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The three candidates will meet May 20 in the Democratic Primary election
State Rep. Carol Fullerton, Dougherty County School Board member Darrell Ealum and former Dougherty County Commissioner Muarleen Edwards are vying for a two-year term representing District 153 in Atlanta.
Albany city commissioners approve rezoning requests after an extended debate
The Albany City Commission gives the go-ahead for a rezoning request that will allow for a Neighborhood Market grocery store in West Albany.
The Dougherty School Board adopts the Charter School Option as its School System Flexibilty Model
Dougherty School System officials say this is the school district’s first major textbook purchase in nearly a decade and a half.
Bryan Bridges wants to bring a Redi-Mix concrete plant to the region
Albany and Dougherty County officials say they would welcome a Lee County businessman who is having zoning issues “with open arms.”
One dies, one arrested in stabbing attack
One person is arrested for robbery and another dies in Tuesday knife attack.
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Police say person of interest used fake ID to cash checks
An unidentified woman is sought as a person of interest in a forgery case that may be linked to a number of entering auto cases.
The Thomasville Garden Club Standard Flower Show will be Friday and Saturday.
While most of the memorable television characters have been male and female actors, dogs have had important roles for the past six decades.
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Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 42 incidents on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.
The musical fairy tale will be performed at the Albany Municipal Auditorium
Seventy-nine Deerfield Windsor students create “Shrek the Musical” for three performances this weekend at the Albany Municipal Auditorium.
Former Secret Service agent Don Brewer will be signing books at Books A Million
Author and former US Secret Service agent Don Brewer will be visiting Albany’s Books A Million this Saturday to sign copies of his debut book Worthy of Trust and Confidence.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Worth County Environmental Health Offices April 11-17, 2014.
New branches are located in Ocala, Gainesville and Alachua
Alarion reported approximately $283 million in assets, $200 million in loans, $241 million in deposits, and $18 million in tangible common equity. Upon completion of the transaction, Heritage is expected to have approximately $1.7 billion in assets, $1 billion in loans, and $1.4 billion in deposits.
Aviation Commission ready for Phase III of renovation project
Southwest Georgia Regional Airport is one of 90 nationwide to qualify for online training awards.
The lone candidate went through the interview process Tuesday morning
An Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission Presidential Search Committee will recommend that EDC interim President Justin Strickland get a permanent appointment to the job.
The American Cancer Relay for Life starts Friday
The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is slated for this Friday night at Albany’s Exchange Club Fairgrounds.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.