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Retirees bring much to the community

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: A study by the Selig Center finds that for every 100 retirees who relocate to Georgia, 55 jobs are created

Albany and Southwest Georgia have plenty to offer retirees who relocate from other states. It’s incumbent on our area to get the word out.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Finding favor with Caribbean Flavor

OPINION: Chance stop-off adds to great-local-places-to-eat list

Wendell Joseph draws on the spice of his homeland — Trinidad and Tobago — to create unique cuisine.

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RONDA RICH: Loyalty a valuable virtue

When I think back on the days of my youth, it would be hard to pick a lesson learned that was more important than another.

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LORAN SMITH: Paul Herring, a real Greatest Generation hero

At 94, Paul Herring, has very few memory lapses.

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Television dogs man's best friends

While most of the memorable television characters have been male and female actors, dogs have had important roles for the past six decades.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back, April 20, 2014

HISTORY: Free DDT spraying was available for rural homes in Southwest Georgia.

Phoebe Putney Hospital was suffering financial woes while the Albany Undertaking Company was thriving.

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BARRY LEVINE: Beatles smash records in 1964

No other group or solo act either before or since has had all five songs at the same time in the Top 5.

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Birdhouse Books Photo Gallery

A small but enthusiastic crowd braved persistent rains Friday for the grand opening of the first little library in Albany.

Boston Marathon

One year after the bombing, runners and fans packed the streets for the Boston Marathon.

Good Friday around the world

Scenes from Good Friday events around the world. (Reuters photos)

MLS Atlanta Announcement

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber and Falcons owner Arthur Blank unveiled Atlanta’s new professional soccer team Wednesday.

Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

A memorial service was held on April 15, the one year anniversary of the tragic Boston Marathon bombing.

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