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LIBERTY EXPRESSWAY ROAD RAGE

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp   Leesburg resident Barry Henry concedes that he has road rage from time to time. But Henry says he was one-upped on Monday by a man who flashed his gun at him during rush hour Monday on the Liberty Expressway in Albany.

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The Levee breaks into downtown

By   /  July 13, 2011  /  Business, Community, News  /   Comments

The Levee President Vince Detorre (foreground) and CEO Blake Cook are moving their growing business Northwest Albany to downtown.

Tweet MUSIC  AND MEDIA COMPANY GROWING, RELOCATING Staff reports Blake Cook calls it a synergistic relocation. Aaron Blair calls it “a huge deal for downtown.” Whatever you call it, The Levee Creative Group – an emerging music and media company – is moving from Northwest Albany to downtown. “We saw the momentum that was happening [...]

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PERJURY: City lawyer says she isn’t the one lying

By   /  July 13, 2011  /  Crime, Government, News  /   Comments

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Tweet   By Kevin Hogencamp Mary LaMont, the city’s former human resources director, has provided documentation that she says supports her earlier claim that Assistant City Attorney Jenise Smith lied under oath during a state labor hearing. But Smith says LaMont is the one who is lying. At issue is Smith’s testimony during LaMont’s Georgia [...]

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Obituaries

By   /  July 13, 2011  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

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Tweet Earnest Wilburn Hogan, 83 The funeral service of Earnest Wilburn Hogan, 83, of Albany, who died Wednesday, July 6 at his residence, was conducted Friday, July 8 at Mathews Funeral Home.  Interment followed in Warwick United Methodist Church Cemetery.  Rev. Bobby Moye officiated. A native of TyTy, Ga., Mr. Hogan had resided in Albany [...]

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School is out for summer!

By   /  July 13, 2011  /  Outlook  /   Comments

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Tweet While this may be true for students and teachers, it does not mean that education is not on the mind of Georgia’s state legislature. From charter schools to QBE funding to the Atlanta school system cheating scandal, education in our state has remained a hot topic during the summer.

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ASU QB club to host reception

By   /  July 13, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany State University Golden Rams football fans and supporters are invited to meet and greet the football coaches and hear exciting information about the 2011 season at a preseason reception. The 12th annual Preseason Football Reception will kick off on Friday, July 29, at 5:30 p.m. at Eula Lovett Hall [...]

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SuperKidz triathlon set for July 23

By   /  July 13, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports Children ages 4-17 are invited to take part in the Albany Area YMCA SuperKidz Triathlon on Saturday, July 23 at 8:30 a.m. at the YMCA Sports Park, 4508 Gillionville Road. Kids who enjoy swimming, biking and running will compete with others in their own age group. The top three boys and top [...]

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Church Briefs

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Tweet Wednesday, July 13- Friday, July 15 St. James Baptist Church in Baconton will host its annual Empowerment Conference at 7 p.m. daily. The guest preacher is Pastor Arthur Jackson III of Antioch Baptist Church in Miami Gardens, Fla.

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