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  1. Deal marks Teacher Appreciation Week with swing through AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Albany Herald

    Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods called the month of May one of the most important on the calendar because of teachers.

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  2. Dougherty County cops help Special Olympians with doughnutsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    Albany and Dougherty County law enforcers are teaming up for an operation.. raising money for the Georgia Special Olympics.

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  3. Albany and Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports - May 1-3, 2015Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Albany Herald

    The Albany Police Department responded to at least 38 incidents on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, available reports show.

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  4. Man robbed outside East Albany club at gunpointRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Albany Herald

    A man said he was working off-duty security at 725 E. Broad Ave., the site of Legend Lounge and Club, when he was robbed at gunpoint in the alley adjacent to the club, a police report said.

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  5. Guy Carawan, RIPRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    ... all those harmonies. [It became] a style that some very powerful young singers got behind and spread." Organized in Albany, Ga., by the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, The Freedom Singers were Cordell Reagon, Charles Neblett, Rutha ...

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  6. Men protest in downtown AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    Anthony Holt says that he is drawing attention to the fact that his record has not been expunged after he was cleared of a criminal charge, and as a result, he cannot get federal benefits that he says he is entitled to. Maverick McKinney says the reason for his protest is the recent deaths of black men, including that of Freddie Gray in Baltimore.

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  7. First Farmers names new CFO, treasurerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Columbia Daily Herald

    Robert E. Krimmel is the new as First Farmers and Merchants Bank chief financial officer and treasurer, according to a press release. Krimmel joins First Farmers from Heritage Financial Group Inc., the holding company for HeritageBank of the South in Albany, Ga., where he served as chief accounting officer since February 2011.

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  8. UGA's McGarity talks Dawgs' schedules, indoor practice facility, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    The man responsible for leading one of the nation's top collegiate athletics programs spent Tuesday in Albany for UGA Day, and WALB Sports had the chance to catch up and discuss the Dawgs. McGarity says there was plenty to like from UGA in 2014, including another ten win season on the gridiron and an NCAA Tournament berth for the men's basketball team.

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  9. Taylor Sanders of Albany to serve as Childrens Miracle Network Champion AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Albany Herald

    Taylor, 6, was admitted to CHNH in September 2014 after a vehicle crash. While doing all that they could to save his life, physicians and clinicians at Navicent Health realized his chances of survival were slim and did not believe he would survive.

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  10. Albany Chamber of Commerce to celebrate small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Albany Herald

    Because area small businesses are so vital to the local economy and the quality of life in Albany and Dougherty County, the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Small Business Celebration next week, culminating with a naming of the Small Business of the Year.

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  11. Humane Society of Terrell County hosts Meows, Mutts, MargaritasRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Albany Herald

    A fundraiser at Austin's Firegrill in Albany will benefit the Humane Society of Terrell County.

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  12. Tommy Clark: Albany celebrates Small Business WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Albany Herald

    Today, the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off Celebrate Small Business Week, during which the chamber promotes the impact of small businesses, which help create jobs, grow jobs and reinvest in our community.

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  13. One person killed in Sylvester Rd. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    EMS is on the scene after one car crashed and hit a utility pole in the 3300 block of Sylvester Rd. Albany dispatchers have confirmed one person died. There are power lines down, and the area is said to be dangerous.

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  14. Albany woman makes major accomplishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WALB-TV Albany

    An Albany woman is celebrating a big achievement earning her bachelor's degree,but she's not your traditional student. Lisa Battle-Jackson is preparing to take her last final exam.

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  15. Athens prison brawl leaves at least 2 dead, 21 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WALB-TV Albany

    Greek authorities say a brawl at an Athens prison has left at least two inmates dead and 21 others injured, many seriously. Authorities say the brawl happened in the Korydallos prison over control of a wing.

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  16. Miss ASU hopes to promote Albany through competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WALB-TV Albany

    Miss ASU wants your help to promote Albany State Campus and the community Taylar Martin is competing in the Ebony Campus Queen Competition. If Miss ASU makes the top 10 she will be featured in the September issue of Ebony Magazine.

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  17. Toby WrightRead the original story

    Sunday | The Albany Herald

    Toby Wright, 44, of Albany died, Monday, April 27, 2015 at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta Georgia.

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  18. World champion athlete Judd Biasiotto keynote speaker at fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Albany Herald

    A "Give a Gift of Love" fundraiser Friday in downtown Albany will benefit a mother of four who recently had lifesaving surgery.

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  19. Greene gets the call, drafted by JAXRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WALB-TV Albany

    ... so I have to be grateful and thankful to the man above for that." Greene watched the draft with family and friends in Albany this weekend. He says Jacksonville will be a place he feels he can contribute immediately. "I definitely feel like they're ...

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  20. Albany hero welcomed homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... s went up and blessings rained down and I am here today," said Captain Haynes. Captain Jeremy Haynes also credits his Albany roots for the person he is today.

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