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CARLTON FLETCHER: Hard work earned Ward III seat for B.J. Fletcher

OPINION: Candidates strategy paid off in landslide victory

B.J. Fletcher won her seat on the Albany City Commission the old fashioned way: She earned it.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Media must share blame for leaders' failures

OPINION: An unbiased media is no longer the norm in 21st-century America

Much of the overall failure of our elected leaders lies at the feet of an unprincipled media.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: 'Brother Larry' Hample has answered God's calling for 25 years

OPINION: Albany Rescue Mission will be recognized with an Albany mayoral proclamation

Larry Hample and the Albany Rescue Mission have served thousands of homeless people over the last 25 years.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Ex-Beatle McCartney's 'New' will draw young fans

Opinion column: Paul McCartney’s latest album is his best in years

Former Beatle Paul McCartney proves he’s no nostalgia act with his stunningly brilliant new album “New.”

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FLETCHER: Free concert springs from community spirit

Opinion Column

Businessman Bo Henry drove by Veterans Park while running some recent errands, and a thought hit him.

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FLETCHER: City, county jeopardize LOST funds

Opinion column

A continuing disagreement between city and county officials threatens the collection of LOST funds for the next decade.

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FLETCHER: As America crumbles, no one is right

Opinion column

As America crumbles, no one is right

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FLETCHER: LOST ruling leaves millions at stake

Opinion column

A ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court on local-option sales tax collections has officials trying to decide what’s next.

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FLETCHER: Heading out on the campaign trail

Opinion column

Local elections may not get the ink of national elections, but most agree they’re even more important.

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FLETCHER: America has become a land of talkers, not doers

Opinion column

Ideology trumps right or wrong in an America that seems to have lost its way.

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FLETCHER: Finding respite along the banks of the Flint River

Opinion column

The majestic Flint River is where Albany's future and past merge.

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FLETCHER: There's no pleasing today's sports fan

Opinion column

Sports have become too big-time to cut coaches and athletes any slack.

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FLETCHER: AFD chief says community made conference

Albany Fire Department personnel are drawing rave reviews for a statewide conference held Sept. 11-14, but fire officials say there’s plenty of praise to go around.

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FLETCHER: This shootout I can survive

Opinion column

Sometimes an overactive imagination can be a dangerous thing.

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FLETCHER: McCartney's 'death' caused near hysteria

Opinion column

The “joke” report of Beatle Paul McCartney’s death in 1969 became a worldwide phenomenon.