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BISHOP ANNOUNCES ALBANY, LEESBURG TRANSPORTATION PROJETS

By   /  July 30, 2010  /  Government  /   Comments

Tweet Washington, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2) announced today that the Fiscal Year 2011 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill (H.R. 5850) passed the U.S. House of Representatives last night by a vote of 251 to 167.  The bill includes funding for two Second District transportation projects: $500,000 for the Southwest [...]

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Movie Night to Celebrate the Last Days of Summer Vacation

By   /  July 30, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Chehaw is providing a free movie to guests of the park (Albany, Ga.)- Chehaw will celebrate these last days of summer vacation by showing a free movie, Madagascar 2, on July 31, starting at 9 p.m. This fun family film with an all animal cast will provide a great escape for those parents and [...]

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10 reasons Wild Adventures ROCKS

By   /  July 30, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet   When Wild Adventures in Valdosta went through an ownership transition a few years ago, I figured that the end might be near. I figured that the best theme park between Six Flags and Disney World, the one sure-fire place to treat the kids to great fun, was kaput. Besides, I knowingly said to [...]

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Chehaw announces new monkey

By   /  July 30, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet By Mallory McBride Chehaw Wild Animal Park on Tuesday announced the birth of the latest addition to the Black and White Colobus Monkey family. The baby was found during a morning routine check on July 5. The mother and baby were taken off the exhibit to ensure the baby was doing well, and has since been reunited [...]

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Let’s recycle, Albany, for our children’s sake

By   /  July 30, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Would you be willing to pay $1 a month to have the city haul away your recyclable items? How about $2? Or $3? We would. Heck, we probably spend that much money or more in gasoline hauling our old newspapers, office paper, milk jugs, beverage bottles and aluminum cans to the Meredyth Drive recycling [...]

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Check your surroundings

By   /  July 30, 2010  /  Rev. Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet I want to share with you the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people. Oprah Winfrey had a quote that she used a few years ago that stated, “Surround yourself only with people who are going to lift you higher.” This is something that we must take seriously if we are to become [...]

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Whatcha Say, Albany?

By   /  July 30, 2010  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

Tweet I SURE WISH THEY offered curbside recycling in Albany or give a rate discount if you do recycle. I go once a week to our recycling center in East Albany at Thornton Community Center. You don’t even have to separate it. I also wish more people recycled. DR. MARCIA HOOD GUEST-conducted our choir at [...]

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Racism has no place in the 21st Century

By   /  July 30, 2010  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet What a wild week it’s been when it comes to race relations in the Artesian City. Shirley Sherrod was accused of racism, then had it proven that she wasn’t a racist, all within the span of a couple of days. I admit, I bought Andrew Breitbart’s story hook, line and sinker and I’m rather [...]

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We are all Americans

By   /  July 29, 2010  /  Ted Anderson  /   Comments

Tweet I am an American and you are an American. It is time that we start thinking this way because this is who we really are. My relatives were originally from Sweden and from Germany, basically, and a few other countries mixed in.  Don’t call me a Swedish American. I am not. I am an [...]

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Letters to the editor.

By   /  July 29, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Thanks for support Thank you to all the friends I made in my 2010 run for Congress, including all of you in the media who gave me the opportunity to discuss the issues. Congratulations and good luck to Mike Keown in his race for Congress. God bless you all.

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