January 28th, 7 p.m.; The Bridge House [...]

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Sabbath violations in the news

By   /  January 28, 2010  /  Faith  /   Comments

Tweet Early last year our congregation journeyed through the Ten Commandments, as we listened to the rich depth behind each of those rules for living. We heard how living faithfully in marriage reflects the nature of the unity of God, and how carrying the Holy Name of God well is about so much more than [...]

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Eliminating medical malpractice premiums

By   /  January 28, 2010  /  Jim Finkelstein  /   Comments

Tweet If you are a physician shelling out tens of thousands of dollars annually for malpractice insurance, you should be screaming at your Congressman and senators right now. Why? Because floating around the House of Representatives last fall was a proposal that would have eliminated all of your premiums — you would have paid $0 [...]

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Uninsured Albany native asks for help

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  People  /   Comments

Tweet Kay Barber Schwegler Bingaman, pictured here with her husband, Tom, is in need of surgery. A fund-raiser is being conducted in Miller County to raise money for Bingaman’s procedure. An uninsured Albany native, in need of a surgical procedure that could potentially save her life, is reaching out to her community for donations to [...]

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Chaplain of the Day

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  Faith  /   Comments

Tweet Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Sen. Freddie Powell Sims welcomed Rev. Theodus Drake Jr., senior pastor of Second Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Albany, to serve as the Chaplain of the Day on Monday in the State Senate. “It was an honor to welcome Rev. Drake to the Senate today,” Cagle said. “The [...]

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Mitchell County Church teaching GED classes

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet St. James Baptist Church of Baconton is bringing education to the people. St. James Baptist Church and Albany Technical College have partnered to help individuals who did not complete their high school education obtain their GED and possibly further their education. “It is the church’s responsibility to reach the whole man,” said the church’s [...]

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Alfred Lott says Bus Transit facility NOT a Albany city project

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Staff reports City Manager Alfred Lott steadfastly refused a citizens committee’s request in December for an explanation and information regarding irregularities that have occurred during the planning stages for the city’s proposed downtown bus transfer facility. But in a prepared statement to the City Commission on Tuesday night, Lott responded to criticism of the [...]

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DA Greg Edwards says police shooting death of Sarah Riggins justified

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet District Attorney Greg Edwards says the facts are in and that he doesn’t need a citizen’s panel to tell him what he already knows: That Albany police officer Eric Strom shot Sarah Ann Riggins to death in self-defense on Oct. 23 on West Gordon Avenue. “His actions were under the facts and law justified [...]

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Pinned: Darton College Graduates Nurses

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Residents Complete Darton College Nursing Program ALBANY — Several students graduated this fall from the Darton College Nursing Program with Associate of Science degrees. They were recognized during the traditional Nursing Pinning Ceremony and are now eligible to take the licensing examination to become registered nurses. Albany area graduates include Larissa Adelanter, Luanne Ashton, [...]

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