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Bill Williams is what Lee County needs

By   /  June 28, 2012  /  Opinion  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Editor’s Note: The following is an opinion piece written by Robert Rehberg, a frequent associate of the Journal.  The following is his own opinions and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Albany Journal or its management.   If you want to get my attention, just say two words: “tax increase”.   [...]

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WhatCha-Say Albany?

By   /  June 24, 2012  /  WhatCha-Say?  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Albany, Dalton and Rome, Ga are the only cities listed for Georgia as still in a recession.       I hope they emphasize to the attendees of the T-SPLOST meeting that all will be paying including them. I haven’t heard the usual wailing and gnashing of teeth about how such taxes normally [...]

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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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WhatCha-Say?

By   /  June 19, 2012  /  WhatCha-Say?  /  Comments Off

Tweet     IN ORDER FOR us to get change here locally we need to vote people that actually will do something to downtown and the civic center. Right now that is draining money!   I ALWAYS VOTE. We need better people to vote for too. I wish more people that are capable of holding [...]

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WhatCha-Say?

By   /  May 29, 2012  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

Tweet     THE ONLY COUNTRY station in Albany.  K-Country has no request line, they censor there music, and won’t play “Roll Me Up And Smoke Me When I Die” by Willie Nelson.  What are they afraid of?   THE HOSPITAL AUTHORITY hearing Thursday should be interesting. You guys think the authority really has the [...]

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Letter to the editor: Freeman raise undeserved, unequitable

By   /  June 15, 2011  /  Education, Letter to the editor, Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet It is a bitter irony that the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has awarded Dr, Everette Freeman, President of Albany State University, an extremely large salary increase and has made similar hikes in pay for members of his “inner circle” while the hard-working faculty members of ASU have not received one red [...]

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Whatcha Say, Albany?

By   /  September 3, 2010  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

Tweet DOUGHERTY COUNTY IS IN a sad state when teachers having tattoos becomes an issue, but our poor quality of education is not addressed! Let’s get rid of the bad teachers, not the tattooed teachers. Come on school board members, use your brains for more than something to fill up your skull! Where are our [...]

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