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Andrew College received official notification late last month from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges that the agency has granted their request to begin an associate’s degree program in respiratory therapy.

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An actor with close ties to Lee County talks about the new Black Panther movie and how his role in the blockbuster film has marked a crucial point in his career.

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PART III in a series on Black History: The new film Black Panther is a long-awaited film steeped in history and afro-futurism. It is already projected to break attendance records while creating a buzz throughout the film industry and the black community.

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A crowd gathered at the old Mount Zion Baptist Church on Monday to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s memory, first with a short presentation, then with a historic walk and finally by the symbolic passing of the torch of King’s dream on to a new generation.

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A special ceremony was held at the Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany Chapel on Wednesday to remember and honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

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The annual Gram Parsons Guitar Pull tribute festival is returning to Waycross for its 20th anniversary September 29-30 in celebration of the life and songs of Parsons, a flamboyant singer-songwriter who grew up in the rural south Georgia town and went on to make an idelible mark on the world with his patented brand of Cosmic American Music, a mix of rock, folk and country.

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After a brief summer break, the Freedom Singers, led by orgininal member Rutha Harris, return to Albany’s Civil Rights Institute with performances on the second Saturday of each month starting Saturday.

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Eighties rock/pop icons Huey Lewis and the News played to a large crowd at Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta during the park’s summer concert series, proving that the group, after 37 years, is still tuned in to the heart of rock ‘n’ roll.

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Comedy superstar Jeff Foxworthy has teamed up with local boutique marketing agency Chatterbox for an evening of laughs at the Albany Municipal Auditorium on March 19 to benefit storm victims.

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The Salvation Army took to the streets shortly after Sunday’s tornado with its disaster relief vehicle. Going into an environment where there are building checks, tarps on roofs, scattered debris and trees everywhere the eye can see, the organization was out along with utility trucks, volunteer groups and law enforcement to assist in the relief effort.

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As thousands of Albany area residents work to regain some sort of normalcy following the devastating storm that ripped through the community on Jan. 2, crews from Mediacom have been working diligently to keep them connected.

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The end of a year means looking ahead to new beginnings, but also looking back at favorite people we said farewell to … including television personalities whose respective gifts brought valued entertainment or information to viewers.

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Things are going to be buzzing Saturday at the Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm in Archery.

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Although Leesburg’s multiple water projects are moving forward, additional funding is needed to complete the installation of new water mains along some of the city’s busiest roads due to unforeseen issues that were encountered during construction.

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Having already distinguished herself as a succesful chef, cookbook author and television host, local culinary celebrity Lara Lyn Carter can add another prestigious honor to her resume having earned her first-ever Emmy award Sautrday night.

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19 Entertainment, co-producer of “American Idol,” and two sister companies have filed an adversary complaint in federal bankruptcy court against singer Phillip Phillips, asking the court for a judgment of $5.85 million and a declaration that the Lee County entertainer is obligated to perform in accordance with his 2012 agreements with the organization.

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Albany chef and food personality Lara Lyn Carter’s star is shining brighter now that the four-episode cooking and travel show she created for Georgia Public Broadcasting has been nominated for four Southeast Emmy awards.

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For the second consecutive year, friends, family members and Ocilla residents will honor the late Dave Prater at the second annual Prater Music Festival. Prater gained worldwide fame as part of the 1960s R&B duo of Sam & Dave.

Being named best new artist at the Grammys is quite a coronation for any singer, and this time, it could be Sam Hunt’s turn.

A three-day Presidents Day event at the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains will culminate Monday with the former president and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter recalling the 1976 presidential campaign, followed by the Carters signing copies of their books.

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