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Albany Briefs - April 18, 2014

News briefs from the Albany area

A communitywide Easter egg hunt is planned at 4 p.m. Sunday at Renaissance Cultural Arts Center, 950 N. Maple St.

Religion Bulletin - April 18, 2014

Weekly religion news

Former President Jimmy Carter will teach Sunday School at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains on Easter Sunday.

Metro Albany Briefs - April 16, 2014

News briefs from the Albany area

Albany Briefs - April 11, 2014

Formwalt to present new book at Civil Rights Institute

Dr. Lee Formwalt, former executive director of the Albany Civil Rights Institute, will be at the facility Tuesday to to read excerpts from his new book, “Looking Back, Moving Forward: The Southwest Georgia Freedom Struggle, 1814-2014.”

Religion Bulletin April 11, 2014

Weekly news about area churches

Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School on Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains.

Alzheimer's caregivers conference set Thursday

Two nationally-known authorities will speak at the Albany event

Two nationally-known authorities on caring for people who have dementia and memory loss will be in Albany on April 10 for the third annual Caregivers Conference and family and professional caregivers.

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Business Portfolio - April 6, 2014

News about business people in Southwest Georgia

Jessica Lancer has joined Southwest Georgia Farm Credit as a Client Relations Specialist.

Southwest Georgia Briefs - April 6, 2014

News briefs about Southwest Georgia events

Benefit for cemetery near Climas features food

Religion Bulletin - April 4, 2014

Carter to teach Sunday school in Plains on Sunday

Religion Bulletin is a weekly column on religion meetings and events in Southwest Georgia. Items may be submitted to by 5 p.m. Wednesday before Friday publication.

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Leadership Lee grads hear from existing leaders (Video)

State Rep. Ed Rynders, County Commission Chairman Rick Muggridge, Commissioner Greg Frich and Chamber CEO Winston Oxford speak to the group

State Rep. Ed Rynders challenges the Leadership Lee grads to become engaged in local government, to appreciate the quality of life that Lee County offers and to have “civilized debate” about issues.

Religion Bulletin March 28, 2014

Weekly religion news briefs

Former President Jimmy Carter is not scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains.

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Lack of funds hampers fire improvements in Lee County

Residents of northern Lee County, dealing with high insurance costs, want improved services

Commissioner Dennis Roland and his constituents from northern Lee County residents show frustration over the lack of progress in providing fire protection services to the less population dense area of the county.

Resurfacing begins on U.S. 19 in Lee, Dougherty counties

Work in Leesburg will be done during the school system’s Spring break

Work crews with Oxford Construction Co. of Albany have begun the project that is expected to continue until June 30.

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Business Portfolio 3/23/14

Dr. JHames Hill, Christina Payne among newsmakers

Dr. James Hill, professor of English and chair of the Department of English, Modern Languages and Mass Communications at Albany State University, has been chosen to serve a two-year term as vice president of the Georgia Council of Teachers of English.

Religion Bulletin March 21, 2014

Former President Jimmy Carter is not scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday in Plains

The South Georgia Quartet will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Doerun.

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Lee County plans communitywide cleanup Saturday

The event features amnesty day at the landfill, plus old prescription medicine and flags can be turned in for disposal

This year’s edition of the Great American Cleanup in Lee County is 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. Anyone wishing to participate should contact the Lee County Chamber of Commerce at (229) 759-2422.

Worth EMS director named region’s best

Competition covered 27 counties

A native of Winder in north Georgia, Lassiter has lived in Sylvester for 12 years. He has been with emergency medicine services for 18 years and holds an RN degree from Darton State College.

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Business Portfolio - March 16, 2014

Appointees announced to Phoebe boards

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Business Portfolio March 9, 2014

News about business people in Southwest Georgia

News about Michaelk Eric Hooper and Bo Hatcher

Dog dispute in Lee County heads to Superior Court

Couple who provide safe haven for dogs are told to remove kennel from neighborhood

Wes and Kim Terrell file suit against Lee County commissioners over directive sent by the county attorney ordering them to close their kennel for rescue dogs. The facility has drawn opposition from many of the Terrells’ neighbors over the past several months.

Religion Bulletin March 7, 2014

President Carter to teach Sunday School in Plains

Baconton United Methodist Church will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. on March 14 featuring South Georgia Quartet from Warner Robins.

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Historic train depot in Leesburg damaged by water

Leesburg road resurfacing project is delayed when bids come in higher than expected

Plans include renovation of the former depot into a community center, complete with space for community gatherings and a small museum with artifacts pertaining to the city of Leesburg.

Three seeking county commission seats in Lee County

Two seats available on the Lee County Board of Education

The candidates were unable to qualify Monday because a notary public was not available at the GOP site

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Business Portfolio - March 2, 2014

News about business people in Southwest Georgia

Intensivist Kenneth G. Kalassian, M.D., has joined Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital as the medical director of critical care services.

Religion Bulletin March 2, 2014

Weekly religion news from Southwest Georgia

Former President Jimmy Carter will be teaching Sunday School on Sunday in Plains.

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Business Portfolio - Feb. 23, 2014

Managers appointed at local health club

Steve Nix and Leah Vann have been promoted to management positions with Tony’s Fitness Group on Westover Boulevard.

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Religion Bulletin Feb. 21, 2014

News from area churches

Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School on Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m.

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Business Portfolio 2/16/14

Bucky Leach named one of nation’s top 50 bank advisors

Neal Tomlinson has joined Doherty, Duggan, Hart & Tiernan as commercial account executive.

Area News Briefs

Volunteers needed for Albany marathon

The SOWEGA Council on Aging has scheduled a public hearing in Pelham to give citizens an opportunity to learn about and discuss COA programs and services.

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Albany Museum of Art patrons celebrate 50th year

Affairs features dinner, auction, cocktails, live music and dancing

The auction will feature celebrity auctioneer Carly Mathis, Miss Georgia 2013 and a finalist in the Miss American pageant. The music and dancing will follow the auction.

Religion Bulletin Feb. 14, 2014

Jimmy Carter is expected to teach Sunday School this week at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains.

Baconton United Methodist Church will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. today featuring Frank Story, co-host of the Frank and Sonny Show on 90.7 radio.

Dog dispute in Lee County likely headed to court

Residents of Brittany Plantation want rescue dog kennel closed

A County Lee woman who operates a kennel as a rescue center for dogs contends her operation is allowed under county regulations.

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Business Portfolio 2/9/14

McAfee joins local banking boards

business news, banking

Religion Bulletin 2/7/14

Weekly religion news

Audit suggests changes in Leesburg’s Finance Department

Leesburg also buys telemetry equipment to monitor its utility system

The report was favorable overall, but auditors say internal controls are needed in the finance department, a problem not that unusual for small city governments with limited staff. The situation should be improved, the auditor said, with the addition of City Manager Bob Alexander.

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Albany Area Briefs - Feb. 5, 2014

A portion of Liberty Expressway is closing for three hours on Thursday

Reservations for Dawson Valentine’s Dinner area needed by Friday.

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Business Portfolio - 2/2/14

News about business people in Southwest Georgia

Joey Magaddino has joined SB&T, a division of Synovus Bank which serves Dougherty, Lee and Sumter counties, as a commercial lender.

Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Jan. 31, 2014

weekly religion news

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Icy storm has minimal impact on Southwest Georgia (Photo Galleries)

Contuning frigid temperatures may still cause transportation, utility problems

Southwest Georgians awake Wednesday morning with a light sprinking of snow on their lawns and vehicles, but with power on and the ability to travel as needed.

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Albany Area Business Portfolio - Jan. 26, 2014

A weekly column on individuals in the business community in Albany and Southwest Georgia

Phoebe Health System gets new veep; neurosurgeon joins Albany practice; new deputy warden at Lee State Prison.

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Lee County Education Brief - Jan. 26, 2014

Nichole Griffin graduates from Georgia Southern University with 4.0 GPA

Nichole Griffin began work at Mauldin & Jenkins LLC in Bradenton, Fla., this month.

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Col. Allen West to speak at Lincoln Day event in Lee County

The event set for Feb. 27 at The Bindery at Oakland Library

The event is planned for 6 p.m. on Feb. 27 at The Bindery at Oakland Library, which is located at 445 Oakland Parkway just off U.S. 82 West in Lee County.

Religion Bulletin 1/24/14

New Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will host its annual candlelight service at 6 p.m. Sunday.

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Southwest Georgia Briefs - Jan. 19, 2014

Dougherty County elections supervisor to speak at Albany Civil Rights Institute

The Lee County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2014 Leadership Lee program.

Religion Bulletin - Jan. 17, 2014

President Carter not scheduled to teach Sunday School in Plains this week

The Cathedral of Praise Church’s Women’s Ministry will host a financial management seminar Saturday at the church’s 1225 West Fourth Ave. facility.

Lee board approves fire engine repairs

Repairs to fire engines, turnout gear financed

Repairs to two older fire engines cost about $35,000.

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Albany Area Business Portfolio - Jan. 12, 2014

News about business leaders in metro Albany

Joel Callins and Ferrell T. Moultrie have been appointed by the Dougherty County Commission to serve a five-year term on the Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County.

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Lee County Commission re-elects officers to start new year

Rick Muggridge will serve a second year-long term as chairman of the board

Dennis Roland was elected by his fellow commissioners to serve another year-long term as vice chairman of the Lee County Commission.

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Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Jan. 10, 2014

This is a weekly notice of upcoming religious events

These are some of the religious events coming up in Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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Oxford to build North Leesburg Bypass for $8.2 million

Oxford has two years to complete the road, which will start just north of Leesburg schools on State Route 195, connect to Old Smithville Road and then continue westward over the railroad tracks and U.S. Highway 19 before looping back to U.S. 19.