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SUBJECT: Wanted Person

By   /  February 4, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet The Albany Police Department’s Investigations Bureau would like to solicit the public’s assistance with locating the following person:

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ARPD Special Olympics Wins Gold!

By   /  February 4, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet The Albany Recreation and Parks Department’s Special Olympics basketball team, the Hot Shotz, won gold medals at the recent Special Olympics Georgia Winter Games in Marietta.  This is the first team gold won by the ARPD Special Olympics program.

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MOLESTATION: Teacher gets 2 years

By   /  February 4, 2011  /  Crime  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports Albany resident Shawn Baxley’s Facebook page, which last year portrayed a happy family man, is no longer in the public domain. Neither is Baxley, who was a Sherwood Christian School Bible studies teacher when he was charged last year with sexual battery and child molestation.

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Close a school if necessary

By   /  February 4, 2011  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet The embattled Dougherty County School System is on the threshold of an exciting new opportunity. The state is considering Albany as the site of a regional career academy. It would draw students from surrounding counties and offer them technical training to get them on a career track. Other counties are also competing for the [...]

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DEATH PENALTY DA says he will seek to end Dontravious Thomas’s life

By   /  February 4, 2011  /  Crime  /   Comments

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp As Dougherty District Attorney Greg Edwards sees it, in the eyes of the law, Dontravious Thomas must die for killing police Lt. Cliff Rouse. Besides, that’s what Rouse’s family wants to happen, too, Edwards says. Edwards says he decided immediately after the Dougherty County Police Department officer was slain on Dec. [...]

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God adding to universe

By   /  February 4, 2011  /  Rev. Hagan  /   Comments

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Tweet We’ve talked before about the size of God’s creation. It is overwhelming in its scope. I suggest that is it a lie for any of us to focus on scarcity, when God has created so very much and wants to provide for us. Yet, that is the very fear every one of us faces.

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Doing More

By   /  February 4, 2011  /  Rev. Andrew  /   Comments

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Tweet “And if anyone wants to sue you and take your coat, give your cloak as well.” Matthew 5:40 (NRSV) You think Jesus meant that? What kind of love acts like this? Have you ever witnessed such love? What happens in the face of such love? The following story is long but worth it. Julio [...]

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Obama wrong to push for more gun control

By   /  February 4, 2011  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Newsweek reported last week that President Obama intends to push for new gun control measures in the wake of the tragedy in Tucson. Gun control advocates argue that such measures are necessary to prevent these kinds of tragedies. Personally, I see it as another instance of “not letting a good crisis go to waste.”

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Inside Albany

By   /  February 4, 2011  /  Inside Albany  /   Comments

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Tweet New hotels In Albany From groundbreakings to foreclosures to flag-changing, the unpredictable hospitality industry in Albany is ever-changing, to say the least. The latest development in the volatile business here is just that – a development — on Pointe North Boulevard just south of Dawson Road, where a Holiday Inn Express and a second [...]

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