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Obituaries

By   /  April 30, 2012  /  Obituaries  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Narindra Nath Lakhanpal Narindra Nath Lakhanpal, known to almost everyone as “Paul”, passed away in peace on April 28, 2012 in Albany. The son of Hari Datt and Satyavati Sharma, he was born January 12, 1932, in Sujanpur, India. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 48 years Anand [...]

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Let’s give Jellybean something to talk about

By   /  April 30, 2012  /  Brett Buckner, Opinion  /  Comments Off

Brett Buckner

Tweet       It’s important for a father to bond with his daughter. It takes time and effort, finding not only mutual interests but also forging new levels of compatibility. It’s not necessarily natural, but the benefits will be played out for years and years to come. These building blocks, like the foundational stones [...]

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WhatCha-Say?

By   /  April 30, 2012  /  WhatCha-Say?  /  Comments Off

Tweet     THERE IS ENTERTAINMENT here. The entertainment is usually provided by the dysfunctional cast of characters currently occupying seats on the DoCo BOE, City Commission and a few other places around our fair city.     WE NEED TO non-renew the contracts and wash them out of the system. If DCSS won’t renew, [...]

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Poor Jud is daid

By   /  April 29, 2012  /  Geek Speak  /  Comments Off

Written by Jim Hall. Email your questions to geekspeak@mchsi.com . You can find Jim online at HallsTrainingSolutions.com

Tweet “Poor Jud is daid… Poor Jud Fry is daid… All gather round his coffin now and cry.… He had a heart of gold.… And he wasn’t very old.… Oh why did sich a feller have to die?”   My apologies to the writers of “Oklahoma”!  I was reminded of this poignant and comical eulogy [...]

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DC golf blows away the competition in windy conference championship

By   /  April 29, 2012  /  News, Sports  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Written by David Mann   4/23/2012 (ALBANY) – In a three-day tournament that began with perfect conditions Friday, endured heavy rains Saturday, and ended with extreme winds on Sunday, Darton golf proved that it is the best program in the conference - for the 11th consecutive year. Darton totaled 866 strokes, which was 40 [...]

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Grilling Weather

By   /  April 29, 2012  /  In The Kitchen, IN THE KITCHEN WITH ELAINE  /  Comments Off

Tweet     We have had the best weather lately. Cool mornings and evenings. Rick and I have been enjoying our porch swing and the great weather. While the bugs are not so bad, and the heat hasn’t set in, it’s a great time for grilling. Fire up the charcoal grill or turn on the [...]

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DCSS Students Place at State Science Fair

By   /  April 29, 2012  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Tweet   Special to the Journal   The Georgia Science and Engineering Fair is the state’s ultimate venue for displaying the science and engineering research of Georgia’s middle and high school students. An invitation to compete at the Fair is the result of a string of achievements. All schools in the state are encouraged to [...]

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VINTAGE ALBANY: AFD Chief D.W. Brosnan

By   /  April 29, 2012  /  News, Vintage Albany  /   Comments

Vintage Albany Brosnan

Tweet     AFD Chief D.W. “Bill” Brosnan circa 1920 or earlier   According to the City of Albany’s own website, D. W. “Bill” Brosnan became Albany’s fire chief on November 11, 1911. He became the most famous fire chief in all of Albany’s history and held the position for forty years. Brosnan was well [...]

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What if I’ve Blown It?

By   /  April 28, 2012  /  Doug Rea, Faith  /  Comments Off

Doug Rea

Tweet     Sometimes we just “blow” it.  There’s the  car you shouldn’t have purchased or the job you should have taken.  Perhaps for you its a relation that ended before its time, or an error in judgment that cost you dearly. We all have those, “What was I thinking,” events that have tripped us [...]

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What is truth?

By   /  April 28, 2012  /  Faith, Rev. Hood  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Suspended. Put in timeout. What are we going to do with this trouble-maker? If we ignore him long enough, he will just fall through the cracks and we won’t have to think about him anymore. We could, however, consider his side of the story. Is he telling the truth? “Jesus answered, ‘You [...]

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