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Want to learn to skin an otter? The Frontier Festival teaches that — and more

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Tweet By Bill Waller The Parks at Chehaw sponsored their annual Frontier Festival on January 7-9. Ben Kirkland, Natural Resources Director at Chehaw, is instrumental in organizing this event each year.  Kirkland says that this is the 18th year for the festival. Smoke from the various campfires filled the air while re-enactors dressed in the [...]

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Ralph Satterfield, local baseball legend, passes

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Tweet By Jackson Murphy On Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, Mr. William Ralph Satterfield passed away at age 87. The old Eleventh Avenue Ballpark in north-central Albany near the old Albany Cotton Mill was named after him. Today, that former ballpark is where the city of Albany parks some of their service vehicles at North Monroe [...]

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A Long Road Home …

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Tweet Lena Baker, the Only Woman Ever Executed in the Electric Chair in Georgia and Finally Pardoned in 2005, to Receive Fitting Headstone Family & Friends to Attend Dedication Ceremony Jan. 12th Congressional & House Recognitions to be Presented Rutha Mae Harris & the Freedom Singers to Perform Special to the Journal Lena Baker, the [...]

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Albany State’s White wins national coaching award

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Tweet Albany State University’s head football coach picked up an award as the most outstanding Division II coach for the 2010 season. Mike White won the Heritage Sports Radio Network’s (HSRN) National Division II Football Coach of the Year Award. White was one of two nominees for the football fan poll award. “I am honored [...]

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