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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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Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission releases 'Made in Albany' video

Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission's second video highlights manufacturing

The Albany-Dougherty EDC promotional video focusing on Albany industry and manufacturers is released during the week that the EDC observes Industry Celebration week.

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Squawk of the Day - April 15, 2014

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Bright of the Day - April 14, 2014

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U.S. Congressman Sanford Bishop to take part in pipeline listening session

Metting called to address safety, other concerns surrounding controversial natural gas pipeline

U.S. Congressman Sanford Bishop will get feedback at a listening session concerning a natural gas pipeline expected to go through Dougherty County.

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Gas pump price climb reaches 21st straight day

In Albany, motorists are spending 34 cents more per gallon for gas than they did in April 2013

Stronger consumer confidence combined with increased demand have resulted in three solid weeks of price gains at U.S. gas pumps.

Albany Almanac - April 15, 2014

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

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

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Dougherty Teacher of the Year finalist Tracey Wingfield believes greatness lies within all students (Video)

She is among eight finalists for Dougherty County’s 2014-15 Teacher of the Year

Dougherty County’s 2014-15 Teacher of the Year to be named Thursday.

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Dougherty Teacher of the Year finalist Sarah Bivins says her mother knew best (Video)

Dougherty High School educator in running for county’s Teacher of the Year

Dougherty County’s 2014-15 Teacher of the Year to be announced at a banquet Thursday.

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'Pink Moon' turns 'blood moon' red in full lunar eclipse (Photo gallery added)

This was the first of four consecutive full lunar eclipses known as a tetrad

In Southwest Georgia, clouds and thunderstorms blocked the view of the full lunar eclipse this morning.

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FTC asks for extension in Palmyra acquisition decision

FTC asks U.S. Middle District Judge Louis Sands for a 60-day extension for filing documents necessary for dismissing an order for preliminary injunction in Palmyra merger.

FTC asks for 60-day extension on Phoebe-Palmyra proposed acquisition agreement

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Dougherty County Jail Report - April 14, 2014

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail April 3-9, 2014.

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Early voting times, dates established for May 20 election primaries

Potential voters have a week to register for the primaries

Voters are reminded of registration, early voting dates for approaching primaries.

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Squawk of the Day - April 14, 2014

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Businesses join forces to maximize assets

Multiple ventures operating at the former Harley Davidson dealership on Old Dawson Road.

Local music collective Three Forty Creative Group is now operating in a new location, sharing space with new consignment-style boutique Relics to Riches.

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