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  1. Albany family escapes house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    The fire started around 5 a.m. near the garage of a home on the 3800 block of Gateway Avenue. Crews are extinguishing hot spots and trying to puncture certain parts of the home to help smoke fully extinguish. @WALBNews10 pic.twitter.com/4F70M9FlEZ

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  2. Flint River water quality test results best since recent spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    The Flint Riverkeeper said the water quality sampling along the Albany Riverfront showed the cleanest results since its testing began . Gordon Rogers, the Flint Riverkeeper reports that Monday evening's testing for E. coli at the Albany riverfront averaged 33 colony forming units per 100 milliliters, well below the EPA average level of 126.

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  3. Farmer Fredo.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    Many people in the city don't have access to healthy food, which creates not only health problems in the community but economic problems as well. WALB spoke with Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital officials, who said the City of Albany, specifically the downtown area, is a food desert.

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  4. Albany police need your help identifying smash and grab burglarsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    ... to officers, one of the men hit the door six times with a rock and the glass window came off the sliding door. Albany police said the three men took multiple things from the shelves behind the counter including cigarettes, lighters, speakers and ...

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  5. Albany mayor reacts to unofficial policy to restrict access to department headsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    Hubbard trusts that the policy was not put into place to withhold information but to simply point us in the right direction. She explained that she appreciates the relationship the city has with the media and feels it is best when the public is informed of every decision being made in the city.

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  6. Community looks forward to new lights.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    During the Albany City Commission meeting on Tuesday, commissioners talked about having LED lights up around town and the benefits they would bring. Albany Director of Utility Operations Jimmy Norman said the current system is not up to date and has too many maintenance issues.

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  7. Crosswalk coming to busy Albany intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WALB-TV Albany

    The mayor and city commissioners approved a contract with Jim Boyd Construction to provide traffic signals and street improvements on Westover Boulevard and Gillionville Road, for a total expenditure of $554,057.00. The project consists of the installation of additional turning lanes, new upgraded traffic signal and control equipment, pole relocation and installation and pavement markings and sign relocation.

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  8. The Ward 2 Race will now be decided in a runoff election.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    In an article published by the Albany Herald over the weekend, Albany City Manager Sharon Subadan confirmed, to speak with or ask questions to specific city departments or personnel, members of the media must first contact the city's Public Information Office. As members of the media, we do know we are now asked to give requests for questions or interviews to the Public Information Officer for the City of Albany, Monique Broughton Knight.

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  9. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | WALB-TV Albany

    A number of children and their families will begin to sleep peacefully at night, thanks to a new initiative started by an Albany businessman and several local organizations. Pace Burt, the Boys and Girls Club of Albany, Girls Inc. and Brooks Furniture are partnering together to start an initiative called, 'No Child Should Sleep on the Floor.'

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  10. HINES, BrendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Dayton Daily News

    HINES, Brenda Age 69, Oxford, died Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at her home. She was born in Albany, Georgia on August 13, 1948, the daughter of Dewey and Mary Lou Varner.

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  11. Community still pitching in to assist residents in Arlington after storm damage. (Source: WALB).Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Nearly four weeks after severe weather ripped through much of Arlington, community members and organizations are still picking up the pieces from that storm. The Albany Chain Gang and South Georgia Disasters got their hands dirty this weekend cleaning up leftover debris and falling trees.

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  12. APD investigates overnight shooting on Church StreetRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 11 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Albany Police Department responded to a call regarding a shooting in Albany that happened Saturday morning on the 100 block of Church Street. According to APD, the victims say they walked to an empty parking lot on the 500 block of East Broad Ave. where their car was parked.

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  13. Young Gamechangers present final recommendations to Albany leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Everything from creating an Albany innovation village, to expanding ASU to downtown Albany and even consolidating the city and county governments were just some of the ideas presented by the Young Gamechangers on Friday. "Youth brings energy and if you want to bring in and attract young people that have energy and that have dollars and want to spend money, you have to listen to them," said Dougherty County Commission Chairman Chris Cohilas.

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  14. Romney Smith: Anchor/ReporterRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 11 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... Local Anchor" from Folio Magazine in Northeast Florida. Romney began her journalism career at WFXL FOX 31 News in Albany, Georgia. She served in multiple roles including multimedia journalist, weekend anchor and main anchor/executive producer. In ...

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  15. Jana Lee started playing tee-ball at 4 years oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    Jana Lee, 15, was the only girl from Albany invited to play in a prestigious national softball tournament over the weekend. Lee was recruited by a team in California to play in the national championships hosted out in Irvine, California.

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  16. Ga DNR serves Albany with notice of violation after sewage spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    The city of Albany has been served with a notice of violation after several sewage spills in the Flint River. Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials said the notice was sent to the city now because of the number of sewage spills in a short period of time.

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  17. Young Gamechangers to present big ideas to Albany civic leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... since the beginning of the year. One of the selected people to serve as a Gamechanger is Beau Sinyard, a native of Albany, who works as a Pharmacist in the city. "We also have very large ideas that are going to be quite a feat for Albany to take on, ...

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  18. Yellow jackets turn vacant Albany house into a nestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    Albany Code Enforcement is sending out a warning. Going into vacant houses or buildings can be dangerous, possibly even deadly.

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  19. Travis Goodson was named Police Magazine's Community Hero of the Month.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    An Albany Police officer has won a national police award, and it was decided by the votes of people in the community. Travis Goodson, who is known as the Singing Policemen by many in the community, was named Police Magazine's Community Hero of the Month.

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  20. Sizzler a success in ECCC's shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | The Times

    ... County.” First to cross the finish line in the One-Mile Fun Run was Harper Buntin, 13, a seventh grader from Albany, Georgia, who ran the course in 7:07. Buntin, who trains with older brother Courtland, a college student who finished eighth ...

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