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Albany State’s Carter earns SIAC cross country honors

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Tweet Albany State University’s Brittany Carter ran this week’s top female individual time, earning her the SIAC Female Cross Country Runner of the Week honors for the East Division. A sophomore, Carter ran a time of 19:56.56 in the women’s 5K run during the Bobby Lang Invitational at Florida A&M University on Oct. 2. Her [...]

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Albany State ranks among best of Division II schools in power rankings

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Tweet Albany State University is one of five Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that is ranked in the top 100 NCAA Division II universities in the Eighth Annual National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA) Collegiate Power Rankings. Albany State ranked No. 91 among Division II schools. Other ranked schools include Johnson C. Smith University at [...]

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Constitution signing celebrated

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Tweet Staff reports An enthusiastic audience gathered for a local celebration of the 223rd anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution. Part of a week-long commemoration of America’s most important document, members of seven area DAR chapters  assembled. Popular local educator, Albany city commissioner and retired U. S. Navy veteran Roger Marietta spoke t the [...]

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Pine Forest team wins state title

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Tweet Staff reports The Pine Forest Racquet Club senior women will participate in the United States Tennis Association sectionals after winning the SS combo tournament held at the Peachtree City Tennis facility with an undefeated record. The team competed in a five-team round robin against Southern Crescent (Peachtree City), Northeast Georgia, Coosa Valley (also Northeast [...]

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Whatcha Say, Albany?

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Tweet SEX OFFENDERS ARE PEOPLE, too. THE PROBLEM WITH SPLOST is that a majority of our commissioners have no integrity. What happened to the tennis center that was promised? How did SPLOST funds end up funding the $300,000 ugly and useless arch over the Oglethorpe bridge? Just a couple of examples of misuse and abuse. [...]

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Forecast: a 100% Chance of Life.

By   /  October 9, 2010  /  Words from the Wetherbee  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany – 20 Light-years away in the constellation Libra, there is a planet orbiting in a solar system much like our own. This planet, dubbed GL(Gliese)581 g, has five companion planets orbiting in almost circular paths with it around its red dwarf star, a star that astronomers are calling “immortal” because it is at [...]

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Achieving your goals a paw print at a time

By   /  October 9, 2010  /  Doug Rea  /   Comments

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Tweet Recently my family moved into a new neighborhood. The homes in this area are relatively close together, so a chat across the fence is not unusual. During one such yak, I couldn’t help to notice that in this neighbor’s yard was a long, narrow trench. It stretched across the yard from once fence to [...]

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