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Doctor Sentenced for Providing False Information to Federal Officer

By   /  January 28, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Michael J. Moore, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia announces that on January 27, 2011, Bradford G. Brown, M.D., was sentenced to serve thirty-six (36) months in prison and a $500.00 Mandatory Assessment Fee by the Honorable Judge Lawson in United States District Court in Macon, Georgia. Brown was convicted by [...]

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Citizens United had little impact

By   /  January 28, 2011  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet The Supreme Court’s controversial decision known as Citizens United was reported by many on the left to be the end of democracy. They argued that corporations, now unhindered by regulation, would sweep through and buy elections for favored candidates and begin the long descent into fascism. The Republican gains in the last election seem [...]

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Improve, don’t end, health care reform

By   /  January 28, 2011  /  Leon Modeste  /   Comments

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Tweet The Republican-elect were ecstatic following their sweeping victory at the November 2010 mid-term elections. Now, they have a majority House of Representatives (242 to 193) and they have narrowed the gap in the Senate by less than ten votes (53 to 47). They have stated they would do the following: Repeal the entire Health [...]

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Bonafide Seminole: Greene to sign Feb. 2

By   /  January 27, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp Albany native Rashad Greene can play football this fall for virtually any major college program in the United States. But Greene says that asking his parents to travel to Notre Dame and even Miami for home games was just asking too much. Especially when Florida State University is just down the [...]

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KADB honors environmentalists

By   /  January 27, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Keep Albany-Dougherty Beautiful (KADB) celebrated 23 years of outstanding volunteer involvement at their annual Volunteer Celebration Luncheon. They saluted the 34,555 Dougherty County citizens who collectively donated over 243,685 hours of volunteer service to environmentally improve their community during 2010. Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and Heritage Bank co-sponsored the luncheon. [...]

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Inside Albany

By   /  January 27, 2011  /  Inside Albany  /   Comments

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Tweet Pait case: Lockette gags all witnesses A gag order has been issued in the case of reinstated Albany firefighter Joe Pait as court officials attempt to determine what Pait would have earned while he was under indictment. Meanwhile, Fire Chief James Carswell still refuses to certify Pait, saying that he will not deliberately put [...]

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Lott one step away from Savannah post; racism alleged

By   /  January 26, 2011  /  Government, News, Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports Amid a controversy mired with allegations of racism, Albany City Manager Alfred Lott was named today as one of two finalists for the Savannah city manager job. The other candidate is Rochelle Small-Toney, Savannah’s interim city manager. The Savannah City Council vote to name Lott and Toney the two finalists was 4-3. [...]

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Bishop Statement Following President Obama’s State of the Union Address

By   /  January 26, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) tonight released the following statement after President Obama delivered his State of the Union address to a Joint Session of Congress.

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L’JUAS CLOSED: WOODS SADDLED WITH DEBT, YET OPTIMISTIC

By   /  January 26, 2011  /  Business  /   Comments

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp Lajuana Woods faces numerous court liens, is three months behind on a federal $100,000 loan, and has lost money every day of 2011 because her business has been closed since Dec. 30 But Woods says she  is optimistic that after renovations are complete, perhaps by Super Bowl Sunday in early February, [...]

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Vintage Albany

By   /  January 26, 2011  /  Vintage Albany  /   Comments

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Tweet Sara Joiner Eubanks recently posted this photograph on the Vintage Albany page on Facebook. It’s of a men’s luncheon in Albany — perhaps a Rotary Club gathering — probably in the 1940s. Among those in the photograph are Harold MacNabb, C. R. “Beanie” Davis, George H. Joiner and Fred Sumter. If you know any [...]

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