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The Movement

By   /  November 29, 2011  /  News  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     November 17 is a date that should live on in the memory of Albany for eons.  It was that date, fifty years ago, that the Albany Movement was started.  In 1961, the organization formed with help from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.  [...]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: DOROTHY HUBBARD COMPLETES GEORGIA ACADEMY FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COURSE

By   /  November 28, 2011  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

Tweet Dorothy Hubbard will be attending the fourth and final session of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development course on Tuesday, November 29th from 8:30AM to 4:00PM.  She was nominated, as a community leader, to participate in this program that began in September focused on Region 10.  The location is 30 W. Broad St., Camilla, [...]

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Vintage Albany

By   /  November 28, 2011  /  Vintage Albany  /  Comments Off

Vintage Albany William Levi Dawson

Tweet This photo was taken at a Chicago Democratic dinner party in 1954, of Colonel Jake Arvey, States Attorney John Gutknecht, and Congressman William L. Dawson. William Levi Dawson (1886-1970) was an African American politician and lawyer in Chicago. Born in Albany, he graduated from Albany Normal School (which later became Albany State University) in [...]

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FOR NOW, NEUTRINO CALCULATIONS HOLDING TRUE

By   /  November 27, 2011  /  Words from the Wetherbee  /  Comments Off

Tweet   Scientists at Cern have validated some of their calculations regarding neutrinos, tiny particles that they think can travel faster than light. We say that with some uncertainty, though, because as soon as the Opera (Oscillation Project with Emulsion [T]racking Apparatus) collaboration published their findings regarding the particles, physicists started desperately trying to find [...]

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After Thanksgiving Feasting Comes The Loafing

By   /  November 27, 2011  /  Rev. Snyder  /   Comments

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Tweet Twenty-four hours ago, I was seated with my family and friends around the Thanksgiving table. Now, I am seated in my chair and cannot move. I won’t say I ate too much yesterday. I did, I just won’t say it. Why is it on Thanksgiving we give ourselves permission to gorge ourselves to the [...]

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WhatCha-Say?

By   /  November 27, 2011  /  WhatCha-Say?  /  Comments Off

Tweet WELL, WELL, WELL…STATE investigators need to set up a permanent office here because we could keep them very busy.   IT’S DISGUSTING THAT WE need the state to come in and investigate what even a blind man can see is at least a little fishy.   LOTS OF LIGHTS HAVE been going out across [...]

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Cartoon obsession is in need of a drastic intervention

By   /  November 27, 2011  /  Brett Buckner, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Speeding down the freeway, I drove with one hand on the steering wheel – my eyes trained on the rearview mirror and watching the DVD screen – while my other hand groped in the backseat for the tiny fast-forward button. If people think texting and driving is dangerous, they should see what parents of [...]

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The nature of Thanksgiving

By   /  November 25, 2011  /  Rev. Hood  /  Comments Off

Tweet     What is Thanksgiving? The other day I was invited to my wife’s class at Albany High School as she held the 4th annual International Thanksgiving Feast. Being language learners from such countries as El Salvador, Mexico, and China, they were asked about what they knew about Thanksgiving. Being that they were from [...]

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SCREWED UP!

By   /  November 25, 2011  /  Government, News  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Candidates allege that election officials screwed up and now voters are paying the price Written by Tom Knighton   It would be easy to say that Ward II was a mess, but candidate Melissa Strother and former candidate Cheryl Calhoun might take exception to the use of the past tense.  In their minds, it’s [...]

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Dougherty County Jail Inmate List Nov. 17- Nov. 24

By   /  November 25, 2011  /  Crime, Dougherty County Jail Inmate List, Dougherty County Jail List, News  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Adams, Enola Leighann, Nov. 19, simple battery Amburn, Lucius Mckinley III, Nov. 20, dui-alcohol / less safe, headlights required Ashberry, Roderica Takeria, Nov. 18, computer theft Askew, Joseph Richard, Nov. 22, bond revoked Baisden, Daryll Marquette, Nov. 17, suspended dl 1st offense Barnes, Richard Dewayne, Nov. 18, weekend prisoner Bass, Dempsey Reynardlo, Nov. 19, [...]

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