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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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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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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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Big projects coming at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany

OUTLOOK 2014: Albany Marine base continuing with green intiatives in 2014

A biomass project with Procter and Gamble are among the possible projects that are anticipated to get started this year at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany.

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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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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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'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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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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Phoebe North focus for Phoebe Putney Health System in 2014

OUTLOOK 2014: Plans remain to establish womens and childrens center

While exact figures are not yet clear, the conversion of Phoebe North into a womens and childrens center is expected to be in the eight-figure range.

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Deerfield-Windsor celebrates 50th Anniversary; Sherwood Academy undergoes major transformation

OUTLOOK 2014: Sherwood will consolidate Upper and Lower school campuses, launch major capital projects

Deerfield-Windsor celebrates 50th Anniversary; Sherwood Academy undergoes major transformation, consolidationg its Upper and Lower campuses.

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Dougherty High renovations ongoing, Lee County looking to athletics facilities upgrades

OUTLOOK 2014: A refurbished Dougherty High School set to reopen in August of next year

Dougherty High renovations ongoing, Lee County looking to athletics facilities upgrades

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U.S. Small Businesses Cut Jobs In May

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