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The People’s Business

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Tweet By President Pro Tempore Tommie Williams July 20, 2011 Every ten years since the foundation of America, a national census is conducted to count the total population. Steeped in tradition and codified in our Constitution, the first national census was conducted under the supervision of the nation’s first Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson. Under [...]

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Obituaries

By   /  July 27, 2011  /  Obituaries, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet Lynn Seely Gillespie Bishton, 84 Lynn Seely Gillespie Bishton, 84, of Albany died Sunday, July 24 at Willson Hospice House. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 27 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Burial followed at Crown Hill Cemetery. Reverend Mark Jones and Reverend James Bullion officiated. Mrs. Bishton was born on Nov. 9, 1926 [...]

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Vintage Albany

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Vintage Albany Photo

Tweet This photograph was probably taken sometime between 1867-1869. It shows Miss Annie W. Smith being lovingly held by her nurse “Bob.” Annie was the daughter of Captain William E. Smith and Caroline Williams Smith. Annie later married Dr. William Lewis Davis Jr. Both Dr. Davis’s father and brother were doctors in Albany. The elder [...]

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The Georgia Department of Public Health Expands Free Nicotine Treatment in 14 Counties

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Tweet ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is now offering free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) support to the 14 counties in the Albany Public Health District. The program is administered through the Georgia Tobacco Quit Line, and offers uninsured adult callers (ages 18 and older) nicotine patches or gum at no cost.

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Hospice House gets ‘green’ certificiation

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Tweet Special to the Journal   Willson Hospice House, the only inpatient facility of its kind in Southwest Georgia, has been awarded LEED Silver certified established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute. LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance [...]

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