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Hometown Heroes

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Tweet October 24, 2012(FHTNC)–Navy Seaman Recruit Christan A. Castleberry, sister of Jeremy A. Castleberry of Sylvester, Ga., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

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Joe Billy McInvale

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Tweet Joe Billy McInvale, 89, of Cobb,GA died Sunday, October 21, 2012 in Marietta, GA. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 26, 2012 at 12:00 Noon at Kimbrell-Stern. Interment will follow at 2:00PM at Andersonville National Cemetery. Rev. Charlie Bridges will officiate.

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Rebecca Collins Dennis

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Tweet ALBANY ­– Rebecca C. Dennis, 96, of Albany died Sunday, 21 October. Born in Geiger, AL and raised in Colomokee, GA, the eldest child of the late Guy and Elizabeth Collins, she had been a resident of Albany since 1948.

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Albany State Lady Rams basketball teams set to tip-off 2012-13 season in November

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Tweet By Edythe Y Bradley   It’s basketball time and the Albany State University Lady Rams are set to tipoff their 2012-13 season! Head coach Robert Skinner and the Lady Rams have unveiled their schedule and are set to face tough conference and non-conference competition as they compete for the SIAC championship title.

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Jones: Charter Schools Give Students Opportunities

By   /  October 24, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet Editor’s Note: Charlie Harper submitted this column today regarding Amendment 1 on behalf of Georgia’s House Speaker Pro Tem who is the author of the CDharter School Amendment to the Georgia Constitution. Today’s GA Politics column is brought to you by Georgia House Speaker Pro Tem Jan Jones, the author of Georgia’s Charter Schools [...]

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Smithville Chicken Pie Festival, Saturday, Oct. 27

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Tweet The Smithville Chicken Pie Festival will be held in Smithville, Ga.Saturday, October 27,2012. The history of the Chicken Pie Festival is included at the end of this article. The Festival is sponsored by The Smithville Recreation Club.

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Things to do Downtown this week!

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Tweet Wednesday, October 24th – 5pm Wine Down Wednesday at Chill Bar. Mix.Mingle.Unwind. Drink Specials   Wednesday, October 24th – 6:30pm Live Music at the Great American Grill – Hilton Garden Inn. Every Tuesday and Wednesday stop in to the Great American Grill for Local Music, Dinner and Drink Specials.   Friday, October 26th – [...]

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Was settling the best idea?

By   /  October 24, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet  By now, the Albany City Commission has decided to settle with a certain notorious firefighter on a number of lawsuits this person has against the city. The thought process was probably that it was cheaper to settle than to actually fight. In this case though, I’m not so sure that the cheaper alternative was [...]

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Child struck on Westwood Drive

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Tweet Staff Reports Residents on Westwood Drive in Northwest Albany found their commutes to work sidetracked as they encountered multiple police cars and an ambulance early on Tuesday morning after a driver struck a 12 year old child.

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ASU to host student research symposium

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ASU Title III Program Director Connie Leggett and ASU student Danielle Green at last year’s undergraduate research symposium

Tweet ASU senior Breanna Person of Decatur, Georgia is curious about the images of African American women portrayed on television. As a child growing up, she questioned the choices made by directors and producers. “I asked myself ‘why are there no African American women on television who look like me?’” Her interest led to a [...]

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