News for Saturday, November 28, 2009


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Manhattan Transfer to roll into Thomasville

The multiple award-winning vocal group is celebrating its 40th year of performing is distinct blend of jazz and pop.

Tease photo reports Woods' facial injuries caused by wife during argument over alleged affair

Popular gossip Web site reports a very different account of version of the Woods' story late Saturday night.

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The Woods' deny police request for interview as rumors swirl

Rampant speculation about the going-ons in Tiger Woods' personal life are brought to the surface after he is involved in a bizarre, one-car accident early Friday morning in his private, gated community just outside of Orlando, Fla.

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Americus boys get 1st win under new coach

First-year Americus-Sumter boys basketball coach Michael Coley gets the monkey off his back Saturday night as the Panthers and Coley earn their first win of the season after Coley took over for longtime coach Robert Cotton earlier this year.

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Gators' Tebow goes out a winner vs. FSU; Bowden mulling future

Florida senior Tim Tebow rushes for two touchdowns and throws for three more as arguably one of the most dominant players in college football history plays his final game in The Swamp, capping it with a 37-10 rout of rival FSU.

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Albany Tech men win in rout, while women's game canceled after opponent doesn't show

Wilbur Lake scores 21 points and Justin Wilcox adds 17 as the Albany Tech men's team crushes Sound Doctrine on Saturday, 101-65.

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GEORGIA-GEORGIA TECH NOTEBOOK: Georgia fill-in mascot draws fans' approval

Russ, the half brother of Georgia's recently departed mascot, Uga VII, makes his debut on an interim basis Saturday against Georgia Tech.

Education Notebook

Ethan Fowler takes a look at local high schools and colleges.- Ethan Fowler, education writer

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Albany, Leesburg ready for parades

Leesburg's morning parade will usher in a day of festivity, while Albany's event takes place under the stars.- Cathy Higghins, features writer

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Students enjoy helping Alzheimer's patients

Darton College nursing and psychology students volunteer in Albany Outreach Center's Alzheimer's Caregivers Time Out program.- Ethan Fowler, education writer

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Smart choice?

An Albany couple say they definitely made the smart choice by investing in Smart Cars, a European compact vehicle.- Ricki Barker, staff writer

School system receives grant for AP students

A federal stimulus grant worth $190,000 has been awarded to the Dougherty County School System to add classroom handheld technology at Albany, Monroe and Westover high schools.- Ethan Fowler, education writer

JLA Global may be moving headquarters

A major company may be moving its location in Albany

Terrell Academy wins state; DWS falls short

Terrell Academy wins the GISA Class A state title for the second year in a row, while Deerfield fails to defend its 2008 Class AAA crown.

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Eagles win; Knights fall

Terrell Academy claims its second straight state football title while Deerfield-Windsor School comes up short of a repeat.