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Daddy to the rescue

By   /  May 28, 2012  /  Brett Buckner, Opinion  /  Comments Off

Brett Buckner

Tweet     It’s the shout heard ‘round the house. The one that makes my skin crawl, not because I don’t wanna help a Jellybean in distress, but rather because … well … I just don’t want to do it. “DAD-E-E-E-E-E! Can you come and wipe me?” Ewwww! Honestly, I thought after we got the [...]

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Let’s make a movie

By   /  May 27, 2012  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

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

Tweet   It’s that time of year again.   Graduations, vacations and lots of weddings mean you’ll want to capture and display those memories for posterity.  This week’s question comes from a reader who wanted to make a slide show or video of her son’s memories to be played at his graduation party.  She wanted software [...]

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VINTAGE ALBANY: Currency

By   /  May 27, 2012  /  Vintage Albany  /   Comments

Vintage Albany Bank Notes

Tweet The top photo is of a $10 banknote issued by The City National Bank of Albany, Georgia in 1929. According to Vintage Albany Member, Alton Allen, one reason banks issued their own currency was because the US government wanted to track how and where money was being spent after the stock market crash of [...]

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So, what is astaxanthin?

By   /  May 26, 2012  /  Nature's Cure, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     If you’re wondering what is astaxanthin, you’re not alone. It’s an odd looking word and little hard to pronounce. However, what it offers your body is an extraordinary number of health benefits ranging from protection from age related macular degeneration to Alzheimer’s and even cancer. In fact, scientists think it may be [...]

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Biker Week

By   /  May 26, 2012  /  Faith, Rev. Hood  /   Comments

Tweet     It was bikers’ week at the Philema Road Baptist Church this past Sunday.  I didn’t count the motorcycles but there looked to be about 30.  One of them was mine.  Some of the riders look the part.  They’ve got the ZZ Top beards and some have a variety of tattoos.  I have [...]

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Southwest Georgia’s jobless rate unchanged at 9.0 percent in April

By   /  May 26, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

Tweet   ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that the preliminary unemployment rate in the Southwest Georgia area was unchanged at 9.0 percent from March to April. The jobless rate in the Southwest Georgia area in April a year ago was 9.5 percent. Metro Athens had the lowest area rate at 6.5 [...]

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Metro Albany’s jobless rate declines to 9.5 percent in April

By   /  May 26, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet     ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Albany declined to 9.5 percent in April to its lowest level since May 2009 when it was 8.9 percent. The rate was 9.6 percent in March and 9.9 percent in April 2011. The rate decreased as [...]

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Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Informs Patients of Incident Related to Patient Information

By   /  May 25, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet (Albany, GA) – Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital (“PPMH”) announced today that on April 9, 2012, it learned from law enforcement that a now former employee improperly accessed patient information with the intent to process fraudulent tax returns.  After completing a through internal investigation, it was determined that some patient names, dates of birth, and [...]

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Ken DeLoach Qualifies as Official Republican Candidate for Georgia’s Second Congressional District Seat

By   /  May 25, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Educator and Minister Ken DeLoach will formally qualify today as a candidate for the Republican nomination to become Georgia’s Second District Congressman. DeLoach sees individual Constitutional rights, energy, national defense and an aggressive reduction in the size and spending of the federal government as important issues that must be faced and dealt [...]

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BISHOP CONGRATULATES AMERICAN IDOL WINNER PHILLIP PHILLIPS

By   /  May 25, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

Tweet   Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement today congratulating Phillip Phillips, a Leesburg, Georgia native and the newest American Idol winner, after last night’s season finale: “I would like to extend my sincerest congratulations to Phillip Phillips on this remarkable accomplishment.  He makes us so proud! “I [...]

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