THE BIG 10: Most read articles - Dec. 20-27, 2013

These were the most-viewed articles at www.albanyherald.com for the week

Here are the 10 most read stories at Albany.Herald.com for the week of Dec. 20-27

1. T. GAMBLE: Views of Phil Robertson hardly a surprise

It appears the “Duck Dynasty” dynasty may be coming to a screeching halt all because family head Phil said what pretty much every other devout Christian in the world says.

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2. MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at Christmas quotes

From actors to authors, it seems everyone has something to say about Christmas.

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3. People’s Choice Football Player of the Year Poll

In advance of the end-of-the-season fall sports awards selected by the sports staff, The Herald will once again let our readers choose which area gridiron star should win the “People’s Choice Player of the Year.”

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4. Albany Airport Director Yvette Aehle accused of humiliating Deputy Director Kenneth Johnson

ALBANY — Southwest Georgia Regional Airport Director Yvette Aehle said Thursday she was stunned by the tone of a long, detailed letter that former Deputy Airport Director Kenneth Johnson sent to members of the Albany-Dougherty Aviation Commission and City Manager James Taylor on Christmas evening.

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5. Camilla lawyer making his mark in Tinsel Town

ATLANTA (MCT) — It has all the makings of a Hollywood comedy: Country lawyer from Georgia finds himself in Tinsel Town, becomes starlet’s manager and rubs elbows with entertainment honchos all while imparting small-town wisdom. In this case, however, it is a true story.

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6. Albany area lights up for holiday season

While driving down the road, any road, this time of year, you can’t miss them — Christmas lights. Most homes showcase wreath-adorned doors and the twinkling lights of a Christmas tree behind picture windows.

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7. On the Job with David Blackwell

ALBANY — David Blackwell says he is blessed with the best staff he’s had in 17 years of business. That’s a good thing, he says, because it allows him time to serve the community.

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8. The Hospital Authority of Ben Hill County files complaint against Phoebe Putney Health System

FITZGERALD — The day before Phoebe Putney Health System officials announced on Dec. 13 that they would discontinue managing Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald, the Hospital Authority of Ben Hill County filed a complaint in Ben Hill County Superior Court against Phoebe for breach of contract, court documents show.

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9. Dougherty County Jail Report - Dec. 23, 2013

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Dec. 12-19, 2013. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.

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10. One man killed in East Albany shooting Sunday night

ALBANY —The Albany Police Department was investigating Monday the eighth homicide this year in the city following a shooting Sunday night.

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