Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'Albany'
Latest

News report shows something must be done

By   /  November 22, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tom Knighton 2

Tweet The other day, WFXL reported some of the relatively high incomes currently living in public housing.  Officials claim that those individuals with such incomes didn’t have that high of an income when they first moved into public housing, though now they do and those same officials claim there’s not really anything they can do [...]

Read More →
Latest

FEDERAL ARREST AND SEARCH WARRANTS SERVED IN ALBANY AND DAWSON, GEORGIA

By   /  November 13, 2013  /  Press Releases, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Special to te Journal Michael J. Moore, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announced that law enforcement officials with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Georgia State Patrol (GSP) Post 40, Albany Probation, and Albany Police Department served federal arrest warrants in Albany and Dawson, [...]

Read More →
Latest

Things To Do Downtown This Week

By   /  August 8, 2013  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Thursday, August 8th – 10am Taco Truck Thursday at the Flint RiverQuarium. Stop by the FRQ Parking lot for some amazing tacos from the “Taco Truck”. 10am-2pm Friday, August 9th – 10am Food Truck Friday! Stop by the RiverQuarium Parking lot for some amazing tacos from the “Taco Truck” 11am-3pm.

Read More →
Latest

The real problem with Albany

By   /  March 14, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tom Knighton 2

Tweet Albany is a city of many problems.  Yes, I make my living pointing most of those out.  Yes, I blast the City Commission, County Commission, and the School Board with equal regularity.  However, the real problem with Albany is something that the government can’t really do a whole heck of a lot about. Much [...]

Read More →
Latest

Churches, crime, just doesn’t add up

By   /  November 13, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tom Knighton 2

Tweet Albany may well be known for two things we have an inordinate amount of, and those are both churches and crime.  We have a lot of places to commune with the Almighty, and we have plenty of people in this town who think nothing of taking what you have.  Somehow, that just doesn’t make [...]

Read More →
Latest

Racism still exists, just in a different form

By   /  October 22, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tom Knighton 2

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.

Read More →
Latest

State parties ignore South Georgia

By   /  October 19, 2012  /  Opinion, Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tom Knighton 2

Tweet There’s been a perception that Atlanta folks, particularly political Atlanta folks, could care less about South Georgia. Now that we know who will serve as electors from the Republican and Democratic parties, there’s even more reason for folks from Albany to feel that way. Both parties seem to stop their search for electors somewhere [...]

Read More →
Latest

Metro Albany’s jobless rate rises to 10.5 percent in July

By   /  August 23, 2012  /  Government  /  Comments Off

Georgia Unemployment

Tweet Staff Reports Atlanta, Ga.  – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Albany rose to 10.5 percent in July, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 10.3 percent in June. The rate was 10.9 percent in July 2011. The rate increased because the labor grew by 90 [...]

Read More →
Latest

Another take on Lon’s column

By   /  April 24, 2012  /  Outlook  /  Comments Off

tomknighton-206x300

Tweet     Lon McNeil certainly stirred up something with his column two weeks ago where he asked if Albany’s problem was Leesburg.  Here at the Journal offices, we have received a significant amount of communication from folks regarding that column. It’s seemed that no matter where I go, as soon as people find out [...]

Read More →
Latest

Cartoon

By   /  April 23, 2012  /  Cartoon  /  Comments Off

18APR2012Cartoon

Tweet

Read More →
SEO Powered by Platinum SEO from Techblissonline