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Former Albany HR director levels new charges

By   /  July 22, 2010  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Mary Lamont: City Manager Alfred Lott hid forgeries from federal authorities and covered up a discrimination complaint by destroying public records By Tom Knighton Al Lott is sounding rather cocky for a man who’s just tendered resignation, including claiming that he has some dirt on former Albany Human Resources Director Mary Lamont, though he’s [...]

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Underwood dies while on vacation

By   /  July 22, 2010  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet William (Bill) F. Underwood Jr., 65, of Albany, GA died Thursday, in New Mexico while on vacation. Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors are in charge of his funeral arrangemnets.

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From racist rant to racial harmony tale

By   /  July 22, 2010  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

Tweet Our nation’s latest ugly debate over race focused the country’s attention on south Georgia.  At first it seemed to be a sordid example of blatant racism.  But it turned out to be a beautiful story of racial harmony right here in the deep south that should be held up as a shining example to [...]

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Abounding in hope

By   /  July 22, 2010  /  Rev. Andrew  /   Comments

Tweet May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. – Romans 15:13 What does it mean to be filled with all joy and peace in believing? Have you ever considered God “the God of hope”? [...]

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Marcia Hood takes over Chorale’s baton

By   /  July 22, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet By Cathy Higgins The Albany Chorale has a new artistic director at the helm, as longtime Albany music aficionado Marcia Hood fills the position in time to start the 2010-11 season. Hood comes into the position that was vacated by Keith Walker who is moving out of state to further his education. She does [...]

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Racism dominating, hindering community

By   /  July 22, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Of all of Albany City Manager Alfred Lott’s shortcomings, racism may be what brings him down. It’s ironic: Lott’s not racist, just discriminatory. How’s that, you say? Lott applied for the Albany city manager position after a career in the military and brief stint in local government as a small-town public works director and [...]

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