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A Michigan vacation

By   /  October 22, 2010  /  Ted Anderson  /   Comments

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Tweet My wife and I spent the past 10 days in the Lansing, Mich., area. The main reason for being there was to celebrate the 25th wedding anniversary of our daughter, Sherry, and her husband, Joe. We certainly are proud of them in a time when it seems that the majority of the young folks [...]

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K9s enhance crime fight

By   /  October 22, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Normally, if someone said law enforcement was going to the dogs, that wouldn’t be a good thing. Fortunately, Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County members heard a very different outlook on that old saying during their Oct. 11 weekly program. Dougherty County Police Officer Cpl. Bob James and his German shepherd K9 partner Goliath visited [...]

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1963 Albany High graduate remembers hometown fondly

By   /  October 22, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Editor’s note: We asked celebrated medical illustrator Bill Westwood to describe his ties to his hometown. Here is his response: I was born and raised in Albany, Ga. and am a proud 1963 graduate of Albany High. My Father was F.B. (Doc) Westwood, a well known Albany optician and businessman. He and my Mother, [...]

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Whatcha Say, Albany?

By   /  October 22, 2010  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

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Tweet REGARDING THE PROPOSED LIQUOR store, the commission is totally dysfunctional. It amazes me that more businesses have not fled the insanity (it crosses my mind often). Cooper, Delco, Flint, just to name a few. I don’t think the powers-that-be understand how neighboring municipalities are empowered by decisions like this. One sets high hurdles, the [...]

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A turn

By   /  October 22, 2010  /  Rev. Mackey  /   Comments

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Tweet Traveling this journey called life, we have all made wrong turns. Going the wrong way, happens to the best of us. However, once we realize that we made a detour from our intended destination, it would be unwise to continue in the same direction. As I behold the condition of our country, I am [...]

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Vintage Albany

By   /  October 22, 2010  /  Uncategorized, Vintage Albany  /   Comments

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Tweet The administrators of Vintage Albany on Facebook are trying to identify the location of this “Albany city school.” There is speculation that this may have been the old Albany Academy that housed all grades. The old Albany Academy was torn down in 1919 and was rebuilt as the Flint Street Grammar School. To contribute [...]

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Prayer is not optional

By   /  October 22, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

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Tweet After carefully reviewing the whole prayer issue at school functions, I have found a couple of things that have gotten my attention and I want to discuss. In California, a principal is suing the school system because he was reprimanded for promoting a prayer breakfast. He was not directly promoting any particular faith in [...]

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An artist’s gory body of work

By   /  October 22, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet By Paul Grondahl Bill Westwood tells stories in gory detail, narratives filled with blood and guts and lives that hang in the balance. The Albany, Ga., native and current Albany, N.Y., resident not a horror writer or a graphic novelist enamored of the macabre.

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