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Bassist Kevin Dawkins blown away by public recognition

Kevin Dawkins of Cut N Run named Friday JAM poll favorite bassist

When Cut N Run bassist and area music scene fixture Kevin Dawkins found out he had been chosen as Albany’s favorite bass player in the recent Friday JAM music polls, he was overwhelmed that his lifelong passion had made such an impact on local fans and music lovers.

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Thronateeska Heritage Center hunts treasures with three upcoming programs

The trio of events kicks off with a presentation tonight

Albany’s Thronateeska Heritage Center is bringing treasures of the past alive through a series of presentations and lectures today, Saturday and April 2 that focus on gold mining, underwater treasure hunting and archaeology.

Albany and Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports -- March 23-24, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County for Monday and the early morning hours of Tuesday

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 27 incidents on Monday and the early morning hours of Tuesday, available reports show.

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Alarm Detection Technology merges with Invision Technologies

New Invision Technologies will provide IT and security services throughout South Georgia

Two of Albany’s leading technology and security companies joined forces earlier this year when Alarm Detection Technology Inc. merged with Invision Technologies, LLC, to offer more a comprehensive suite of services to area clients under the Invision Technologies banner.

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Turner's Furniture turns 100

Turner's Furniture, family business for 100 years

For the past 100 years the Turner family has been handling the furniture needs of countless area residents through it’s multiple Turner’s Furniture stores across southwest Georgia.

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Behind the soundboard with Chris Lodge

Chris Lodge loves making music

While he isn’t ready to hang up his axe just yet, Dog Head guitarist Chris Lodge would be totally at peace if his legacy in music was that of a producer, which in his eyes is a role that allows him to feed the same creative spirit that first propelled him to pick up a guitar.

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Procter & Gamble biomass plant a team effort

P&G biomass plant will generate over 50 permanent jobs

The addition of the $200 million energy co-generation plant will allow Procter and Gamble (P&G) to move toward it’s goal of becoming more energy efficient and reduce it’s environmental footprint.

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New Starbucks coming to Albany

Starbucks deal brings fourth store affiliated with the organization to Albany

Albany coffee lovers will soon have another convenient java option thanks to a deal that will bring a new Starbucks corporate location to the Good Life City.

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Albany Coin Show this weekend

Southwest Georgia Coin Club of Albany to host Albany Coin Show

The Southwest Georgia Coin Club of Albany is inviting area collectors to the club’s annual Albany Coin Show next weekend at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

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Retirement brings end of 'Alston era' at Oxford Construction | PHOTO GALLERY

Alston brothers have combined 252 years of service at Oxford

When King Alston decided to hang up his hardhat the last day of 2014, not only was it the end of a 53-year career, it marked the end of a six-decade-plus era that began when King’s brother Garfield went to work for Oxford Construction Company in 1952.

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