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Bright of the Day - Aug. 18, 2014

Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to find out about the Bright Side of life.

Dougherty County Jail Report - Aug. 18, 2014

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Aug. 7-13, 2014.

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Author seeks to help others through personal testimony

“How She Fought,” is now available on amazon.com at national bookstores Books-A-Million and Barnes and Noble.

Southwest Georgia public health officials pushing immunization awareness

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Certain people may be at higher risk for getting some diseases or having more serious illness if they were to get sick, like young children, older adults and those with health conditions, Southwest Public Health District Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant said.

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Inspiring Lee County child reminder of need for pediatric specialists in Southwest Georgia

Sibley Heart Center opens permanent clinic in Albany

Bennett Jones, 3, was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect known as critical aortic valve stenosis at 33 weeks gestation. He was delivered at 38 weeks at Northside Hospital and transported that same day to the Sibley Heart Center at Children’s at Egleston Pediatric Hospital, where he went through multiple surgeries and procedures.

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Turtles still kowabunga at the box office

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles stay on top a second week

“Guardians of the Galaxy” has pulled in $149 million worldwide in its three weeks.

Albany Area Community Calendar - Aug. 17-25, 2014

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

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Mitchell Couny family farm grows with each generation

The farmland has been in the Robinson family's possession for a century

Farming runs in the family at Mitchell County’s Robinson Farms.

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Summit Drive home is Yard of the Month for August | PHOTO GALLERY

The residence of Norma and Ken Eder has been named August 2014 Yard of the Month

The colors that Norma and Ken Eder selected for their home make “quite an impact,” officials with the Daffodil Garden Club say.

Albany Area Births: Aug. 3-11, 2014

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from August 3-11, 2014.

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Art auction to benefit humane society

Artists for Animals scheduled Spet. 16 at Albany Museum of Art

Throughout the last few months, various local and regional artists were invited to create individual works of art in various mediums, while drawing inspiration from animals. Nearly 30 pieces of art will be auctioned at the Artists for Animals event.

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Albany Area Business Portfolio - Aug. 17, 2014

Dunn, Stephens accept Phoebe Putney-related positions

Eric Hooper, an attorney with the law firm of Moore, Clarke, DuVall & Ridgers P.C., has been appointed to serve as a member of the Community Outreach Committee of the Real Property, Trust and Estate section of the American Bar Association.

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Turned down for jobs, Albany veteran creates his own business

Marine, partner create 'Odd Jobber' business when rebuffed for employment

A 31-year-old Marine declared 80 percent disabled says he’s too young to remain idle, despite VA diagnosis.

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Squawk of the Day - Aug. 17, 2014

Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to find out what everybody’s squawking about.

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Bright of the Day - Aug. 17, 2014

Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to find out about the Bright Side of life.

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