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New Albany Area Arts Council exhibit starts Thursday

Dominick Gheesling photos subject of new exhibit at Albany's Carnegie Library

WayDown, the latest exhibit hosted by the Albany Area Arts Council at the Carnegie Library, begins this week and will feature Valdosta artist Dominick Gheesling.

Jazz group opens First Tuesday Concert Series at ABAC

The Carter/David Project performs Tuesday at the Chapel of All Faiths at ABAC in Tifton

The First Tuesday series, now in its 13th year, features regional professional artists on the first Tuesdays of five months during the year.

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RONDA RICH: Everything works out if you'll let it

THE DIXIE DIVA: Learning to cope is the gift of enduring many trials

If I could go back in time and give the younger me one piece of advice, it would be this: “Minimize the drama. Step over a disappointment and move onward to a new opportunity.”

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JULIE WELLS: No-bean chili an alternative for those not fond of legumes

THE RECIPE BOX: Topping such as shredded cheese or sour cream add some punch to the recipe

Nobody cooks like mama cooks, that is for sure. And in my case, no one can cook like my mother-in-law, Janie Wells.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Develop an effective focus for your landscape

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: An understanding of the outdoor room concept is important in planning

Before you start any projects, a good understanding of what is involved from start to finish is most critical.

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Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Sept. 26, 2014

Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday at Plains church

First Southern Methodist Church will celebrate its 50th anniversary homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. until noon.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: How pastor handles self most important

FAITH: Most important task for church leader

The life and health of a congregation, not to mention the life of the pastor/rabbi, is directly related to the pastor’s ability to relate to self.

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Ok Go to play intimate club show in Atlanta

Ok Go to play Atlanta's Terminal West tonight

Indie rock stalwarts OK Go will bring their multimedia performance to Atlanta’s Terminal West as part of the band’s current national club tour.

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Albany's E.G. Sherman to present paper about Vernon Johns in Memphis.

Association for the Study of African American Life and History will hold its 99th Annual Convention

A professor, pastor and author, Dr. Eugene G. Sherman Jr. will present his paper, “Dr. Vernon Johns: Predecessor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” on Saturday

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Albany Almanac - Sept. 26, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

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HAL BRADY: Everyone needs a bleacher person on their side

FAITH: Encourage from another person can make a world of difference

Quite often, a word of encouragement is the difference between giving up or moving ahead, failure or accomplishment, despair or hope.

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Water, Wings and Wildlife festival set for Saturday at Flint RiverQuarium

Fifth annual wildlife festival set for downtown Albany

It is what officials call a celebration of all creatures great and small whether they are scaly, feathered, slimy or furry. The itinerary for the event will include birds of prey and reptile shows, SCUBA lessons in the RiverQuarium Blue Hole and a puppet show.

Moultrie NAMI hosts local walk

NAMI Walk to benefit Moultire chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness

The Moultrie chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will be hosting its first ever NAMI Walk to raise awareness of and raise funds for the organization’s mission to help those affected by mental illness.

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Albany Almanac - Sept. 25, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Sept. 24-30, 2014

Things to do over the next seven days in Metro Albany and Southwest Georgia

Booking signing today by interior design expert Jennifer Boles; Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul speaks at Albany Civicl Rights Institute's monthly Community Night on Thursday; Theatre Albany opens its "Odd Couple (Female Version)" production Friday; wildlife comes to the Flint RiverQuarium Saturday while Plains celebrates peanuts and Tifton hosts a two-day truck and tractor pull.

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Austin French of 'Rising Star' set to perform at ABAC

It will be the first Tifton performance by Austin French since he competed on the nationally televised competition

Aution French will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 3-4 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The concerts will benefit the college’s Ag Business Club

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JULIE WELLS: Cabbage rolls a healthy dish that's worth the effort

THE RECIPE BOX: Shape doesn't matter, just the flavor

Getting cabbage stuffed and rolled can be a challenge, but the results are worth it.

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LORAN SMITH: Thankful to be a morning person

FEATURES COLUMN: You miss a lot of life when you sleep in

The most pleasant thing about the early morning is that you don’t have to fight any traffic, although the interstates seem to be more crowded than ever with eighteen wheelers.

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RONDA RICH: The American Dream lives on

THE DIXIE DIVA: America, as a land of opportunity, is at her best when the chips are down

When I’m accused of having lost touch with hard-working Americans who have faced misfortune, it’s a stab to the heart because I have long been one of those Americans.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Welcome to the autumn season

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: Fall is a beautiful time of the year

Every landscape garden needs shrubs for structure and good form for all seasons. Colorful fall foliage is often a factor many people link only to trees, but be reminded that shrubs can offer an interesting display of fall colors too.