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City Commission clears path for West Albany Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market

Development would include new Wal-Mart grocery concept, fueling station

The Albany City Commission paves the way for a new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market near the corner of Westover Boulevard and Gillionville Road.

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Accused Dougherty teacher will be fired Mosely says

School superintendent teacher will be fired

Dougherty County School Superintendent David Mosely says accused teacher will be fired.

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Elimination of Dougherty County school staff furlough days still on agenda

The unexpected loss of $2.6 in equalization funding complicates adding instruction days and eliminating furloughs

Elimination of four furlough days for Dougherty County School System staff would cost $2 million.

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Dougherty Teacher of the year finalist Martez Favis credits success to pain, support (Video)

The Sherwood Acres teacher is a finalist for the county's top teacher award

Dougherty County’s Teacher of the year to be named at a banquet Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn.

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Dougherty County Teacher of the Year finalist Sandra Masters says each child is unique (Video)

The county’s Teacher of the Year will be announced at a banquet Thursday

Sandra Masters is one of eight finalists for Dougherty County Teacher of the Year.

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Phoebe North ICU gains tele-medicine services

Investment more than $500,000

Audio and video equipment is activated only when needed. The sound of a doorbell lets patients and family members know when the tele-intensivist or critical care nurse “enters” the room, similar to when a bedside physician or nurse enters the room.

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Dougherty Teacher of Year finalist Jennifer Lewis-Polite always wanted to be a teacher (VIDEO)

Dougherty Teacher of the Year will be named at a banquet Thursday at Hilton Garden Inn

Dougherty Teacher of Year finalist Lewis-Polite always wanted to be a teacher

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Dougherty Teacher of the Year finalist Victoria Brackins wants to share her knowledge (VIDEO)

Dougherty County's Teacher of the Year to be revealed at banquet Thursday

Eight finalists in mix for Dougherty County’s 2015 Teacher of the Year

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The Big 10: April 4-11, 2014

The most-red stories for the week of April 4 - 11, 2014 at www.albanylerald.com

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Albany Area Births - April 13, 2014

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from March 30 - April 7, 2014.

Albany Area Community Calendar - April 13-21, 2014

The following is a list of meetings and classes happening in the area this week.

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BARRY LEVINE: The end of Beatlemania

If Feb. 3, 1959, is the most memorable date in rock history, then challenging for the runner-up spot is April 10, 1970, when Paul McCartney of the Beatles announced that he was leaving the most successful group in rock ‘n’ roll history.

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Tifton ag engineer solving real problems

Results of research relayed to farmers in the field

George Vellidis has been fascinated by agricultural engineering since he was a high school student in Thessaloniki, Greece. As a professor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in Tifton, Vellidis is living out his childhood passion every day.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - April 13, 2014

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee and County Environmental Health Offices April 4-9, 2014.

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Bright of the Day - April 13, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to read about the Bright Side of life.

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Squawk of the Day - April 13, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.

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APRIL GARDENER: April good time for vegetable planting

If you have been itching to get out and dig in the dirt after our unusually cold winter, April is the time.

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Albany Yard of the Month - April 2014

A residence at 1201 N. Davis St. in Albany is selected as the Yard of the Month for April

George and Valerie Buchanan own the residence that was chosen this month for the Daffoldil Garden Club’s monthly designation.

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Chehaw festival celebrates Native American diversity

Native Americans perform and instruct at Chehaw festival

The crowd came from all around for the Native American dancing, riding demonstrations, bows and arrows, sales of arrowheads, head dresses, leather goods and food.

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Dougherty Teacher of the Year finalist Patricia Littleton says reward is impacting lives (VIDEO)

The Dougherty teacher of the Year will be named Thursday

Dougherty Teacher of the Year will be named at a banquet Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn