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Lawmaker: House Bill 170 tax will be felt July 1

Consumers who haven’t paid attention to House Bill 170 sitting on the governor’s desk awaiting his signature will notice on July 1 when they go to the gas pumps.

Georgia Briefly - April 8, 2015

Vegetable growers OK marketing order; state tax revenues up in March; pedestrian killed on I-75; jurors say evidence was lacking in DeKalb CEO case; survey finds support for Common Core; man swipes ambulance, wrecks it in chase; sheriff's deputy's empty car shot at his home.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - March 27-April 3, 2015

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices March 27 through April 3.

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Albany Area Business Portfolio - April 5, 2015

Darden chairs national nursing organization

Joan Darden, interim vice president for Academic Affairs at Darton State College, has been named chair of the first Board of Commissioners for the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation.

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Tifton research shows shading boosts bell pepper crop

High temperatures can lead to scalding on bell peppers, vegetables

Similar shading systems were used in Spain and Israel, places with similar climates as Georgia, and succeeded.

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NewTownMacon CEO says residences key to downtown revitalization

Speaking at Albany Rotary Club, NewTownMacon CEO describes successful downtown formula

As Albany stuggles with revitalizing its downtown, the CEO of NewTownMacon says his non-profit’s work with Bibb County government and private businesses has been a winning formula for Macon.

Downtown Albany Verge yard sale extended

Boutique inventory is being cleared for an unnamed new tenant

A weekend downtown yard sale liquidating stock in a closed boutiue is being to Thursday and Friday eveings.

Georgia on short list for Volvo plant

Volvo is scouting sites to build a U.S. auto plant, and Georgia has made the short list, people with knowledge of the situation told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Tyson Foods cutting Dawson shift, costing 70 jobs

Tyson Foods closing Buena Vista plant, paring 190 jobs

In an effort to streamline operations, poultry giant Tyson Foods Inc. has announced that it will be cutting the third shift from its plant in Dawson, in addition to closing the company’s location in Buena Vista. The moves will eliminate a combined 260 jobs.

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CHRIS CLARK: 'Finish the drill' on Georgia transportation funding

GUEST COLUMN: Ensuring efficient, safe transportation has long been a priority for the Georgia Chamber

Without a significant increase in dedicated, annual transportation funding, our state will not be able to keep up with necessary road repairs or build the projects needed to enhance mobility.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - March 17-26, 2015

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Offices March 17 through 26.

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Albany's Darsey Oil Company is now Dilmar Oil Company

Changing oil industry leads to sale of long-standing Albany business

Knowing when things have run their course is often difficult to ascertain, especially when it comes to how you make your living, but for businessman Chuck Darsey making the decision to sell long-standing Albany business Darsey Oil Company came as clearly as the writing on a white board.

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Albany City Commission delays vote on proposed sign ordinance changes

Confusion over proposed changes leaves Albany city commissioners with unanswered questions

Albany city commissioners decide to prolong their discussion of proposed changes to the city’s sign ordinance.

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Alarm Detection Technology merges with Invision Technologies

New Invision Technologies will provide IT and security services throughout South Georgia

Two of Albany’s leading technology and security companies joined forces earlier this year when Alarm Detection Technology Inc. merged with Invision Technologies, LLC, to offer more a comprehensive suite of services to area clients under the Invision Technologies banner.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - March 16-20, 2015

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Offices March 16 through 20.

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