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In politics, Facebook’s ‘community standards’ a weapon

By   /  September 24, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet They say that there are three things you never talk about in polite company: Politics, religion, and money.  Three issues that are incredibly divisive, and for good reason.  However, social media is hardly “polite company” by any stretch of the imagination.  In particular, there are groups that are primarily for the discussion of politics.  [...]

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The Kattlistt: Looking Back and Looking Forward

By   /  November 13, 2012  /  James Christer Malphrus, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet by James C. Malphrus #NVR here… And I’m running a little late this week. Apologies all around, but let’s get more to the point. Welcome to November in full swing. But the problem with following a month like our last one is that it’s a down swing. Even so, November has many offerings in [...]

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“Like” District Public Health on Facebook for chance to win emergency kit

By   /  September 13, 2012  /  Health  /  Comments Off

Tweet Written by Carolyn Maschke September is National Preparedness Month, and Southwest District Public Health is reminding residents of the four steps to take to be ready for disasters – get a kit, make a plan, be involved and be informed.> “As an incentive to get prepared, Southwest Georgia Public Health District will be giving [...]

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Some thoughts on Heard’s attempted candidacy

By   /  August 13, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /  Comments Off

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Tweet When we learned that Lorenzo Heard had tried to have his name added to the November ballot, many in the area began to scratch their heads.  Heard, who had expressed no public interest in office before, seemed an unlikely independent candidate. He claims that his decision to run was the final result of a [...]

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Vintage Albany

By   /  July 24, 2012  /  Uncategorized, Vintage Albany  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Top left and right the 200 block of Broad Avenue, middle left Court Alley, middle right Washington Street, bottom the 200 block of Pine Avenue. All these buildings and more were razed in the mid 1980′s to make way for the Government Center, the School Administration building, the Federal Courthouse, the Dougherty County Tax [...]

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Welcome to Kattalistt

By   /  July 18, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Hello, I’m #NVR and I am a Kattalistt. I am a member of a local organization acting under the title “The Kattalistt Group”. You may have crossed our logo before, you may have crossed other media that we produced, we have been busy trying to show you who we are. And now we want [...]

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VINTAGE ALBANY- Albany “Firsts”

By   /  April 24, 2012  /  News, Vintage Albany  /   Comments

Vintage Albany Airmail

Tweet     Left first airmail flight December 28, 1911; Upper right Thornwell H. Andrews, of Charlotte, N.C. in the cockpit of a 1911 Curtis biplane. This photo was taken in June of 1932, two years before his death. Lower right; first airmail stamp.      Albany has had many “firsts” over the decades. Journal [...]

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Vintage Albany

By   /  March 4, 2012  /  News, Vintage Albany  /  Comments Off

Vintage Albany Blue Springs

Tweet   This photo is of the Arrington Family get together on July 4, 1915 at Blue Springs in Albany. Blue Springs was originally named Skywater by the native-Americans. It was later named Radium Springs in 1925, around the time the old Casino was built because of trace elements of radium detected in the water. [...]

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Vintage Albany

By   /  February 13, 2012  /  Vintage Albany  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   This is a real photo postcard taken in February 1940 of some of the damage done to businesses along Washington Street. The deadly tornado struck in the early morning hours of February 10. This and many other historic photos can be found on the Facebook group, Vintage Albany.

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all about Facebook

By   /  August 11, 2009  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

Tweet So you e-mail and you “Google”. Many readers tell me that’s all they do with their PCs; but is that all there is? What’s next for the inquiring mind? Dare I say “Social Networking”? What is that all about? It’s away to share information; have fun on line, waste time and even conduct business; [...]

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