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Back to school at the library

By   /  July 29, 2011  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

Written by Jim Hall. Email your questions to geekspeak@mchsi.com . You can find Jim online at HallsTrainingSolutions.com

Tweet Wow! Docolib.org is not your grandfathers’ library. If you haven’t been to a local library lately you’re in for a surprise. Actually you don’t have to leave your home to get there. Just surf on over to docolib.org and find out what kind of electronic services are available to you without even venturing to [...]

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POLICE OFFICER GETS NEW TRIAL IN MOLESTATION

By   /  July 29, 2011  /  Crime  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports   Former Albany police corporal Vincent Romone Wadley will get a new child molestation trial because of Dougherty Superior Court Judge Denise Marshall’s conduct during the 2010 trial. Dougherty Superior Court Judge issued the ruling, which followed Marshall being disqualified from the case by Superior Court Judge Richard Porter of Cairo.

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Rachel’s Challenge

By   /  July 29, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Phoebe CEO Joel Wernick greets Darrell Scott earlier this month during the unveiling of “Rachel’s Challenge,” an initiative to motivate educate and bring positive change to young people, at the Hilton Garden Inn.

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DEATH BY NEGLIGENCE

By   /  July 29, 2011  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Alleged by Widow of Leesburg Resident John Mark Slappey $25M LAWSUIT FILED By Kevin Hogencamp   The widow of Leesburg resident John Mark Slappey says in a $25 million lawsuit that her husband’s December 2009 death during a duck-hunting expedition on Lake Seminole was caused by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ negligence. Amanda [...]

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KICKIN’ IT

By   /  July 29, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet With three shutouts along the way, Flint River Fusion U12 Girls Won the recent Rose City Soccer Tournament in Thomasville. Pictured are (from left), first row: Mary Larkin Carden, Jennifer Doran, Savannah Wright, Kaitlyn Turner, Collins Chandler, Alex Holloway and Brittany Turner; and (second row)  Savannah Jackson, Sarah Perrine, Lexi Ruth Sells, Parker Morgan, [...]

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Inside Albany

By   /  July 28, 2011  /  Inside Albany  /   Comments

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Tweet TOUGH TASK: City hires new personnel boss   A Montgomery, Ala., human resources executive has taken the helm of one of the hottest seats in Albany: the city government’s human resources director. Henry Cohen has worked as Aranov Realty Management Co. since 2004 following a four-month sting as the executive director of the American [...]

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Transportation planning and funding

By   /  July 28, 2011  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

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Tweet Congestion on our roads costs the U.S. an estimated $145 billion annually in wasted time, repairs and operating expenses. That’s an unnecessary burden that our economy is in no shape to carry. Yet, Washington seems to be toying with short-term transportation plans and cuts to transportation funding. That’s no way to remedy America’s gridlock. [...]

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Deerfield headmaster speaks to Kiwanians

By   /  July 28, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet He’s only been here two years, but Dave Davies has found a lot to like about the Albany community. Davies, a Pennsylvania native who is headmaster at Deerfield Windsor School, arrived here from Dallas, TX, in 2009. He noted he does not miss the traffic congestion and other urban hassles of Texas’ second largest [...]

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Albany State Golden Rams to kick off football season at later time

By   /  July 28, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany State University football fans will have to wait an extra three hours to see the Golden Rams kickoff the 2011 season on Saturday, Sept. 3. The Golden Rams and the Savannah State University Tigers will face off in the Annual Music City Classic at 5 p.m., not 2 p.m. as originally scheduled, according [...]

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SOUTHERN TEA AFFAIR

By   /  July 28, 2011  /  Faith  /   Comments

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Tweet About 25 women from various congregations donned their hats Saturday for “A Southern Tea Affair” at Glover Plaza on Gillionville Road, participating in faith-based fellowship including team activities, socializing and a dinner. The event was the first of its kind organized by Travis Ervin, whose daughter, Makila, and mother-in-law, Lou Freeman, were among the [...]

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