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Deerfield’s Davidson Goldsmith selected Dougherty’s Star Student

By   /  February 21, 2011  /  Community, Education, Lifestyle and Entertainment, News, People, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet Deerfield Windsor Star Student Davidson Goldsmith was selected Star Student for Dougherty County on Monday in a luncheon at Chehaw hosted by the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce. Goldsmith choose Janet Guillebeau as his “Star Teacher” for the encouragement and attention she provided him as well as all of her other students. Other star [...]

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Obituary: Bobbie Meyer von Bremen, 73

By   /  February 3, 2011  /  Community, Obituaries, People, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Bobbie L. Kirksey Meyer von Bremen Mrs. Bobbie L. Kirksey Meyer von Bremen, 73, passed away at her home on February 2, 2011.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday February 7, 2011 at Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Leigh Ann Raynor officiating.  Interment will be held at Crown [...]

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RIP Stephen Moncus (memorial fund established)

By   /  August 22, 2010  /  Community, Faith, Obituaries, Rev. Andrew  /   Comments

Tweet Mr. Stephen Foye (Goose) Moncus, 33, of Albany, GA died August 17, 2010 at his residence. Funeral services will be Saturday 10 AM at First Presbyterian Church in Albany. Rev. Garrett Andrew and Rev. Daniel VanCleave officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Stephen has lived in Albany all of his life where he [...]

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Uninsured Albany native asks for help

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  People  /   Comments

Tweet Kay Barber Schwegler Bingaman, pictured here with her husband, Tom, is in need of surgery. A fund-raiser is being conducted in Miller County to raise money for Bingaman’s procedure. An uninsured Albany native, in need of a surgical procedure that could potentially save her life, is reaching out to her community for donations to [...]

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LET FREEDOM SING with Albany Civil Rights Singers

By   /  January 13, 2010  /  People  /   Comments

Tweet Nearly 50 years since the Freedom Singers were formed in Albany by a quartet including Rutha Harris to raise money for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and to inform audiences about grass-roots civil rights advocacy efforts, Ms. Harris and other Albany-area volunteers are still spreading their messages through song. The Freedom Singers, which were [...]

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Local Author Bill Lightle an Albany treasure

By   /  January 11, 2010  /  Jim Finkelstein  /   Comments

Tweet Thirty years ago (!), I was running for public office and a young reporter for the Albany Herald interviewed me. That was back in the days before cable television news (CNN was brand new and not available very many places), before the Internet, before newspapers began going the way of the dinosaur. The reporter [...]

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A man’s daughter

By   /  December 18, 2009  /  Ted Anderson  /   Comments

Tweet Ted Anderson’s wife, Barbara, and daughter, Sherry. What is it about a man’s daughter that makes her so special to him? I was just thinking about that because my daughter came to visit us recently. Let me tell you about her. First of all, my daughter is very attractive and looks like my wife. [...]

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Special Olmpics Bowling 9

By   /  December 9, 2009  /  People  /   Comments

Tweet BOWL OF GOOD FUN Athletes from the Albany Recreation and Parks Department’s Special Olympics program enjoyed a day of bowling at a recent tournament held at the Rose Bowl in Thomasville.

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Welcome “Back”, Carter

By   /  November 6, 2009  /  Business, News  /   Comments

Tweet Albany native and commercial real estate agent Mary Carter has come home, although technically she never left. Carter recently joined the local team at Murray Webb and Associates. Before this “move” she was with Athens-based Thomas Crane Realty. Carter worked for Crane from her home here, and was focused on retail development in the [...]

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International Festival 2009

By   /  October 6, 2009  /  People  /   Comments

Tweet Thousands of people flocked to RiverFront Park on Saturday to attend the second annual International Festival, a production of the Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Downtown Merchants Association. The multicultural affair featured traditional dance, music and costumes from throughout the world, along with puppetteers, clowns, rock climbing, children’s games, exhibitors, and demonstrations [...]

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