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Open House – Jones Research Center – April 9th

By   /  March 31, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet The Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichauway will be holding its biennial Open House on Saturday, April 9th from 10 A.M.-2 P.M. Founded in 1991 on Ichauway’s 29,000 acres, the Jones Center’s mission is to understand, to demonstrate, and to promote excellence in natural resource management and conservation.  Visitors will have the [...]

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Panthers play Columbus in early season showdown

By   /  March 31, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet By Eric Tabor   Turn back the calendar to April 3, 2010, and the Albany Panthers were an underdog heading into the franchise’s inaugural game. Undaunted, the Panthers posted a season-opening upset that served as a springboard to their Southern Indoor Football League division championship.

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Pay attention to tax hike plan

By   /  March 31, 2011  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet The Georgia Legislature is considering sweeping changes on how the state taxes its citizens and its businesses. The tax impacting everyone would be the first sales tax on food since the state eliminated it 16 years ago. That new 4-percent sales tax on food would, some say, be off-set by the proposed decrease in [...]

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Not my doctor!

By   /  March 31, 2011  /  Ted Anderson  /   Comments

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Tweet I opened up my newspaper and got a shocker this past weekend.  Actually, my wife saw the article first and told me about it.  There it was.  The young doctor that I trusted and had a great deal of respect for had been arrested for alleged misuse of prescription drugs. His wife was arrested, [...]

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Japan fallout: economic cost

By   /  March 31, 2011  /  Aaron Johnson  /   Comments

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Tweet Editor’s note: This the second of a three-part series. In my first segment, an assessment of Japan’s earthquake dealt with environmental cost. As the crisis continues, we learn more specifics, such as radiation possibly affecting water supply. As time passes, we will continue to assess the damage on the overall environment. Now let us [...]

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Flint RiverQuarium offers April special to churches

By   /  March 30, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Beginning this weekend and continuing for the rest of the month, visitors can show a church bulletin at the Flint RiverQuarium and receive a free movie admission any Sunday afternoon in April with the purchase of a RiverQuarium ticket.

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Maintenance Center Albany to host Warrior Day event, Friday

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Tweet MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE Albany, Ga. – Maintenance Center Albany, a subordinate organization under the Marine Corps Logistics Command here, is scheduled to host a Warrior Day event during the morning hours Friday, at its depot.

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Vintage Albany

By   /  March 30, 2011  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment, Vintage Albany  /   Comments

Tweet The Vintage Albany group on Facebook determined via a discussion that the Rawlings Opera House at Broad Avenue and Jackson Street (pictured here in 1906) later became the Liberty Theater. Only the left one-third of the building remains; where the rest of the building stood is now a vacant lot. Many towns had opera [...]

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READ ACROSS ALBANY

By   /  March 30, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany resident Pink Whelchel is shown reading to students at Alice Coachman Elementary School in observance of “Read Across America”. The National Education Association’s Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s [...]

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Darton ‘global’ run to be held April 9

By   /  March 30, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports At last year’s Darton College Go Global 5K and 1 Mile Walk/Run, when the winner staggered across the finish line gasping for air, running the course in a little over 15 minutes, it was a victory not only for him but for Darton College, Global Education, and the cross-country team, as well.

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