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School Board wasting money

By   /  May 14, 2011  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet As we continue to monitor the activities of all elected officials, we are troubled about how the Dougherty County School Board, continues to spend your tax dollars. At the first of the year, the School Board gave themselves iPads, at a cost of $400 each. We have reported in the past they had already given [...]

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ASU Students tour National Civil War Naval Museum

By   /  May 14, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany State University’s TOP (Targeting Our Past) Learning Community recently toured the National Civil War Naval Museum. Participating students learned about the impact of naval activities during the American Civil War. Located in historic Columbus, Ga. on the Chattahoochee Intra-Coastal Waterway, Port Columbus is the only museum in the world dedicated to telling “the [...]

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Information should lead to transformation

By   /  May 14, 2011  /  Rev. Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet There are far too many people who want and need change in their lives, but are doing nothing about it. If you and I want change in our lives, there are things that we have to do in order to make change happen. The question for this month is, “What are you willing to [...]

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A big celebration

By   /  May 14, 2011  /  Rev. Andrew  /   Comments

Tweet “Or imagine a woman who has ten coins and loses one. Won’t she light a lamp and scour the house, looking in every nook and cranny until she finds it? And when she finds it you can be sure she’ll call her friends and neighbors: ‘Celebrate with me! I found my lost coin!’ Count [...]

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PANTHERS PLAN “WHITEOUT” on TOYOTA of ALBANY NIGHT

By   /  May 14, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet ALBANY, Georgia – The undefeated Albany Panthers (7-0) are proud to announce Saturday’s game against the Columbus Lions (7-1) will be sponsored by Toyota of Albany.  The Panthers will wear their white-on-white uniforms for what is building up to be the most anticipated football game of the season.  Fans are encouraged to wear white [...]

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ASU participates in City of Albany’s recognition of National Community Development Week

By   /  May 14, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

ASU at Natl Comm Dev Week

Tweet On Monday, April 25, Albany State University participated in the Department of Community and Economic Development’s Opportunity Fair, one of the opening events for the City of Albany’s observance of National Community Development Week that recognizes the importance of HUD’s Community Development Block Grant Program. The event was held at the Arthur K. Williams [...]

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Civilian-Marine makes first Afghanistan trip

By   /  May 14, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

Civilian Marine deploys for first time to Afghanistan

Tweet By Marti Gatlin   Newlyweds Benjamin and Tonya Curles might describe their afternoon on April 27 at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport in Albany, Ga., as bittersweet. Married on April 16 at Chehaw’s Creekside Educational Center, the couple held hands, hugged and smooched, but they weren’t headed on a long honeymoon.

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