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YMCA Hosts Twilight Walk/Run and Outdoor Family Movie

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Tweet The Albany Area YMCA invites the public to come out for a family event on October 20 at the YMCA Sports Park, 4508 Gillionville Road. The night begins with a family walk or run on the Y’s illuminated walking trail around the complex. After the walk/run, families are invited to enjoy a picnic while [...]

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Margie Brooks Denson

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Tweet Margie Brooks Denson, 88, of Athens, GA formerly of Albany, GA died Sunday, September 30, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospice House, Bogart, GA. Graveside funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 1:00 PM at Crown Hill Mausoleum. Rev. Bobby Moye will officiate.

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October Is National Book Month

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Tweet Celebrate With Us As The Carter Library Welcomes Five Authors   Atlanta, GA. – The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library celebrates National Book Month with five author programs. All of these readings and book signings are free and open to the public.

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The Quit Smoking Express

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Tweet By Carole Anzoletti  The Queen stands at the end of a long deserted hallway. Dressed in a white gauze, She stares at you from in front of a wall of white tiled porcelain. The smell of alcohol, detergent and death hang thickly in the air. All you want to do is take a deep [...]

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Albany Movie Guy

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Tweet   In 2010 when ‘The Expendables’ came out in the theaters it was a homage to the cinema of 1980’s action movies where the plot and characterization were thin and the action and explosions were mighty. ‘The Expendables 2’ is a worthy follow up bringing back all of the actors (minus Mickey Rourke….) and [...]

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Swamp Gravy to Celebrate Its 20th Anniversary This Month

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Tweet Georgia’s Official Folk Life Play has been stirring up a town’s history for two decades, bringing with it fresh faces and community talent. Staff Reports  The Colquitt-Miller Arts Council announces Swamp Gravy’s twentieth anniversary production, Swamp Gravy: Live and Learn, written by local playwright and former cast member Will Murdock. This year’s production is [...]

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Jessie Paul McLauchlin, Jr.

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Tweet Jessie Paul McLauchlin, Jr., 80, of Albany, GA, died Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Wynfield Park Health and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:00 PM at Zion Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Crisp County, GA. Dr. Ronald R. Baxley will officiate.

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Kids up in arms about lunches

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Tweet   Kids throughout the nation are up in arms about the new school lunch standards that limit lunches to just 850 calories. I understand why they’re upset too. Many of them are complaining about being hungry by the end of the day. Athletes talk about being unable to properly function on what fuel they’ve [...]

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Susan Gayle Reed

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Tweet Susan Gayle Reed, 56, of Leary, GA, died September 30, 2012 at Willson Hospice House. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 2:00 PM at Mathews Funeral Home. Tom Shanker and Chris Kendrick will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service.   A native of Gary, IN, born to Ronald and [...]

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Catherine E. Willis Spillers

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Tweet Catherine E. Willis Spillers, 71, of Leesburg, GA, died Friday, September 28, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Graveside funeral services were held Monday at 10:00 AM at the Leesburg Cemetery. Rev. Steve Williams and Rev. Greg Ware  officiated.   A native of Albany, GA, born to the late Louise and Jefferson Davis Willis, Mrs. [...]

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