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Former Deerfield Headmaster W.T. Henry named to Georgia Board of Education

Henry, who spent 20 years as DWS headmaster, to fill District 2's vacant seat on state BOE

Former Deerfield-Windsor Headmaster W.T. Henry named to state school board

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Joel Wernick named to Georgia Trends Magazine's 100 Most Influential list

Congressman Sanford Bishop listed among more than 80 Notable Georgians

Georgia Trend Magazine names Phoebe Putney Health System President and CEO Joel Wernick to list of 100 Most Influential Georgians.

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Retired ABAC professor opens one-man exhibit

Works of Dr. Vincent Keesee featured

Keesee now spends part of his time in West Point, Va., when he is not painting in his studio in Tifton.

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Mercedes-Benz to move U.S. headquarters to Atlanta

Mercedes-Benz will move its U.S. headquarters to Atlanta from northern New Jersey, affecting about 1,000 employees.

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'Shaky Boots Festival' will debut with all-star country lineup

Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry, Dwight Yoakam, Jason Isbell, Old Crow Medicine Show and over a dozen other country music artists will perform on three stages during the two-day festival.

Albany gas stays below $2 per gallon average

Albany is the lone georgia metro area averaging less than $2 a gallon

ALBANY — With gas averaging less than $2 a gallon in metro Albany, record-high oil production should keep the relative bargain at the pump going this year, gas price experts say.

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Former District Attorney Ken Hodges joins Albany-based law firm

Hodges will open an Atlanta office for Flynn+Peeler+Phillips firm

Though he will remain in Atlanta, former Dougherty County district attorney Ken Hodges returns to his roots by joining an Albany-based law firm.

University of Georgia researchers to study whether laws on painkillers impact patients

Research will focus on whether patients who need strong painkillers are adversely affected

As states crack down on abuse of prescription narcotic painkillers, University of Georgia researchers are looking to see whether patients with legitimate needs for the powerful pain medications are being adversely affected.

Georgia Supreme Court to hear Grady County lake case appeal

Rivers groups and business/government officials are on opposite sides of environmental law case

Grady County officials want to construct a 960-acres fishing lake, but the project is being held up over legal wrangling regarding state requirements for a buffer zone. The Georgia Supreme Court will listen to agruments Monday.

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Isley Brothers, Fantasia to perform at Albany Civic Center

R&B showcase just one of regional entertainment events already set for 2015

Albany officials are already making good on their promise to utilize the Albany Civic Center more.

Georgia Briefs - Jan. 1, 2015

New Year's Day shootings include Peachtree police chief wounding his wife and an Atlanta woman hit with a bullet that came through her ceiling.

Georgia Briefs - Dec. 30, 2014

Storms hit Valdosta

Four people are injured Monday in storms that hit Lowndes County.

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Gwinnett school-hospital alliance targets athletic concussions

Gwinnett Medical Center provides full-time trainers to the Gwinnett County high schools

The partnership between Gwinnett Medical Center and Gwinnett County Public Schools that its leaders call the most comprehensive in Georgia in tackling concussions and other sports injuries.

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After seven seasons as head coach, the Falcons show Mike Smith the door

Falcons dismiss head coach Mike Smith

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Albany to host economic forum

Univerity of Georgia Economic Outlook series coming to Albany in February

The University of Georgia (UGA) will host its annual economic forum in Albany as part of the university’s yearly economic outlook series, which is presented in cities throughout the state.

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