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Terry Lewis

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Suspect wanted in gang-related assault

The Albany Gang Task Force is asking for the public’s help in locating Jerry Jerome Cauley

Albany Gang Task Force asking for public’s help in locating Jerry Jerome Cauley for his participation in a gang related fight that occurred on Jan. 12 in the 300 block of Station Crossing Drive.

Albany Police and Fire Report

Albany Police Department has quiet evening

Albany Police and Fire Report

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Winter storm chills crime in Albany

The Albany Police Department reports that incidents and calls, like the temperatures, were below normal Tuesday and Wednesday

While criminal activity was down during this week’s big freeze, traffic wrecks were plentiful.

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Dougherty County School Board receives 23 applications in its superintendent search

Interim Superintendent Butch Mosely said he would accept the position if the School Board deemed him the most qualified person for the job.

The Dougherty County School Board is expected to interview superintendent applicants in February and March and make a decision on a permanent school chief by the June 30 end of the fiscal year.

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Shoppers hitting Albany’s grocery stores ‘just in case’

As winter storm nears, bottled water, brea and milk moving quickly

Shoppers hitting Albany’s grocery stores ‘just in case.’ As winter storm nears, bottled water, brea and milk moving quickly

Police and Fire report for Jan. 29, 2014

Police and Fire report for Jan. 29

Police and Fire report for Jan. 29

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The Big 10: Most-read stories for the week of Jan. 17-24, 2014 at albanyherald.com

Indiana basketball rules the roost for last week

The Big 10 — the 10 most-read stories for the week of Jan. 17-24, 2014 at albanyherald.com. Indiana basketball rules the roost for last week

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Westover Principal William Chunn acknowledges grade changes of 122 ninth-graders

Principal William Chunn characterizes the grade alterations as an intervention process

The changes of grades for 122 ninth-graders at Westover High that move many of them from failure to passing is expected to be discussed Wednesday by the Dougherty County School Board.

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AKC Coondog hunt and show scheduled for the Albany Exchange Club Fairgrounds weekend

Organizers are hoping more than 200 dogs will be entered in the event

AKC Coondog hunt and show scheduled for the Albany Exchange Club Fairgrounds weekend; organizers are hoping more than 200 dogs will be entered in the event

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Butch Mosely won't submit formal application for Dougherty school chief

Interim superintendent says he would stay if asked

Mosely says there are a number of hot spots that still need addressing, including marginal employees.

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Robert Cross Middle School wins Region Academic Bowl championship

The team advances to the State Final set for Saturday in Milledgeville

Robert Cross Middle School wins Region Academic Bowl championship, advances to the State Final set for Saturday in Milledgeville

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Miss Georgia Carly Mathis urges Kiwanians to 'make a difference in someone's life'

Mathis says life has slowed a bit since her Top 10 finish at last year's Miss America Pageant

Miss Georgia, Carly Mathis, urges Kiwanians to ‘make a difference in someone’s life.’

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The Big 10: Most read articles Jan. 10-17

The most read stories at albanyherald.com for the week of Jan. 10 - 17

The BIG 10, the most read stories at albanyherald.com for the week of Jan. 10 - 17

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Educators pleased with Gov. Deal’s proposed FY2015 Budget

The Governor has asked the Legislature to boost K-12 education spending by $542 million in FY2015

Educators pleased with Gov. Deal’s proposed FY2015 budget which will add $542 million to K-12 coffers.

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Aaron Blair updates Exchange Club of Albany on progress made revitalizing downtown

After two years on the job, Blair is sensing a renewed optimism in downtown Albany

ADICA CEO Aaron Blair updates Exchange Club of Albany on progress made over the past year revitalizing the downtown area.

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Sen. Saxby Chambliss inducted into Georgia Peanut Hall of Fame

The Georgia Peanut Commission honored Chambliss during its 38th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show in Tifton

Sen. Saxby Chambliss became just the fifth person in 32 years inducted into the Georgia Peanut Commission’s Peanut Hall of Fame

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Dougherty County School System Buildings and Grounds Committee OKs Design-Build team list

The Committee also approves $77,000 in change orders for Dougherty High Phase II work.

DCSS Buildings and Grounds Committee squable over list of approved Design-Build teams.

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Governor includes $1.4 million in FY 2015 budget for Albany State University Fine Arts Center design work

Dougherty County legislative delegation members had hoped to get the full $24 million funding for the center

State Rep. Carol Fullerton says the governor wanted fresher design work before fully funding the long-awaited fine arts center project at Albany State University.

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Dougherty County School Board approves Title I-A grants

Dougherty BOE sends architectural and maintenance recommendations back to committee

Dougherty County School Board approves Title I-A grants, but sends architectural and maintenance recommendations back to committee

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Albany Housing Authority’s Dan McCarthy explains his vision to the Dougherty Rotary Club

AHA plans to transform McIntosh Homes area into a strong mixed-income community

Albany Housing Authority’s Dan McCarthy explains his vision to revitalize the McIntosh Homes area to the Dougherty Rotary Club

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Albany High wins Academic Decathlon

Westover High had won the past four competitions

Albany High wins Academic Decathlon, Westover High had won the past four competitions

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The Big Ten for the week of Jan. 3-10, 2014

The most-read stories of the past week at albanyherald.com

The most-read stories of the past week at albanyherald.com

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Paul Jones serious about work fixing Darton State College's problems (VIDEO)

A Board of Regents limited audit report revealed major compliance issues at Darton State College

Paul Jones sees the seriousness of correcting Darton State College’s problems after a regents audit report revealed major compliance issues. Jones says he is working to change the culture at the college. (Audit report attached to article)

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Darton State, Darton Foundation respond to findings of audit (REPORT ATTACHED)

Georgia Board of Regents releases results of a limited four-month audit of Darton State College

The Georgia Board of Regents recently released the findings of a 2013 audit of Darton State College, which cites six areas of “material” concern dealing with issues ranging from not properly keeping track of the academic progress of students receiving federal financial aid to improper use of grant money.

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Darton State may have over-awarded $894,000 in student aid (AUDIT REPORT ADDED)

An audit of Darton State College reveals grants from hospitals were not spent for intended student stipends

Among the six items of concern from the audit were Darton State athletics expenses being improperly allocated, giving an inaccurate fiscal depiction of the department.

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Few incidents reported as Albany weathers arctic blast (PHOTO GALLERY)

Residents awoke to a low of 16 degrees and a wind chill of 6 Tuesday morning as frigid temperatures hit Georgia

Residents awoke to an unusually frigid morning Tuesday as an arctic vortex dipped into Georgia, but there were few weather-related incidents were reported.

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Darton State College names Joan Darden as interim vice president of academic affairs

Joan Darden replaces Gary Barnette, who remains as vice president of student affairs

Joan Darden has replaced Gary Barnette as Darton State College’s vice president of academic affairs.

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Albany bracing for second sub-20 degree night

Temperatures expected to be the coldest in more than 20 years

Most of the country endures sub-freezing temperatures, and Albany is no exception.

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Rainfall plays havoc with farmers, construction projects

More than 75 inches of rain fell on Albany in 2013

More than 75 inches of rain fell on Albany in 2013, creating a muddy mess for famers and construction projects.

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Albany Area YMCA looking for'Team Lean' competitors

Team Lean is a 12-week weight-loss competition that launches Wednesday

The Albany Area YMCA is conducting late registration for its Annual Team Lean today until Tuesday. Team Lean 2014 is a 12-week weight-loss competition where team camaraderie and cash prizes inspire participants to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. The competition will kick off with the first weigh-in on Wednesday.

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Albany-Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS Reports - Jan. 1, 2014

The are public safety reports for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 25 incidents from Monday into the early hours of Tuesday.

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Ex-husband Jimmy Dean's defense of Paula Deen tops albanyherald.com's list of most-read stories in 2013

Online voting for high school football players was a popular item at albanyherald.com

Jimmy Deen’s defense of ex-wife Paula Deen sits atop www.albanyherald.com’s 25 most-read stories of 2013

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THE BIG 10: Most read articles - Dec. 20-27, 2013

These were the most-viewed articles at www.albanyherald.com for the week

T. Gamble column about Phil Robertson tops the list of most-red stories for the week of Dec. 20-27

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The last Christmas trees

Unsold Christmas trees destined for farm ponds across the region.

Glenn Eames had more than 100 Christmas trees and wreathes left after the holiday. The trees will be dumped into farm ponds to be used fish habitats.

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Young hams make the grade

Dalton Duggars and Jordan Sirmans are two of the youngest licensed ham radio operators in Georgia

Dalton Duggars and Jordan Sirmans are two of the youngest licensed amateur radio operators in the state of Georgia

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Albany families practice cinematic therapy on Christmas Day

Albany families flock to the theater on Christmas Day

A Christmas Day movie is becoming a tradition among America’s families.

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What toys will kids be getting for Christmas?

It’s a safe bet that many gifts will come from the annual Toys “R” Us hottest toy list

What will kids be finding underneath the tree on Christmas morning?

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Metro Albany schools to get light maintenance over holiday break

Major work will continue at Dougherty High over the Christmas/New Years break

School maintenance is slowing for Christmas holiday break, but work continues on Dougherty High renovations.

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The BIG 10: The most read stories at www.albanyherald.com for the week of Dec. 13 - 21

Missing girl and residents unhappy over Hospital Authority appointment top last week’s stories

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Joe Farris is warming up his gift-laden sleigh for another trip to St. Jude (VIDEO)

Next week will mark the 103rd trip in 56 years for The St. Jude Santa

Joe Farris is ready to make his 103rd trip in 56 years to deliver Chistmas cheer to young patients of St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

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Albany, Dougherty officials voice legislative priorities

Area legislators hear Albany, Dougherty wish lists prior to opening of General Assembly

City, County officials present area lawmakers with a list of items they’d like to see moved upon in the next legislative session.

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State Rep. Ed Rynders predicts state budget surplus

Dougherty County School Board members hope to see some easing of state education funding cuts

Rep. Ed Rynders thinks the state will have a $500 million to $600 million surplus in its upcoming budget

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Group gives students new Shoes From The H.E.A.R.T.

H.E.A.R.T has given more than 2,300 pairs of shoes to less fortunate students

H.E.A.R.T has distributed more than 2,300 pairs of shoes to Dougherty County’s less fortunate elementary school students

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Dougherty County School Board to meet with Albany area legislators

School officials will discuss Dougherty School District's legislative priorities with lawmakers

Dougherty School System officials see increasing insurance costs as an important issue that could adversely affect the district’s budget.

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Lee School Chief Larry Walters cites support

Lee superintendent touts system's academic success

Dougherty Kiwanis Club is told that parental and community support. is a big reason for Lee County School District's success

Dougherty County Schools Notebook - Dec. 16, 2013

This a compilation of events and happenings with the Dougherty County School System

Students, schools and community partners work together on projects and programs in the Dougherty County School System.

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Dougherty County School System Notebook - Dec. 15, 2013

DCSS to hold math workshop; Hugh Mills Stadium staff recognized

DCSS to hold math workshop; Hugh Mills Stadium staff recognized

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Mediacom completes digital upgrades

The Albany cable provider plans to expand its TV lineup

Mediacom completes digital upgrades, will expand TV lineup and boost Internet speed.

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Dougherty's new learning center ready to open next month.

The new College and Career Performance Learning Center will target potential dropouts

The Dougherty County School System, Albany Tech and Communities In Schools of Georgia strike partnership to head off dropouts.

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Sherwood Academy Notebook

News and names from Sherwood Christian Academy

Holiday food drives, mission trips highlight November at Sherwood Christian School.