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Albany 2013 One Warm Coat project under way

Second Harvest of South Georgia and Central Monitoring coordinate coat effort in Albany

The Albany One Warm Coat project will run through Jan. 15. The One Warm Coat hotline is (229) 434-1176.

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Home buyers beware of high priced real estate deeds

Albany lawyers say paying large amounts for real estate deeds is unnecessary

Albany attorneys and real estate agents want consumers to know paying an outside company large amounts of money to obtain certified copies of property deeds is unnecessary.

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Albany joins trend of dropping gas prices

Retail gas prices decline in metro Albany by 12.7 cents per gallon from gas prices last week.

At an average of $3.179, metro Albany gas prices at the pump ranked third lowest among the eight metro area in Georgia on Monday.

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Walmart to open in Sylvester

The Worth County Development Authority recently completed the sale of 7.33 acres of land to Wal-Mart, paving the way for the retailer to open a new Walmart location in Sylvester.

Metro Albany gas cheapest in state

For the third time in four weeks, metro Albany leads off the week with the best average price at the gas pump.

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Florida lawsuit threatens irrigation practices in Southwest Georgia

Experts say Georgia farmers are among the nation’s most efficient in their use of water for irrigation practices.

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Region braces for tropical storm

Tropical Storm Karen is expected bring winds and rain to Southwest Georgia this weekend.

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Car dealership to close after 88 years

Lincoln of Albany owners have announced the upcoming sale of the dealership’s Lincoln franchise to Sunbelt Ford.

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Phoebe CEO Wernick: Multiple factors lead to cuts

Sequestration, the decision by Georgia to not expand Medicaid and the general economic outlook are among the things that have resulted in cuts throughout Phoebe Putney Health System, Phoebe CEO Joel Wernick said Wednesday.

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Rep. Austin Scott wants to hold Congress' salaries during shutdown

Rep. Austin Scott, R-Augusta today announced he has signed onto the Government Shutdown Fairness Act (H.R. 3160), which would prohibit Members of Congress from receiving a salary during a government shutdown.

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Pump price slide continues

A group of stations in East Albany continue to pace the market for motorists.

Checkpoint in Poulan results in DUI arrests

Several agencies from Southwest Georgia participated in a checkpoint that resulted in dozens of citations, including five DUIs, officials with the Georgia State Patrol say.

Albany unemployment rate decreases in August

Albany and Southwest Georgia unemployment continues to steadily decline. Decrease in rates can be attributed to a reduction in the labor force.

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Southwest Georgia to see among highest health plan rates

Among the lowest qualified health plan rates to come out of the market place under the Affordable Care Act shows that the lowest rates will be in the north Georgia area.

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HHS Regional Director Pamela Roshell visits Albany, discusses health reform

A forum presented by state Sen. Freddie Powell Sims, District 12, presented a forum featuring Pamela Roshell from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to discuss the Affordable Care Act in relation to the market place.