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Eppler deserves apology, money

By   /  May 17, 2011  /  Crime, Government, News, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp For nearly three months, the citizens of Albany – via the Albany Police Department – kept U.S. Marine Sgt. James Eppler in a jail cell for a crime that authorities now say he didn’t commit. Eppler was freed Tuesday; police now say his wife Natalie killed herself, as Eppler said all [...]

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Superintendent Murfree addresses leadership changes

By   /  May 17, 2011  /  Education, Government, News, Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet DOUGHERTY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM ALBANY, GA   For Immediate Release: May 15, 2011                                            Contact: R. D. Harter, PID RE:  The Vision is Unfolding                                                                                   229-431-1264   Dr. Joshua W. Murfree, Jr., superintendent for the Dougherty County School System, announced today that after a year of study and observation, and much discussion with system leaders, a [...]

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Walmart Ready to Reveal New Store to East Albany Shoppers

By   /  May 17, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet New Walmart provides 300 jobs Thenew Walmart opens this month in East Albany, bringing 250 new jobsand an increase in tax revenue to support the area’s economy. Nonprofit organizations will also benefit from the retailer’s ongoing charitable contributions and support for community projects. The Walmart, located at 262 Cordele Road, will be open to [...]

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The wonderful game of golf

By   /  May 17, 2011  /  Ted Anderson  /   Comments

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Tweet This article is for all those non-golfers out there who just don’t realize what they are missing by not being out there hitting the links on a day like today. Today is one of those perfect days for golf and the reason that my wife and I live in Albany, which is one of [...]

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Public Records: Business Licenses

By   /  May 17, 2011  /  The Public Record  /   Comments

Tweet   A-1 Professional Mobile Detailing                                  A&B Stop N Go, Inc. 5707 Medley Lane                                                                          1711 E. Oglethorpe Blvd. Albany 31721                                                                                   Albany 31705 Ronald Sheffield                                                                              Desheka Archibald 288-9824                                                                                            809-3360 Auto Detailing                                                                                  Retail Store

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Spring Astronomy Series to conclude tomorrow

By   /  May 17, 2011  /  Words from the Wetherbee  /   Comments

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Tweet The final session of the Spring Astronomy Series is tomorrow night, May 17th. The program will focus on recent discoveries regarding a massive supernova in the constellation Cassiopeia. Entitled “A Tale of Two Stars,” the main presentation for the evening will discuss Tycho’s supernova remnant from a 1572 explosion, and will also discuss the [...]

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Whatcha Say, Albany?

By   /  May 17, 2011  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

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Tweet I FIND IT INTERESTING that not in one but two cases where Nathan Davis either exhibited exceedingly poor judgment by Nathan Davis (Joey Pait case) or engaged in extreme misconduct (the Freeney case), the court (the same in both cases – Judge Lockette) has imposed gag orders.

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Shut down the internet?

By   /  May 17, 2011  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

Written by Jim Hall. Email your questions to geekspeak@mchsi.com . You can find Jim online at HallsTrainingSolutions.com

Tweet This week’s question quickly morphed out of control as I started to research some answers that would make sense to a majority of my readers. The more I studied, the larger and more uncontrollable the subject became. The question was based on a reader’s reaction to the recent attempts at Internet control by countries [...]

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Vintage Albany

By   /  May 17, 2011  /  Vintage Albany  /   Comments

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Tweet The Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph Co. phone book for Albany from January 1898. This small phone book consisted of a mere 12 pages. Telephone came to Albany about 1882. At the time this phone book came out, there were 117 households or businesses that owned telephones, and two pay phones. One pay phone [...]

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SWGA Project Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Southwest Georgia Civil Rights Movement: Past, Present, and Future

By   /  May 17, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet ALBANY, GEORGIA – May 12, 2011 – Young and old will gather from all parts of the nation and beyond, June 2-4, 2011, to celebrate and commemorate the struggles and successes of the Southwest Georgia Civil Rights Movement, to address the persistence of racism and poverty, and to formulate plans for future action.  We expect [...]

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