News for Saturday, May 14, 2011


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Day 3 of TPC nearly a total wash

The biggest move of a lackluster, rain-shortened Day 3 of The Players Championship saw U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell surge into a tie for the lead with Nick Watney.

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Whispers everywhere that Thrashers leaving Atlanta, heading to Winnipeg

If you believe the reports, the financially-struggling, NHL cellar dweller Atlanta Thrashers have one foot out the door of the Peach State.

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GISA STATE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Westwood back in Class A Final Four for first time since 2008

The Wildcats make it a clean sweep of Thomas Jefferson in the Elite 8 round of the GISA Class A state baseball tournament Saturday in Louisville, winning Game 2, 5-4, to advance to the Final Four.

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For the third year in a row, the Monroe girls track & field team are the queens of Georgia's Class AAA as the Lady Tornadoes literally run away from the field on the final day of the meet.

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On the Job with Gene Kirk

Danny Carter holds a Q&A with Gene Kirk, owner of Breakaway Cycles in Albany.- Danny Carter, managing editor

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Streetscape project has Lee County buzzing

A proposed beautification project could give downtown Leesburg a much needed facelift.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

Solar power meeting set

A solar power conference is scheduled for Tuesday in Albany.

Kitchen inspections May 15, 2011

Kitchen inspections for Dougherty County.

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Special Olympics festival a real hit in Lee County

To raise money in support of the Special Olympics Georgia the Lee County Sheriff's Office holds a special festival.

Echols: Confront nuclear waste disposal

Nearly 2,500 tons of used fuel rods sit on site at Hatch, Vogtle nuke plants.