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Library bid shows there’s nothing wrong with admitting a mistake

By   /  March 6, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet The Dougherty County Library System’s first attempt at getting bids was apparently screwed up.  In Albany and Dougherty County, that’s not all that unusual.  What is unusual is that the library system admitted things were screwed up and rebid the contract.  The result, a potential savings of $300,000.

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Note to county: Get rid of your boards

By   /  December 18, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Dougherty County, as well as the City of Albany, is governed by a commission that appoints various boards that study certain issues in more depth and make decisions.  I’m going to recommend that the Dougherty County commission get rid of them all. After all, if you’re going to buck their decisions, act like you [...]

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Another pastor offers to enter government service

By   /  August 13, 2012  /  Government  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Earlier today, Bishop John Burr volunteered himself to take over the Dougherty County library board should current board chairman Guy Craft opts to resign.  Burr claims that should he become chairman, he believe that he can keep Westtown and Southside libraries open with the current resources.  Burr’s doesn’t appear to have offered the Dougherty [...]

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