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Commission post became available when incumbent qualified to run for commission chairmanship
One candidate has already announced plans to run during a special called Dougherty County Commission election.
Couple who provide safe haven for dogs are told to remove kennel from neighborhood
Wes and Kim Terrell file suit against Lee County commissioners over directive sent by the county attorney ordering them to close their kennel for rescue dogs. The facility has drawn opposition from many of the Terrells’ neighbors over the past several months.
Amanda Lynn Robinson, 39, of Leesburg, is wanted on two warrants.
Amanda Lynn Robinson is wanted for probation violation and failure to appear.
Bi-Lo Holdings is changing brands on 10 stores in southern Georgia, including three in Southwest Georgia
A Winn-Dixie in Americus will also convert to a Harveys, while three Harveys stories in Valdosta are among seven that will become Winn-Dixie supermarkets.
Computers scams reported in Albany
Foreign scam artists prey on senior citizens and those not computer savvy.
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Louis Hatcher qualifies for Lee School Board, Patrick Garner enters Dougherty Commission District 4 race.
Two more qualify for May’s primary election. Louis Hatcher qualifies for Lee School Board, Patrick Garner enters Dougherty Commission District 4 race.
There are currently two RadioShack stores in Albany and one in Sylvester
RadioShack stock take a 24 percent hit following dismal holiday sales numbers. The company expects to keep about 4,000 stores open.
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Sitting commissioner steps down to run for commission chairmanship
Gloria Gaines steps down from her Dougherty County Commission seat in preparation for her commission chairmanship run.
Event planners say both the Albany Marathon and the Albany Mardi Gras street festival held amidst beautiful weather Saturday were overwhelming successes.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Local delegation Greene, Dukes, Sims also qualify for re-election
All local delegation incumbents in the state Legislature qualify to run for re-election in 2014.
Opening day of primary qualifying keeps elections officials hopping
Candidates have until Friday to qualify for four Dougherty County Commission and three Dougherty School Board seats.
Two seats available on the Lee County Board of Education
The candidates were unable to qualify Monday because a notary public was not available at the GOP site
With a vote of 171-4, a proposal to allow for the use of medical marijuana in Georgia passes the state House of Representatives.
Dorion Revills and Emory Jones arrested for last week’s killing.
Albany police charge two in Shakelia Williams murder. Dorion Revills and Emory Jones, both 18, arrested for last week’s killing.
Albany Police say Jazarus Fuller was texting on his phone while attempting to cross the highway.
Albany teen hit by truck on Sylvester Road. Police say Jazarus Fuller was texting on his phone while attempting to cross the highway.
A self-portrait of host Ellen DeGeneres and stars including Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper taken during Hollywood's annual Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday quickly became the most shared photo ever on Twitter.
The slavery drama “12 Years a Slave” won the Academy Award for best picture on Sunday, making history as the first movie from a black director to win the film industry’s highest honor in 86 years of the Oscars.