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Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Feb. 27-March 2, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 24 calls on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.

Albany family escapes early morning blaze

Albany Fire Department responds to West Gordon house fire

Three members of an Albany family narrowly escaped an early morning fire after a resident was awakened by the smell of smoke.

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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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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 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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Timeless fun and fellowship to be had in the Shire of Ravenwood | PHOTO GALLERY

Albany's Shire of Ravenwood part of Kingdown of Meridies

Hear ye, hear ye, be it declared that Albany’s Shire of Ravenwood, in the Kingdom of Meridies, cordially invites all lovers of Middle Ages and Renaissance history to join in their merriment.

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2015 Relay for Life fast approaching

Dougherty/Lee 2015 Relay for Life set for early April

As the 2015 Dougherty and Lee County Relay for Life quickly approaches, American Cancer Society representatives and volunteers are asking to the community to get involved in the world’s largest fundraiser in the fight against cancer.

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Tift Park Community Market to re-open starting March 7

Popular Saturday gathering to coincide with city’s Snickers Marathon/Mardi Gras celebration

The Saturday Tift Park Community Market will resume March 7, coinciding with Albany’s Snickers Marathon/Mardi Gras celebration.

Robbery suspect captured at hotel

A suspect’s father talks him into surrendering to sheriff’s deputies

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Deerfield-Windsor's Steven Feng is named Dougherty County's Star Student for 2015

For the fifth straight year, a Deerfield student is selected as the county's top scholar

Deerfield-Windsor makes it five in a row as Steven Feng honored at county’s STAR Student for 2015.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Feb. 26-27, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 24 calls on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.

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