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Gloria Gaines takes most biting shots at pipeline, government officials

Former Dougherty County commissioner speaks out at community meeting

A former Dougherty County government official makes some sharp remarks during a public forum to discuss a proposed pipeline in the county.

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University of Georgia researchers put skins back into peanut butter

Incorporating some of the nutritious skins in the spread appeals to those who like natural products, researchers say

Peanut skins, which are removed and discarded in the peanut butter manufacturing process, are high in antioxidants and fiber.

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Public forum offers Dougherty County community opportunity to discuss pipeline

Federal, state officials on hand for public discussion of proposed pipeline

A standing-room-only crowd shows up in Albany for a public forum called to discuss the proposed Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline.

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Albany Almanac - Sept. 30, 2014

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

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

Albany-Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS -- Sept. 30, 2014

Public safety roundup for Saturday, Sunday and early hours of Monday in Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 68 incidents on Saturday, Sunday and the early hours of Monday, available reports show.

Albany police respond to overnight armed robbery, burglary

Two businesses had cash stolen from them in separate theft incidents

Westside Grocery at 2314 W. Gordon Ave. became an armed robbery victim at 11:54 p.m. on Sunday, reports show. Phyllis Banks, spokeswoman for the APD, said officers responded to the business in reference to an armed robbery in progress. The victims said several unknown men entered the store at gunpoint with their faces covered.

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Albany man killed in early Monday shooting at his home

The roommate of the slain occupant was wounded in the foot by the gunfire

Albany police reports say a man was killed and his roommate wounded when an ealry morning knock on their door was followed by gunshots.

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Georgia in the spotlight at this month's Sunbelt Expo

In its 37th year, the Sunbelt Ag Expo is expected to draw 90,000

Not only is Georgia the host state for the 37th annual Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie, it’s also the 2014 Spotlight State.

Doctors: Electronic health records a good idea that needs improvement

A patient visit produces five pages of notes

Nowadays, many doctors feel more like they’re data entry clerks.

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Aging in Place

Limited mobility no longer means moving out of home

You don’t have to be over 65 to want to age in place.

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Squawk of the Day - Sept. 29, 2014

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

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Downtown Albany stakeholder input sought during visioning meeting

Albany officials seek to continue momentum surrounding downtown redevelopment

Input will be sought from anyone who has an interest in Albany’s downtown during a “visioning” meeting Tuesday.

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Dougherty County Jail Report - Sept. 18-24, 2014

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Sept. 18 through 24.

Albany Centering Pregnancy in spotlight through CISCO Collaboration Hero Award

Georgia Department of Public Health highlights Centering program in Albany

Last year, DPH was nominated as a CISCO Collaboration Hero, a program designed to recognize customers who collaborate using technology throughout their organization to meet business or organization needs. The Centering Pregnancy program based in Dougherty County, the only Centering site to use telemedicine as a component of care, was selected to be highlighted after DPH was given the Hero recognition.

The Albany Herald turns pink for breast cancer awareness

Pink newspaper makes a reminder of importance of early detection and treatment of breast cancer

For the fifth year, The Albany Herald and www.albanyherald.com are turning pink to promote breast cancer awareness and ti help raise funds for the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia.

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