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The price of oil fell Monday ahead of the release later this week of economic data from the U.S. and China. Benchmark crude for June delivery was down 55 cents to $95.47 a barrel, but gas in East Albany was $3.42 this morning....More >>
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A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana. Deputies responded to a complaint at Jose Sanchez's house on Highway 129 North Friday. AuthoritiesMore >>
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana.
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The Albany Chamber of Commerce is using a series of Lunch and Learns during National Small Business Appreciation week to make it easier for small businesses to bounce back, by encouraging all to participate and gather the right tools.More >>
A South Georgia girl is asking the community for help to provide scholarships for college-bound young women. In February, Madison Daughtry was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Leesburg for theMore >>
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Sunday, May 19 2013 6:16 PM EDT2013-05-19 22:16:35 GMT
The Tift County Sheriff's investigators are still searching for clues to find a missing pregnant woman. Her mother is making a plea to find her daughter who hasn't been seen in more than two months. DianeMore >>
The Tift County Sheriff's investigators are still searching for clues to find Crystal Hendrix. Her mother is making a plea to find her daughter who hasn't been seen in more than two months.More >>
December 12, 2006
Albany- The state has denied Palmyra Hospital's request to build a new outpatient surgery center in Lee County. Palmyra executives say, though, it's not over, and they'll appeal the denial.
Palmyra Medical Center filed a request for a certificate of need in July to build an outpatient surgery center near Old Leesburg Road and Forrester Parkway. But the state says that service is already sufficiently offered in Albany. Palmyra executives are disappointed.
"What I have seen in my past, is surgery centers are a cheaper alternative to health care. There's a lot of concern in this area, that we have extremely expensive health care, and we're all paying for that, so if there's a way to create a cheaper alternative for health care we need to look at that and go forward," said Bud Wethington, Palmyra President and CEO.
Phoebe applauds the state's decision saying it supports the certificate of need process because it, "allows for an objective assessment of need in respect to outpatient and surgical services."
Phoebe along with three other hospitals opposed this application based on a lack of need.
They also said capacity already exists without spending 10 million dollars to add more capacity. Phoebe has also opposed Palmyra's attempts for cardiology and obstetric units.