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Victory ‘4’ Darton Reactions range from ‘It’s about time’ to ASU’s ‘No comment’

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp   In one fell swoop on Tuesday, to the delight of local economic development proponents, Darton State College was born. Overcoming a tumultuous uphill battle that underscores the Albany community’s racial divide, Darton was given the right Tuesday by the Georgia Board of Regents to offer a four-year degree in nursing. [...]

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Monsanto Leesburg Site Hosts Farm Safety Day for Area Elementary Students

By   /  May 11, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Officials Provide Farm Safety Demonstrations to More Than 200 Children LEESBURG, Ga. (May 6, 2011) – Most Everyone in agriculture knows someone whose life has been affected by a farm-related injury or death.  Whether it’s injuries on farm equipment, exposure to harmful chemicals, or incidents with farm animals, accidents can occur.  To help combat [...]

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BREAKFAST IN BED

By   /  May 11, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany resident Mary Tyson, who raised her eight younger siblings in addition to a big family of her own, was the toast of America last week. Tyson, 64, was featured on ABC-TV’s “Good Morning America” as the winner of Emeril Lagasse’s Breakfast in Bed contest. “I can’t believe this. I feel like a movie [...]

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Obituaries

By   /  May 11, 2011  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Paul Arthur Keenan, 90 The memorial service for Paul Arthur Keenan, 90, of Albany, who died April 4, 2011 at Willson Hospice House, will be conducted Monday, May 16, 2011 at 11:30 AM at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. There will be a reception immediately following the memorial service in the Parrish Hall.

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Governor Deal Signs Booster Seat Bill at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

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Tweet ATLANTA – Governor Nathan Deal teamed up today with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Safe Kids Georgia by signing into law Senate Bill 88. This legislation, introduced as SB 88 in the Senate by Senator Jeff Mullis and as HB 279 in the House by Representative Alan Powell, will require children to be properly [...]

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