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Notes from City Commission Meeting

By   /  August 24, 2010  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet 7:45 City Commission meets in a few minutes. My sources say that there may be at least five votes, maybe seven, to reverse the Cutliff Grove decision of one week ago 7:47 Sources tell me thart City Manager Alfred Lott’s immediate ouster may be requested tonight in an executive session. 8:13 Commission chamber is [...]

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OBITUARY FOR BILL MILLS

By   /  August 24, 2010  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet William Calvin Mills Jr., 80 The funeral service for William (Bill) Calvin Mills, Jr., 80, of 4829 Impala Lane Albany, GA, who died Sunday, August 22, 2010 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, will be conducted Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Mathews Funeral Home.  Rev. Charles Jones will officiate.  Interment will follow [...]

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Do farmers really support Bishop?

By   /  August 24, 2010  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet I’ve heard for years that the farmers in southwest Georgia support Rep. Sanford Bishop. On his government website, there is a new tab under Media Center called “Op Eds” where he posts rebuttals to letters to the editor printed in SWGA papers. In July, he had his pastor of Mt. Zion church in Albany do one, where [...]

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We need the full story on Cutliff

By   /  August 24, 2010  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet Everywhere you go these days, folks are complaining about Congress spending too much and not listening to what we say. Didn’t we elect these people? Well, “they” may not listen, but “we” have a plan — vote ‘em out! But it seems while we rant and rave about national concerns, we aren’t paying much [...]

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The state of Georgia’s health: Not good

By   /  August 24, 2010  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Georgia finishes near the bottom of state-by-state rankings of overall health. Some counties perform worse than developing countries By James Hataway Public Health News Bureau How healthy is Georgia? Not very. According to recent reports Georgia finishes near the bottom of state-by-state rankings of overall health. Georgia ranked 43rd in 2009 for overall health [...]

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Cut and run on Cutliff

By   /  August 24, 2010  /  Bill Waller  /   Comments

Tweet May I ask you to loan me some money? You see, I have a business idea and I need $374,000. I know, that is a lot of money, but I’m good for it. A business plan you ask? Sure I have one. You see, there is a swell piece of property that I am going purchase for $95,000. [...]

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Church Briefs

By   /  August 24, 2010  /  Church Briefs  /   Comments

Tweet Sunday, Aug. 29 Bishop Dr. Gwendolyn T. Hope, Senior Pastor Retha Daniels and Center of Refuge Ministries Women’s Department, is inviting the community to the Women in White 2010 Celebration at 3 p.m. at Center of Refuge Church, 2405 Lily Pond Road.  The theme is “Predestined with Purpose, Justified with Power and Glorified with [...]

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