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White to enter mayor’s race

By   /  June 22, 2011  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp   John White likes to be called “Representative.” By November, he’d just assume be called “Mayor”. The former longtime state representative is planning to enter the Albany mayor’s race; an announcement is forthcoming, multiple sources told The Albany Journal on Tuesday.

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Chattin’ with Fletcher

By   /  June 22, 2011  /  Government, News, Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet MAYORAL CANDIDATE FIELDS PUBLIC’S QUESTIONS Editor’s note: On Tuesday night, Albany mayoral candidate B.J. Fletcher held an online chat accessible through her Website, BJFletcher4Mayor.com. Following is a text of the session; the content has been slightly edited for brevity and relevance. The chat sessions will be held for five consecutive Tuesdays from 7 to [...]

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Fourth of July Ignites with Wild Adventures’ All Fired Up

By   /  June 22, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Valdosta, GA – Wild Adventures Theme Park (WA) celebrates this Fourth of July with All Fired Up, a three day patriotic celebration, July 2, 3, and 4, culminating with the biggest fireworks display in the South all three nights.  Plus, four tribute artists will perform live in concert, in addition to the park’s thrill [...]

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Obituaries

By   /  June 22, 2011  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

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Tweet Henry Joseph Crook Jr., 79 Henry Joseph Crook Jr., 79, of Albany, went to be with Jesus on June 14 surrounded by his family. Funeral services were held Friday at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Roy Cook and Rev. Greg Davis officiated. Interment followed at Crown Hill Cemetery. A native of Phenix City, Ala., Mr. [...]

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Cycle of abuse tied to finances

By   /  June 22, 2011  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet Domestic violence is always very tragic to report, and is even more serious when it involves a judge who sits in judgment over others. We have reported only the facts in the case of Judge Willie Weaver. Police said they were called to a domestic dispute on May 22. At Palmyra Hospital his wife, [...]

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Chehaw changing, growing

By   /  June 22, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet One of Albany’s premier attractions has been evolving over the past year, and its staff is excited about the future. Doug Porter, executive director at Chehaw, told the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County, “Chehaw has changed a lot just in the past year or so. New wilderness animals have been added, as well as [...]

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Church Briefs

By   /  June 22, 2011  /  Church Briefs  /   Comments

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Tweet Now- Tuesday, July 26 First United Methodist Church is studying The Sacred Echo by Margaret Feinberg at 10 a.m. Tuesdays in Building 3, Conference Room A. Rev. Carrie Austin will lead. Pre-register and purchase the workbook for $10 at the book table in the church office. Childcare will be available upon request. Info: 432-7407.

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ALL-STAR THROW

By   /  June 22, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Will Boggus of Albany Dixie throws a ball in from right field on Sunday during the Dixie Youth Baseball District 5 AAA (ages 9-10) All Star Tournament at Gillespie Park in Albany. Will hit a home run during the game. As of Tuesday night, three teams remained in the tournament — Baconton, Albany American [...]

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SPEED LIMIT TO BE INCREASED TO 70 M.P.H. ON I-75 IN CRISP COUNTY

By   /  June 22, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet CRISP COUNTY – Georgia DOT District Engineer, Joe Sheffield announces the speed limit on Interstate 75 in Northern Crisp County will be increased from 60 miles per hour to 70 miles per hour by 6 p.m., Monday, June 20, weather permitting. The speed limit will be changed between mile marker 99 and mile marker [...]

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