Dougherty County Newswire

Dougherty County Newswire

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  1. Longtime Habitat for Humanity volunteer has helped with 97...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

    In the nearly 20 years that Raymond Chaffee has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, he has helped build 97 homes. When the Norwalk native reaches 101, he plans to retire.

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  2. 'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trialRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    FILE - In this Monday, June 19, 2017, file photo, former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, second from right, arrives at Brooklyn federal court with members of his legal team, in New York, for a pretrial confere... Even with his federal securities fraud trial set to begin Monday, Martin Shkreli has blatantly defied his attorneys' advice to lay low. The former pharmaceutical CEO, who became a pariah after raising the cost of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent, has been preening for cameras and trolling on social media, potentially complicating his defense.

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  3. Military NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fredericksburg.com

    Thank you for reading 10 free articles on Fredericksburg.com. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information.

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  4. 4-year-old boy nearly drowns at Albany hotel poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WALB-TV Albany

    We're told a nurse was on scene and gave the four-year-old boy CPR on scene until EMS got there.

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  5. Dougherty County ham radio enthusiasts prepare for emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Organizers, including Eugene Clark who is the Dougherty County Emergency coordinator, say ham radio operators can play a big role in dangerous emergency situations.

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  6. Family medicine doctors graduate from Phoebe residency programRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Five new family medicine doctors will soon enter the workforce after spending three years of their residency here in Albany. Doctors Danielle Andrews, Sarah Codrea, Justin Lancaster, John Macon and Jennifer Yam graduated the Phoebe Family Medicine Residency program Saturday night at the Doublegate Country Club.

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  7. Leaders disagree with Albany's ranking in 24/7 Wall Street worst cities articleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | WALB-TV Albany

    An article by 24/7 Wall Street and shared by USA Today listed the country's top 10 worst cities to live in with Albany ranking 7th, but city leaders disagree. The article's data is two years old and Albany Police Chief Michael Persley said he's seen a lot of changes in the area.

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  8. Quadriplegic artist auctions work, gives profits to hospital that treated herRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ALBANY, Ga. - One South Georgia teen is giving back to the hospital she says gave her new life and a new talent.

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  9. Puppets to walk the streets of St AlbansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Stalbans Review

    The Alban Pilgrimage takes place from 11am on Saturday, where processors will meet at St Peter's Church, St Peter's Street, to walk alongside 10-foot puppets to the cathedral. Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, the first female bishop of a diocese, will then give a talk at a special service at the west side of the cathedral at 12pm.

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  10. Puppets and processors to walk the streets of St AlbansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Stalbans Review

    The Alban Pilgrimage takes place from 11am on Saturday, where processors will meet at St Peter's Church, St Peter's Street, to walk alongside 10-foot puppets to the cathedral. Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, the first female bishop of a diocese, will then give a talk at a special service at the west side of the cathedral at 12pm.

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  11. County citizens could face a tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | WALB-TV Albany

    Dougherty County victims caught in the direct path of January's deadly tornado, could now face a tax increase because of it. The more than 12 million Dougherty County dollars used to assist storm victims may have costly, lingering effects on residents.

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  12. First United Methodist Church renovation key part of downtown revitalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | WALB-TV Albany

    As more business and residence development is underway in downtown Albany, one of the historic downtown churches is also showing their faith that Albany is growing. First United Methodist Church in downtown Albany is undergoing a major renovation, saying churches are a vital part to the community's growth.

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  13. Events have been announced for forth of July weekend.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | WALB-TV Albany

    Independence Day is still weeks away but the City of Albany is already making plans to ensure the annual celebration goes off with a bang. The city partnered with radio station WJIZ for a block party at 6 pm on Sunday, July 2nd on Front Street.

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  14. Dougherty DA's job program combats gang attractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Young people in Dougherty County who could be at risk for getting involved in gangs might have a new alternative soon. Edwards said law enforcement would help identify those who might consider being in gangs, and the job opportunity would help keep them from joining gangs in the first place.

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  15. No good tips, despite big reward in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Dougherty County Police are in the process of trying to connect the dots in a brutal rural home invasion, hoping more tips will come in, so they can solve an open case. Police say they're still searching for possibly five suspects involved in a home invasion on Gravel Hill Road last week.

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  16. School panel hears case of member known for insulting ObamasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | WALB-TV Albany

    A state Education Department hearing got underway Thursday for a one-time candidate for New York governor who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama and his wife and stands accused of disclosing confidential school board business. Several days of hearings are scheduled in Albany for wealthy developer Carl Paladino to determine whether his public release of information on teacher contract talks should cost him his position on the Buffalo School Board.

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  17. Phoebe resident stays on to become physicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | WALB-TV Albany

    John Macon of Augusta, Georgia has chosen to stay in Albany to practice once he graduates from Phoebe's Family Medicine Residency Program. Macon was attracted to Phoebe's program because it was exclusive to students interested in the field, and the hospital's family-friendly environment.

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  18. Albany coroner to make it easier to get death certificatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | WALB-TV Albany

    Dougherty County's Coroner wants to make it easier for family members to get death certificates, and help ease the burden for grieving loved ones. He attended a training Friday morning to learn about an electronic tracking system that should help speed up the process.

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  19. Parents & students can find latest realignment info on DCSS websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Dougherty County school leaders said they'll start publishing periodic updates under two new tabs called zoning and realignment on their website. They've also started sending out letters to parents and students impacted by the realignment, mostly the rising seniors and underclassmen impacted by zoning changes after the closing of Albany High School.

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  20. Albany city leaders to spend $150K to develop downtown buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | WALB-TV Albany

    Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority members explained they received two lease applications for properties, one is located at 102 Pine Avenue and the other at 123 Front Street. "Our board and their board we share three of the same board members and I think that's a testimony to the importance that we place on being able to cooperate and work together," said ADICA Chairman Jimmy Lindsey.

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