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Dr. Paul Jones is committed to helping Darton despite being in an interim position
Darton State College interim President Dr. Paul Jones says he’ll do the job as if he wasn’t the interim.
CCSS in the market for its next superintendent
After three years on the job, Danny Ellis is retiring as Calhoun County School superintendent
A man and his dog dead following Albany fire
A fire that was called in early Sunday is believed to have orginated from the kitchen stove, Albany fire officials say.
One passenger killed when driver runs into tree on Harris Road
Two men were involved in a crash late Saturday evening, one of whom was killed, police officials say.
No change in plans to open a new Arctic Bear; more meetings to come
After meeting with members of Norton Johnston’s family this weekend, Stewbo’s Restaurant Group has not made any formal changes to plans about opening a new Arctic Bear restaurant in northwest Albany.
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The District has cut furlough days from six to four over the past six months
The Dougherty County School Board on Monday cut another employee furlough day
Public is warned not to approach gunman in green hoodie
Albany police have issued a lookout for an armed robbery on South Slappey. He is 5-9, 160 pounds and wearing green hoodie with white stripes and green shoes. Believed to be in Gordon-Lincoln area.
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Weekend public safety roundup for Albany-Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 10 incidents Saturday, Sunday and into the early hours of Monday, available reports show.
Travelers exposing children to measles partly to blame for outbreak
While measles is not a common disease, thanks to inoculation efforts, it is still considered a deadly threat due to some of the people out there who have still not been immunized.
An armed robbery and attempted robbery investigated by Albany police
It is believed that an armed robbery on Saturday at one business is connected to an attempted robbery at another, Albany police officials say.
Missing fugitive caught without incident
Bobby Smith had been missing from the Albany Transitional Center since Nov. 17.
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Dec. 2-5, 2013.
The booking listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency and reason for booking, along with bond and date of release when applicable.