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Albany mayor to host discussions about downtowns

Panel will discuss redeveloping and revitalizing historic downtowns

Next week Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard, through her Coalition for Economic Development, will be hosting the “Downtowns on the Rise” panel discussion to talk about ways to develop and revitalize historic downtowns.

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Dougherty County Stephens Farm designated Centennial Farm

Dougherty farm one of state's few African-American-owned farms held by family for 100-plus years

A Dougherty County family’s farm that has been in the family for eight generations is officially designated a Centennial Farm.

Jury issues multiple guilty verdicts in PCA salmonella trial in Albany

Three defendants are found guilty of most of the charges against them in the federal trial

Stewart Parnell, Michael Parnell and Mary Wilkerson were tried on charged related to the distribution of products made with tainted peanuts traced to the Blakely plant Setwart Parnell owned. Govermment officials say nine deaths and hundreds of illnesses were tied to the tainted food.

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ADICA takes more realistic look at downtown projects

ADICA approves $25,000 in additional funding for canoe/kayak launch

Albany’s interim downtown manager says inner-city progress is slow.

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Albany area opposition to natural gas pipeline grows

Dougherty County officials call for joint meeting with Albany City Commission

Local activists join neighborhood group in calling for County Commission action against proposed natural gas pipeline.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - Sept. 14, 2014

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Offices Sept. 5-11, 2014.

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Albany Area Business Portfolio - Sept. 14, 2014

O'Donnell joins Doherty Duggan Hart and Tiernan

Jarett O’Donnell has joined Doherty Duggan Hart & Tiernan Insurors as a commercial account executive.

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Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission to recognize Community Heroes

New EDC Community Heroes campaign will recognize area citizens who make an impact

The Albany Dougherty Economic Development Commission is urging local residents to shine some light on those people who are bright spots in the community and make Albany/Dougherty County a special place to live and work.

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Lee County investor makes last ditch effort for apartment complex | VIDEO

Oakland Partners wants to constrict a 240-unit apartment complex

Jim Bacon said a development company based in Columbus wants to build an apartment complex on 30 acres owned by Oakland Partners near the intersection of Forester Parkway and Old Leesburg Highway. He said the project would represent an investment of about $20 million and could bring about $5 milion in revenue to Lee County over the next decade.

Labor Department to help fill jobs for MCLB-Albany contractor

Recruitment event set Saturday at Career Center

The company is recruiting electronic maintenance technicians, heavy mobile equipment mechanics, and auto painters.

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Walmart to hire 95 associates in Albany

Walmart to begin staffing new Neighborhood Market

With construction of its new Neighborhood Market well under way in Albany, retail giant Walmart has turned its focus to hiring 95 new associates to in advance of the store’s grand opening, slated for early December.

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Albany Dougherty EDC seeking new marketing director

Following recent internal promotions EDC looking for new marketing director

The Albany Dougherty Economic Development Commission (EDC) announced this week it will be seeking a new director of marketing and research.

Kansas company to buy Camilla ethanol plant

Flint Hills Resources says it has a deal for Southwest Georgia Ethanol in Camilla

Flint Hills Resources CEO says the Camilla plant it is acquiring, its first outside the Midwest, is positioned for success.

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Albany Area Business Portfolio - Sept, 7, 2014

Albany obstetrician honored by state organization

John S. Inman Jr., M.D., of Albany has been honored by the Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecological Society with its 2014 Distinguished Service Award.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2014

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Offices Aug. 30-Sept. 3.

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