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Airport director: Pilot shortage cause of Albany flight cuts

Yvette Aehle says loss of flights at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport will impact budget

The director of the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport says a pilot shortage led to flight cuts at the Albany-based airport.

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Albany Almanac - March 3, 2015

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Arrests made in deaths of Sumter mother, son

Four suspects arrested in Sumter County double homicide

Four suspects were jailed Monday, having been arrested in connection to the murders of a Sumter County woman and her son Friday night.

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Read Across Georgia Month makes its annual appearance

The annual campaign supports increased childhood literacy in the state.

Read Across Georgia Month campaign supports reading and literacy across the state

A. West Enterprise of Albany in Top 10 for U.S. Chamber of Commerce honor

Albany company trying to be one of seven finalists

As voting winds down, A.West Enterprise remains in contention for U.S. Chamber of Commerce award.

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Dougherty County commissioners asked to join in ethics fight

Nonprofit Common Cause Georgia wants to reform state ethics legislation

The executive director of Common Cause Georgia tells Dougherty County commissioners statewide ethics reform is needed.

FTC extends delay in adjudication of Phoebe North case

The new deadline is 11:59 p.m. on March 31

The Federal Trade Commission has delayed until the end of March its adjudication the matter involving the purchase of Phoebe North, formerly Palmyra Medical Center, while commssioners further consider a consent proposal in the case.

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Dougherty County among eight communities selected for nationwide food program

Growing Food Connections offers participating communities resources, not handouts

Dougherty County is one of eight communities nationwide selected to participate in an initiative that strengthens food systems.

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Dougherty County Jail Report: Feb. 19-26, 2015

These are bookings at the Dougherty County Jail

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Feb. 19-26, 2015. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond (if applicable) and date of release (if applicable).

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Capitol Votes -- Georgia congressional delegation week ending Feb. 26, 2015

Here is how U.S. representatives and senators from Georgia voted in roll call votes last week.

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Albany Mardi Gras Street Festival and Albany Marathon slated Saturday

2015 14th year of Albany Mari Gras Street Festival and 9th year of Albany Marathon

Thousands of revelers and runners are expected to fill the streets of downtown Albany Saturday when the Better Albany Group hosts the annual Mardi Gras Street Festival, following the completion of the annual Albany Marathon.

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Miss Albany, EDC marketing director Reedi Hawkins educates on social media safety

Hawkins speaks with Dougherty County Rotary Club on her social media platform

While the social media bug has hit the large majority of those in the millennial generation, it is also becoming popular with their parents and grandparents — despite the notion older generations are intimidated by it — as a means to send and receive photos, messages or interact with long-lost friends.

Walk for multiple sclerosis set for March 21 in downtown Albany

National MS Awareness Week ongoing through Friday, walk set for later in the month at Albany Municipal Auditorium

Walk MS: Georgia 2015 consists of nine events throughout the state aimed at uniting friends, families, individuals and corporations under the common goal of raising funds for research projects, and programs and services, while spreading awareness of MS.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - Feb. 23, 2015-Feb. 27, 2015

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee, and Worth County Environmental Health Offices Feb. 23 through Feb. 27.

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Squawk of the Day - March 2, 2015

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