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Dougherty County Jail Inmate List Dec. 22 – Dec. 29

By   /  December 30, 2011  /  Dougherty County Jail Inmate List, Dougherty County Jail List  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Adams, Tarrum Gerrom, Dec. 28, theft by deception (6 counts) Albert, James Douglas III, Dec. 23, possession of a schedule II controlled substance Allen, Travis Shantele, Dec. 27, simple battery Arnold, Vanessa Lashelle, Dec. 23, driving while license suspended/revoked Barnes, William Earl, Dec. 24, disorderly conduct, general, open container (po) Barney, Yulante, Dec. [...]

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Cheating found on CRCT

By   /  December 28, 2011  /  Jim Wilcox, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Written by Jim Wilcox, general manager of WALB.     Well the report is in and we all now know there was not only cheating on Dougherty County CRCT tests…there was wide-spread cheating. Long before the governor appointed special investigators to set up shop in town to get to the bottom of the test [...]

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By   /  December 28, 2011  /  Cartoon  /  Comments Off

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WhatCha-Say?

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

Tweet WHY ARE THE DUGGARS getting blasted for taking memorial pictures of their lost unborn child by pro-lifers? I so do not get this. First I see nothing wrong or morbid, second is it not the pro-lifers that define life at conception? So what is wrong with a photo tribute for a lost baby that [...]

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It’s not a wonderful life anymore

By   /  December 27, 2011  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Why is it that everything being broadcast regarding the sale of Palmyra to Phoebe is being seen through rose colored glasses?   It’s not all rainbows and unicorns; not by a long shot.  There are people that will lose their jobs; there’s a community that will lose their choice.  And there’s a transaction [...]

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Christmas and Heavy Metal

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

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Tweet Brett Buckner is an award-winning freelance newspaper/magazine writer who was raised in Albany.   We’ve named the elf Dio. Well, to be honest, I named the elf Dio, believing the other names that were batted around were terribly boring. Jellybean suggested “Dora,” “Boots,” “CaCa,” and something that sounded suspiciously like “Slovenly.” My Lovely Wife [...]

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Fighting To Stop Cancer in Southwest Georgia

By   /  December 27, 2011  /  Health  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     Written by Walter Johnson   As 2011 draws closer to its end, two organizations dedicated to fighting cancer in Albany and southwest Georgia are looking forward to 2012. Southwest Georgia Cancer Coalition President and CEO Diane Fletcher said she took her current job to help reduce cancer rates in the region. “I [...]

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Breathe new life on to EDC

By   /  December 26, 2011  /  Outlook  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Now that we know who our next mayor is, and I’ve addressed her directly (see last week’s Outlook), it’s time to address the city leaders as a whole.  You see, our economy sucks.  I could sugar coat it in such a way that sounds less offensive as a whole, but that just wouldn’t [...]

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ASU’s Gaskins named Division II national defensive player of the year

By   /  December 26, 2011  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Written by Edythe Bradley   Albany State University linebacker Jamarkus Gaskins has picked up more post-season honors. Gaskins highlights the Daktronics All-America team, which was announced by the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America. In addition to first-team honors, Gaskins earned the Ron Lenz Division II National Defensive Player of the Year [...]

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Region 1 AAA All Region Team 2011

By   /  December 25, 2011  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

Tweet Player of the Year Terrell Cason Cairo High School Co Offensive Player of the year Steven Bench Cairo High School Co Offensive Player of the year Charles Stafford Monroe High School Defensive Player of the year Christopher Green Westover High School Coach of the year Tom Fallaw Cairo High School Region 1 AAA Offensive [...]

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