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Jellybean and The Book of Norman

By   /  October 22, 2012  /  Brett Buckner  /   Comments

Brett Buckner

Tweet By Brett Buckner The dude sitting outside the pizza place looked befuddled when he saw me and Jellybean coming. We weren’t dressed weird or anything; I was wearing the corporate uniform of a short-sleeved dress shirt and khaki Dockers, and Jellybean was wearing a flowery dress. Rather, it was what Jellybean bellowed when she [...]

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Charter Schools Give Students Opportunities

By   /  October 22, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet By Jan Jones- As a mother of four children currently enrolled in or graduates of Fulton County Schools, I care deeply about public education in my community and Georgia. I know public education changes lives by giving young people opportunities to fulfill their potential and achieve the American dream.

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ASU College of Business Hosts Lecture Series

By   /  October 22, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet  The Albany State University College of Business students and faculty are taking advantage of a partnership between the National Urban League, corporate sponsors, Cocoa Cola, UPS, Walmart, Johnson and Johnson and government agencies, the CIA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service to tap into the wisdom of executives who understand organizational trends. The [...]

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Creativity Night at the Gifted Center

By   /  October 22, 2012  /  Community, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Gifted L.I.F.E. Lab students in grades 1-5, along with their parents, participated in Creativity Night held at the Gifted Center on September 25. L.I.F.E. Lab gifted teachers, including teachers seeking their gifted endorsement, took part in the event. Creativity Night was a fun-filled evening of hands-on, challenging, and creative activities for those attending.

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Southside FFA Chapter Wins Multiple Awards at State Fair

By   /  October 22, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet   Members of the Southside Middle School Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter attended the 2012 FFA Day at the Georgia National Fair on October 9 in Perry. FFA Day is designed for students in grades 6-9 to learn more about FFA and agricultural education. Several Southside FFA students participated in various competitive events. [...]

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Loudmouth Golf Jr. Open at Patriots Pt.

By   /  October 22, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Josh Crews

Tweet   (Jacksonville, FL) — For the second week in a row the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour traveled to South Carolina to host the Loudmouth Golf Junior Open at Patriots Point.  This weekend the tournament was held at Patriots Point Links in Mount Pleasant, otherwise known as the home of the College of Charleston.  With [...]

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David Staples For Public Service Commission

By   /  October 22, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet  When deciding between voting for an incumbent and a challenger, I generally opt for the opposite of the “throw all the bums out” mentality. Public service is often a thankless job these days. It is easy to Monday morning quarterback and second guess complex policy decisions as if it were a sport. Generally, if [...]

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Racism still exists, just in a different form

By   /  October 22, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet  Oh, racism. Oh how it has scarred the epidermis of Albany. Fifty years after the Civil Rights Movement sought equality for all, we see more and more evidence that the racism is still holding strong. The problem is, a great deal of it is from those who were once the target of such hatred.

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Police seek shooters

By   /  October 22, 2012  /  Crime  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports Off duty police shut down the G.V.B. Event Center at 11:30 last night after a fight broke out inside the club.  A short time later, a group of men got into a car and left, but not before firing shots at three men outside of the building.

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FLINT RIVER CLEANUP

By   /  October 22, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Keep Albany Dougherty Beautiful (KADB) announces its annual Rivers Alive cleanup along the Flint River. Rivers Alive is a program sponsored by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Environmental Protection Division, and the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation (KGBF), on Saturday, October 27.

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