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GOOD LUCK, DADDY

By   /  August 31, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Deerfield Windsor football coach Allen Lowe’s pre-game kiss from his daughter, Landon, must have worked: His Knights opened the season Saturday with a 28-6 victory over crosstown riival Sherwood Christian. The two talented squads could meet again in the state playoffs.

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Obituaries

By   /  August 31, 2010  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet James Calvin Cannon, 70 James Calvin Cannon Sr. 70, of Albany died Monday, Aug 23, 2010 at Palmyra Medical Centers. The funeral service was held Thursday at Life Christian Center International with interment to follow at Floral Memory Gardens. Pastor Stan Glass officiated. Born in Americus, Ga., Mr. Cannon lived in Albany most of his [...]

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Albany State University breaks ground on two new construction projects

By   /  August 31, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Community leaders joined Albany State University students, faculty and staff for a groundbreaking ceremony Friday, Aug. 20, for two new construction projects. Participating in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new student center are (from left) James Oliver, director of Facilities Management; Helen Black, former ASU first lady; Reuben King, Mr. Royal Gentleman; Ali’Yah Arnold, [...]

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Planet Hunters find Treasure Trove and Thronateeska Astronomer Believes Planet Could be in Crucial “Life Zone.”

By   /  August 31, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Albany  – Astronomers at the European Southern Observatory have made one of the most exciting discoveries of the decade this week. In the constellation Hydrus, 127 light years away, five planets have been discovered orbiting the star HD 10180, with a possibility of two more planets. Jim Friese, staff astronomer at Thronateeska Heritage Center, [...]

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ASU honors community service leaders

By   /  August 31, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Albany State University honored two leaders during its inaugural Community Service Award Banquet held Thursday, Aug. 19, in the HPER Gymnasium.

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Game of the week: Albany vs. Westover

By   /  August 31, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet When: Saturday, September 4, 7 p.m. Where: Hugh Mills Stadium Records: Albany 1-0, Westover 0-1 Last Week: Albany defeated Dougherty, 16-14. Westover lost to Mitchell County, 26-14 All-time series record: Albany leads 21-16-1 First meeting: Albany 7, Westover 2 (1970) Last meeting: Westover 19, Albany 7 (2007)

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WINN-DIXIE OFFERS FLU VACCINATIONS BEGINNING SEPT. 1

By   /  August 31, 2010  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Program Continues Throughout the Fall Flu Season JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2010) —Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., will offer flu vaccinations on a walk-in basis and through vaccine clinics at all of its in-store pharmacies beginning Sept. 1. Customers using their Winn-Dixie Customer Reward Card will receive a $5 discount off the $28 flu vaccine ($23 [...]

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Air Force Graduations

By   /  August 31, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Two area natives recently complete basic training for the United States Air Force. Air Force Airman Justin M. Cox graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and [...]

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Long and winding road

By   /  August 31, 2010  /  Opinion  /   Comments

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Tweet A three year journey came to an end this year as the Georgia state legislature finally came up with a plan that will address our state’s growing transportation needs. Stuck in the confines of deciding between a statewide or regional approach to our transportation needs, the legislature has been deadlocked the past few years [...]

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ASU kicks off new academic year with spirit rally

By   /  August 31, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Albany State University students, faculty and staff showed their true colors during a Spirit Rally held Wednesday, Aug. 18, in HPER Gym. The rally was a kick-off for the 2010-11 academic year. Classes at ASU began Aug. 19.

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