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Flint RiverQuarium announces August Beat the Heat promotion

By   /  July 31, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Every Sunday in August Flint RiverQuarium guests will receive $5 admission to the Flint RiverQuarium. Tickets can upgraded to include a movie at the Imagination Theater for an additional $1. These prices cannot be combined with any other discounts. The Flint RiverQuarium is open from 1-5 pm on Sunday. On the first and third [...]

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Albany Police Department alert: Armed robbery suspect

By   /  July 31, 2011  /  Crime, Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Subject: Armed Robbery Time: 9:33 a.m. Location: 1800 block of East Oglethorpe Boulevard/Akser Food Mart (Chevron) Victim: Muhammad Khan, age 21 This morning, a black male suspect walked into the business and held the clerk at gunpoint. He demanded money from the register and the employee complied. At some point during the robbery, the [...]

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ROADSHOW COMES TO ALBANY

By   /  July 31, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet August 1 – August 6 Monday- Friday 9am – 6pm, Saturday 9am – 4pm Country Inn & Suites 2809 Nottingham Way Albany, GA 31707 “There was buried treasure in the backyard just waiting to be dug up and the family knew it. So one day the granddaughter decided to excavate what her grandmother, an [...]

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Southwest Health District Oral Health program Offering children’s fluoride at Dougherty County Health Department

By   /  July 31, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Beginning in August, fluoride varnish treatment for children is being offered on Tuesdays at the Child Health Clinic located in the Dougherty County Health Department. The service, which is covered by Medicaid, is being provided by the Southwest Health District’s Oral Health program. “The State of Georgia has implemented the Fluoride Varnish Program because [...]

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SEASON TO REMEMBER

By   /  July 30, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet TOP PHOTO: The Lee County National Dixie Minor League All-Stars advanced to the semifinals of the state tournament at its home ballpark before being ousted 4-3 last week by Troup County, Pictured, from left, are (front row) Chandler Moore, Hunter Futch, Pace Mercer, Brennan McLean, Hunter Mills and Garrett Smith; and (back Row) Logan [...]

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God’s provision

By   /  July 30, 2011  /  Doug Rea  /   Comments

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Tweet Abraham named the place Yahweh-Yireh (which means “the Lord will provide”). To this day, people still use that name as a proverb: “On the mountain of the Lord it will be provided.” Genesis 22:14   What do you think it means for The Lord to “provide”? Sometimes we think of God like a magician. [...]

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Why debt ceiling matters

By   /  July 30, 2011  /  Aaron Johnson  /   Comments

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Tweet It appears that we are making progress in crafting an agreement for Congress to raise the debt ceiling from its current level of $14.3 trillion. Since reaching that level on May 16, the U.S. Treasury was unable to issue bonds to meet spending obligations. However, it is Republican leadership’s goal to tie any increase [...]

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HOME SWEET HOME

By   /  July 30, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Flint River Habitat for Humanity welcomes two new family’s to the Woodland Oaks Subdivision the Selena Shannon family and Michael Daniels family. Over the past year, hundreds of volunteers labored for this day, seeing these families move into their own homes. This could not have been achieved without the tremendous support from individuals, organizations, [...]

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The scandal that wouldn’t die

By   /  July 30, 2011  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet The CRCT scandal might just go down in local history as the scandal that wouldn’t die. At first, we were told that it was over. Gov. Deal apparently had seen enough and decided to move on. Then we were told, “Not so fast,” it isn’t even close to being over. Last week, we learn [...]

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West Nile virus typically peaks in August; take precautions against mosquitoes

By   /  July 30, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

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Tweet So far, no cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Southwest Health District this season, and public health officials would like to keep it that way. “West Nile virus is a potentially dangerous mosquito-borne illness for which we have no vaccine,” said Jackie Jenkins, the director of epidemiology and surveillance for Southwest [...]

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