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Endorsement for the GOP Primary

By   /  February 21, 2012  /  News, Outlook  /   Comments

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Tweet     As we get closer to time for the Georgia GOP Primary, I’ve decided to issue a formal endorsement.  It might not mean a whole lot to some folks, and I have little doubt many of you will disagree, but I’m throwing my support, and my vote, behind Ron Paul. Ron Paul is [...]

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40 Days at the Capitol- Installment 1

By   /  January 19, 2012  /  Politics  /  Comments Off

Tweet   Day 1 (Monday, January 9, 2012): As the second year of our two year term begins, we welcome two new Senators to the Senate.  Senator Mike Crane from Newnan and Senator John Wilkinson from Toccoa have recently been elected in special elections and join us today for their first session. After our regular [...]

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“Same Old Story, Same Old Game”

By   /  January 9, 2012  /  Politics  /  Comments Off

Tweet     By: Ekwueme Obi-Jones   As I sit here this morning drinking my coffee and reading the “Journal” to start my day it amazes me how the Radical Left, the Historic Left, the Typical Left, spins the social issues of the day. While reading the article written by Leon Modeste (December 19, 2011- [...]

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Allen to challenge Bishop

By   /  December 12, 2011  /  Government, News  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Rick Allen explains his reasons in an exclusive announcement interview with The Albany Journal   Written by Tom Knighton   Rick Allen came late to the party.  That was the essential verdict of everyone who looked at the Georgia Second’s Republican primary.  Allen entered the race late and never could catch up with eventual [...]

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The Spice Delima

By   /  November 16, 2011  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet       In September a sheriff’s deputy in Statesboro responded to a call of a young man who had nearly beaten his girlfriend to death with a beer mug after both had ingested the drug spice. While the girlfriend ended up in intensive care with a shattered cheek and eye socket, a plate [...]

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Mayoral candidates state positions

By   /  November 2, 2011  /  Walter L. Johnson II  /   Comments

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Tweet   Written by Walter L. Johnson II   On Tuesday, registered voters will choose between three people to become the next mayor of Albany: restaurant owner B.J. Fletcher, former Ward II city commissioner Dorothy Hubbard, and former state representative John White. While all three candidates recognize the challenges that Albany currently faces, whether it [...]

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BIG MISTAKE: CANDIDATE TO BE DQ’D

By   /  October 25, 2011  /  Government, Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Cheryl Calhoun tried to run against Jon Howard, but was mistakenly put in the race for Ward 2   By Kevin Hogencamp THE ALBANY JOURNAL   Cheryl Calhoun and her husband, Randal, say they tried to set Dougherty County election officials straight: She went to Albany city hall to run against Ward 1 City [...]

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Special Session Ended

By   /  September 7, 2011  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet At 4:31 PM on August 31st, the special session of the Georgia state legislature that began three weeks earlier came to an end. Called by an executive order of Governor Nathan Deal, the special session was necessary to redraw house, senate and congressional district maps as required every ten years after the census is [...]

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Mayoral Candidate B.J. Fletcher Introduces Youth Involvement and Mentoring Initiative

By   /  September 2, 2011  /  Government, News, Politics, Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet PRESS RELEASE Local funding of youth activities in the city has been reduced, cut or eliminated as a result of the economic downturn. Budgets for public services such as libraries, swimming pools, and recreation centers have been impacted the most and are now operated with limited hours of operation. Keeping our young people active [...]

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McCoy Challenging Marietta for Ward 4

By   /  August 29, 2011  /  Government, News, Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports Voters in Albany’s Ward 4 will have a choice on the November ballot as Jason McCoy qualified Tuesday as a candidate for City Commission. McCoy will face first-term incumbent Roger Marietta, who has also qualified. Qualifying for the mayor’s position and three City Commission seats – Wards 1, 4 and 6 — [...]

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