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Mediacom completes digital upgrades

The Albany cable provider plans to expand its TV lineup

Mediacom completes digital upgrades, will expand TV lineup and boost Internet speed.

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Know of some good places to see Christmas lights?

The Christmas season is shining in metro Albany

If you know of any houses we should feature, send the address to southview@albanyherald.com.

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Nominations open for Outstanding Young Peanut Farmer

The Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award is based upon the applicant’s overall farm operation; environmental and stewardship practices; and leadership, civic, church, and community service activities.

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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Dec. 11-17, 2013

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

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Southwest Georgia Education Notebook -- Dec. 11, 2013

Three area students earn scholarships from the University of Georgia

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Southwest Georgia public health officials encouraging people to get their flu shots

Officials using National Influenza Vaccination Week to promote flu prevention

Since the holiday travel period gives an opportunity for disease to circulate, the public is being encouraged to get their flu shots before opening their gifts this Christmas.

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Nominations open for Outstanding Young Peanut Farmer

The Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award is based upon the applicant’s overall farm operation; environmental and stewardship practices; and leadership, civic, church, and community service activities.

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Georgia peanut crop experiencing good year

Peanut economists expect Georgia peanut production to hit close to a two tons per acre

Georgia peanut acreage, at 430,000 acres this year, could increase by 15 percent in 2014, forecasters say.

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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Dec. 4-10, 2013

A busy weekend of holiday-related events is Coming Up in Albany and Southwest Georgia.

Christmas will make its presence known this weekend as parades, concerts and stage productions hit high gear.

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Watermelon disease a double whammy for Georgia growers

The effects of the water mold sometimes are not evident until after shipment

Georgia watermelon farmers found Phytophthora to be a hit to the wallet after heavy rains in mid summer made the disease more widespread than normal.

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Cancer Coalition of South Georgia receives Mutual of America award

Cancer screening program based in Albany receives national recognition

Cancer Coalition of South Georgia was selected as one of the top three organizations to receive national recognition from the Mutual of America Foundation and a $25,000 grant.

Unemployment rises in Albany, Southwest Georgia during October

Georgia Department of Labor announces metro rates for October

An increase in new layoffs and an increase in the number of unemployed residents contributed to a bump in the jobless rate in Albany and Southwest Georgia in October, labor officials say.

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Albany area gets ready for holiday season

The lights of the Christmas season are starting to shine in Southwest Georgia

Albany and other Southwest Georgia communities get ready for the holidays with lots of festive cheer and fun activities.

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SOWEGA Council on Aging conducts annual meeting in Albany

Update on new center and annual report presented at SOWEGA Council on Aging meeting

Officials say the SOWEGA Council on Aging Senior Life Enrichment Center is expected to be occupied by mid-January.

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Cuthbert's Cole Taylor inks songwriting deal with Universal Publishing Group

Cole Taylor is following superstar Luke Bryan's route to Nashville

After nine months in Nashville, Cuthbert-born country singer/songwriter Cole Taylor signs a songwriting deal with a major Music City player.