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Changes under way at Grand Island Golf Club in Lee County

Lee County Recreation Authority will look at proposals for adding a driving range

Lee County Commissioner Luke Singletary says the county’s recreation authority has been working with Grand Island’s staff to make changes to become more efficient and to allow a more precise snapshot of the club’s financial situation.

Dougherty County School System announces Teacher of the Year candidates

One of eight finalists will be named the year's top teacher on April 16

Eight finalists selected from field of 24 to be named DCSS’s 2015-16 Teacher of the Year

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Georgia Hospital Association CMO Doug Patten says soaring health care costs must be brought under control

Patten says country is spending twice as much money on health care as the rest of the developed world

Former Phoebe CMO Doug Patten says U.S. health care is top notch, but comes at twice the cost of the rest of the world.

Albany Sons of Confederate Veterans camp schedules Lee-Jackson banquet

Gathering honors Confederate generals Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson

Two of the Confederate Army’s most renowned military tacticians will be honored at a banquet.

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Meadows, Platinum Sound find new downtown Albany home

Music producer's studio move sparks next level of recording career

Mario Meadows had to move his Platinum Sound recording studios, but he’s found himself at home in the new location.

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Squawk of the Day - Feb. 28, 2015

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2015 Relay for Life fast approaching

Dougherty/Lee 2015 Relay for Life set for early April

As the 2015 Dougherty and Lee County Relay for Life quickly approaches, American Cancer Society representatives and volunteers are asking to the community to get involved in the world’s largest fundraiser in the fight against cancer.

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Tift Park Community Market to re-open starting March 7

Popular Saturday gathering to coincide with city’s Snickers Marathon/Mardi Gras celebration

The Saturday Tift Park Community Market will resume March 7, coinciding with Albany’s Snickers Marathon/Mardi Gras celebration.

Robbery suspect captured at hotel

A suspect’s father talks him into surrendering to sheriff’s deputies

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 28, 2015

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

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Deerfield-Windsor's Steven Feng is named Dougherty County';s Star Student for 2015

For the fifth straight year, a Deerfield student is selected as the county's top scholar

Deerfield-Windsor makes it five in a row as Steven Feng honored at county’s STAR Student for 2015.

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Worth County suspect shot after high-speed chase

Worth County deputy fatally shoots suspect

Police said the suspects are believed to have been returning from a burglary spree in Florida.

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Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Spock, dies at age 83

The actor had portrayed the iconic sci-fi character since 1966

Leonard Nimoy, who starred in the original “Star Trek” series as Spock, died Friday. He was 83.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Feb. 26-27, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 24 calls on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.

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Squawk of the Day - Feb. 27, 2015

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Metal rules at first Albany Metal Fest | PHOTO GALLERY

Fifteen bands perform for enthusiastic crowd

Metal music filled the downtown Albany Sstate Theatre all day Saturday during the first Albany Metal Fest.

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'The Voice' sparks Craig Wayne Boyd's own Cinderella story

Talent competition propels Nashville singer to top of country charts

Craig Wayne Boyd was set to give up on his musical dreams when he got a timely email from producers of TV’s “The Voice.”

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Albany Almanac - Feb. 27, 2015

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

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