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Albany Herald People's Choice High School Football Player of the Week - week 4

Candidates this week are Colt Stephens, Travis Turner, Jason Wiggins and DaJohn Williams

Online voting for the Player of the Week continues through noon Thursday.

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SHARLENE PIGG: Army offers attractive option to millennials

GUEST COMMENTARY: About 30 percent of young Americans meet Army qualifications

The Army continually needs new soldiers, just as most large-scale businesses need a constant flow of entry-level employees. The vast majority of the 860 young men and women who enlisted in the Army at Jacksonville in the past school year are starting their first full-time job, with competitive pay and benefits.

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Albany Almanac - Sept. 23, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

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An 'Odd Couple' of gals | PHOTO GALLERY

Theatre Albany performs the female version of classic comedy 'The Odd Couple'

While their characters get on each other’s nerves throught the play, the leads of Theatre Albany’s performance of “The Odd Couple (Female version)” — Kelly Mullins and Karen McNally — say their on-stage chemistry clicked early on.

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Yard sale stretching 100 miles to come through Southwest Georgia

Fourth annual 100-mile yard sale stretch expected to attract big crowd

This year’s 100 Mile Peanut Pickin’ Yard Sale, the fourth annual event, will be held on Oct. 11 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Churches, clubs, individuals and organizations are being invited to participate by having a yard sale or a bake sale along the route that day as a way to help earn money to fund projects.

Albany Area Community Calendar -- Sept. 21-29, 2014

A weekly calendar of civic club and organization meetings, reunions, volunteering opportunities, classes and seminars, and other notices.

The Albany Area Community Calendar is published Sundays. To have your item included, email southview@albanyherald.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday before Sunday publication.

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Thumbs Up! Sept. 22, 2014

Good news to start the week.

Thumbs Up! is a weekly editorial focusing on the positive news from Albany and Southwest Georgia.

Latest Photo Galleries

Music Midtown 2014

Scenes from the Music Midtown festival in Atlanta on Sept. 20-21, 2014.

'The Odd Couple (Female Version)'

Theatre Albany gives a different take on the Neil Simon classic "The Odd Couple," with women taking over the lead roles and game night gang.

Falcons vs. Buccaneers Football

Scenes from the Falcons vs. Buccaneers game on Sept. 18 at the Georgia Dome.

Georgia Tech vs. Georgia Southern Football

Scenes from the Georgia Tech vs. Georgia Southern football game on Sept. 13, 2014.

Georgia vs. South Carolina Football

Scenes from the Georgia vs. South Carolina football game played Sept. 13, 2014.


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After 50 years in Albany, Mars continues to be key local employer

Mars Site Manager Mack Phillips updates Dougherty Rotary on company

During its 50 year residency in Albany Mars Chocolate North America has proven to be an important community partner as well as distinguish itself as one of the top privately held companies in the world. Albany Site Manager Mack Phillips took time Tuesday to share some of what he feels makes the company an industry leader with members of the Dougherty Rotary Club.


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