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Faith country: An interview with rising Leesburg singer Faith Jackson

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp   Leesburg resident Faith Jackson not only is one of the Albany area’s most familiar singers, performing two or three gigs around town each week, she’s one of 12 semifinalists in the female singer category in a statewide country music contest at the website www.Georgia-Country.com.

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Bishop supports bipartisan budget MEASURE

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-2), joined a bipartisan majority of his colleagues in voting in favor of the House amendment to S 365, the Budget Control Act of 2011, legislation that seeks to limit federal spending through discretionary spending caps and a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution.

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A Second Former Savannah-Chatham Police Officer is Charged and Pleads Guilty in Extortion Scheme

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Tweet SAVANNAH, GA—KELVIN J. FRAZIER, 35, a former Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police (SCMPD) officer, pled guilty today in federal district court before United States District Judge William T. Moore, Jr. for his role in the extortion of drugs and other items from a patron at a local Savannah nightclub.

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JUDGE SLAMS LEE OFFICIAL

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp   LEESBURG – A judge says that Lee County School System Transportation Director Ricky Canterbury has a horrible management style and a one-sided approach to hearing grievances, but that there’s no evidence that Canterbury shoved a bus driver as alleged. Chief Magistrate Jim Thurmond’s criticism of Canterbury led to a profanity-filled [...]

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Whatcha Say, Albany?

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Tweet LOOKS TO ME LIKE the superintendent wants to tell the investigators how to investigate. I once had a military chief of staff express how cowardly it was for someone to not sign a letter about illegal actions and waste at his golf course. And of course his next words were “if I find out [...]

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Riverkeeper Files 60-Day Notice of Violation

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Tweet Dear Ogeechee Riverkeeper Supporters, This week Ogeechee Riverkeeper filed a 60-Day Notice of Violations and Intent to File Citizen Suit under Section 505 of the Clean Water Act against King America Finishing, which is located in Screven County, Georgia. In the wake of the massive fish kill in May of this year, we stepped [...]

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CELEBRATING SUCCESS

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Tweet Westover High School Principal William Chunn (right) and media specialist Cheryl Little serve cake on Monday as Dougherty County Schools Superintendent Dr. Joshua Murfree offers his congratulations to the school’s faculty for Westover meeting the federal Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) standard for 2011. It was Westover’s third straight year making AYP. The other Dougherty [...]

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