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SLAMMED: CITY AUDIT REVEALS MAJOR DEFICIENCIES AND NONCOMPLIANCE

By   /  January 31, 2011  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp The annual report of the City of Albany’s finances by an independent auditor revealed a significant material weakness – a major infraction — and other internal control snafus labeled by the auditor as “serious deficiencies.” Although the city acknowledged accounting firm Mauldin and Jenkins’ findings in writing in its annual comprehensive [...]

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SHOCKWAVES AND INVISIBLE COLORS: ZETA OPHIUCHI

By   /  January 31, 2011  /  Words from the Wetherbee  /   Comments

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Tweet A huge star, 20 times the mass of our own sun, is hurtling through space. Possibly sent on its course by its former binary star companion’s supernova, the star has been surfing the heavens at roughly 54,000 miles per hour. NASA’s WISE (Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer) telescope has captured the star as it hurtled [...]

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Gold Dome Nuggets: Tax overhaul on ice for 2011?

By   /  January 31, 2011  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet It appears, at least for this year, that the proposal submitted by the Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for All Georgians is dead. Gov. Nathan Deal expressed concerns this week about attempting to reform the state’s tax code at a time when Georgia is struggling economically. The proposal had received praise from [...]

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Congressman Bishop to hold quality of life town hall for military families

By   /  January 31, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet MARINE COPRS LOGISTICS BASE Albany, Ga.—Congressman Sanford Bishop, 2nd district of Georgia,  is scheduled to hold a town hall meeting at MCLB Albany’s base theater 10 a.m., Fri., Feb 4. The town hall is being held so that service members and their families can address their concerns and ideas with Bishop as well as [...]

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Land for tax deal latest City sham

By   /  January 31, 2011  /  Outlook  /   Comments

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Tweet So, Mediacom wants Albany taxpayers to forgive its overdue franchise fee debt by taking its former corporate office off its hands. Who can blame the company for making such a proposition? Not us. But certainly, we blame four City Commission members who have tentatively approved the deal, which came so suddenly and so secretively [...]

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