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THEATRE ALBANY SETS AUDITIONS FOR HOLIDAY PRODUCTION

By   /  October 5, 2012  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Albany, Ga. – Artistic Director Mark Costello has announced that Theatre Albany will conduct auditions for its Holiday production of The Little Town of Christmas Sunday, October 14. Auditions will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. for children from ages 7 to 12; and at 3 p.m. for adults and teen-agers.  Auditions will be held [...]

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Be careful with the word ‘friend’

By   /  October 5, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Normally, I talk about local politics. Sometimes, I bring up events or groups that I think can bring about a positive impact here in Albany. Today, I’m going to depart from that a bit. Today, I’m going to talk about how we all should be careful with those we label as a friend.

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James Martin Apperson

By   /  October 5, 2012  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

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Tweet   James Martin Apperson, 83, of Albany, GA died Friday, October 05, 2012 at Willson Hospice House. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:00 PM at Liberty Parkway Church of God. Rev. W.A. Bingham and Rev. Ralph Horne will officiate. Interment will follow in Oakridge Cemetery, Tifton, GA. Pallbearers will be Tommy Perry, [...]

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BISHOP WELCOMES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE’S PRELIMINARY DECISION TO TERMINATE TOMATO ANTIDUMPING INVESTIGATION

By   /  October 5, 2012  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, welcomed notification of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s preliminary decision to terminate an antidumping investigation that has hurt U.S. tomato growers. In a July 2012 [...]

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Miller County School Board

By   /  October 5, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet The Miller County School Board is the latest of several boards in South Georgia to draw the attention of the Governor. After hearing that members threatened to fire employees and hurled curse words at one another in meetings, Governor Nathan Deal took drastic steps.

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Easter Seals Heels & Wheels Duathlon Challenge

By   /  October 5, 2012  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Easter Seals hosts second annual Duathlon benefiting Megan’s House      (ALBANY, GA)- Easter Seals hosted its second annual Heels & Wheels Duathlon Challenge on Saturday, Sept. 29th at the YMCA’s Sports Park. The race consisted of a two mile run, an 11 mile bike ride, followed by another two mile run. The event [...]

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Hometown Heroes

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Tweet Army Pvt. Shaneka N. Mack has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

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BISHOP DEMANDS ANSWERS REGARDING ALBANY POST OFFICE CLOSURE

By   /  October 5, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet ALBANY, GA – Thursday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) sent a letter to U.S. Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe expressing his concern about the imminent closing of the Broad Avenue Post Office in Albany, Georgia. In the letter, Congressman Bishop requested to be provided with the financial justifications behind this decision, the plans [...]

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Dougherty County Jail List

By   /  October 5, 2012  /  Dougherty County Jail List  /   Comments

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Tweet  Allen, Anthony Stephen , 9/28/2012, COURT ORDER SENTENCE, PROB VIOLATION Allen, Malcolm Jamaal , 9/27/2012, POSSESSION OF MARIJ (1 OZ 1ST OFFENSE) Anderson, Ricardo Scott , 9/27/2012, INTERFER W/POLICE

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Olens On Separating Governing And Campaigning

By   /  October 5, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet  In a day where the political world was focused on the first of the Presidential debates, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens still managed to make some news. Olens released a legal opinion instructing local school boards that they do not have the legal authority to spend money and utilize other resources campaigning for or [...]

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