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Letter to the Editor: Jobs are the issue; our Congressmen just don’t get it.

By   /  December 11, 2013  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet Dear Editor: Americans are floundering until the economy recovers. The economy won’t recover until there are sufficient non-government jobs to employ the masses. There will not be sufficient jobs until we address the issue that caused our job losses in the first place, our inability to compete with the rest of the world. We [...]

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Thank you Albanians

By   /  January 25, 2013  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet I wanted to write to thank fellow Albany residents who generously gave of their time and means to help impact thousands of hurting kids this Christmas. Together we were able to pack over 4,740 shoe boxes—filled with toys, school supplies and basic necessities—for Operation Christmas Child. Our packed shoe box gifts, joined by millions [...]

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Save Charley B’s Letter Writing Campaign

By   /  January 15, 2013  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet Some of us call it home, while others call it a nuisance, but all in all it is a landmark in our community. Many of us grew hearing stories of Charley B’s, while others were told to stay away, but how can you stay away from a “Modern Day Cheers”? Today Charley B’s was [...]

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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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Letter to the editor: Thanks for your support

By   /  August 9, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /  Comments Off

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Tweet We, at the Rick Allen for Congress Campaign, want to thank all the voters who came out in support of us and voted for us in the Primary on July 31. As we have traveled throughout the District from Bibb County in the north, to Grady and Decatur counties in the south, and all [...]

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Letter to the Editor

By   /  July 26, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /  Comments Off

Tweet It is doubtful that America will ever abandon the two party system. Due to that fact, it is the duty of all Americans to understand the gravity of the primaries. Your voice, and your vote matters most at this time. A great deal of the accomplishments of our electorate is vastly unconstitutional. Both political [...]

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Letter to the Editor

By   /  July 26, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /  Comments Off

Tweet I had the pleasure of visiting the Central Library (Downtown Branch) on Monday, July 16, 2012. I was invited by the Children’s Librarian, Erin Hunt, to view the “Paws for Reading Program” that started last month.

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Letters to the Editor

By   /  June 21, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /  Comments Off

Tweet     While I read the papers and watch the news most every day and certainly understand the concerns about crime in Albany and Dougherty County, I would to offer a somewhat differing perspective on your column of June 13.

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Letter to the Editor

By   /  June 14, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet     I admire any man who is a strong enough leader to campaign for the job of Sheriff. Leading an entire county’s law enforcement department is a major undertaking, to say the least. The job he hopes to be elected to requires much more than just being a nice guy, or someone who [...]

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Letter to the Editor

By   /  June 9, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet     I write to identify two errors in the article “Group opposes Palmyra lease”, and to respond to the guest commentary, both of which appeared in The Albany Herald on May 22. I was quoted as saying the members of the Hospital Authority “should have immediately called for the resignation of all top [...]

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