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Albany Early College honors top students

By   /  May 26, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany Early College students were honored for their academic performance during a ceremony held Tuesday evening, May 17, in the L. Orene Hall Building at Albany State University. During the ceremony, Vincia Todd (third from left) received the Christine Blaylock Award, the top honor presented to a student in the Albany Early College. Joining [...]

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Miss ASU competes to be in Ebony magazine feature

By   /  May 25, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Even though Neshazda Brown won’t be officially crowned as Miss Albany State University 2011-2012 until coronation during Homecoming Week (Oct. 23-29), she’s already competing as one of 35 HBCU (historically black colleges and universities) campus queens to be included in Ebony magazine’s September issue. The 10 campus queens who receive the most number of [...]

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Arson award

By   /  May 25, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Drew Lane, Fraud Unit Director/Arson Unit Case Manager for Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens, will make an Arson Reward Presentation Wednesday. The reward check from the Georgia Arson Control Program is in the amount of $5,000.00 for a local resident of Sylvester, Georgia, for information that led to a conviction in [...]

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Whatcha Say, Albany?

By   /  May 25, 2011  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

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Tweet       WOW, I CANNOT BEGIN to wonder what was going through James Eppler’s mind as he left that jail.

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Annual Spring Campaign Appeal From ACRI Executive Director Lee W. Formwalt

By   /  May 25, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

DR. FORMWALT HONOR'S DAY SPEAKER @ ASU

Tweet Dear friend of ACRI, 2011 is off to a great start and I thought I would update you on what’s been happening at ACRI since my appeal to you last fall.   Our membership and the number of visitors continue to increase.  Since December 2009, we have more than tripled our membership. The number of [...]

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Loner Planets

By   /  May 25, 2011  /  Words from the Wetherbee  /   Comments

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Tweet Researchers recently gathered evidence for the existence of at least 10 free-floating planets that are roughly the same mass as Jupiter. The Microlensing Observations in Astrophysics (MOA), a joint project between Japan and New Zealand, and the Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment (OGLE) survey group, made the discovery using telescopes that scan the center of [...]

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District health director provides safety tips to cope with dangers of extreme heat

By   /  May 25, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

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Tweet When high temperatures mix with high humidity, older adults, the very young and people with chronic disease and mental illness are at highest risk of heat-related illness and death – but even young and healthy individuals should take precautions if they are involved in strenuous activity, warns the region’s top public health official.

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In shambles, Studl home on market

By   /  May 24, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp   Real estate prospector Peter Studl garnered a lot of attention a few years ago with his high-profile, highly unsuccessful foray into the downtown renovation market. He moved into town and purchased a large chunk of downtown, only to sell it at a loss recently to developer Bob Brooks. As it [...]

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SOUR GRAPES? Revenue agents halt mall car sale

By   /  May 24, 2011  /  Business  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports   Twice a year for six years, a handful of Albany automobile dealers have moved much of their fleets to the Albany Mall for a massive two-day tent sale sponsored by DoCo Regional Federal Credit Union. But this year, someone called the law – and the gig was shut down toward the [...]

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ASU: Other things to worry about

By   /  May 24, 2011  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Darton State College. It has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Now that it has a four year nursing program, it appears that the former Albany Junior College has moved up in the world indeed. Most of the people I’ve talked to are thrilled with the Board of Regents’ decision to allow Darton [...]

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