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Challenger Greg Hecht says A.G. Sam Olens sought contribution from investigated state senator
State Attorney General Sam Olens is accused by his political opponent of putting pressure on state senator facing investigation.
Event scheduled Nov. 8 at Veterans Park Amphitheater
The event features a gourmet picnic-style dinner catered by Leon Holloway of Americus, a full bar from 6-7:30 p.m., and live music on the riverbank by Yacht Rock Schooner Band and The Jodi Mann Band.
Lowe, who was the school’s first headmaster in 1966, was also DWS’s first football, boys and girls basketball and baseball coach
Deerfield-Windsor breaks ground on new Wellness Center which will honor long-time coach and first headmaster Graham Lowe
Company continues trimming its product lineup
The Procter & Gamble Co., based in Cincinnati, said Friday it prefers a spinoff of Duracell, but that it’s considering a sale or other options for Duracell.
James Tyrone Parker is wanted for escape
James Tyrone Parker is wanted by Dougherty County authorities on an escape charge.
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Textile manufacturer pollution, state water policy issues cited as problems for Flint River
The annual Dirty Dozen spotlights threats to the Georgia water resources as well as the polluters and state policies or failures that ultimately harm — or could harm — Georgia property owners, downstream communities, fish and wildlife, hunters, anglers, boaters and swimmers.
Atlanta comedian will appear Friday evening at Theatre Albany
James Gregory, billed as “the Funniest Man in America,” says keeping it clean and making it funny have been a successful combination for him.
New parking fees at airport would go into effect at completion of parking lot construction
Short-term parking fees at the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport will go up slightly in February.
Team to formulate recommendations to minimize impact of Ebola in state
The Deal response team will assess current health and emergency management procedures and formulate recommendations to minimize the potential impact of Ebola in Georgia.
Energy company officials say willingness to change sites, route shows concern for community
Spectra Energy holds an informational open house to show possible changes to a proposed natural gas pipeline route and compressor station site.
Proctor offers encouraging crime report during Albany City Commission meeting
The chief of the Albany Police Department says crime in the city is at a 10-year low.
Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 27 incidents on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: Transplanting takes priority over most other agenda that might be on your to-do list
The days are comfortably warm and the nights are refreshingly cool. All said, nature sends out an invitation to gardeners to get involved throughout the landscape.
Popcorn is a tasty, healthy snack with a long history in the Western Hemisphere
While many people link popcorn to movie watching, it has a long history in the Americas. In 1948, popped popcorn kernels were found in a bat-dwelling cave in New Mexico. Scientists dated the popcorn at around 5,000 years old.
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THE RECIPE BOX: There is no trick to Halloween Rice Krispie teeats
Rice Krispie treats in the shape of a cute pumpkin are today’s featured recipe.
OPINION: Blankenship chose principle over party, to the dismay of leadership
Dougherty Elections Board member Walter Blankenship is drawing behind-the-scenes heat for a principled decision.
More than 100 members of ASU's faculty, staff, students and community members wore pink to form a human pink ribbon.
ASU supports breast cancer awareness with more than 100 pink-clad supporters forming a human pink ribbon
Operation Family Caregiver expected focus of Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving summit this week
Operation Family Caregiver expansion to be announced at summit Friday, former first lady expected to appear
Officials say Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter will join leaders from the White House Joining Forces initiative, the U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs and Health and Human Services, AARP, and other organizations to discuss solutions to the American caregiver crisis.
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