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Health Department extends hours for mass seasonal flu shot clinic Sept. 2

By   /  August 31, 2009  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet The Dougherty County Health Department will open early and stay late Wednesday during a seasonal flu shot mass clinic aimed at protecting as many residents as possible as quickly as possible. The cost will be $20, which is $5 less than Public Health charged last year per dose. “It is more important than ever [...]

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Southwest Ga Food bank purchases new(er) semi truck

By   /  August 31, 2009  /  Business  /   Comments

Tweet The Food Bank of Southwest Georgia has upgraded to a newer semi truck, which will be used to obtain and distribute more food throughout Southwest Georgia in the fight against hunger. Thanks to a grant from the Zeist Foundation in Atlanta and the support of local donors the Food Bank was able to purchase [...]

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Metro Albany’s July unemployment rate rises to 10.6 percent

By   /  August 31, 2009  /  Business  /   Comments

Tweet The Georgia Department of Labor says the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Albany area rose to 10.6 percent in July, up five-tenths of one percentage point from a revised 10.1 percent in June. In Albany, the number of unemployed workers increased in July to 8,120, up 2,987 from July 2008. The number [...]

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Why Protest Reform That Would Benefit Us: A Letter To Congressman Bishop

By   /  August 31, 2009  /  Bill Waller  /   Comments

Tweet In a recent article about the protest at Congressman Sanford Bishop’s office against healthcare reform, Congressman Bishop said, “We have the First Amendment in this country, but I find it curious that people choose to protest healthcare reform that would benefit them.” Congressman, you find it curious because at your town hall meeting in [...]

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