Education

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The first meeting of the Polk Retired Educators Association (PREA) was kicked off by the new President, Andrea Sorrells, who discussed the plans for the new season.

  • By Jennifer Parks

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The nation’s 39th president, who attended Georgia Southwestern State University from 1941-42, was recognized at a ceremony on institution’s Wheatley Administration Building Lawn, where GSW dedicated its new signature landmark — the Presidential Plaza — located at the main entrance to the campus.

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Gov. Nathan Deal announced that the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Global Commerce Division helped create a total of 30,309 new jobs during FY ‘17, generating a record-breaking $6.33 billion in investments.

  • By Jim Hendricks

    jim.hendricks@albanyherald.com

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After hurricanes Harvey and Irma sent gas prices to a three-year high in Georgia and neighboring states, the market is positioned to start a price decline as demand lessens, production recovers and winter-grade gas returns to the market.

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Albany State University was recently ranked among the nation’s top Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the No. 1 public HBCU in the state of Georgia, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 list of top-ranked colleges and universities.

  • By Cindi Cox

    cindi.cox@albanyherald.com

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In the aftermath of Irma, a network of pastors in Houston has decided to reroute some of its donations to Florida. Other relief groups are scrambling to send aide and volunteers in both directions.

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