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  1. The Voice Season 12 Premiere Recap: Love Isn't Just In the Air, It's On the AirRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | TVLine

    ... a sweet-natured lovers' spat/turf war between Blake and Gwen. From the first note, this "little country boy from Albany, Georgia" had Adam's chair swiveling, with the rest of the judges not far behind. He even made Alicia - and probably more than a ...

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  2. Longtime Albany Chamber employee retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WALB-TV Albany

    After serving as its director of communications for 15 years, Rachelle Bitterman is retiring from the Albany area chamber of commerce.

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  3. Relief distribution center to open just blocks from ground zero of Albany tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WALB-TV Albany

    Just blocks away from some of the areas hit hardest by the January 22ND tornado in Albany stands the Woodmen Life building. The fraternal organization faced some damage, but is now using its 820 Liberty Expressway location to give back to storm victims.

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  4. Jeff Foxworthy will be performing in Albany.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    "What a great opportunity. And we were just honored that he wanted to come and help out. He has life-long friends that were directly affected by the storm. So he has a very personal connection with Albany," said Show Organizer Amy Rolfe.

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    ... "It's a risk anytime you get on the road with an emergency vehicle, because you are running emergency mode," said Albany Fire Department Fire Chief Ron Rowe. (Source: WALB) Emergency Medical Services across the country face the challenge of people ...

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  6. Firemen battling flames in AlabasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | WTVM

    ... on March 2.Project LAUNCH Georgia will organize the literacy event at 23 child-serving institutions. The tornadoes in Albany, GA left many people stranded without homes and nowhere to go. During the devastation, one local animal rescue team from ...

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  7. APD investigates fatal late night wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Officials say it happened at about 2:10 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of South Valencia Drive and West Lincoln Avenue. Kyree Grier, 19, of Albany was traveling south on Valencia Drive, towards Lincoln Avenue, before accelerating quickly, leaving tire marks and losing control of the vehicle.

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  8. Have you seen this man?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    ... driven by a white woman. Police say these three have committed thefts from Walmart stores in Sylvester, Camilla, and Albany. They seem to target smaller stores, in order to make a quick exit. On February 18, at 9:21 p.m., the two men entered the ...

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  9. The Voice Season 12 Contestant Who Gets Four Chairs to TurnRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Season 12 of The Voice starts tonight - and it begins with a bang. There are several four-chair and three-chair turns, and Parade.com has a look at the very first contestant of the night Joshua Chosen , aka JChosen, 29, from Albany, Ga., who got a four-chair turn.

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  10. Salute 6 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Melteasla L. Quimby graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Quimby is the daughter of Melvin E. Quimby, of Victoria, and Jean A. Quimby, of Albany, Ga.

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  11. Ms. Whitney StricklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Heard Citizen

    Ms. Whitney Blake Strickland, 33, of Leesburg, GA died Friday, February 24, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Bulloch County, GA. Born in Albany, GA, Whitney was a life-long resident of Albany, GA and Lee Co., GA.

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  12. The grinders transform the storm debris and turn it into mulch.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WALB-TV Albany

    With less than 60 days until the city mandated deadline, the race is on to collect the more than 250,000 cubic yards of storm debris scattered throughout Albany. "When you drove around in the immediate aftermath of this storm, you weren't just seeing simple limbs down.

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  13. Faces of Fairchild: Staff Sgt. Windham McSwain - Sun, 26 Feb 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Spokesman-Review

    "This is the best job in the military because it's so people-oriented," said McSwain, a gregarious 25-year-old from Albany, Georgia, who previously worked in plane maintenance. "I've always wanted to join the military," he said.

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  14. Bulloch Co. fatal wreck victim may have Lee Co. tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | WALB-TV Albany

    Officials say Whitney Strickland, 33, was traveling on I-16 when she approached slowed traffic in a construction zone and hit the back of a semi. Though officials say the address on her license was listed in Whitesburg, Strickland is believed to have lived in Leesburg and work for a real estate company in Albany.

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  15. Firebirds get annual physicals before disaster relief gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... because it gives them a baseline of the condition the athlete is in before they enter the practice season here in Albany," said Phoebe Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Troy Skidmore. The Georgia Firebirds will be playing an exhibition against the Jacksonville ...

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  16. Apartment fire controlled quickly thanks to neighbor's callRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WALB-TV Albany

    The quick action of a neighbor saved her home and those around her when a fire broke out Friday afternoon in an East Albany apartment complex. "The neighbor next door they called it in.

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  17. Saturday's meeting will be at 10 a.m. at the Law Enforcement CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... and city and county officials are holding a meeting Saturday morning at the Law Enforcement center in downtown Albany. "We hope that the process is fluid," said Hayes. "Right now we want to make things as simple as we can for our citizens who are ...

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  18. Georgia DL Trenton Thompson withdraws from school for 'medical issues'Read the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Georgia defensive lineman Trenton Thompson was hospitalized early Thursday morning after police responded to a medical emergency, which resulted from a bad reaction to medication he was taking. The 6-4, 309-pound Albany, Ga., native was the MVP of Georgia's 31-23 Liberty Bowl win over TCU.

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  19. Car crashes into Albany beauty schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WALB-TV Albany

    "I was in the salon side of the classroom, and it's a Friday, we're busy during the week," said Briana Collymore. "We're all doing hair. Everybody was on the other side. But the side that was hit was the practice side."

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  20. Former ASU student, basketball player to compete on 'The Voice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Watauga Democrat

    ... first within the first couple words of the song. Hunter told the judges he's a special needs teacher originally from Albany, Ga. He said having all four judges vie to coach him was a dream come true. While at ASU, Hunter studied criminal justice and ...

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