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New colon study at Phoebe

By   /  April 28, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports   A new colorectal polyp prevention study has opened at The Phoebe Cancer Center for patients who have had surgery for early stage colon cancer. The study, “Statin Polyp Prevention Trial in Patients with Resected Colon Cancer” will be investigating a statin drug in reducing the risk of recurrence of colon cancer [...]

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Because He lives

By   /  April 28, 2011  /  Rev. Andrew  /   Comments

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Tweet “Before long, the world will not see me anymore, but you will see me. Because I live, you also will live.” – John 14:19 (NIV) What does it mean to you that because Jesus lives you also will live? What kind of freedom does that offer you? How do you live in that freedom? [...]

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Raiders to Invade Albany

By   /  April 28, 2011  /  Press Releases, Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet By: Eric Tabor Albany Panthers Indoor Football Media Relations Director It’s a battle of first place teams as the Albany Panthers (6-0) take on the Richmond Raiders (4-2) this Saturday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Albany Civic Center. The Panthers will look to improve on offense as they bounce back from a [...]

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Chickens in the city Remnants of a rural life

By   /  April 28, 2011  /  Cedrick Shelton  /   Comments

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Tweet While driving down Pine Avenue the other day, I came across the most peculiar sight. I thought to myself, “In downtown Albany, there are chickens in the city and proudly crossing the road.” Immediately, my mind went to that old joke, “Why did the chicken cross the road?” and for some reason the answer [...]

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Peddlers need scrutiny

By   /  April 28, 2011  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany City Commissioner Roger Marietta wants to limit peddlers with a stronger city ordinance. This includes a limit on those selling door to door and those setting up temporary stands. You have seen our news reports about scam artists who work neighborhoods, offering alarm systems, water systems, roof repair, and driveway repair. They especially [...]

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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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