Education

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The first step toward the next phase of construction projects in the Polk School District was taken when voters approved an extension of the Education-only, Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (E-SPLOST) fund through 2026.

  • By Jim Hendricks

    jim.hendricks@albanyherald.com

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Though gas prices are up significantly from last year, AAA Auto Club is predicting a whopping 50.9 million Americans will travel out of town over the five-day Thanksgiving holiday period, an increase of 3.3 percent from last Thanksgiving.

  • By Stephen Deere

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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The mayoral forum on Friday night began with an acknowledgement that the candidates were short on time. They needed to get somewhere else soon. And after about half hour, it was easy to see why.

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Gov. Nathan Deal, U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter and state Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black will speak to the members of the Georgia Farm Bureau on Dec. 4 at the organization’s 80th annual meeting.

  • By Jim Hendricks

    jim.hendricks@albanyherald.com

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Eighty-three counties, including four in metro Albany and others in Southwest Georgia, have been designated primary disaster counties in Georgia affected by Hurricane Irma by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Another 25 also are eligible for Farm Service Agency help as contiguous disaster counties.

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