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WhaCha-Say

By   /  July 30, 2012  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

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Tweet Do you ever wonder what people/companies that are considering a move to Albany think when they read an article like this in the AJC, or any other paper for that matter. The comments certainly add to the perception that Albany is not a place anyone wants to be if they have any choice in [...]

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Donald Drew (Don) Windham

By   /  July 30, 2012  /  Obituaries  /  Comments Off

Tweet , 58 of Alachua Ln. in Lee County died July 28, 2012 at Phoebe Putney memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Tuesday 2 PM at Kimbrell-Stern. Rev. Bobby Moye officiating. Interment will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.

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VINTAGE ALBANY-Chautauqua

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Vintage Albany Chataqua and Bohumir Kryl and Band

Tweet   Top Left: This postcard was mailed from Albany on May 18, 1914. It announced that the famed bandleader, Bohumir Kryl, would be appearing at the Chautauqua in Albany the following week. Kryl was a well known sculptor, art collector, financial executive and he played both the violin and the cornet. Kryl toured with [...]

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Floyce D. Griffin

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Tweet Floyce D. Griffin, 93, of Albany, GA, died Thursday, July 26, 2012 at her residence.  Funeral services were held Monday at 2:00 PM at Westview Baptist Church.  Rev. Bobby Moye will officiate.  Interment will follow in Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery.  Her grandsons will serve as active pallbearers.

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Othorus M. Rogers

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Tweet   Othorus M. Rogers, 85, of Albany, GA, died Thursday, July 26, 2012 at his residence.  Graveside funeral services will be held Monday at 11:30 AM at Crown Hill Cemetery.  Rev. Bobby Moye will officiate. The American Legion Post # 30 will conduct Military Honors.

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When Summer Vegetables are Abundant

By   /  July 30, 2012  /  IN THE KITCHEN WITH ELAINE  /  Comments Off

Tweet I’ve been reminiscing about picking vegetables in the summer. I grew up living part of my life on the farm. There was usually corn, peas, okra, butterbeans, squash, etc. to pick. Then after they were picked, the peas and butterbeans had to be shelled and corn had to be shucked – that was an [...]

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Announcement

By   /  July 30, 2012  /  News  /   Comments

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Tweet The Albany Journal regrets to announce that, due to circumstances beyond our control, we will not be able to print a newspaper this week.  Please stand by for further announcements.

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Kiwanis Club donates for families of wounded Special Ops troops

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Tweet The Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County on July 23 made a $500 donation to “Operation One Voice.” Designed by police officers and firefighters, Operation One Voice is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to raising funds and awareness for the financial needs of the children and families of wounded and fallen Special Operations Forces soldiers, the [...]

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‘No’ to more taxation

By   /  July 30, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   As far as taxes go, I’m generally in favor of sales taxes.  They have the benefit of being a bit fairer as well as being easier to not have to pay.  That makes them more voluntary than other forms of taxation.  However, I’m urging voters to vote against the T-SPLOST referendum on our [...]

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