Carlton Fletcher

Metro Editor


Carlton Fletcher is metro editor for The Albany Herald. Fletcher covers stories and events in Lee County, as well as Dougherty County and other areas.

Recent Stories

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EDC Presidential Search Committee votes to recommend Justin Strickland

The lone candidate went through the interview process Tuesday morning

An Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission Presidential Search Committee will recommend that EDC interim President Justin Strickland get a permanent appointment to the job.

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Southwest Georgia Regional Airport wins national training award

Aviation Commission ready for Phase III of renovation project

Southwest Georgia Regional Airport is one of 90 nationwide to qualify for online training awards.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Finding favor with Caribbean Flavor

OPINION: Chance stop-off adds to great-local-places-to-eat list

Wendell Joseph draws on the spice of his homeland — Trinidad and Tobago — to create unique cuisine.

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Special tax renovation funding sought for Dougherty County facilities

County approves funding for jail security system upgrade

Dougherty County leaders are asked to consider funding allocations for facilities renovations.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: 'Regifting' reaquaints long-lost 'friends'

OPINION: Musical nostalgia strengthens father-son bond

Son’s return of long-lost CDs is like being reacquainted with old friends.

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Elmore creating legacy through Littlest Library program

Nurse credits first-great teacher for positive impact

Robin Fletcher Elmore wants to pass on her love for reading through Birdhouse Books project.

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Strother: Little libraries belong to community

Dougherty School Board candidate brings national free book program to community

The first of what supporters hope will be many little libraries offers free books to the community.

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Leesburg officials ask to be a permanent part of a regional transportation group

DARTS lists projects on Dougherty/Lee Long-Range Transportation Plan

Leesburg officials say they want to be part of the region’s transportation decision-making process.

Albany Sign Task Force readies recommendations for Planning Commission

Albany City Commission will ultimately rule on task force recommendations

An Albany Sign Task Force reaches concensus on recommendations for the city’s sign ordinance.

Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission eyes future

EDC wants to extend its self-awareness campaign for Albany and Dougherty County

With Phase I of its communications plan under way, the Albany-Dougherty EDC is looking ahead to the second phase of its program.

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