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The Kattlistt: Did you see the ZB5K?

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  James Christer Malphrus  /   Comments

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Tweet By James C. Malphrus #NVR here to tell you about this past weekend and writing from the front lines of Albany’s very own Zombie Apocalypse. For The Kattalistt it all started a week early with our KattaCache 2012, Zombie Survival Training; A Geocache Scavenger Hunt. We are pleased to announce that Janet Slappey won [...]

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Ambassador Andrew Young to hold pre-election talk at ASU

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet The Civil Rights leader who worked alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to galvanize a movement that transformed a nation is coming to Albany State University. Less than a week before this year’s presidential election, ASU will host “America On My Mind: A Conversation with Ambassador Andrew Young”, Thursday, Nov. 1, from 1 p.m. [...]

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Hometown Heroes

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Hometown Heroes  /   Comments

Tweet Air Force Airman Austin O. Bullard graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

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Albany Symphony Association is hosting Dine StewBo’s for the Symphony

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet ALBANY — The Albany Symphony Association is hosting Dine StewBo’s for the Symphony, a progressive four-course dinner party at three local establishments, Sunday at 5:30 pm. It is a fundraising event to benefit the symphony.  StewBo’s for the Symphony will start at Harvest Moon where a Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Toasted Pita Points [...]

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Charter School Amendment Referendum

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet  By: Milt Thomas   Given the many issues that burden the November 6th Election, these clearly are times that truly try voters’ souls. In addition to the antagonistic Presidential Campaign, which ranks high among Georgia interests, another highly charged Georgia debate is waged on behalf of the Charter School Amendment Referendum that will appear on [...]

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Halloween Brings Candy For Kids and Road Safety For All

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Law Enforcement Urge Caution for Trick-or-Treaters and Motorists Alike    (ATLANTA) The pumpkins are carved and the costumes are ready, but one thing the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) wants all Halloween revelers to include in their festivities is safety.

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Albany State Golden Rams, Fort Valley State ‘Cats to battle in annual football classic

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet By Edythe Y. Bradley Two of the biggest rivals in black college football history, the Albany State University Golden Rams and the Fort Valley State University Wildcats, will battle in the biggest black college football game of the year. The Golden Rams and Wildcats will play in the 23rd Annual Fountain City Classic (FCC) [...]

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Arlie Clifford Griffis

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

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Tweet Arlie Clifford Griffis, Sr. 83, died Saturday, October 27, 2012. The memorial service will be held Friday, November 2, 2012 at 3:00APM. Rev. Finbarr Stanton will officiate.

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Public Servants Seek Pay Increases

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet  According to Atlanta Fox5 News’ Justin Gray, an appointed blue ribbon committee to study “fair compensation” has recommended increasing the members of Atlanta’s City Council from just over $39,000 per year to $60,000. The Atlanta Mayor’s salary would be increased from $147,000 to $184,000. The recommendations now go to the council for a vote, [...]

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School Board has apparently lost their mind

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet  Just when I think the brain trust we call a school board can’t do anything dumber, they seem to feel like they just have to prove me wrong. The latest is the suspension of Turner Elementary teacher Tracey Drayton. Drayton’s offense? Slapping a child. Maybe it’s just me, but this is the kind of [...]

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