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Economic forum in Albany focuses on sewage system issues

September 19, 2019

Albany Herald

“Ask not what your sewage system can do for you; ask what you can do for your sewage system” emerged as a theme during a Tuesday economic forum organized by Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard.

Albany City Commission approves sewage improvements, alcohol licenses

September 11, 2019

Albany Herald

The Albany City Commission on Tuesday approved nearly $800,000 for sewage system repairs

Conflict resolution center coming to Albany

September 11, 2019

Albany Herald

If neighbors or couples have issues that could escalate, there soon will be a place in Albany where they can get help burying the hatchet without resorting to an actual hatchet.

Hubbard, Sims named to Complete Count Committee

September 11, 2019

Albany Herald

Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard and District 12 state Senator Freddie Powell Sims were among 66 state leaders named by Georgia Gov. Brian kemp to serve on the Complete Count Committee, a statewide task force that will ensure every resident of Georgia is counted in the 2020 U.S. Census.

Commission looks to create committee to assist with 2020 Census

September 10, 2019

Albany Herald

The 2020 U.S. Census will be the first that will rely primarily on online participation to perform the mandated 10-year count.

Federal grant funds will pay for extensive infrastructure improvements

September 6, 2019

Albany Herald

An $8 million grant awarded to the city of Albany will fund burial of power and fiber optic cables in an area that includes Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

Albany police enforce no-gun rule at City Commission meetings

September 6, 2019

Albany Herald

“In light of the recent events we see across the country, we’re going to take the safety of citizens into consideration,” Persley said during a Wednesday interview. “That’s why we have the signs about no weapons.”

Mayoral candidate Tracy Taylor to take leave without pay to pursue office

August 30, 2019

Albany Herald

Tracy Taylor, a part-time Albany Fire Department firefighter, said city regulations require him to take a leave of absence while running for a city office.

City spreading tax funds on street projects

July 17, 2019

Albany Herald

Now that a 1-cent sales tax dedicated to transportation projects is being collected in Dougherty County, the proof is in the paving – or the street resurfacing and sidewalk improvements – for officials to show the value of the levy.

Albany, Dougherty leaders visit Washington, D.C.

July 12, 2019

Albany Herald

This year’s trip, which started Tuesday and concludes Thursday, helped build and strengthen relationships with high-ranking Marine Corps leadership as well, as the local group met with leaders at the Pentagon to discuss the mission-critical needs of Albany’s base.

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