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Taking pay cut Doing right thing

By   /  June 9, 2010  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

Tweet We’ve been talking about 4.6-percent pay cuts for Dougherty County employees for quite a while now. Last week, we called on the people in control of the county, the commissioners themselves, to lead by example, and subject themselves to the same 4.6-percent cut the rank and file is being forced to take. Then the [...]

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LOCAL CHAMPIONS CROWNED

By   /  June 9, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet The sixth annual Albany Amateur Championship, a fund-raiser held at Doublegate, Stonebridge and Grand Island counry clubs for the First Tee youth golf program in Albany, ended Sunday. The winners were Spencer Davis, men’s division; Kathryn Fowler, women’s division; Joe Dorner, senior division; and Mike Cooper, men’s mid-amateur division. PHOTO BY CREATIVE DESIGNS BY [...]

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Theatre auditions set for ‘Why do falls fall in love’

By   /  June 9, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Staff reports Theatre Albany will conduct auditions for the musical “Why Do Fools Fall in Love” by Roger Bean, at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday, June 13 and 14 at the theatre at 514 Pine Ave. Bean has credited a delightful musical wherein, four girlfriends gather to celebrate the upcoming wedding of one of [...]

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The Journey continues

By   /  June 9, 2010  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Switzerland

Tweet Congratulations to all of the graduates. Graduation is a time of retrospection for a journey completed. It is also a time of optimism as the horizon explodes with the sunrise of another day. We celebrate the accomplishments of those we love, especially if they are family.

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For first time, Charles’ son to visit father’s birthplace

By   /  June 9, 2010  /  Community, News  /   Comments

Tweet By Cathy Higgins The oldest son of Albany native and world-renowned musician Ray Charles is making his inaugural visit to the Good Life City this week. Ray Charles Robinson Jr., will be at the Albany Municipal Auditorium Friday at 7 p.m. to discuss and sign copies of his first book, “You Don’t Know Me: [...]

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Obituaries

By   /  June 9, 2010  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Freddie Thomas Burdette The graveside service of Freddie Thomason Burdette, 73, of Albany, who died Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at Palmyra Nursing Home was conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at Riverside Cemetery. Dr. Ronald Baxley officiated. Visitation was held from 1:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the cemetery.

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Best days are ahead

By   /  June 9, 2010  /  Rev. Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet On May 18, I had the pleasure of turning 50 years old and I can honestly say that I don’t feel like I am 50. With that being said, I feel like my best days are ahead of me. There are many people who have allowed life to make them feel that their best [...]

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