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To know thy soul

By   /  May 3, 2011  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet It’s always funny to me the number of people who think they know a man based on his political leanings. They draw any number of conclusions because he is liberal or conservative or even libertarian. They believe they know the measure of a man based on his leanings on issues like abortion and welfare [...]

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Big brother done good

By   /  May 3, 2011  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

JimHallMug

Tweet I hear lots of complaints about Microsoft products and practices from clients and readers and that may be expected since they own 90 percent of the world operating system market. Anybody that big whose products are that widely used is bound to displease a few customers. But every once in awhile, we ought to [...]

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ASU to hold Spring Commencement on May 7

By   /  May 3, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Kessel Stelling

Tweet Albany State University will award bachelor’s, master’s and specialist degrees to graduates on Saturday, May 7, during its 2011 Spring Commencement. The keynote speaker will be Kessel Stelling, Jr., a member of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents.

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Darton College Spring Commencement May 5

By   /  May 3, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Rod Risley

Tweet ALBANY — Darton College’s Spring 2011 Commencement will be held Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. in the Cavalier Arena. Dr. Rod Risley, executive director of Phi Theta Kappa, will give the keynote speech.  Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in higher education. Risley is a graduate of San Jacinto College in [...]

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Zenon’s star shines Mediacom’s doesn’t

By   /  May 3, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

Mike-Flynn

Tweet   Spring is winding down along with the annual flurry of intrasquad scrimmages that have to sustain college football fans for three months. Last Saturday, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets held their Gold and White game and former DWS running back Tony Zenon got two carries and gained 22 yards as his Gold team [...]

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This weekend I’m giving clinics and running in the BIG SUR International Marathon.

By   /  May 3, 2011  /  Jeff Galloway  /   Comments

nopic

Tweet This weekend I’m giving clinics and running in the BIG SUR International Marathon.  I’ve found no more beautiful marathon course, and the staff is so friendly and helpful.  Yes it is a hilly course, but thousands have told me that by taking more frequent walk breaks up the hills, they ran as fast or [...]

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Writer’s homicide numbers incorrect

By   /  May 3, 2011  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

nopic

Tweet Okay, I’m used to howling in mirth at Tom Knighton’s ramblings and then moving on. This time, however, I believe a retraction is in order. Mr. Knighton column in the April 20 issue makes claims that the CDC lists firearm homicides at a rate of 2,670 per 100,000. The actual rate, easily found on [...]

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Dougherty County Jail List April 23-29, 2011

By   /  May 3, 2011  /  Crime, The Public Record  /   Comments

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Tweet Dougherty County Jail List April 23-29, 2011 (here’s the pdf)   Adkins, Decarlo, J, April 28,obstruction of officers   Alexander, Michael, J, April 26, bond revoked   Allen, David, L, April 26, deposit account fraud/bad check Allen, Sampson, April 25, prob violation   Andrews, Jacqueline, D, April 22, no driver’s license   Arnold, Chad, [...]

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Whatcha Say, Albany?

By   /  May 3, 2011  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

whatchasay1

Tweet I’M CURIOUS WHAT HIS mother was smoking when she named him Godzilla Gorilla Pimp Hunter. I mean, that had to be some awesome stuff! AN INNOCENT CHILD DIED in December and now the mother’s boyfriend has been charged with her murder. Women please be careful who you leave your children with… Not every man [...]

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Stifling Public Debate

By   /  May 3, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

nopic

Tweet Shutting down opposing views harms constructive political discourse By Randy Hicks, President of Georgia Family Council Two recent news items have gotten me thinking about the growing problem with American public discourse where pressure and even bullying are shutting out common opposing viewpoints.

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