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Albany Civil Air Cadent Participates in USAF Course

By   /  August 27, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal   Civil Air Patrol Cadet Senior Master Sgt. Frederick R. Broome III, 17, of Leesburg plunged into the exciting world of U.S. Air Force combat controllers at the Air Force Combat Control Orientation Course held July 31 to Aug. 6 at Pope Air Force Base, N.C.

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Albany State’s Staton named preseason All-American

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Tweet   An  Albany State University Golden Ram has been named to a national preseason football team. ASU wide receiver Octavius Staton is one of 25 top HBCU football players in the country to be named to the national Boxtorow Preseason HBCU Football All-American team, which was released today. ASU’s second-leading receiver last season, Staton [...]

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Vintage Albany

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Leilani Shores 1958

Tweet This brochure advertising “Leilani Shores” in Albany dates back to 1958. It advertised wide sandy beaches and palm trees. It was located on Lake Worth and was only open for a few years. In addition to swimming they held ski shows. This was in the days of segregation; notice the “white only” printed on [...]

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You Didn’t Go Too Far

By   /  August 27, 2011  /  Doug Rea  /   Comments

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Tweet As many of you know, I am reading through the Bible in chronological order. As I go along, I write about things that stick-out at me and I call it, “With Your Latte.” And when my reading plan took me to Exodus 32:24 I literally laughed out loud.

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No Joke: Commissioner’s Comments Are Offensive

By   /  August 27, 2011  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet When is a joke not a joke? Everyone has an opinion, but my feelings are that it’s not a joke when it’s a sitting city commissioner saying that all members of a single race look alike. That’s exactly what Tommie Postell said after making a slight flub on Phil Cannon’s name.

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Delighting in ‘Unscaring’ Children

By   /  August 27, 2011  /  Rev. Hood  /   Comments

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Tweet “Then they brought the little children to Him, that He might touch them; but the disciples rebuked those who brought them. But when Jesus saw it, He was greatly displeased and said to them, ‘Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of God. [...]

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