0

The Big 10: Most read articles Jan. 10-17

The most read stories at albanyherald.com for the week of Jan. 10 - 17

Here are the 10 most-read stories on albanyherald.com for the week of Jan. 10 - 17.

1. Dougherty County man first flu-related death of 2013-14 flu season

ALBANY — Officials from the Southwest Public Health District confirmed Thursday morning that a Dougherty County adult had become the district’s first flu fatality for the 2013-14 season.

Read The Story

2. Darton State, Darton Foundation respond to findings of audit

ALBANY — Darton State College officials and the Darton College Foundation issued statements Thursday in regard to the findings of a University System of Georgia Board of Regents’ audit report critical of the college’s handling of its finances.

Read The Story

3. HERALD 2013 FALL SPORTS AWARDS: All-Area football team

The Albany Herald’s All-Area football team for 2013

Read The Story

4. Wild deer surprises diners at Albany restaurant

ALBANY — It wasn’t listed on the menu, but diners were surprised Monday by fresh wild deer on the hoof at the Pizza Hut restaurant on East Oglethorpe Boulevard.

Read The Story

5. Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital employees terminated over missing computer

ALBANY — Officials at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital have confirmed that two employees have been let go in connection to a computer that went missing from one of its clinics in November.

Read The Story

6. Eagles at Berry College live-streamed online

SOCIAL CIRCLE — Live-streamed video of Georgia’s best-known bald eagles can now also be seen on the website of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Read The Story

7. TV movie based on Ronda Rich’s novel premieres Sunday night

GAINESVILLE — Even the warm feeling of knowing that your novel has been transformed into a movie can’t completely protect you from the likes of an arctic vortex.

Read The Story

8. Georgia State Patrol urges area funding for Camilla-based Life Flight operation

ALBANY — Dougherty County commissioners are being asked to consider making what would be a relatively small financial commitment through the Southwest Georgia Regional Commission to bring Life Flight trauma care service to the region.

Read The Story

9. A Night for Hope cancer benefit to honor Henrietta Singletary

ALBANY — Henrietta Singletary as well as her husband had a reputation for working tirelessly on countless community causes and initiatives throughout the state, with a particular devotion to health care endeavors — including cancer.

Read The Story

10. Albany’s Chandler Dabbs plans hometown wrestling, movie debuts

ALBANY — This weekend is shaping up to be about the biggest ever in Chandler Dabbs’ 30 years — or so — of life. A former “stereotypical fat kid who sat on the couch eating dip, drinking soda and watching wrestling four nights a week,” Dabbs will celebrate two potentially life-altering events in his chosen career paths when he welcomes local moviegoers to the premiere of his first major film — “Stand Your Ground” — at Wynnsong 16 Cinemas here Friday and Saturday and then joins the wrestling superstars of TNA for a match at the Albany Civic Center on Sunday.

Read The Story