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“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!”

By   /  May 22, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet No, there wasn’t actually any screaming – that wouldn’t have been allowed – but there were a lot of smiles as the students at Albany’s Magnolia Elementary School lined up at lunchtime May 18 to get free ice cream. The entire student body and the teaching, administrative, lunchroom, and custodial staffs – about 570 [...]

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Citizens Decry GA Reapportionment Hearing Process: Lack of transparency questioned

By   /  May 22, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Atlanta, Ga. – May 20, 2011 – With the first week of reapportionment hearings drawing to a close, citizens across Georgia are wincing at the all male, all white, all Republican panel determining the outcome of elections for a diverse Georgia for the next decade. “I am appalled that no one on the reapportionment [...]

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ASU Police training provides clarity on search and seizure

By   /  May 22, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Greg Blackmon, an investigator with the Dougherty Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, conducted an eight-hour training session with members of the Albany State University Police Department on May 17. Blackmon warned the officers against getting what he referred to as the “big badge syndrome.” “People don’t know the law,” he said. “Arresting someone does [...]

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Local Dawgs to congregate

By   /  May 22, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

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Tweet Go ahead and your calendar for a few dates. The first is May 24. Georgia Coach Mark Richt will be speaking at Doublegate Country Club. In an effort to bring the university to the fan base, Athletic Director Greg McGarity and Vic Sullivan, president of the UGA Alumni Association, have launched UGA Day.

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Georgia Redistricting Alliance Announces “Redistricting: The Community Event” in Albany

By   /  May 22, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet The Georgia Redistricting Alliance announced today that it will be conducting “Redistricting: The Community Event” in Albany on May 23, 2011. The purpose of the meeting is to help Albany-area citizens to learn about the process for redrawing districts and how they may provide input to legislators at redistricting committee hearings. The meeting will [...]

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