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Danny Carter

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Changes announced at Liberty Expressway interchange

Traffic will be shifted to the far right and onto the new temporary ramp. The traffic lane shift is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday if weather permits.

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On the Job with Claire Leavy

Claire Leavy is director of Lee County Library

Lee County's Library director looks forward to breaks at St. George Island, Fla.

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Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Nov. 29, 2013

These are events and services at Albany area houses of worship.

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Albany Area Business Portfolio - Nov. 24, 2013

News about business people in Southwest Georgia.

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Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Nov. 22, 2013

These are upcoming events at Albany area houses of worship

Albany Area Church Bulletin is a weekly report on worship-related activities.

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Lee County Chamber of Commerce hands out top awards

The Lee County Chamber also presented its 2013 annual report

State Rep. Ed Rynders was presented a Bridge Builder Award from the Chamber. The Chamber’s Lifetime Achievement Award went to George Pressley Sr.

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Buster Posey to visit Lee County to raise funds for Learning Center

Buster Posey, an all-star catcher, will help raise funds for the Lee County educational facility

The mother of the Major League Baseball star is on the staff at the Lee Transitional Learning Center, which does not at PTO from which to draw support.

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Lee County plans to add surcharge for county employees who smoke

Numerous other costs will rise after a year of extremely high claims

No decisions have been made, but Rabun said it is likely there will be an increase in the monthly deduction for health coverage. Now, a Lee County employee pays $49 a pay period for coverage that includes just the employee, assuming he participates in an optional wellness program. The cost is $86 otherwise.

Southwest Georgia Briefs - Nov. 17, 2013

Lee County plans free landfill day

A calligraphy course, ABAC endowment, Phoebe business hours and appreciation for farmers are news in Southwest Georgia this week.

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Business Portfolio - Nov. 17, 2013

Lansing C. Hillman, MD, has joined Phoebe Convenient Care at Phoebe Northwest.

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Air Force major from Albany retires

Maj. Anissa Reid Bowers was stationed at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois

Maj. Anissa Bowers was executive officer to the director of financial management and comptroller.

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Lee Pregnancy Center conducts annual banquet

The inspiration for 'October baby' speaks at local event

The Pregnancy Resource Center of Lee County recently hosted its second annual banquet featuring a speech by Gianna Jessen, a noted speaker and inspiration for the 2012 film “October Baby.”

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Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Nov. 15, 2013

Religion and church news from the Albany area

These are some of the events going on at Albany area houses of worship.

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Lee County Commission looks for way to honor slain veterans

Lee commissioners differ on wording of local legislation to rename highway for veterans who died in service

Lee County commissioners appear united in their desire to honor all Lee Countians who have died while fighting for America in military srevice, but they are divided on how to accomplish that mission and whether to mention a specific veterans.

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Business Portfolio - Nov. 10, 2013

News about business leaders in the area

Chuck Mailloux has been promoted to chief operating officer for Short and Paulk Supply Co. which has operations in Albany, Dawson, Sylvester and Tifton.

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Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Nov. 8, 2013

Weekly news about Albany area churches and houses of worship.

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

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Albany fair opens Tuesday at Exchange Club fairgrounds

Agricultural fair features livestock competition in addition to the rides, food and fun

The midway at Westover Road and Oakridge Road will be party central next week as the James E. Strates Co. attractions arrive in Albany for the 58th version of Southwest Georgia’s largest fair.

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Business Portfolio - Nov. 3, 2013

News about Albany area business people

Russ Brien has been promoted to service center manager for Southeastern Freight Lines in Albany.

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Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Nov. 1, 2013

Church news from Southwest Georgia churches

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

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Business Portfolio - Oct. 27, 2013

News about business people in Metro Albany.

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County manager in Lee tackles new set of challenges

Rabun served two years in Afghanistan and three years in Iraq assisting with governance and democracy issues.

Religion Bulletin - Oct. 25, 2013

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

News Briefs - Oct. 24, 2013

A Halloween Costume Ball featuring Stephen Harrell and The Busty Boots Band is planned Saturday in Parrott.

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Sutton may be honored by U.S. 19 designation

There’s a good chance that motorists driving along U.S. Highway 19 between Leesburg and Albany soon will be reminded of the ultimate sacrifice that Marine Lance Corporal Steven G. Sutton paid for his community and country.

Forum set Thursday on Forrester Parkway, Westover project

Lee County residents will have an opportunity Thursday to learn more about the proposed Forrester Parkway Extension and Westover Road Extension Project

News Briefs for Oct. 23, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation has begun the process of resurfacing Slappey Boulevard and Oglethorpe Boulevard.

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D’Vine to perform Saturday in downtown Dawson

D’Vine, three women who got their start in church choirs and advanced to performing before presidents and with renowned symphony orchestras, will return to Dawson Saturday evening to perform at Main Street Theatre.

City to close part of Whispering Pines Road

The 2300 block of Whispering Pines will be closed Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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Business Portfolio - Oct. 20, 2013

News about business people in metro Albany

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Area News Briefs - Oct. 20, 2014

News briefs from Metro Albany

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Lee County Profile for metro Guide 2014

Lee County is one of the area’s more prosperous counties with a median household income of more than $58,000.

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Religion Bulletin - Oct. 18, 2013

Religion Bulletin is a weekly column on religious events in Albany and Southwest Georgia.

Albany Briefs - Oct. 13, 2013

News and events from Albany: Road surfacing starts; auditions set for next Theatre Albany play; teacher grants available; calligraphy workshop this week.

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On the Job with Jessica Blair

An Albany businesswoman has a hands-on role in the education of her daughters and has participated in numerous mission trips.

SWGA Briefs - Oct. 11, 2013

Special events are set for Saturday in Albany and Blakely.

Religion Bulletin - Oct. 11, 2013

Religion briefs from Southwest Georgia

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Lee County continues search for volunteer firefighters

Consultant Skip Starling proposes reopening two abandoned Lee County fire stations and purchasing two fire engines.

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SWGA BRiefs - Oct. 6

The 43rd Annual Kolomoki Festival is scheduled Saturday, Oct. 12, near Blakely.

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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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On the Job with Cal McMillan

McMillan is city president for Ameris Bank in Albany and Cordele.

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Business Portfolio - Oct. 6, 2013

Weekly news report on business leaders in Southwest Georgia

Religion Bulletin - Oct. 4, 2013

News from churches in Southwest Georgia.

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Leesburg Council, Alexander finalize contract

Bob Alexander will begin his duty as Leesburg’s first city manager on Oct. 28.

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Lee offers county manager's job to lone finalist

Lee County commissioners have offered the county manager job to Ron Rabun.

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Joel Wernick: Charting the course

A Table with a View

After 25 years on the job in Albany, Joel Wernick is one of the area’s most influential business leaders.

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Business Portfolio - Sept. 29, 2013

News about business people in Metro Albany.

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On the Job with Ralph Scoccimaro

Albany attorney Ralph Scoccimaro shares some insights with The Herald’s Danny Carter in an On the Job interview.

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Westover Road extension highlights upcoming road projects in Lee County

Westover Road will be extended in Lee County from Ledo Road to Fussel Road.

Religion Bulletin-- Sept. 27, 2013

President Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School this week in Plains.

Questions remain unanswered on Lee fire plan

Commissioners say taxpayers are concerned about how the county plans to finance fire improvements.