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'Big 10' for 8/3-8/10

— These are the 10 most viewed stories on albanyherald.com for the week of August 3-10, 2012.

1. School Board at-large seat race takes a twist

ALBANY, Ga. — Greater Second Mount Olive Baptist Church Pastor Lorenzo Heard submitted petitions Monday to the Dougherty County Board of Elections in an attempt to qualify to run as an independent in the at-large School Board race in November against Democratic nominee Lane Price.

2. Southwest Georgia town near top of 'Worst Named Cities' list

CLIMAX, Ga. A tiny Southwest Georgia town now has the designation of having one of the most unfortunate names in the nation, according to a recent survey.

3. Squawk of the day - August 8, 2012

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4. Price: Late challenge for seat unfair

ALBANY, Ga. — Just last week, Lane Price was celebrating her victory over incumbent Anita Williams-Brown for the Dougherty School Board at-large seat.

5. Nothing’s simple with Dougherty School Board

Herald Metro Editor and Columnist Carlton Fletcher opines on the Dougherty County School Board At-Large election and its subsequent challenge.

6. Squawk of the Day for August 6, 2012.

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7. Squawk of the Day for August 9, 2012.

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8. Another Greater Second Mt. Olive Church member enters BOE fray

ALBANY, Ga. — Another Dougherty County School Board race just got a little more interesting. The Albany Herald has learned that Terrance Wilson, the Jordan's Crossing leasing director for Greater 2nd Mt. Olive Baptist Church, is attempting to qualify to run as an independent in the School Board District 3 race against Democrat Velvet Riggins.

9. Squawk of the Day August 7, 2012.

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10. Regions employee arrested for theft

ALBANY, Ga. — A former Regions Bank employee has been arrested on theft charges after allegedly stealing $30,000 from the bank account of an elderly customer, police officials say.