November 2, 2007
Albany - - You see them on streets all over town, but many signs in front of businesses and homes are placed there illegally.
Now officers are cracking down.
Some of those signs belong to candidates running for office. Friday, code enforcers removed signs from rights of way close to roads.
You're not supposed to put signs there and code enforcers are actively enforcing the law. In the past two weeks, officers have removed more than 100 illegal signs.
Later this month, city commissioners plan to review the city ordinance on signs, possibly making it tougher.
The Bainbridge Public Safety Department brought two firetrucks to the Oscar Jackson Outdoor camp for kids.
The Dougherty County School System will host a three-day orientation for teachers new to the system starting on Thursday.
Health officials are reminding parents to get their children vaccinated before the new school year.
Dougherty County Officials said that on Wednesday they had dozens of homeowners signing up for root ball help as the deadline approaches.
A new addition to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Phoebe Putney Hospital will help give newborns a more healthy start to life.