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Sherrod to speak here on March 25

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Tweet Staff reports Albany’s Shirley Sherrod, who recently sued the conservative blogger whose craftily edited video resulted in Sherrod’s ouster from her U.S. Department of Agriculture post amid allegations of racism, will speak at a March 25 fund-raiser for the Albany Civil Rights Institute. Sherrod will be joined by her husband, Albany civil rights icon [...]

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Rave reviews for Albany’s marathon

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Tweet Staff reports The results are in: For the fifth year in a row, runners are giving high praises to Albany’s signature event: the Snickers Marathon Energy Bar Marathon, also known as the Albany Marathon, which was held Saturday. Tesfaye Alemayehu, 27, an Ethopian who lives in Antioch, Calif., won the $3,000 first prize in [...]

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Phoebe pledges $1M to GSW

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Tweet By Stephen Snyder On Monday, while signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Georgia Southwestern State University President Kendall Blanchard, Phoebe Putney Health System CEO Joel Wernick announced that Phoebe is donating $1 million to equip a virtual learning center to train nursing students in the University’s new Health and Sciences Building.

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Pork barrel in Lee?

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Tweet Well, think about it. I’ll define pork barrel politics as approving something that has overall merit, but contains a few items that are questionable or downright objectionable. Is this about to occur with Lee County SPLOST on March 15? For example, the conference center that the commission has demanded no more discussion about, is [...]

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Actions Taken by the Georgia State Board of Barbers at its February 21 Meeting

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Tweet Macon, Ga.—The Georgia State Board of Barbers met on Monday, February 21, 2011.   The Board voted to ratify the following cease and desist orders:

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Leader of Fraudulent Driver’s License Scheme Sentenced

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Tweet Defendant Conspired with Georgia Driver’s License Examiner and Chinese Nationals to Issue Hundreds of Fraudulent Georgia Driver’s Licenses to Illegal Aliens ATLANTA, GA—ZHONG LIANG LI a/k/a KEN LI, 34, of Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Timothy C. Batten, Sr. to serve over four years in federal prison for [...]

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Beast Jr. a big hit

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Tweet The Twin Oaks Elementary School Drama Club’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. opened with huge success last weekend, drawing more than 600 guests. Additional shows will be performed this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Before, during and after the performance, guests are able to enjoy souvenirs, food, beverages and other [...]

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People make commission accountable to them

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Tweet Last week, I noted that seven writers expressed dissatisfaction with the Lee County Board of Commissioners’ committed projects, spending of tax revenues, management of treasury funds, priorities of financial committment, or risk-taking with projected SPLOST funds. I heard those writers calling for commissioners to step forward and be responsible for development projects such as the [...]

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AWARDS OF MERIT

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Tweet SPECIAL PHOTO The Aguila District Awards Banquet was held recently. Two Albany scout leaders received the District Award of Merit for their exemplary service to scouting. Floyd Wilson of Boy Scout Troop 102 (left) and Bill Waller of Cub Scout Pack 64 were honored with the award. The District Award of Merit recipients are [...]

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Base CO receives major award

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Base CO receives 2011 Stars and Stripes Award

Tweet By Pamela Jackson A high-ranking Marine officer here was the latest recipient of the 2011 Stars and Stripes Engineer of the Year Award for the Marine Corps. Col. Terry V. Williams, commanding officer OF Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, took the honor at the 25th Engineer of the Year Awards Science, Technology, Engineering and [...]

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