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  • Dougherty Co. employment turnover rate rising

    Dougherty Co. employment turnover rate rising

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:31:41 GMT
    Commission as a whole discussed budget for over an hour (Source: WALB)Commission as a whole discussed budget for over an hour (Source: WALB)
    Commission as a whole discussed budget for over an hour (Source: WALB)Commission as a whole discussed budget for over an hour (Source: WALB)

    On Monday commissioners learned that for the 2018 calendar year the employee turnover rate is trending at 24%, or nearly one-quarter of employees leaving. 

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    On Monday commissioners learned that for the 2018 calendar year the employee turnover rate is trending at 24%, or nearly one-quarter of employees leaving. 

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  • Dougherty Co. commissioners narrow options for budget

    Dougherty Co. commissioners narrow options for budget

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:26:11 GMT
    County Commission Chairman Chris Cohilas gives input on fiscal year 2019 budget talks. (Source: WALB)County Commission Chairman Chris Cohilas gives input on fiscal year 2019 budget talks. (Source: WALB)
    County Commission Chairman Chris Cohilas gives input on fiscal year 2019 budget talks. (Source: WALB)County Commission Chairman Chris Cohilas gives input on fiscal year 2019 budget talks. (Source: WALB)

    Time is running out for Dougherty County Commissioners to organize their budget for fiscal year 2019. On Monday, commissioners discussed fifteen potential options for millage rate increases.  

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    Time is running out for Dougherty County Commissioners to organize their budget for fiscal year 2019. On Monday, commissioners discussed fifteen potential options for millage rate increases.  

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  • Trump digs in on immigration amid family separation crisis

    Trump digs in on immigration amid family separation crisis

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:20:01 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:41:51 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.

    Nearly 2,000 children were separated from their families over a six-week period in April and May after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new "zero-tolerance" policy that refers all cases of illegal entry for criminal prosecution.

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    Nearly 2,000 children were separated from their families over a six-week period in April and May after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new "zero-tolerance" policy that refers all cases of illegal entry for criminal prosecution.

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  • Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

    Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:40:07 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:41:36 GMT
    The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. (Source: CNN)The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. (Source: CNN)

    The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.

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    The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.

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  • Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

    Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:40:23 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:41:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray wait to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and the role ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray wait to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and the role ...
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.".More >>
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.".More >>
  • 'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

    'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-06-17 15:29:36 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:02:53 GMT
    (Disney/Pixar via AP). This image released by Disney Pixar shows a scene from "Incredibles 2," in theaters on June 15.(Disney/Pixar via AP). This image released by Disney Pixar shows a scene from "Incredibles 2," in theaters on June 15.

    Disney and Pixar's "Incredibles 2" has broken the record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest for a PG-rated film.

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    Disney and Pixar's "Incredibles 2" has broken the record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest for a PG-rated film.

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  • Dunkin' Donuts store: No 'shouting in language other than English'

    Dunkin' Donuts store: No 'shouting in language other than English'

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:16:00 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:16:00 GMT
    The sign requesting customers to report non-English shouting appeared in the window of a Baltimore Dunkin’ Donuts. (Source: Dunkin’ Donuts, file)The sign requesting customers to report non-English shouting appeared in the window of a Baltimore Dunkin’ Donuts. (Source: Dunkin’ Donuts, file)

    The sign requesting customers to report non-English shouting appeared in the window of a Baltimore Dunkin’ Donuts.

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    The sign requesting customers to report non-English shouting appeared in the window of a Baltimore Dunkin’ Donuts.

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  • Trump announces 'space force' as new military branch

    Trump announces 'space force' as new military branch

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:41:51 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:14:39 GMT

    President Donald Trump announced on Monday he's directing the Pentagon to begin a sixth branch of the military -  "space force."

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    President Donald Trump announced on Monday he's directing the Pentagon to begin a sixth branch of the military -  "space force."

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  • Crews working to clean up after weekend sewage spill in Downtown Albany

    Crews working to clean up after weekend sewage spill in Downtown Albany

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:06:02 GMT
    Crews blocked off the sewage spill that happened Saturday. (Source: WALB)Crews blocked off the sewage spill that happened Saturday. (Source: WALB)

    After sewer water made its way into the Flint River Saturday, crews took less than 24 hours to get it to stop. Now, the question is what caused the spill. We met with the Jacobs Business Manager Kyle Holder who was on scene Sunday assessing the mainline damage.  

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    After sewer water made its way into the Flint River Saturday, crews took less than 24 hours to get it to stop. Now, the question is what caused the spill. We met with the Jacobs Business Manager Kyle Holder who was on scene Sunday assessing the mainline damage.  

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  • Street paving starts on Society Avenue

    Street paving starts on Society Avenue

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:51:45 GMT
    File photo (Source: WALB)File photo (Source: WALB)
    File photo (Source: WALB)File photo (Source: WALB)

    Beginning Monday until June 20, there will be street resurfacing on Society Avenue between Van Buren Street and Jefferson Street.

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    Beginning Monday until June 20, there will be street resurfacing on Society Avenue between Van Buren Street and Jefferson Street.

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  • Georgia teen surrenders after shooting friend in face

    Georgia teen surrenders after shooting friend in face

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:29:31 GMT
    (AP graphic)(AP graphic)

    A Georgia teenager has surrendered to authorities after accidentally shooting his friend in the face.

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    A Georgia teenager has surrendered to authorities after accidentally shooting his friend in the face.

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  • Albany YMCA pool closed for emergency repairs

    Albany YMCA pool closed for emergency repairs

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:22:05 GMT
    (Source: YMCA)(Source: YMCA)

    The Albany Area YMCA's indoor pool is currently closed for major repairs. 

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    The Albany Area YMCA's indoor pool is currently closed for major repairs. 

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  • Alma Police investigate shots fired into home

    Alma Police investigate shots fired into home

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:20:48 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Sunday morning, June 17, Alma Police responded to a shooting in the 200 block of E 10th Street.

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    Sunday morning, June 17, Alma Police responded to a shooting in the 200 block of E 10th Street.

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