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Prep Game of the Week: Early at Albany

By   /  October 26, 2011  /  Sports, Walter L. Johnson II  /   Comments

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Tweet   When: Thursday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m. Where: Hugh Mills Stadium, Albany 2011 records: Early County is 3-5, 1-3 in Georgia High School Association Region 1-AA. Albany is 4-4, 1-3 in GHSA Region 1-AA. Last week: Early County lost to Cook, 27-26. Albany lost to Brooks County, 62-27. All-time series record: Early County leads [...]

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Just one of those days

By   /  October 26, 2011  /  Amanda Denton  /   Comments

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Tweet   Up until recently, I had a delivery route for the paper I write for that took me all over half of my town and part of another. There never ceased to be some sort of amusement out there on the wild roads of southwest Georgia. There was one day however, that was particularly [...]

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Rams Edge Clark

By   /  October 26, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet   Albany State University sophomore kicker Brandon Hamilton nailed four field goals to lead the Golden Rams to a 19-13 victory over the Clark Atlanta University Panthers on Saturday in the second annual Rumble in the Swamp Classic at Memorial Stadium in Waycross, Ga. More than 7,500 fans watched as the Golden Rams, who [...]

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Top-Ranked Cavs Teams Entering Soccer Regionals

By   /  October 26, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet   By David Mann   It’s a monumental year for the soccer programs at Darton College. For the first time in history of DC athletics, both the women’s and men’s teams finished regular conference play with undefeated records and will enter the Region XVII Championships as the top seeds. Both teams ended regular season [...]

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Finding the Dark with Light

By   /  October 26, 2011  /  Words from the Wetherbee  /   Comments

Tweet NASA scientists are using the Hubble Space Telescope to detect dark matter using light. This may sound odd, but the researchers found out it is possible. The principle that allows it to work is something called gravitational lensing, an effect predicted by Einstein in the early part of the 20th century. The idea is [...]

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Obituaries

By   /  October 26, 2011  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Doris Peek Horne Williams, 92 Doris Peek Horne Williams lived a full and vibrant life for over 92 years, leaving all that knew her a happier person for having had her in their lives. Doris passed away on Sunday, Oct. 23. Doris was born in Atlanta on March 12, 1919 to the late Hobson [...]

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Early detection boosts survival rates in women with breast cancer

By   /  October 26, 2011  /  Health, Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet By Carolyn Maschke   Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women – and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States – but mammography can detect it at its earliest, most treatable stage, says Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. “Mammography can detect breast cancer [...]

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WRONG SIDE OF THE LAW

By   /  October 26, 2011  /  Crime, News  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports   If a community’s municipal lawyers are an ethics barometer, Albany may be in deep trouble. The City of Albany’s city attorney, assistant city attorney, Municipal Court Judge and solicitor have all been accused recently of committing crimes. The latest taxpayer-paid Albany attorney to face the wrong side of the law is [...]

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No Race Riots Here

By   /  October 26, 2011  /  Letter to the editor, Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Not to worry: The recent beating of a white football coach by 30 black people in Georgia was not a race riot. The Associated Press called it an “ambush.” A local TV station said a “fight broke out:” Maybe the coach attacked the mob, instead of the other way around. Whatever. The attack left [...]

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Downtown not so boring anymore

By   /  October 26, 2011  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Downtown has a reputation for being violent, but otherwise boring. Albany has a reputation for there being “nothing to do.” This past Friday night, both of those were stood up on its head for me when I had an incredible time and never left the downtown area. First, there was the Dinner & A [...]

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