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ASU hoops teams get SIAC pairings

By   /  February 28, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet By Edythe Bradley The Albany State University Lady Rams (17-11) enter the 2011 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament Wednesday, March 2 as the No. 2 seed, and Golden Rams (7-21) enter as the No. 12 seed. Both teams look to claim championship titles during the conference’s 78th Annual Men’s and 33rd Annual Women’s tournaments, which will be played at [...]

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Whatcha Say, Albany?

By   /  February 28, 2011  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

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Tweet I DON’T THINK LOTT has another job in D.C. Kina like when a junior high kid brags to his friends that he has a girlfriend, but she lives in another town. OK, AMANDA DENTON IS hilarious. I just read her article and I am really, I mean REALLY laughing out loud! She is funny [...]

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Black Soldiers Transformed the Meaning and Purpose of the Civil War

By   /  February 27, 2011  /  Outlook  /   Comments

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Tweet Editor’s note: April 12, 2011 will mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. In conjunction with sesquicentennial observances the Association for the Study of African American Life and History designated the February 2011 Black History Month theme as “African Americans in the Civil War.” By Michael L. Thurmond Former Georgia [...]

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Plan now for long-term care

By   /  February 27, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Planning is something that affects our lives from beginning to end, starting with what our parents do for us in our early years, up to how we want to conclude our time here. Long-term care specialist Linda Luke told Kiwanis of Dougherty County members on February 21 that life comes to end either suddenly [...]

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200 BLOCK OF PINE

By   /  February 27, 2011  /  Vintage Albany  /   Comments

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Tweet This structure, which contained the Elk’s Home, The Book & Gift Shop, Plonsky’s and the Elk’s Café, was on the 200 block of Pine Avenue between the Gordon Hotel and the courthouse. On the Facebook page “Vintage Albany”, a reader recalls playing slot machines upstairs as a child. Vintage Albany photographs are published weekly [...]

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Dixie and Auburn’s trees

By   /  February 26, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

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Tweet Opening day for Albany Dixie is March 5 and this season the league is breaking with tradition a bit. League President Frank Sullivan has planned a festival-type event to recognize the 350 plus youth baseball and softball players. What used to be an early morning event at Dixie Park has been moved to afternoon [...]

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Don’t let the door hit ya

By   /  February 26, 2011  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany City Manager Al Lott is going away forever. You will never, in all your life, be as thrilled as I am at this news. Lott, a man who has ignored open record laws designed to make government accountable to the people and has made an annoying habit of discriminating against some employees. He’s [...]

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Actions Taken by the Georgia Board of Massage Therapy at its February 11 Meeting

By   /  February 25, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Macon, Ga.—The Georgia Board of Massage Therapy met on Friday, February 11, 2011.   The Board voted to approve 27 applications for licensure by application and four applications for licensure by reinstatement.   The following petitions for waiver/variance requests were presented to the Board:

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Et tu, Microsoft?

By   /  February 25, 2011  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

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Tweet I can’t rightly assign credit for this week’s questions. A quote by the demon possessed man from Mark’s Gospel comes to mind; “My name is Legion,” he replied, “for we are many.” “Et tu, Microsoft?” is the question. Why indeed would our close friend and ally of the software world betray us by making [...]

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Rep. Bishop, Ag Commissioner Black Discuss Georgia’s Agriculture Sector

By   /  February 24, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Impact of spending cuts on Georgia agriculture dominates the agenda Atlanta, GA – Representative Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black today discussed the future of Georgia’s agriculture sector during a meeting at the Georgia Department of Agriculture office in Atlanta, Georgia. At the meeting, both men highlighted what effect [...]

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