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  1. Albany Area Chamber of Commerce hosting military appreciation breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Albany Herald

    Taking place on July 15, the purpose of the breakfast is to honor those, past and present, who have served through the military. The emphasis will be on Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany.

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  2. Albany downtown 4th of July celebration big successRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Albany Herald

    The Fourth of July celebration and fireworks display returned to downtown Albany Saturday.

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  3. Crews clean up after 4th of July event in downtown AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    After a big celebration in Albany Saturday night for the Fourth of July there was a joint effort to clean up Sunday morning. Crews with the public works department picked started as early as 7 a.m. Sunday morning to rid the streets of trash.

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  4. Many show up to Downtown Albany for Fourth of July FestivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WALB-TV Albany

    ... Dale Henry said. "The reaction from everyone I talked to is that they were just so happy to see fireworks in Downtown Albany again," Kristen Caso said.

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  5. For escapee, prison now will mean 23 hours a day in a cellRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    The surviving escapee from a prison break and three-week manhunt will spend 23 hours a day in a maximum-security cell, much more confined than he and a fellow murder convict were in the prison from which they managed a getaway, officials said Sunday. David Sweat, who was shot and wounded during his June 28 capture, was taken early Sunday from Albany Medical Center to the infirmary at the Five Points Correctional Facility in the central New York town of Romulus, the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision said in a news release.

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  6. Once-proud sculptures seek escape from turtle jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Albany Herald

    Turtle sculptures that were once an Albany rage are mostly forgotten now, more than a decade after their debut.

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  7. Leesburg city clerk accepts state positionRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Albany Herald

    Jo Brophy, former chief financial officer for the City of Albany, will be filling Moore's role in Leesburg on an interim basis, Alexander said.

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  8. Business Portfolio July 5, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Albany Herald

    Joseph W. Dent, of Watson Spence LLP in Albany, has received the Ross Adams Award from the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia.

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  9. South Georgia Beast finishes second at nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Albany Herald

    The South Georgia Beast finished second out of 38 teams, a first for Albany and Southwest Georgia in this age group.

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  10. Lightning strike catches house on fire in Lee co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | WALB-TV Albany

    14- year-old Daniel OConnor took home the gold medal a couple weeks again the world archery championships in Yankton South Dakota.The Hahira Georgia native is a natural with the bow in is hands but he stumbled across his new found passion on a piece of paper.Saw a little 4H pamphlet when I was in like 5th grade, Daniel said. An Albany woman suffering from COPD is singing for joy now that she has a new wheelchair after her old one was stolen.

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  11. Albany woman receives new wheelchairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WALB-TV Albany

    An Albany woman suffering from COPD is singing for joy now that she has a new wheelchair after her old one was stolen. "I feel wonderful, I feel good," said Zeillene Rivers.

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  12. Albany businessman to hold fourth of July food giveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WALB-TV Albany

    He's been giving food away to the community on holidays for five years and says it's important to give back to the community. "I'm running a restaurant in the neighborhood and I know that a lot of people in the neighborhood don't have any food to eat," said Ronnie Bailey, Owner of Ronnie's Rib and Chicken Shack.

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  13. Knowing how to use your fire extinguisher could be life savingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WALB-TV Albany

    ... could get it done. "I think I probably could in the even that it was required. It probably wouldn't be pretty," says Albany Resident Barbara Pettis. And most had a pretty good idea how to use it. "There's a little pin and you pull it out and you get ...

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  14. Bo Henry shows appreciation for veterans with new songRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Albany Herald

    Although he never served, Albany entrepreneur Bo Henry holds a special place in his heart for military veterans and the sacrifices they make in the name of freedom, which inspired the musician to write a song in their honor.

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  15. Arrive early for 4th of July weekend flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WALB-TV Albany

    Southwest Georgia Regional Airport officials say arrive early for flights, because they will be extremely busy with air travelers for the Fourth of July holiday. Southwest Georgia Airport officials report most flights out of Albany are at full capacity, and security checks will be thorough.

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  16. Force Drive house fire cause termed "suspicious"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WALB-TV Albany

    One Albany firefighter suffered a minor injury fighting a house fire Thursday afternoon, inside a home that should have been vacant. Firefighter Christopher Webb twisted his ankle inside the home, had it treated at the scene, and returned to work.

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  17. Second arrest made in Albany home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WALB-TV Albany

    According to a report, they held the victim at gunpoint and demanded money. Then they ran out of the apartment.

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  18. Everything you need to know: Downtown Albany fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WALB-TV Albany

    After a three year hiatus, Albany's Fourth of July Fireworks are back downtown Saturday night for the first time in three years. The fireworks show will be the big draw Saturday night.

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  19. Olympic Park Bombing Fast FactsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | GantDaily.com

    ... of placing the 40-pound bomb, filled with nails and screws, in Centennial Olympic Park. Alice Hawthorne, 44, of Albany, Georgia was killed by the explosion while Turkish cameraman Melih Uzunyol died of a heart attack as he rushed to film the scene. ...

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  20. Albany man arrested on four counts of sexual misconduct with minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Albany Herald

    The Albany Police Department said Friday that Ricardo Pugh, 40, was arrested late Tuesday afternoon after a juvenile female relative reported being sexually assaulted earlier in the week.

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