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'War Room' takes faith to the cinema

EDITORIAL: Kendricks Brothers film is drawing a crowd

The Kendrick Brothers Productions’ first film, “War Room,” seems to be a hit with the vast majority of those who see it — except for the critics.

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CATHERINE RAMPELL: New York City in a bizarre uproar over topless women

OPINION: Women losing shirts in public has city losing its collective mind

Unorthodox though their wardrobe choices may be, these women are on the right side of the law. More than two decades ago, the state’s highest court ruled that prohibiting women, but not men, from baring their chests in public amounted to discrimination on the basis of sex.

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RICHARD WOODS: With Georgia Milestones, state students are being judged on a higher standard

GUEST COLUMN: CRCT and Milestones preficiency scores are not an apples-to-apples comparison

When Georgia students’ profiency scores are released next month, they likely will be lower under the Georgia Milestones assessment than they were under the CRCT standard. That doesn’t mean Georgia students have regressed. Milestones sets the bar for proficiency higher than CRCT did.

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Fall into the holidays

Time to get ready for the busy season

Get those recipes and ideas together and ready to share with Albany Herald readers and visitors to albanyherald.com.

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Haunting tales and sights sought

Scary sights, decorations, costumes or stories? Send them in!

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Thumbs Up!

EDITORIAL: Good news to start the week

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

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - Aug. 24-28, 2015

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Offices Aug. 24-28.

Albany Area Community Calendar - Aug. 30-Sept. 7, 2015

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.

Latest Photo Galleries

Young Artists - August 2015

Each day, The Albany Herald publishes on page 1A a drawing submitted by a young student from the Albany area and Southwest Georgia. These are the drawings we published in August.

iLOGIC Photos

Njemile Z. Ali, is in the process of fine-tuning a community-based family education program known by the acronym iLOGIC.

Albany Mall ASU Rams Rose march

The Albany State University Marching Rams, set to appear in the 2016 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., surprise Albany Mall shopper Saturday with a musical show.

Leadership Albany class of 2016 reception

The latest class of Leadership Albany was welcomed by alumni Thursday night at a reception at the Albany Museum of Art.

Dougherty vs. Calhoun County football game

Dougherty opened its 2015 season with a victory over Calhoun County at Hugh Mills Stadium

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