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Kitchen inspections May 13, 2012

Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections for Dougherty, Lee and Worth counties.

Community Calendar for 5-13-12

Here are some of the happenings in Southwest Georgia.

Community Calendar for April 29, 2012

Here's a list of coming events in Southwest Georgia.

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Braves demote Jurrjens after 7-2 loss to Dodgers

Jair Jurrjens got demoted to the minor leagues Monday night after lasting just three-plus innings in a 7-2 loss to the Dodgers

Community Calendar for April 23, 2012

Here's a list of coming events for Southwest Georgia.

Kitchen inspections for April 22, 2012

Here are the results of the kitchen inspections for Dougherty and Lee counties.

Camilla Gnat Days slated for May 4-5

Camilla's Gnat Festival will stretch over two days.

UGA alumni group rebrands SWGA chapter

The Albany chapter of the University of Georgia Alumni Association has been renamed.

Community Calendar for April 15, 2012

Here is a list of events for Southwest Georgia.

Child safety program slated for today at Toyota of Albany

Program offered where parents can get youngsters fingerprinted.

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PREP ROUNDUP: DWS picks up two wins; Lee County sweeps Bainbridge

Deerfield-Windsor wins twice in a spring break tournament at St. Simons Island, and Lee County sweeps Bainbridge in a Region 1-AAAA doubleheader.

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Branch signs one-year deal with Patriots

Albany native and former Monroe star Deion Branch will be among a large group of receivers looking for a spot in New England’s lineup next season.

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Religion Bulletin for March 31, 2012

Former President Carter will teach Sunday school on Sunday.

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Kitchen inspections report for March 25, 2012

The following are the results of kitchen inspections in Dougherty and Worth counties.

Community calendar for March 18, 2012

Here is a list of events scheduled for Southwest Georgia.

Area students named to Albany State dean’s list

Students must earn a semester GPA of at least 3.5 with a minimum course load of 12 hours.

State park to host Astronomy Night

Providence Canyon State Conservation Park will hold an Astronomy Night on Saturday.

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Albany Mall to host Master Gardener Day

Master Gardener Day is slated for Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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Deerfield tennis teams sweep DWS Classic

The Deerfield boys and girls tennis teams stay unbeaten, sweeping three teams ni the DWS Tennis Classic.

Kitchen inspections for March 11, 2012

Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections in Dougherty and Lee counties.

Religion Bulletin for March 3, 2012

Former President Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday school tomorrow.

Firth, Portman, Bale, Leo to present at Oscars

The Associated Press. LOS ANGELES -- All four acting winners from last year's Academy Awards are returning to this weekend's Oscars as presenters.. Organizers say Colin Firth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale and Melissa Leo will be there to hand out awards Sunday.. Last year's lead-acting prizes went to Firth

Kitchen inspections for Feb. 19, 2012

Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections in Dougherty and Lee counties.

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Goode named Darton dean

Tracy Goode has been named Darton College's dean of institutional advancement and public relations.

Kitchen inspections for Feb. 12, 2012

Here are the recent kitchen inspections for Dougherty and Lee counties.

Religion Bulletin for Feb. 11, 2012

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

Wanted man caught by Albany police

Raymond Aham Young was arrested Thursday morning in connection with burglarizing a residence and assaulting the female resident.

Convenience store robber wanted by APD

A gunman robs K&S Food Mart in Albany of an undisclosed amount of cash.

Special night shows survivors the light

The event at Albany State University raised money to assist domestic abuse survivors in education, housing and emergency services.

Exchange Club starting plans for coon hunt

The coon hunt is scheduled for Jan. 27 and Jan. 28 at the Exchange Club Fairgrounds.

Cuthbert man guilty of fraud

Eddie Leon Castleberry is sentence to two years in prison.

Supreme Court rules in Miller, Crisp cases

The High Court reverses lower court decisions regarding Miller County commissioners doing business with the county and a 23-year-old drug plea in Crisp County.

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Kitchen inspections for Jan. 8, 2012

Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections done in Dougherty County.

Police/Fire/EMS report for Dec. 11, 2011

APD responds to at least 23 incidents.

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Kitchen inspections for Dec. 11,2011

Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections for Dougherty and Lee counties.

Darton named military friendly college

Darton College gains military honor.

Christmas events coming to Carter Site

President Carter Christmas festivities planned.

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Kitchen inspections report for Nov. 20, 2011

Here are the recent results of kitchen inspections in Dougherty and Lee counties.

‘Broadway’ set for Nov. 17

The country’s No. 1 Broadway Touring Concert, Neil Berg’s “100 Years of Broadway,” will perform in Albany on Nov. 17.

Means receives top toastmaster honor

Linda Means is the first member of the Albany State University’s Toastmasters Club 5091 to gain Distinguished Toastmaster status.

Moore picked to head library system

Ashley Moore has served as interim director of the Dougherty County Public Library system since April.

NAMI meeting to focus on PTSD

More than 3 percent of the adults in the United States will suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder each year.

Suspect uses vehicle for forced entry

A driver uses his vehicle to break into an Albany convenience store.

Man arrested for kidnapping

John Westley Dublin Jr. is charged with one count of kidnapping, one count of battery and three counts of cruelty to children.

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Kitchen inspections for Oct. 30

These are the results of recent kitchen inspections in Dougherty, Lee and Worth counties.

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Westover football player kicked off team

Amid allegations rape and aggravated assault, Westover star RB Shannon Saunders will not play the rest of the season.

Wreaths to support ASU

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce and the Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau will be selling Albany State University homecoming door wreaths during business hours this week in honor of ASU.

Police/Fire/EMS report for Oct. 23, 2011

APD responds to at least 35 incidents.

Kitchen inspections for Oct. 23, 2011

Here are the results of kitchen inspections for Dougherty and Lee counties.

Businesses hit by $100 counterfeiters

Fake $100 bills have been passed to six businesses.