Albany City Commission decides to table pit bulldog ordinance

In a close vote, the board decides to not take action on breed-specific restrictions

Five commissioners vote to delay action on a pit bull ordinance.

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Business Portfolio - Feb. 23, 2014

Managers appointed at local health club

Steve Nix and Leah Vann have been promoted to management positions with Tony’s Fitness Group on Westover Boulevard.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - Feb. 23, 2014

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee Environmental Health Offices Feb. 12 through 19.

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Albany Area Chamber of Commerce to promote online shopping in 2014

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce looks to unveil new retail website in 2014

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce hopes to enhance its Shop Local campaign by introducing a new digital presence this year.

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Worth County to welcome Walmart soon

OUTLOOK 2014: Walmart is under contruction in the Worth County Industrial Complex

Wal-Mart will be opening in Sylvester later this year and while many point to job creation and tax benefits as reason for optimism, some local business owners are concerned about the impact of the retail giant on small business.

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CHRIS HARDY: What's in store for 2014

GUEST COMMENTARY: Chamber officials excited about two new programs this year

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce plays somewhat of a different role in how it impacts the community.

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Albany tackles self image issue to grow new industry

OUTLOOK 2014: EDC shows residents why they should love their city

An EDC task force discovers an Albany self-image problem and sets out to correct it.

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'We Are Albany' campaign to arrive soon

OUTLOOK 2014: EDC set to unveil next phase of We Are Albany rebranding campaign

The Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission is excited this year to be unveiling the organization’s new re-brand of Albany.

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Albany electrical construction company grows by leaps and bounds

OUTLOOK 2014: A-West Enterprise says employees are key

A-West Enterprise overcame the great recession to become a multi-million dollar company.

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2014 could be break-out year for Albany's downtown

OUTLOOK 2014: Ongoing, potential projects reason for optimism in Albany’s inner city

A number of projects and potential projects in downtown Albany has local officials planning for a significant 2014.

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Albany City Commission must tackle a number of key issues in 2014

OUTLOOK 2014: Pay raises, insurance costs, city utility among priority issues for city leaders

Albany leaders go into 2014 with a number of vital issues prominent on their to-do list.

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Jeff Sinyard: Coming changes cannot detract from County Commission's focus

OUTLOOK 2014: Budget concerns, countywide efficiencies among vital issues facing Dougherty County government

With an election promising a significant shakeup of the county government, Dougherty leaders can’t look too far ahead.

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Dougherty County Sheriff's Office warns businesses about telephone scams

An Alabama prison inmate has been charged in an elaborate business scam

At least two Albany businesses have been called by scam artists placing bogus orders.

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Better technology and increased focus on river focus for CVB

OUTLOOK 2014: CVB hopes 2014 will continue area's recent tourism growth

The Albany Convention and Visitor’s Bureau looks toward increased activity in 2014.

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Albany State, Darton State and Albany Tech to take aim at county's dropout rate

OUTLOOK 2014: The area's leaders of higher education to collaborate on improving learning in the region and stanching Dougherty County’s drop out rate.

Albany State, Darton State and Albany Tech to take aim at county’s drop out rate. Instututions of higher education want to improve learning in the region.