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Albany, Georgia is located in Dougherty County. Zip codes in Albany, GA include 31703, 31701, and 31704. The median home price in Albany is $99,500 which is roughly $51/per square foot. More Albany information.

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'It killed my mother'

Jeff Almer breaks down after testifying before Congress about his mother Shirley, who died in late 2008 after eating salmonella-laced peanut butter with her toast.

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10 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Albany fire department recruits 15 firefighters

Darton State College receives a new honor.It is ranked 6th in the country among mid-sized colleges in the Center for Digital Education's annual Digital Community Colleges Survey.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Commercial building surge encourages leaders

Developers like Glenn Eames like the increase, and he says it gives him confidence as he prepares to open a new restaurant.

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Man hit with shovel during Albany bar fight

He was ejected from his Chevrolet Tahoe and suffered broken bones. 23-year-old Michael Jones, Junior is in critical condition at Phoebe Putney Hospital.

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Sub contractor charged with stealing copper from South Georgia cell phone towers

South Georgia developers are showing more confidence in the economy, and making investments in business development that hopefully will spur more growth.

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Million word campaign kicks off

An Albany arts school kicked off a campaign Friday morning to get students excited about reading.

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Woman indicted for 2013 crash

An Albany woman is indicted for seriously injuring another driver after hitting her car head-on while driving on the wrong side of the road.

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On August 4th the "sledgehammer burglars" bashed and battered the rear walls of four Albany stores and businesses, causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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Police chase leads to crash

Multiple law enforcement agencies are on the scene of a crash in south Albany. Witnesses tell us an innocent person's car was hit during a police chase and at least one woman was taken to the hospital.

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Walgreen's fire brings indictment

An Albany man is indicted for a damaging fire at the store where he worked. The Dougherty Grand Jury indicted 21-year-old Emmanuel Sylvester for first degree arson.

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APD stands up to bullies

The music could be heard, and the students and could be seen, all across the front lawn at VSU Thursday afternoon for VSU's annual event known as "The Happening."

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Residents concerned about 'The Purge'

Albany residents have expressed concern of threats of a "purge." Social media posts have suggested that groups can partake in a threatening night of violence Saturday night.

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Dry weather sparks concern for grilling

The labor day weekend is almost here. As many folks get the grills ready, fire officials are putting out a warning, especially since the weather has been extremely dry.

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Albany woman accused of stabbing husband still on the run

Dougherty County Police say they consider her dangerous and are asking for help to find her.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Bradford Jones, Coachman's Son-in-law

Mayor Dorothy Hubbard presented a resolution honoring Alice Coachman to her son-in-law.

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City Commissioner explains criticism of Albany Police for Stop The Violence

Community leaders worry an Albany city commissioner's harsh criticism of Albany Police could lead to Ferguson, Missouri type violence.

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Albany area police on alert after 'Purge' threats

The Albany Police Gang Unit and Dougherty County Sheriff's Office are on alert after warnings of possible gang violence connected with "The Purge."

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'Sons of Guns' actor arrested again, this time charged with aggravated rape of 12-year-old

Albany Police is investigating an overnight robbery in East Albany. It happened on the 1100 block of Van Deman around 12:30.

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Albany man sentenced for child abuse

Jamie Jackson was sentenced to seven years in prison, and eight on probation, for beating and biting a 3 year old in 2011.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Repairs underway for collapsed ceiling in Albany

Albany Housing Authority officials say repairs are underway at the home in the 900 block of Holloway Avenue.

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