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County health department to begin offering seasonal flu vaccine Sept. 6

By   /  August 30, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet On Tuesday, Sept. 6, the Dougherty County Health Department will begin offering seasonal flu vaccine at $25 per dose again this year, with both shots and nasal spray forms of the vaccine available. “The National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend an annual flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older as the [...]

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Jail Report

By   /  August 30, 2011  /  Dougherty County Jail Inmate List  /   Comments

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Tweet   Adams, Raymon Marquise, Aug. 12, weekend prisoner   Ahrman, Bonnie Carole, Aug. 14, criminal trespass, disorderly conduct

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McCoy Challenging Marietta for Ward 4

By   /  August 29, 2011  /  Government, News, Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports Voters in Albany’s Ward 4 will have a choice on the November ballot as Jason McCoy qualified Tuesday as a candidate for City Commission. McCoy will face first-term incumbent Roger Marietta, who has also qualified. Qualifying for the mayor’s position and three City Commission seats – Wards 1, 4 and 6 — [...]

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The Lee County Library Offering Free Basic Computer Classes

By   /  August 29, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet The Lee County Library will offer a series of computer programs beginning September 13th.  Programs include Basic Computer, Word I and II, Excel I and II, and Ask-A-Tech.  All programs will be held at the Leesburg Library at 6:00 PM and are free and open to the public.  Registration is required and limited to [...]

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Things To Do Downtown This Week!

By   /  August 29, 2011  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Monday, August 29th – 7:30pm-11pm Unplugged – Poetry Readings & Spoken Word: Cafe Style. Location: Global Essence 111 S Jackson Street in the heart of the New Downtown Albany. Hosted by: Shewrightz. An old school poetry spot. Where the poetry is the point. Whatever your style, poets of all Genres are invited to share [...]

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TERRELL SHERIFF JAILED

By   /  August 29, 2011  /  Crime, Government, News  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports At long last, Terrell County Sheriff John Bowens is incarcerated. Bowens turned himself into the Dougherty County Jail this morning to serve a five-day contempt-of-charge sentence. Alapaha Judicial Circuit Judge Dane Perkins ruled that Bowens intentionally violated a judge’s order last year by not ensuring that inmates appeared in court. Bowens appealed [...]

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B.J. Fletcher speaks to DoCo Kiwanis

By   /  August 29, 2011  /  Community, Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet Introduced as the “self-proclaimed loudest woman in Albany,” mayoral candidate B. J. Fletcher calmly laid out her philosophy for governing the city for members of the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County on July 18. Fletcher is running on her record of business success and civic involvement, first as manager of Ole Times Country Buffet [...]

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Where has America gone?

By   /  August 29, 2011  /  Ted Anderson  /   Comments

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Tweet             One of my favorite TV programs is Dan Rather Reports. Since he left his anchor position with CBS, he has been doing a fantastic job of reporting about very important things that are going on in the USA and the world. One night, his topic was about where the jobs have gone in [...]

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Newnan Man Sentenced for Killing Florida Panther in Georgia

By   /  August 28, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that David Adams, 60, formerly of Newnan, Georgia, was sentenced today in United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia, after pleading guilty to the unlawful take of a Florida panther, a species listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act.

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Covington Child Awarded $5,529 Contribution to His Path2College 529 Plan

By   /  August 28, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Taylor Boyd Announced as Winner of Statewide “Destination College Savings” Sweepstakes   ATLANTA, Ga. – Thanks to his participation in the Georgia Public Library Service’s Summer Reading Program, “One World, Many Stories,” Taylor Boyd not only developed essential reading skills this summer, he was also awarded a $5,529 contribution to his college savings.

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