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Obituaries

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Tweet   Caroline Ruby Flack Hamburg, 82 Caroline Ruby Flack Hamburg, 82, of Nottingham Way in Albany died January 31, 2012 at Wynfield Park Nursing Center. Funeral services will be Friday 11:30 AM at Northgate Presbyterian Church.  Rev. Richard Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Memory Gardens. A native of Lyman, Nebraska Mrs. Hamburg [...]

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Darton Players to present “Murder Mystery Hour” on February 10 and 11

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Tweet     Written by Walter L. Johnson II   You’ve heard of “dinner and a movie.”  What about “dinner and a play?” That’s what Darton College will provide on Feb. 10 and 11, when the Darton Players present the Boardwalk Melody Hour Murders dinner theatre on the second floor of the Student Center. Deborah [...]

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Chehaw Celebrates Groundhog Day

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Tweet Official Chehaw prognosticator, Asante the meerkat, will serve as a substitute for the job’s customary species this Groundhog Day. Thursday, Feb. 2, the meerkats will be let loose at 9:30 a.m. to see if they can find their shadows.  If Asante reaches his sentry point without seeing his shadow we can look forward to [...]

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40 Days at the Capitol- Week 2

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Tweet To our readers:   State Senator Buddy Carter (R- Pooler) will be reporting each week during the Legislative Session.  The session began January 9, 2012 and is expected to last until the latter days of March. .   Day 6 (Monday, January 23, 2012):  Although we were not in session last week, as a member [...]

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WhatCha-Say?

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Tweet     DROVE PAST ONE OF the new welcome signs (in the rain) tonight and the freaking sprinklers were on.   GUESS WHO IS MOST likely footing that water bill.   I HAVE BEEN TRYING to get a hearing transcript for my boss (he is an attorney) for months now from Municipal Court and [...]

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I love the Internet

By   /  February 1, 2012  /  Amanda Denton, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   So here I am- sitting, watching/listening to Modern Family, trying to think of a topic of a post (I’m working on one involving my best friend’s hatred of pork but that needs finessing) and I’m stuck. Of course I turn to the internet. I found a list of writing prompts and even though [...]

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Raising teenagers means taking nothing personally

By   /  February 1, 2012  /  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.     I’ll admit to being wounded. Though I’ll never be confused as being overly sensitive in the weepy-power-ballad sort of way, I do have feelings, and they can be easily hurt. Despite what most teenagers think, parents are people too. [...]

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Chamber, CVB shake-up: After the dust settled

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Tweet   Written by Walter L. Johnson II   Almost one full month into 2012, change has come to the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau. Such changes have recently reached the top, as Catherine Glover left her job as President and CEO of the chamber at [...]

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News Release—Road Closing

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Tweet Beginning Thursday, February 2, 2012, the intersection of Lincoln Avenue at Shadowlawn Drive and the 1700 block of Lincoln Avenue will be closed to through traffic from 8:00 A.M. till 5: 00 P.M. The Albany Fire Department will be conducting a controlled burn of a house in this area. Motorists are advised to seek [...]

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