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BHS Management has expanded its number of entertainment clients to 25
Albany lawyer Patrick Millsaps has found a new, unexpected career representing actors and is now expanding into movie and TV production. He says he’s “never had more fun than doing what I’m doing now.”
Hip-Hop conference in Albany examines aspects of art form
Circling the Elements, a national conference on hip-hop culture, continued through the weekend at Albany State University.
Navy Fireman Alexander Householder is a 2012 graduate of Westover High School
Named in honor of the former president, Navy officials say the carrier Reagan is longer than three football fields at nearly 1,100 feet long. It is 252 feet wide and weighs more than 100,000 tons. Two nuclear reactors can push the ship through the water at nearly 35 mph.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes benefits Lily Pad
Men, and a few women, put on high heels to walk a mile for the Lily Pad SANE Center.
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Indiana alt-country/Americana/rockers seek to expand fan base into Southwest Georgia
Nick Dittmeier and the Sawdusters will play at Locos in Albany next Friday starting at 9 p.m.
Albany and Southwest Georgia religion news and events
President Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday school this Sunday; Worth County revival planned; new worship facility to be dedicated; community day planned; former Albany minister releases new book.
Jon Howell will leave the post on May 1
Jon Howell is leaving as CEO/president of the Georgia Health Care Association after “difference of opinion on an internal policy matter.”
A wrapup of upcoming arts and entertainment events in the area
Auditions set for Theatre Albany’s May production; congressmen to name district art winners; bands get set for musical showdown; art and music showcase coming to Albany; Cotton Hall in Miller County goes 1980s-era musical.
Junior League of Albany to host Kids in the Kitchen event
This weekend members of the Junior League of Albany are hoping to share some healthy eating and lifestyle choices with area children when the organization hosts its annual Kids in the Kitchen event at the Albany Mall.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
February and March rate of 6.3 percent best for state since July 2008
Georgia’s jobless rate for March matched the 6.3 percent it registered in February, the lowest rate the state has seen since mid 2008.
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The school is using specialized software to help struggling students catch up in reading and math
As one of the most technologically advanced schools in the Dougherty County School System. it should come as no surprise that Albany Middle School has been selected as the ELS (Educational Learning Systems) School of the Month
Gov. Nathan deal signs House Bill 1 into law
Cannabis oil can now be use for certain medical conditions in Georgia.
Robbery suspects jailed without bond
Two armed robbery suspects accused of pepper spraying a clerk are in the Dougherty County jail
Sylvester thief used small handgun to rob store employee at dumpster
A grocery clerk in Sylvester is robbed at gunpoint near a dumpster behind a store Wednesday night.
Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 20 calls on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.
Consolidation avoids unnecessary duplication of services, Phoebe officials say
Over the next few weeks, there will be shifting of surgical cases, equipment and supplies from the nine operating rooms at Phoebe North to the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital campus, where there are currently 19 operating rooms.
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