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WITH EDWARDS MOTORS PURCHASE, PRINCE IS ALBANY’S SOLE GM DEALER

By   /  April 27, 2011  /  Business  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports   Tifton-based Prince Automotive Group has increased its share of Albany’s new vehicle sales market by acquiring Edwards Motors of Albany. The deal, which enables Prince to sell Buicks and Cadillacs in addition to Chevrolets, becomes official today. On Tuesday, Prince Chevrolet of Albany – which acquired Wallace Chevrolet last year — [...]

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Lee official charged with molesting child

By   /  April 27, 2011  /  Crime  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports   Lee County’s zoning administrator was indicted by a grand jury and arrested Tuesday on charges that he molested a child. He remained in the Lee County Jail without bond Tuesday night. County officials suspended Wilcox, 39, six weeks ago when the Georgia Bureau of Investigation notified them of the case. Wilcox’s [...]

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DISBARRED: LEESBURG ATTORNEY CRAIG MATHIS LOSES HIS LICENSE

By   /  April 27, 2011  /  Crime, Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports   Georgia’s highest court ruled Tuesday that Lee County attorney Craig Mathis may no longer practice law because he stole money from a client. Mathis is not charged with theft in the case, but is facing an upcoming criminal trial in an unrelated drug case.

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Launch Week: Last Flight of Space Shuttle Endeavour Scheduled Friday

By   /  April 27, 2011  /  Words from the Wetherbee  /   Comments

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Tweet The last flight of space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled for Friday, April 29. Barring poor weather and technical issues, it should launch at 3:47 on that date from launch pad 39a at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Obituaries

By   /  April 27, 2011  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Ruth Alice Anderson Ruth Anderson, a longtime resident of Albany, passed away early Sunday, April 24, 2011 at Morningside Assisted Living. Mrs. Anderson was born in Maulden, Mass., on October 4, 1923. She worked for General Electric in Boston during World War II in support of the war effort. She moved to Hollywood Beach, [...]

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PANTHERS TO HOST ‘PHOEBE NIGHT’

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Tweet Staff reports Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital will sponsor “Phoebe Night” at the Albany Civic Center when the unbeaten Albany Panthers take on the Richmond Raiders (4-2) this Saturday, April 30th at 7:30 pm. “We are excited to have Phoebe onboard as one of our key partners this season and look forward to continuing our [...]

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Roar of silence: Lineman overcomes hearing loss

By   /  April 27, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet By Eric Tabor He has the size for the defensive line at 6-foot-3 and 345 pounds. He has good technique, which he learned in college at Western Kentucky University and Edward Waters College. He has the desire to take his game to the next level.

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Church Briefs

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Tweet   Sunday, May 1 Visitors who show a church bulletin at the Flint RiverQuarium receive a free movie with admission to the Flint RiverQuarium, 117 Pine Ave. Info: 639-2650 or www.flintriverquarium.com.

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Public Health: Make sure infants are fully protected against 14 vaccine-preventable diseases

By   /  April 27, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

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Tweet Last year’s cases of whooping cough in Southwest Health District were a reminder that children are at risk of serious and life-threatening diseases and continue to need the protection provided by vaccines, says Southwest District Health Immunization Coordinator Sue Dale. “The annual observance of National Infant Immunization Week highlights the importance of protecting infants [...]

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