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Business Portfolio - June 22, 2014

News about business leaders in Southwest Georgia

Heather Nichols has been promoted to marketing manager by HeritageBank of the South.

Religion Bulletin - June 20, 2014

Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday School at Plains church

Weekly religion news

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Leesburg City Council adopts new pay plan, budget | VIDEO

Compensation plan will result in pay raises for most employees

Implementing the new plan will cost the city $58,109. This allows each employee to either be raised to the minimum of their job grade, or receive a 3 percent cost of living raise, whichever is greater.

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Business Portfolio - June 15, 2014

News about business leaders in Southwest Georgia

Financial Advisor Bucky Leach of Albany has been recognized in a leading national publication.

Religion Bulletin June 13, 2014

President Carter scheduled to be in Plains on Sunday

Carter will teach Sunday School at Maranatha Baptist Church beginning at 10 a.m.

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Lee County tax rate could increase 1.4 mills | POLL

Funding would be used for road work, maintenance, fire protection

Commissioners are expected to vote on a $23.45 million spending plan on June 24, a plan that may require a 1.44 mill tax increase. Members of the Lee County Board of Education have already approved a 2.5 mill tax increase this year.

Area News Briefs 6/8/14

DOT funds work on Carpenter Road in Tift County

The Lee County Board of Commissioners plan to adopt their Fiscal Year 2014/2015 budget at 6 p.m. on June 24 during a meeting in the T. Page Tharp Governmental Building’s Opal Cannon Auditorium.

Religion Bulletin June 6, 2014

President Carter to speak at Plains church

Amazing Grace Baptist Church, 2217 Ledo Road, Albany is hosting a gospel sing at 6 p.m. Saturday featuring The Harper Trio.

Metro Briefs - June 1, 2014

Shades of Gold art show set Thursday

Sam Belakhlef, assistant director of PET/CT in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital’s Radiology Department, will present the results of the team’s research at the 2014 annual international conference of the Society of Nuclear Medicine.

Religion Bulletin - May 30, 2014

Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday School in Plains

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church plans its youth revival this coming week.

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Lee County Commission picks Glendale route for East-West connector

Work on the connector likely will not start before early 2015

The decision on the route for the connector highway is a move that county officials say they believe will generate significant economic development, reduce response time for emergency services to many residents and generally make it easier for motorists to reach many existing Lee County businesses.

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Albany bank featured in national trade publication

Bank profiled for it’s growth to a $1.7 billion financial institution

In just a decade, Heritage has gone from a credit union to a savings bank to a state chartered commercial bank now boasting assets of $1.4 billion. That total will rise to $1.7 billion later this year when Heritage completes a merger with Alarion Bank in the Ocala and Gainesville, Fla. markets.

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Business Portfolio - May 25, 2014

News about business people in Southwest Georgia

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Albany bank featured in national trade publication

Bank profiled for it’s growth to a $1.7 billion financial institution

In just a decade, Heritage has gone from a credit union to a savings bank to a state chartered commercial bank now boasting assets of $1.4 billion. That total will rise to $1.7 billion later this year when Heritage completes a merger with Alarion Bank in the Ocala and Gainesville, Fla. markets.

Education Notebook - May 25, 2014

News about students from Southwest Georgia

Claire Elizabeth Bernard of Lee County has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring quarter at Rochester (N.Y.) Institute of Technology.

Religion Bulletin - May 23, 2014

Weekly news from churches in the area

American Legion erecting crosses for Memorial Day observance

Short ceremony planned Sunday afternoon near Albany Mall

Marvin Mixon of Post 30 said the crosses represent the 144 men of Dougherty and Lee counties who have died in military action from World War II to the present.

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Dennis Roland, Robert Usry winners in Lee County election

Lee county voters pass an $11.75 million school bond referendum with 54 percent support

Lee County saw just under a 21 percent turnout in Tuesday's primary elections.

Albany Area Briefs - May 18, 2014

Lamar Hudgins, a member of the Dougherty County Commission, has been chosen to serve as a district representative on the 2014-2015 board of managers for the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia.

Religion Bulletin - May 16, 2014

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

Autism summer camp scheduled

Applications are due not later than Friday

Albany Advocacy Resource Center is planned its Autism Summer Camp June 3 through July 3 for children age 6-9 with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Persuasive Development Disorders.

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Business Portfolio - May 11, 2014

News about business people in Southwest Georgia.

Religion Bulletin - May 9, 2014

Weekly religion news

News Briefs - May 8, 2014

Albany Police investigate shooting on Cherry Avenue

Police officials say Cabina McCoy, 38, and Geno T. Johnson, 37, were treated for gunshot wounds Tuesday at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital following an shooting on Cherry Avenue.

News Briefs May 2, 2014

News briefs from metro Albany area

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Business Portfolio - May 4, 2014

Laye promoted at Albany Technical College

News about business people in metro Albany.

Religion Bulletin - May 2, 2014

Carter not teaching Sunday School this week in Plains

Carter’s next scheduled visit is May 11

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Billy Mathis is the lone candidate for the District 3 post on the Lee County Commission

Billy Mathis, who is returning to the Lee County Commission, says all taxpayers should be treated equally

When Billy Mathis stepped down from the Lee County Commission in 2006, he thought he was done with local political office. With his children grown, he’s returning to the commission, saying it’s a chance to “give back to the community.”

Lee County Commission rezones tract that may be sold for new concrete plant

The Lee County-owned property on Mossy Dell Road was rezoned from agricultural use to industrial

The property was originally obtained by Lee County under eminent domain. The commission voted 3-2 at a called meeting Monday to approve the rezoning of the property.

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Mike Sabot is challenging for a seat on Lee County Commission

Mike Sabot says the Lee County Commission faces tough financial issues

Mike Sabot and incumbent Dennis Roland face off in the May 20 GOP primary for the District 1 seat on the Lee County Commission.

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Dennis Roland seeks re-election to handle unfinished Lee County business

Dennis Roland is seeking a new term on the Lee County Commission

Lee County Commissioner Dennis Roland says the needs of the more rural northern segment of the county are different from those of the more heavily populated southern part.

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Business Portfolio - April 27, 2014

News about business leaders in metro Albany.

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Bob Usry suggests waiting on Lee County schools sports improvements

A candidate for the District 1 School Bboard seat says bigger is not always better

Bob Usry, who says his politics run on what he can do for people, is seeking the District 1 seat on the Lee County School Board in a nonpartisan election May 20.

Albany Area Religion Bulletin - April 25, 2014

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

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David Brokamp says servant's heart led him to Lee County School Board race

Sumter EMC executive says the motivation to seek office is his three children in the Lee School System

David Brokamp, who has three children in the Lee County School System, is seeking the District 1 seat on the School Board in a nonpartisan election May 20.

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Lee County Commission tables rezoning request that would allow new concrete plant

Lee County Commissioner Greg Frich has concerns about property rights in the county obtaining the Mossy Dell Road property

Commissioner Greg Frich says his concerns are based solely on property rights and not because he opposes the concrete plant or that he is concerned about the impact of a concrete plant at the location.

Company wants to develop senior housing complex in Leesburg

The 50-unit apartment complex would be located near the city’s post office

The Planning and Zoning Board recommended the land be rezoned from C-2 General Business District to R-2 Multiple Family Residential. The Leesburg City Council will conduct a public hearing on the issue at 6 p.m. on May 6 during its regular monthly meeting.

Albany Area Briefs - April 20, 2014

he Albany Civil Rights Institute will host a political forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 326 Whitney Ave.

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Business Portfolio - April 18, 2014

News about business people in Metro Albany

Regan Fowler has joined Fleming & Riles Insurance as a commercial account manager.

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.

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.

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 news@albanyherald.com 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.

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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.