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The 'Big 10' most read stories for August 10-17

These are the 10 most viewed stories on albanyherald.com for the week of August 10-17, 2012. Click on the headlines to view the stories.

1. Heard's School Board qualifying fee unpaid

ALBANY -- Dougherty County Elections officials confirmed Monday that School Board at-large hopeful Lorenzo Heard has yet to pay the $108 qualifying fee to run as an independent candidate against Democratic nominee Lane Price in the Nov. 6 General Election.

2. DCSS hires new HR Director

ALBANY -- The Dougherty County School Board on Monday hired Terrell Young as its new director of human resources by a 5-0 vote. Young, who is coming from North Carolina, replaces Tracy Williams, who was fired earlier this year.

3.Squawk of the Day - August 10, 2012.

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4.Squawk of the Day - August 13, 2012.

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5.Most wanted fugitive caught

ALBANY -- One of the Crime Stoppers Most wanted fugitives reported in today's Albany Herald has already been captured.

6.Tribunals set for two more teachers accused of cheating

ALBANY —Administrative tribunals will be held Friday morning for two more Dougherty County School System teachers named in the governor's CRCT cheating report.

7. Tribunal recommends 40-contract day suspension for teachers in CRCT probe

ALBANY — An administrative tribunal has recommended that two Dougherty County School System teachers accused of cheating in a state investigation of the administering of CRCTs in 2009 be docked 40 contract days of pay, but may return to their classrooms.

8. Squawk of the Day, August 16, 2012.

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9. Elections Board denies candidacy.

ALBANY — The Dougherty County Election Board voted unanimously Wednesday to deny Terrance Wilson’s application to qualify as an independent candidate in the District 3 Dougherty School Board race.

10. Developer wants to build upscale apartments in Lee

LEESBURG -- The fate of a proposed 240-unit gated, upscale apartment complex in Lee County is expected to be decided by the Lee County Commission at its regular meeting on Aug. 28.