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Worth agent middleman for agricultural information

County agents get involved in all types of agriculture

One day Scott Carlson may be in a cornfield listening to a farmer’s questions about insect control. The next, Carlson is on the UGA Tifton Campus searching for answers from researchers in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

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Elmore creating legacy through Littlest Library program

Nurse credits first-great teacher for positive impact

Robin Fletcher Elmore wants to pass on her love for reading through Birdhouse Books project.

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Strother: Little libraries belong to community

Dougherty School Board candidate brings national free book program to community

The first of what supporters hope will be many little libraries offers free books to the community.

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The Easter Story

What is Easter, exactly? Peter Cottontail may get some attention at this time of year, but he is certainly not the reason for the season.

Albany Area Births - April 20, 2014

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from April 5-12, 2014.

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Childs and Duke compete to challenge Bishop

Bishop runs unopposed in Democratic primary while Childs and Duke campaign for the Republican nomination

A brief look at the candidates running for the US House District 2 primary to held May 20.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia Fishing - April 19, 2014 weekend

FISHING REPORT: A weekly summary of how fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

Fishing prospects at Lake Seminole and the Flint River are upgraded to good this week; still fair at lakes George and Blackshear.

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Phoebe Sumter employee retires after five decades

Coggins has seen many changes in the workplace since 1964

Yvonne Goggins said that while she will definitely miss her job, it will be the people she will miss the most.

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Bright of the Day - April 19, 2014

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Squawk of the Day - April 19, 2014

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Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - April 19, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to 37 incidents on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.

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Albany State University Briefs - April 19, 2014

A roundup of news from the Albany State University campus

An ASU business student places in elevator pitch competition, students are recognized for academic excellence and new online courses are now available.

Three sentenced for tax fraud in Albany

Identity tax fraud trio sentenced in Albany

A three-person conspiracy team sentenced in federal court.

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Candidates square off at D.I.R.T. forum

Candidates from area races address the community and students at Darton State College’s D.I.R.T. Club political forum

Local and state candidates squared off Thursday night at Darton State College’s DIRT forum.

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Dougherty County School System Notebook

News and notes from around the DCSS

Dougherty County School System Notebook

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Dougherty County educational leaders meet at MCLB-Albany

The educational group plans on holding community listening sessions in early summer.

Leaders firming up plans to help reduce the County’s dropout rate.

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Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitives - April 18, 2014

Virginia Loretta Pinder is being sought by Dougherty County authorities

Virginia Loretta Pineda, 46, of Putney, is wanted on eight theft charges.

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Bright of the Day - April 18, 2014

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Squawk of the Day - April 18, 2014

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