Dougherty County


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Deerfield-Windsor students to present 'Shrek the Musical'

The musical fairy tale will be performed at the Albany Municipal Auditorium

Seventy-nine Deerfield Windsor students create “Shrek the Musical” for three performances this weekend at the Albany Municipal Auditorium.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - April 23, 2014

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Worth County Environmental Health Offices April 11-17, 2014.

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Albany-based HeritageBank expands presence in Florida

New branches are located in Ocala, Gainesville and Alachua

Alarion reported approximately $283 million in assets, $200 million in loans, $241 million in deposits, and $18 million in tangible common equity. Upon completion of the transaction, Heritage is expected to have approximately $1.7 billion in assets, $1 billion in loans, and $1.4 billion in deposits.

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Darton State College Nursing Program gains additional accreditation

Darton State College’s RN to BSN Completion program was recently granted another accreditation.

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Dougherty County Jail Report - April 21, 2014

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail April 10 through 16.

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Bees not agressive unless they are defending hive, Kathy Brinson says

One third of nation's food pollinated by honeybees

Kathy Brinson noted that bees swarming in early spring may be spotted in a tree forming a ball. At this point, she said, people shouldn’t be alarmed; they are not aggressive because they have not yet formed a hive.

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Business Portfolio - April 18, 2014

News about business people in Metro Albany

Regan Fowler has joined Fleming & Riles Insurance as a commercial account manager.

Albany Briefs - April 18, 2014

News briefs from the Albany area

A communitywide Easter egg hunt is planned at 4 p.m. Sunday at Renaissance Cultural Arts Center, 950 N. Maple St.

Second Albany 'Scared Straight' segment to air on A&E

A Dougherty County Sheriffs Office intervention program to air on A&E

The second 'Beyond Scared Straight' segment of the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office airs tonight.

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Gov. Nathan Deal signs SB 349 into law at the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport (Video)

The new law will enhance the quality of services provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

Deal signs new law, talks about Port of Savannah Project and an attack by GOP gubernatorial challenger David Pennington

Metro Albany Briefs - April 16, 2014

News briefs from the Albany area

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Dougherty County Teacher of the Year finalist Sandra Masters says each child is unique (Video)

The county’s Teacher of the Year will be announced at a banquet Thursday

Sandra Masters is one of eight finalists for Dougherty County Teacher of the Year.

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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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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.