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ASU Extends Admissions Deadline

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Tweet AAlbany State University is giving students more time to apply for Spring Semester 2013 admission. Students and parents now have until December 1 to complete the application process.

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Hind named Kiwanian of the Year

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Tweet Kay Hind was honored on November 19 as the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County’s “Kiwanian of the Year.” Hind, who is executive director of the Sowega Council on Aging, is a longtime Kiwanian and Albany resident. She accepted the award badge from Ken Rodd (left), a DoCo club Kiwanian who this year is serving [...]

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Kiwanians learn about Children’s Miracle Network

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Amanda Biery of Children’s Miracle Network Phoebe explains to DoCo Kiwanians how the hospital network benefits children In Southwest Georgia.

Tweet Written by David Shivers Infants born prematurely or with a serious medical condition are in an extremely vulnerable situation and require special care and equipment. When such a situation arises, hospitals in the Children’s Miracle Network are a godsend for worried parents. Albany’s Phoebe Putney Hospital is just such a facility. It is the [...]

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Jerry Al. McCready

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Tweet Mr. Jerry A. “Top” McCready Sr., 62, of Albany died Monday November 19, 2012 at his residence.

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Howell I. Davis

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Tweet Howell I. Davis, Jr., 60, passed away Monday, November 19, 2012 at his residence. Funeral services will be held Wednesday (today) at 4:00PM at Kimbrell-Stern. Interment will follow at Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery.

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City of Albany to Participate in the Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade

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Tweet Albany, Georgia: For over 50 years, cities across Georgia have brought the joy of the holiday season to patients at Georgia’s regional mental health and mental retardation hospitals through the Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade. The program, begun in 1958 by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) in cooperation with then Governor Ernest Vandiver, relies on citizen [...]

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Cavaliers earn Sportsmanship Award, Tucker, Palumbo named to All-Tournament Team

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Tweet ALBANY –The NJCAA awarded the Darton State College Cavaliers with the National Championship Sportsmanship Award and announced sophomores Troy Tucker and Andrew Palumbo as members of the All-Tournament Team, Saturday, at the close of the NJCAA D-1 Men’s National Soccer Championship tournament. “It’s a big honor,” Darton head coach and Southeast District Coach of [...]

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Potential Challengers Looking At Saxby’s Seat

By   /  November 20, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

Tweet National pundits are falling all over themselves trying to establish who will be in the Presidential horse race for 2016.  Meanwhile in Congress, those elected in 2010 are still trying to solve the fiscal cliff before the new year and the class of 2012 take over.  Yet with much remaining to be done, Georgia [...]

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Deaths on Georgia’s roadways potentially on the rise, top highway safety officials warn

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Safe Holidays

Tweet Georgia State Patrol Col. Mark McDonough and Highway Safety Director Harris Blackwood launch “Operation: Safe Holidays” in the hope of stemming the tide. Traffic fatalities in Georgia are expected to rise in Georgia in 2012, marking the first increase in the state’s traffic deaths in more than five years.

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Taking back our rights must begin at home

By   /  November 20, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet Yesterday, I wrote about how vital it is that we defend our Second Amendment rights.  I stand by that, and will continue to stand by it for all the rest of my days.  However, that is only part of what we need to do.  You see, in this nation, we have seen our rights [...]

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