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Three Albany men, charged with beating a man in a bar parking lot so viciously they fractured his skull. are found guilty of different levels of involvement in their trial. After three hours of deliberationMore >>
A guilty verdict after three hours of deliberation, as three Albany men are found guilty of different levels of involvement in their aggravated assault trial.More >>
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Army Specialist Ciara Smith surprised her son Devin Lewis and her mother Carla Williams today at Devin's Kindergarten graduation at Harper Elementary School in Thomasville. Smith just returned from herMore >>
Army Specialist Ciara Smith surprised her son Devin Lewis and her mother Carla Williams today at Devin's Kindergarten graduation at Harper Elementary School in Thomasville. More >>
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Thomasville-Thomas County Humane Society Volunteer Lacey Williams and WALB's Stephen Abel drew the winning raffle ticket late Wednesday afternoon for a $100 gas card donated by Harold Jackson and PetroleumMore >>
A group of volunteers raised a total of $640 by selling the raffle tickets. The money will be used to fight animal cruelty through education and awareness.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:01 AM EDT2013-05-23 14:01:10 GMT
Albany Engineer K. Bruce Maples, P. E. announced some road closures Thursday morning. Beginning at 6:00 A.M., Saturday, May 25, 2013, the following streets will be closed for the Spring Fest and SBMore >>
Albany Engineer K. Bruce Maples, announced some road closures beginning at 6:00 A.M., Saturday, May 25, 2013, in downtown Albany.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:00 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:00:09 GMT
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that metro Albany's unemployment rate declined to 8.6 percent in April, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 8.9 percent in March. TheMore >>
The unemployment rate in the Southwest Georgia region declined to 8.2 percent in April, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.4 percent in March. The rate was 8.8 percent in April a year ago.More >>
May 21, 2008 by Regina Russo
As baby boomers jog toward the traditional retirement age, it's clear that age means something different than it did for their parents and grandparents.
You're about to meet a few people who are the rule and not the exception when it comes to getting older. They're discovering 60 is the new 40.
"My parents never exercised. If I compare myself to my parents when they were my age. They look so much older than we do," says Dana Siegel, and she's right. She is much younger than when her parents were 63.
When you consider that in 1950 the average age of someone going into a nursing home is 65 and today, it's 81. 60 could very well be the new 40.
'Sure it is!" And Dana adds, her generation isn't slowing down anytime soon. "We have a couple who have retired, and now are doing something else, my husband is an attorney he's thinking about retiring and becoming a professor."
And if you can believe it this breast cancer survivor and lung transplant recipient Dana also works regularly, volunteering for at least 3 different organizations and her church.
Leesa Wiesner is 70 years old, she's been scuba diving for 36 years, you'll find her volunteering her days feeding the sharks at the aquarium, that's when she's not traveling around the world with the other diving friends like Marjorie Templeton who is how old? "I'm over 60, I'm over 70 Regina."
And that's as far as Marjorie would let us go with that question. By day Marjorie is a truant officer and at night, a sixth degree master instructor.
"Also director of special education, also pre-school coordinator at Southgate public schools. I'm also owner of Tristate ATA black belt academy in Florence."
"I have always felt like, you don't look at age, as a time to stop," she said. Her advice to the 60 year olds who want a life that' just gets sweeter with age,
Live in the moment, never say can't, "Do things in moderation, work hard and play hard."