News for Monday, November 23, 2009


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Wild Adventures announces 2010 concerts

Artists coming to Southwest Georgia include Steven Curtis Chapman, Lynrd Skynrd, Chicago and Rodney Atkins.

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PREP HOOPS ROUNDUP: SCA girls hoops starts 2009 off 3-0

Sherwood beats Grace Christian at the buzzer Monday to improve to 3-0 on the young season, while defending Class A state champ Terrell Academy loses its opener.

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2008 ASU HOOPS PREVIEW: Rams just want consistentcy

Albany State started well last year but finished poorly as the Rams get set to begin their rebound season today at Georgia Southwestern.

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PREP BASKETBALL: 2009 Herald Preview -- Area GISA capsules

A closer look at the GISA boys and girls basketball teams from outside the Albany city limits.

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PREP BASKETBALL: 2009 Herald preview -- Knights look to finally end state championship drought

The 2002-03 season was the last time Deerfield-Windsor's boys won a state title, though this year, they hope end that dry spell.

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PREP BASKETBALL: 2009 Herald preview -- Lady Eagles continue turnaround

Second-year coach Rebecca Fyock hopes to take SCA back to its Final 4 level.

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PREP BASKETBALL: 2009 Herald preview -- Lady Knights aim for another Final 4

After a young DWS girls basketball team, with a first-year coach, reached the GISA Class AAA Final Four last year, this year the girls hope their experience will earn them a return trip.

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GISA CLASS AAA STATE TITLE GAME: Knights tracking legacy

A return to the state title game with a team that has only eight seniors has Deerfield thinking about what could end up being a legendary run.

Boy rescued from house fire

A fire that engulfed a father and son's home Monday morning caused $25,000 worth of damage.

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PREP BASKETBALL: 2009 Herald Preview -- SCA boys aiming high in 2009

Second-year coach Matt Ruta and Sherwood Christian hope to make a run at the GISA Class AA Final Four.

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Boy rescued from house fire

A fire that engulfed a father and son's home Monday morning caused $25,000 worth of damage.

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Flowers calls it a career

Dougherty football coach Charles Flowers informs his players Monday he is retiring after three seasons as the Trojans' head coach.

Officials deny sales tax records inquiry

A local manufacturer is scheduled to reclaim nearly $2 million in miscollected sales taxes.

H1N1 vaccine doses available

Officials say around 1,730 Southwest Georgia children ages 2 to 9 have gotten their first dose of the H1N1 vaccine.

Pretrial hearing delayed in Camp murder case

Three men have been accused of the March 2007 killing of a public safety official near the Regency Club Apartments.

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Girls Inc. gets honor

Girls Inc. of Albany receives a prestigious award

Coats & Clark to add jobs

A manufacturer's distribution relocation will bring as many as 25 new jobs to Albany.

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Americus-Sumter football coach on reported resignation: I'm still here

Despite a report Monday in the AJC, Americus-Sumter football coach Mark Wilson he has not resigned or been let go at Americus-Sumter.

Software upgrade vote stalls to allow for bid process

The $120,000 SEMS Tracker system would help the Dougherty County School System special education department to manage its records.

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UPDATE: Reporters subpoened for Buie hearing

Johnnie Graham, the attorney for former Downtown Manager Don Buie, has subpoened news reporters to testify on behalf of the defense during a change of venue hearing set for Wednesday morning, officials say.

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Coats & Clark hub expansion to add 25 jobs

An expansion of Coats & Clark's distribution hub in Albany is expected to create 25 new jobs here, economic development officials say.The Georgia Department of Economic Development announced this morning that Coats & Clark will relocate its North American distribution hub to Albany, expanding its current distribution operations here.
- Staff reports