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Test time!

By   /  September 29, 2010  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

Tweet Listen carefully readers, this is a test! When are you ready to move on to Intermediate and Advanced level computing subjects? Here are some of the fundamental tasks that I think you should be able to do proficiently before you move to intermediate level computing. Start with your Desktop. What are all the icons [...]

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Here comes national health care

By   /  September 29, 2010  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Tweet It’s here! Last Thursday the first changes associated with our nation’s overhaul of the greatest healthcare system in the world took effect. Six months after H.R. 3590, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, was signed into law, the first elements of one of the most sweeping changes to U.S. domestic policy in recent [...]

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Game of the week: Westover at Worth County

By   /  September 29, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet When: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Worth County Stadium, Sylvester 2010 Records: Westover 2-3, 1-0 in Georgia High School Association Region 1-AAA Worth County 2-3, 0-1 in GHSA Region 1-AAA Last Week: Westover defeated Dougherty, 13-0. Worth County lost to Americus-Sumter, 20-12. All-time series record: Worth County leads 18-6 First meeting: Westover 47, Worth County [...]

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Albany Young Marine gets lifesaving award

By   /  September 29, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet By Pamela Jackson “I couldn’t let him drown because they (leaders of the young Marines program) have instilled values in me,” said an Albany Young Marine after he received a Life Saving Award here, Friday. Nick Leggett, a 16-year-old Lee County High School student saved another teen’s life in a Charlotte, N.C., hotel swimming [...]

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Albany State football player receives honor for outstanding gridiron performances

By   /  September 28, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet An Albany State University Golden Rams football player has been selected for player of the week honors by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC). Junior offensive lineman Norris Byrd was named Offensive Lineman of the Week after his stellar performance against the Savannah State University Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 25. The Golden Rams defeated [...]

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Albany State moves up in national football polls

By   /  September 28, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet The undefeated Albany State University Golden Rams continue to move up in the national football polls after going 4-0 in their 2010 football season. Albany State moved up two notches in the American Football Coaches Association’s (AFCA) 2010 Division II Football Coaches’ Poll, which was released Monday. The Rams received 301 points to move [...]

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Church Briefs

By   /  September 28, 2010  /  Church Briefs  /   Comments

Tweet Wednesday, Sept. 29 Gulf Coast Covenant Players will perform at 7 p.m. during First Presbyterian Church of Albany’s first Missions Week, which has the theme “Building Bridges Within Our Community.” Info: firstpres.psdm.com. Wednesday, Sept. 29-

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Hope for change

By   /  September 28, 2010  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet So, Sanford Bishop urges tax cuts. Really? Why now? He has had 22 months of his current term to legislate in a fiscally responsible manner. Until now he has voted right along with the biggest spending Congress in history. 97 percent of his votes have mirrored the desires of Nancy Pelosi, ignoring the wishes [...]

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Saturday voting in Dougherty County?

By   /  September 27, 2010  /  Community, Government, News, Politics  /   Comments

Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp Dougherty County elections officials will discuss and perhaps decide Wednesday whether to provide the opportunity for residents to vote on Saturdays this fall, a measure strongly opposed by Georgia House of Representatives candidate Karen Kemp of Albany. Saturday voting is being considered in response to a request by Dr. Constance Burkes, [...]

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Albany State Lady Rams drop volleyball match to Claflin Lady Panthers

By   /  September 27, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Despite offensive efforts by Albany State’s Latrice Lewis and Sabrina Garcia, the Lady Rams fell 2-3 to the Claflin University Lady Panthers Sunday afternoon at ASU’s HPER Gymnasium. The Lady Rams lost the first game 20-25, but rallied back in the second game to win 25-22. The Lady Rams lost the third game 21-25, [...]

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