Albany Herald pink Monday for breast cancer awareness

Portion of advertising proceeds from today to go to Cancer Coalition of South Georgia

The American Cancer Society estimates for breast cancer in the U.S. for this year include about 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer to be diagnosed in women, about 60,290 new cases of carcinoma in situ to be diagnosed and about 40,290 women to die from breast cancer.

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Summerlin Vitamins and the Vapor Corner continues strong family legacy | PHOTOS

Summerlin Vitamins and the Vapor Corner growing and expanding with each new generation

For over three decades the Summerlin family has been looking after the health of Albany area residents through its family business Summerlin Vitamins and the Vapor Corner, formerly Bill’s Vitamins and Health Food Store.

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Business Portfolio - Sept. 27, 2015

Sharpe, Scott joint Flint Community Bank board of directors

Brent Jarzen has joined Flint Community Investments as a financial advisor.

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Albany-Dougherty EDC asked to take part in education collaborative

Local education leaders looking to strengthen work force preparedness

The Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission is asked to appoint a representative for a local education collaborative.

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Electric Cities of Georgia official: Survey shows Albany utility rates lower

Public Service Commission survey shows Albany Utility rates lower than other area providers

An Electric Cities of Georgia official presents survey results that show Albany Utility Board electric rates are lower than other area providers.

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University of Georgia President Jere Morehead says a strong UGA benefits all of the state

UGA president addresses Albany Rotary Club, visits a small business helped by the university

University of Georgia President Jere Moreland says he has discovered being the president at UGA is an easier job when the Bulldogs football team is on a winning streak.

Unemployment rates dip in Albany

Unemployment rate in Albany was the highest of the 14 Georgia metro areas in August

Over the year, metro Albany initial unemployment claims were down by 2.6 percent from 538 in August 2014. In Southwest Georgia, claims were down over the year by 7.9 percent from 1,133 the same time last year, labor officials said.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - Sept. 5-18, 2015

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Offices Aug. Sept. 5-18.

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Georgia peanut farmers having difficult year with white mold disease

Disease boosted by hot, humid summer

White mold disease has always been a problem for Georgia peanut farmers, according to University of Georgia plant pathologist Tim Brenneman. The disease has been even more of a nuisance due to the hot and humid weather conditions this growing season.

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Shelley Spires takes the helm of Albany Area Primary Health Care

Shelley Spires named new Albany Area Primary Health Care CEO

Longtime Albany Area Primary Health Care (AAPHC) employee Shelley Spires has recently taken over as company’s CEO following the September semi-retirement of Tary Brown, who held that position for the past 30 years.

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Execs face sentencing in tainted peanut butter case

Sentencing for three former Blakely peanut butter manufacturing executives starts Monday in federal court.

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AT&T workers picket Albany headquarters

Communications employees say they are concerned over long hours, proposed higher insurance costs

Members of the local Communications Workers of American were seen picketing the office of AT&T on Pine Avenue Saturday, saying it was an informational demonstration to let the public know what their contract issues are.

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Peanut tour showcases Georgia's high-value crop

Farmers see crops, research station

The tour included visits to multiple farming operations in Decatur, Grady, Miller and Seminole counties, including John Harrell’s peanut field in Grady County on Thursday.

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Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo a success | PHOTOS

Hundreds visit Albany Area Chamber Business Expo

After the success of last year’s Business Expo the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce said this year’s event was even better, featuring over 50 vendor booths and drawing over 500 attendees to the Hilton Garden Inn Thursday afternoon.

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Doin' Business

Albany Area Chamber Business Expo

Kitchen Inspections

On the Job

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