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Albany Tech gets ‘Challenge’ honor

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Tweet Staff reports During an awards ceremony last week, Albany Technical College was honored for successfully completing Step Two of the four-step Georgia Oglethorpe Award Process. The Georgia Oglethorpe Award is modeled after the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Awar — now in its 21st year and arguably the most difficult award in the world for [...]

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Kiwanians get scoop on federal fiscal policy

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Tweet By David Shivers “That’s some scary stuff,” a Kiwanis of Dougherty member said after seeing and hearing the program presentation on October 18, and he wasn’t talking about the upcoming Halloween holiday. Warnings about the future impact of national deficit and budget woes were brought into sharp focus in the slide show brought by [...]

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ASU Volleyball

By   /  October 20, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet The Albany State University Lady Rams helped to win the battle against breast cancer, but lost their volleyball battle 1-3 to the Clark Atlanta University Lady Panthers ON Monday night.The Lady Rams observed National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink and white uniforms and spreading the word to fans about the importance of [...]

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East Albany doesn’t need liquor store

By   /  October 20, 2010  /  Leon Modeste  /   Comments

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Tweet At the Oct.5, 2010 Albany City Commissioners meeting an agenda item came up for approval of a liquor store permit (Jax Package Store) at 301 East Oglethorpe Blvd. One of the supporting justifications given was that there are several nearby counties that do not allow the sale of liquor. This creates a natural market [...]

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Bishop resorting to scare tactics

By   /  October 20, 2010  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet Congressman Sanford Bishop recently held a meeting in the 2nd Congressional District at a senior center where he discussed with those attending the many profound and detrimental effects a change in the leadership of the Congress would bring about to programs affecting them. The congressman deviated from the truth or the whole truth.

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SkyDive for ALS comes to the South!

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Tweet What: Students from Auburn University, Georgia State, University of Georgia, and other various colleges in the South along with other ALS advocates from all over the country will be jumping from 10,000 feet in Halloween costumes to bring awareness and to raise funds for ALS research. ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is [...]

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Never give up

By   /  October 20, 2010  /  Rev. Andrew  /   Comments

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Tweet Since God has so generously let us in on what he is doing, we’re not about to throw up our hands and walk off the job just because we run into occasional hard times. – 2 Corinthians 4:1 (The Message) What has God let you in on? Have you started the work that Christians [...]

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Republicans offer only hope for U.S., Georgia

By   /  October 20, 2010  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet Are you proud of your president and his cabinet? Are you happy with what his administration has given us in 22 months of power? If either answer is “NO”, I offer you an opportunity to do something about it. Go to the polls and elect Republicans on Nov. 2. We have a golden opportunity to regain [...]

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