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ALBANY -- Phoebe Putney Health system began offering COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone 12 and older last week, following decisions by the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Georgia Department of Public Health. The FDA recently authorized emerge…

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ATLANTA -- Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan announced Monday he will not seek re-election to another term as Georgia’s second-highest state elected official, opening the door for a fierce 2022 campaign between Republicans and Democrats vying to replace him.

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TIFTON — Meredith McGlamory, an Agricultural Communication major from Abbeville, received the ABAC Alumni Association Award as the top graduate participating in the recent commencement ceremony at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp has announced that Domtar Corporation will invest more than $60 million to expand its Engineered Absorbent Materials manufacturing operations in Jesup, delivering 75 additional jobs to Wayne County.

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ATLANTA —- Camden County is pulling out all the stops to win approval of plans to build a commercial spaceport supporters say would represent a huge economic boost for southeastern Georgia.

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WASHINGTON -- Here's a look at how Georgia's members of Congress voted over the previous week.

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LEESBURG – On Feb 22, then-Lee County Co-county Manager Mike Sistrunk wrote a letter of resignation including statements that were critical of Lee County Commission Chairman Billy Mathis’ leadership.

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ALBANY — After a “miscommunication” among employees of Columbus-based River Mill Data Management led to the cancellation of a planned May 1 document-shredding event in Albany, Keep Albany-Dougherty Beautiful Executive Director Judy Bowles wanted to make sure she and KADB were overprepared fo…

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ATLANTA — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed the Fiscal Year 2022 budget for the state of Georgia, he secured $21.7 million for the construction of phase one of a new Poultry Science Complex on the University of Georgia’s Athens campus.

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FORT VALLEY — Beef cattle producers seeking to improve their operations can tune in to a free ZOOM meeting conducted by Fort Valley State University’s Cooperative Extension Program.

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ALBANY — Children’s Miracle Network at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital is hosting a NICU reunion drive-through party for former patients and their families Sunday at Chehaw Park and Zoo.

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ATLANTA — Worker advocates in Georgia are pushing for further expansion of paid family leave after state lawmakers passed legislation to give state employees up to three weeks of time off following the birth of a child.

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ALBANY — The Albany Rotary Club has recognized four local graduating high school seniors with a monetary award to help with their college studies.

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ALBANY — An Albany teen was arrested and transported to the Terrell County Youth Detention Center after he was identified as the driver of a stolen Jeep taken on Clark Avenue this week.

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ALBANY — The Albany drivers who have been complaining of late to local officials after receiving mailed warnings about speeding in school zones during the hour before schools start and the hour after they let out have officially been put on notice.

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ATHENS – A former University of Georgia professor who admitted to authorities that he possessed hundreds of images of child pornography was sentenced to federal prison and will have to register as a sex offender for life.

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ATLANTA — Georgians rushing to gas stations to fill their tanks are worsening fuel shortages that began after a cyberattack shut down the Colonial Pipeline, Gov. Brian Kemp said.

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ATLANTA – Gov. Brian Kemp and Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Georgia’s plan for re-employment and economic recovery Thursday. To address work force shortages and boost a full economic recovery, state Labor officials plan to end Georgia’s participation in feder…

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ATLANTA -- Georgia is joining a growing number of Republican-led states in cutting off federal unemployment benefits to incentivize out-of-work employees to return to their jobs.

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ALBANY -- The Albany Herald, with partners Pretoria Fields Collective and radio station Q102, is celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of the women of southwest Georgia, with more than 4,600 nominations received from the Albany area.

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ATLANTA — Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr has announced plans to run for re-election in 2022, setting up a likely bruising campaign against one of several strong Democratic challengers.

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BAINBRIDGE — When people are looking to buy a home or refinance an existing home, there are times when they want the trusted, personal service right in their neighborhood, and there are other times when they want the speed and digital flexibility of something bigger. Southwest Georgia Farm C…

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LEESBURG – The majority of Tuesday’s meeting of the Lee County Commission focused on changes in the county ordinance related to the parking and storage of commercial vehicles proposed by the county Planning Commission. Chairman Billy Mathis noted that before any changes could be enacted, a p…

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