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Albany State’s Jennings receives BoxtoRow National Player of the Week honors

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Tweet Albany State University quarterback Stanley Jennings has been named the BoxtoRow National Player of the Week. The senior from Marietta, Ga. led the Golden Rams to a 49-28 victory over the Wingate University Bulldogs last weekend.

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Albany State continues climb in national football polls

By   /  September 14, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet With wins against Division I Savannah State University and formerly ranked Wingate University, the Albany State University Golden Rams continue to climb to the top in the national football polls.

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Things to do Downtown this week!

By   /  September 14, 2011  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Tuesday, September 13th – 6pm Homemade Candy. Christmas will be here before we know it, and wouldn’t you love to give gifts of homemade candies to friends, family and office co-workers? Peanut brittle, divinity, fudge, pralines, taffy and pecan log rolls! YUM! These are just a few of the delights we will whip up [...]

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THEATRE ALBANY TO CONDUCT AUDITIONS FOR “LITTLE WOMEN”

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Tweet Albany, Ga.—Theatre Albany will conduct auditions for the second musical offering of the 2011/2012 Season, “Little Women,” Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18 at 2 p.m. at the theatre located at 514 Pine Avenue. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s own family experiences (and novel), “Little Women,” follows the adventures of Jo, Meg, Beth [...]

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Melissa Strother to qualify

By   /  September 14, 2011  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet (Albany, GA) Candidate Melissa Strother will officially add her name to the November elections ballot for Ward 2, when she qualifies to run for office on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 11:30 am at the City Elections office located on 222 Pine Street. “I have wanted to run and was ready to qualify when [...]

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CORNHOLE, ANYONE? Albany couple builds, customizes lawn games

By   /  September 14, 2011  /  Business, Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment, News, Sports  /   Comments

She's got game: Albany's Susan Geeslin not only holds her own in cornhole competition, she and her husband, Arnold, design and build the games for a growing customer base. The regulation-size game sets are portable and the Geeslins' specialty is creating platforms with collegiate themes.

Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp   It’s a career change that Albany retiree Susan Geeslin could never have fathomed: From educator to making and peddling cornhole games. Cornhole? You bet. Cornhole is a lawn game in which players take turns throwing beanbags (actually duck cloth bags filled with feed corn) onto a raised wooden platform with [...]

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Obituaries

By   /  September 14, 2011  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

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Tweet James Marsh Cole Jr., 58 James Marsh Cole Jr., 58, of Albany, died Thursday, Sept. 8. There was a graveside service Saturday, Sept. 10 at Crown Hill Cemetery. Mr. Cole graduated from Dougherty High School in 1971 and then enlisted in the U.S. Air Force.  Mr. Cole then attended Georgia State University, where he [...]

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Be commissioners, not politicians

By   /  September 14, 2011  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

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Tweet If the garbage tax actually becomes practice in Lee County it shall necessitate a new agency within the tax collection department. The complexity of compiling and billing for garbage fees has proven to be beyond the ability of our commissioners. So, now they want to forward that job to the tax collector.

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‘FRIEND OF THE COLLEGE’

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Tweet Albany Technical College President Anthony Parker and other leaders from the college presented Albany Mayor Willie Adams with a “Friend of the College” honor at a ceremony Monday. “With Dr. Adams’ support, Albany Tech has been able to secure SPLOST funding for the relocation of Lowe Road, as well as a pedestrian bridge across [...]

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