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THE DIXIE DIVA: 'Justified' captures the Appalachian South
Here’s what “Justified” does best: It gets the Appalachian South right without reducing us to mockery or ridicule.
THE RECIPE BOX: Overcome your fear of throwing stuff together
A vegetable medley, a sauted onion and Italian diced tomatoes make for a great vegetable bake.
FEATURES COLUMN: The Ugas, if they could talk, would sing Cecelias praises
There is no Hall of Fame for “mothers of mascots,” but if there were, Cecelia would have been a charter member.
The following is a list of events happening in metro Albany and Southwest Georgia this week.
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Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County cancels Eliminate Dance
The Kiwanis club of Dougherty County announced Monday that the organization is cancelling its “Eliminate Dance” which had been scheduled for this Friday night.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Lee County music star will be first to perform on Today show digital-exclsuive format
“The Orange Room,” a social media offshoot of the “Today” program, will feature Phillip Phillips of Lee County performing.
Albany Humane Society to benefit from Artists for Animals event
Area artists have joined together to raise money and awareness for the Albany Humane Society and it’s mission through next week’s Artist’s for Animals benefit.
Emergency preparedness officials encouraging people to be proactive in disaster readiness
Some of the typical disaster kit items might include emergency smart packs containing ponchos, blankets and ready-to-eat meals, purified water, flashlights, glow sticks, first aid items, toiletries, matches, weather radios, medications, infant formula and diapers, important family documents, extra clothing and batteries.
THE OLD ROCKER: Ricky Nelson had biggest advantage of any teen TV actor turned singer
Nelson, 16, introduced his first record, a cover of the Fats Domino hit “I’m Walkin’,“ on the TV show on April 10, 1957. The song quickly climbed to No. 4 on the charts. The flip side, “A Teenager’s Romance,” reached No. 2.
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HISTORY: Stellar but brief were the lives of three music legends.
A look back at September-born musicians, all gone by the age of 30 or younger.
Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Aug. 31-Sept. 8, 2014.
FEATURES COLUMN: Sometimes there's nothing 'butt' trouble a-'head'
Poor guy. The only thing I heard before his mama scooped him up and put him in the backseat of the car was, “I better not hear those words come out of your mouth again, sir. Just wait until we get home.”
A weekly calendar of civic club and organization meetings, reunions, volunteering opportunities, classes and seminars, and other notices.
The Albany Area Community Calendar is a nine-day published Sundays. To have your item included, email email@example.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday before Sunday publication.
HEALTH & FITNESS: Many avoid pull-ups for a single reason — they’re hard
A great thing about pull-ups is you can do them almost anywhere. All you need is a bar or a tree branch that can support your weight and off you go.
Interior design expert Jennifer Boles says the classics can be paired with modern pieces for a fresh, personal look
Jennifer Boles, who has a strong following for her 8-year-old blog Peak of Chic, believes in mixing classic elements into modern decor. She’ll bring her ideas to Albany Sept. 24 at a book signing at Place on the Pointe gieft shop.
Maggie Bridges is representing Southwest Georgia tonight in the Miss America pageant.
Reward money for anonymous tipster program to be raised through Sept. 19 event
Albany Area Crime Stoppers, its website says, is a non-profit community action program that operates on the information given by anonymous citizens. The goal of the program is to collect tips that will result in solving crimes and assist in arrests.