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DCSS is renovating two high schools while Lee County is building a 43,000 square foot multi-purpose center
Dougherty County School System moving toward elimination of textbooks while Lee County continued to upgrade its athletic facilities.
Locate South Georgia comprises 20 communities across south Georgia
As many communities in southern Georgia continue to figure out ways to grow and attract new business and industry, a group of like-minded individuals from across the region have decided to pool their resources to form a newly christened Locate South Georgia initiative that will seek to use unity among a number of locations to present south Georgia as a great place to locate.
Officials say stagnant wages costing Dougherty County some of its most valuable employees
Dougherty County commissioners vow to find a way to increase county employees’ wages for the first time in more than five years.
Development of Lee's transportation system, and improving infrastructure and basic services are top priorities
While growth has slowed in Lee County, officials in the county are concentrating on finding new businesses and improving infrastucrure needs of residents and businesses.
Marine base slated to meet Net Zero goal by 2017
With the biomass plant and landfill gas generators combined, MCLB officials are expecting to produce as much renewable energy as is used on the installation, thereby putting the base in Net Zero status three years ahead of the 2020 federal mandate.
A group of Albany State University students uses a unique strategy to boost sales at an Albany restaurant.
The construction of a new Walmart complex in 2011 was the biggest new retail development in East Albany in decades.
There are $22.7 million in projects currently underway at MCLB-Albany, many of which have been prompted by energy-efficiency efforts.
Budget cuts are the order of the day as city and county officials consider their Fiscal Year 2014 budgets.
Albany State University is exploring health care professions partnership with Georgia Regents University.
Bed capacity for the NICU is expected to be at least 20 percent greater at Phoebe North than it is now at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
An emergency center overhaul at Phoebe Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald is among the projects the Phoebe Putney Health System will be engaged in this year.
The Chamber of Commerce believes 2013 will be filled with great excitement and anticipation both within our own organization and within the business community.
University of Georgia officials predict improved outlook statewide in 2013.
Various law enforcement agencies promise to protect and serve the community in 2013.
A new Lee County school set to open in August, which will add another middle school to the county.
It takes hard work and a lot of hours to make it in the restaurant business, not to mention a full portion of good luck.
When reviewing the economic prospects for the Albany area in 2013, they can be described as stable, but highly susceptible to market shocks. Referring to last year, despite seeing a Georgia economy finally growing at a faster rate than their regional counterparts, our area lagged. Despite Albany’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate falling from 10.1 percent to 9.5 percent over the last year, there was no net job growth in 2012.
Sherwood Christian set to begin an aggressive marketing campaign to increase the school’s enrollment.
The Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau uses application technology to bring tourists to the area.
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- Albany Almanac - Nov. 28, 2015
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- Armed robberies reported Thursday, early Friday in Albany
- Albany and Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports - Nov. 26-27, 2015
- The Lord's Pantry is compassion in action | PHOTOS
- NAMI offering Family-to-Family training
- Pecan yield projections down due to weather
- Religion Bulletin - Nov. 27, 2015
- Black Thursday replacing Black Friday | PHOTOS
- Deadline for Georgia peanut award nominations is Dec. 15
- Early sales eat into Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday shopping
- Phoebe receives Health Champion Designation from American Diabetes Assocation
- Albany Area Kitchen Inspections -- Nov. 16-19, 2015
- Business Briefs
- Cordele bank expanding mortgage division
- Dougherty, Terrell business leaders complete training
- Too much water bad for peanut crop
- Chehaw welcomes its second camel, Audrey | PHOTOS
Southwest Georgia government news from The Albany Herald Newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- Albany city commissioners question number of retail outlets
- Tommy Gregors wears dual hats at Thronateeska, RiverQuarium | PHOTOS
- Albany Area Chamber of Commerce presents legislative agenda at Rise N Shine | PHOTOS
- Lee Commission continues to review EMS and fire service delivery options
- Dr. William Mayher honored at Aviation Commission ceremony | PHOTOS
- Ground broken on new fire station in east Albany
- Albany honors veterans by opening the new Broad Avenue Bridge | PHOTO GALLERY | VIDEO
- Georgia delegation congressional voting
- Big wins in key precincts help earn Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard a new term | VIDEO
- Smithville mayor's race hinges on two provisional ballots
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