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The disposable culture

By   /  June 26, 2012  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tom Knighton

Tweet     For all the talk in some circles about a culture war, many people don’t really understand that.  I’ll be honest, I have only a vague understanding of what some people mean by “culture war”.  However, there is a way I describe our culture and I think does deserve a war against: Our [...]

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VINTAGE ALBANY-A History Timeline Part Two

By   /  June 26, 2012  /  News, Vintage Albany  /   Comments

Walter Brennan and Brandon De Wilde on the set of Goodbye My Lady 1956(1)

Tweet Actors Walter Brennan and Brandon De Wilde on the set of Goodbye My Lady taken in 1956. The film was made in the Albany area and was about a boy and his Basenji dog named Lady. NOTE: Much of the material for the following timeline came from History and Reminiscences of Dougherty County Georgia, [...]

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Cartoon

By   /  June 25, 2012  /  Cartoon, News  /   Comments

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A little something for a summer wedding

By   /  June 24, 2012  /  In The Kitchen, IN THE KITCHEN WITH ELAINE  /  Comments Off

Tweet     June has traditionally been a wedding month. That has changed for us in the flower business in the past few years. I don’t know if it is because it is to oppressively hot in the south in the summer or trends are changing. Spring and Fall are becoming more popular. I find [...]

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WhatCha-Say Albany?

By   /  June 24, 2012  /  WhatCha-Say?  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Albany, Dalton and Rome, Ga are the only cities listed for Georgia as still in a recession.       I hope they emphasize to the attendees of the T-SPLOST meeting that all will be paying including them. I haven’t heard the usual wailing and gnashing of teeth about how such taxes normally [...]

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Teens are confusing

By   /  June 24, 2012  /  Brett Buckner, Opinion  /  Comments Off

Brett Buckner

Tweet     Like the teenagers we struggle to raise, parents are never satisfied. We complain because they ignore us, disconnect from us, roll their eyes when we speak, act like we were born in the Stone Ages and are generally as about as pleasant to hang around as a bag full of angry badgers. [...]

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Internet Doomsday, July 9

By   /  June 24, 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   Internet Doomsday!  DCWG! What’s all the fuss?  This week’s question comes from a retired high school principal who wants to know if DCWG is legit.  Yes it is and a very helpful site to help you determine if you are part of the DNS Changer Trojan infection that is in the news and [...]

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An Ode to an Outhouse

By   /  June 23, 2012  /  Bill Waller, Opinion  /   Comments

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Tweet     In 1992 the EPA mandated that toilets have high efficiency standards.  I think that is about the time that my trouble with indoor plumbing began. I grew up in a home that was built in the 1970s.  One flush and BAM…the job was done!  I have not had the same experience with [...]

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Allen speaks to Kiwanis

By   /  June 23, 2012  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     Written by David Shivers A week after an appearance by Congressman Sanford Bishop, the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County greeted one of his potential opponents in the November General Election. Rick Allen, owner of a successful medical supply company in Columbus, is vying with Ken DeLoach and John House in the July [...]

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Just Do It

By   /  June 23, 2012  /  Doug Rea, Faith  /  Comments Off

Tweet     My cheesy and ripped-off title comes from a thought I had while reading in the book of Numbers. “Eleazar son of Aaron the priest will be responsible for the oil of the lampstand, the fragrant incense, the daily grain offering, and the anointing oil. In fact, Eleazar will be responsible for the [...]

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