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MillerCoors to close Eden, NC brewery

Albany plant to feel affects of MillerCoors Eden brewery closing

Beer giant MillerCoors announced this week that the company would be closing its Eden, N.C., brewery by September of next year.

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Albany Area Chamber of Commerce hosting Business Expo Thursday

Chamber Business Expo at Hilton Garden Inn

Business from across the Albany area will be gathering at the Hilton Garden Inn this Thrusday for the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Expo, showcasing local merchants.

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Local Jerry's closes

Stewbo's burger and fries venture closes

After being open a little more than eight months, Albany restaurant Local Jerry’s has closed its doors, marking a rare occasion that a restaurant venture from Stewbo’s Restaurant Group, failed to gain traction with area diners.

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Ken Boler, The Albany Herald win Albany Downtown Sertoma Club awards

Boler named Sertoman of the Year, Herald earns Business of the Year honors

Albany Herald General Manager Ken Boler was named As the Sertoman of the Year by the Albany Downtown Sertoma Club last Friday while The Herald was also recognized at the club’s Business of the Year.

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MillerCoors volunteers help clean up Flint River, Lake Chehaw

The day was part of the brewerys Great Water Month initiative across the country

For the sixth consecutive year, MillerCoors Albany Brewery and the Flint Riverkeeper have partnered to clean the banks of the Flint River and Lake Chehaw. Nearly 40 company employees and volunteers fanned out in boats Friday to collect trash from the water and river banks.

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Albany Utility Board recommends approval of equipment deal

Buy-back guarantee cuts cost of heavy machinery drastically

A buy-back deal negotiated between the city of Albany and Flint Equipment Holdings leads to a heavy equipment bargain for the city.

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Initial FERC ruling clears way for pipeline

Federal agency draft statement moves Sabal Trail pipeline closer to approval

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission finds no reason in its draft environmental impact statement to challenge the Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline.

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Albany Area Chamber of Commerce business expo fast approaching

Space nearly booked up for the upcoming Albany Area Chamber of Commerce businss expo

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce is once again gearing up for the annual Business Expo, one of the organization’s most important events for connecting the community with area businesses.

Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2015

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Offices Aug. Aug. 31-Sept. 4.

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New Beginning Missionary Baptist Church expanding community outreach

Recent expansion includes plaza purchase, second day care

The New Beginning Plaza, in the immediate future, will house a barber shop and beauty salon — which is hoped to eventually be followed by a restaurant and community grocery store.

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Where Am I? Solution

The answer to Sunday's mystery photo location

Here is the answer to our latest Where Am I? mystery photo.

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Rashelle Beasley recognized by Governor Nathan Deal

Rashelle Beasley earns Larry Allen Tourism Leadership Award

One of Albany’s own received statewide recognition Wednesday when Georgia Governor Nathan Deal awarded the Larry Allen Tourism Leadership Award to Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) Executive Director Rashelle Beasley at the annaul Governor’s Tourism Conference in Savannah.

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Southwest Georgia Regional Fair set for Nov. 3-8

The 69th annual event will be held at the Exchange Club Fairgrounds

It might just be early September, but Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia Vice President Skip Nichols is in full gear working out details for the 69th fair schedule Nov. 3-8 at the fairgrounds.

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Albany officials: Everyone wins with Rails to Trails project

Corridor will become walking/cycling trail, provide utilities right-of-way

A 13.6-mile corridor purchased by the Albany City Commission for expanded utilities services will become an elaborate walking/cycling trail maintained by Rails to Trails.

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