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      Jail and economics on the table for Dougherty Commission

      The Dougherty County Commission held a work session Monday morning.First on the table, the Dougherty County Commission was presented an award by the Albany Convention and Visitor's Bureau for being the best overall water station for the 2013 Snickers Marathon.Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission President Ted Clem also attended the session to give the quarterly report. Clem told commissioners from January to June of 2013, they have has $41 million in commercial permits. He also talked about the new construction at the Pecan Grove Industrial Park and the efforts to bring Gander Mountain and ULTA to Albany.During the meeting they will also be discussing reallocating internal budget SPLOST funds for Dougherty County Jail improvements and equipment for additional encrypting radios. The Sheriff will also be recommending they enter into a three party statewide secondary metals recycler database agreement with the county Sheriff's office and the Georgia Sheriff's Association.Stay connected to as stories develop and the FOX 31 Newscast at 10 PM. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter to join in on the conversation and connect with FOX 31!