News for Saturday, March 27, 2010


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Disney Live! Rockin' Road Show

Disney characters will come to life in the Albany Civic Center next month.

LookingBack March 28

Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. You can contact her at (229) 888-9371 or

Mama can still save my day

The request was for pimento cheese.Homemade.

'Case Study' has astounding results already

Hello Albany. I would like to start off by thanking you for all of the great e-mails that I received last week. It is good to know that this column has begun taking on a life of its own and more importantly, you the reader are getting some benefit from it.

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Clemson to lean on ex-DWS star Young next year

Clemson's NCAA tourney woes continued this year as the Tigers prepare to lose key starters in the offseason and look toward the future in players like Albany native and former DWS star Andre Young.

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Monroe girls dominate Smith and Benson Relays; Bainbridge boys take second

With hopes of defending their GHSA Class AAA state title won a year ago, the Monroe girls made a big statement to that effect Saturday by dominating the Smith and Benson Relays from start to finish at Hugh Mills Stadium.

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Former Southwest Georgia football stars shine in Bulldogs' first scrimmage

During UGA's first scrimmage Saturday, former Seminole County star Bacarri Rambo snags an interception, while Early County's Shawn Williams not only intercepts a pass, he returns it for a 30-yard TD.

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With sandals on, Westover's Ochie mimmicks Vince Carter jam, wins All-Star dunk contest; Pelham's Moore, Bainbridge's Burke win 3-point shootout

Know for his high flying dunks all season, Westover's Onochie Ochie brings that same talent to the table Saturday night when he wins the Deep South All-Star High School Basketball Classic's All-Star dunk contest.

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Led by Dougherty's Williams, Boys South All-Stars drop North

Longtime Dougherty star Arabian Williams shines in his final high school game in Southwest Georgia as the South rocks the North, 87-66, on Saturday night.

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Tiona time

Mitchell County star Tiona Burley drops 16 points and pulls down 15 rebounds to lead the South Team to a 55-52 win Saturday against the North in the 3rd annual Deep South All-Star High School Basketball Classic at Darton.

Dougherty to focus on diabetic foot health

Dr. Glenn Dowling, an Albany podiatrist, will be the speaker at a foot care lecture scheduled for Friday.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

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PLC student's determination inspirational

Lisa Harvey has overcome homelessness, child abuse and other obstacles and is on the verge of earning her high school diploma.Ethan Fowler

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On the Job with Chuck Knight

Danny Carter holds a question-and-answer session with Chuck Knight, CFO of Knight's Appliance Village- Danny Carter, managing editor

Fence becomes a real problem

Danny Carter gives his view of a fence flap in an Albany neighborhood

Kitchen Inspections - Mar. 28, 2010

Results of the latest kitchen inspections by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Office.- Staff Reports

Business Licenses - Mar. 28, 2010

These business licenses recently were issued in Lee County.- Staff Reports

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X-tratainment Inc. is the new scene in Albany

A local entertainment company gets a multinational distribution deal.- Jamal Alexander, Herald intern

Lee, Dougherty fortunes intertwined

After years of enmity, there is a growing cooperative spirit among leaders and businesses in Dougherty and Lee counties.Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

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Night Hunter

Hal Shouse, an avid hunter, turns his passion into a unique business that helps rid area farmland of feral hogs.Joe Bellacomo

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Men walk a mile in her shoes

It is all for fun to support a good cause when more than 90 men put on women's 4-inch, stiletto heels and walk a mile.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Kids snare Easter eggs

Children run to capture candy in plastic eggs while the Easter Bunny hugs every child he can find at an Egg-stravaganza Saturday.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Police/Fire/EMS - Mar. 28, 2010

Albany police respond to at least 44 incidents Friday.- Pete Skiba, staff writer