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Albany opportunity zone approved by state

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Tweet ALBANY, Ga. — The Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission announced today that the Georgia Department of Community Affairs approved on Tuesday the city’s new opportunity zone, a designation nearly a year in the works. The opportunity zone, which comprises much of the central district of Albany including downtown, provides job tax credits of $3,500 per [...]

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Burglary at 700 Radium Springs Road (Petro Food Mart)

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Tweet The Albany Police Department’s Burglary Unit would like to solicit the community’s assistance with identifying three burglary suspects. On December 19, 2010 at approximately 2:20 a.m., three individuals, wearing hoodies and gloves, entered the Petro Food Mart and stole candy, cigarettes and cash. The three gained entry into the business after two rocks were [...]

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And Albany prayed … RIP Lt. Cliff Rouse

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Tweet To lose one of our law enforcement officers at any time to the criminal element that seems so pervasive in Albany is a tragedy. But the death of Dougherty County police Lt. Cliff Rouse in the line of duty, one hour into Christmas Eve, comes as a shock to not only his family, but [...]

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Whatcha Say, Albany?

By   /  December 31, 2010  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

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Tweet PRAYING FOR LT. ROUSE’S family. Just a shame his family will have gone through this tragedy during Christmas. Let’s keep all our law enforcement officers in our prayers. I AM TOO ANGRY at that low life scum right now to even comment. My heart goes out to the VICTIM’S family. HE NEEDS TO KNOW [...]

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Elitism vs. common sense

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Tweet As I read the U.S. secretary of education’s (Arne Duncan) speech from Toronto on Sept. 13, 2010, I was already critiquing it in my mind! Obama and Duncan’s reforms are based on faulty foundational beliefs. They embrace the belief that increasing federal power and funding equals education improvement. Statistics from the 1970s to today [...]

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Bagging a buck the hard way

By   /  December 31, 2010  /  Ted Anderson  /   Comments

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Tweet My grandson, David Dunn of Lansing, Mich., recently bagged a 7-point buck deer with his bow and arrow. David is 18. He and his cousin, who taught him to use a bow and arrow, were out hunting in Napoleon, Mich. I know little (really nothing!) about hunting with a bow and arrow, so I [...]

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