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Secretary of State Kemp Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Early Voting Reform

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Tweet Atlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp applauded the Georgia General Assembly for its bipartisan support and passage of HB 92 to enact reforms to the state’s early voting period and process. HB 92 now goes to Governor Nathan Deal for his signature.

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“Freeze” credit info before it’s too late

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Tweet I hadn’t thought much about identify theft until recently when my email account was hacked. According to an email sent by the hacker, I was in Wales “with tears in my eyes” after being mugged — and needed $1,800. Those receiving the email wisely ignored the plea and the hacker was left to wipe [...]

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Evan Barber, Gamblers: Playing their hand

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Tweet By Lon McNeil You’ve probably seen his name on the Harvest Moon marquee more than once, more than twice. There’s a simple explanation for Evan Barber’s signage longevity there; it means good music and a good time. That’s good for everybody, good for business, and it has certainly been good for Barber.

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ASU to participate in GA>AIDS HBCU Testing Tour

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Tweet Albany State University will be one of seven universities participating in the Georgia Department of Community Health GA>AIDS HBCU Testing Tour. The tour’s goal is to fight AIDS stigma, raise awareness about the magnitude of HIV/AIDS in African-American communities and encourage people to be tested for HIV.

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ALBANY HIGH REUNIONS

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Tweet Class of 1981 WHEN: June 10-11 DETAILS: Other classes invited INFO: roycuthbertson@gmail.com, yquem29@aol.com

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Food inspection scores

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Tweet 3 CORNERS FISH & CHICKEN 1926 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DRIVE 31701 March 31, Score: 80, Grade: B

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Church Briefs

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Tweet Saturday, April 16 Macedonia Baptist Church is sponsoring its eighth annual Holy Smoke Bar-B-Que Cookoff, a Christian grilling competition, at the Old Centerpoint School in Preston. The activities begin with a team meeting in the school house at 9 a.m., followed by gospel singing at 11 a.m., judging at 4 p.m., a barbecue meal [...]

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Vintage Albany

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Tweet Vintage Albany Facebook member Ray Usrey posted this photo of the telephone switchboard and operators at the office downtown, taken in 1954. Members commented on the long work hours and the uncomfortable seating the operators endured during their shifts. Several members had either worked for the phone company or had parents that had during [...]

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