News for Saturday, January 23, 2010


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Make 'em laugh

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus clown Dean Kelly is living a life he dreamed about since childhood.

Looking Back Jan. 24

Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. You can contact her at (229) 888-9371 or

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Titans win -- but not without controversy

A late missed call in the men's game by officials favors Albany Tech on Saturday in a win vs. Gordon.

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SATURDAY NIGHT PREP HOOPS ROUNDUP: DWS boys rout FPD, girls avenge early season loss to Lady Vikings

Deerfield makes shorts work of Macon rival FPD on Saturday, winning both games in routs at home.

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Terrell County, Randolph-Clay split rivalry games Saturday night

The Herald's No. 4 boys team, Terrell County, cruises past Randolph-Clay while the No. 2 Lady Red Devils win easily against the Lady Greenwave.

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AHS girls down Dougherty for 6th win in a row

The Squaws have caught fire lately, winning for the sixth time in a row Saturday, capped with a huge victory against city rival Dougherty.

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On the board

Arabian Williams only scored three points in the first half, but came alive in the second to finish with 20 and lead Dougherty past Albany -- and to its first win against a city opponent this season.

Sunbelt buys Ford Town

Sunbelt Ford acquires Ford Town of Albany

Chamber kicks off 100th Anniversary with event

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce serves businesses in the Albany area.J.D. Sumner, government writer

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Students tour Phoebe Putney

The staff at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital holds a tour for visiting students.Pete Skiba, staff writer

Senior center project begins

A new SOWEGA Council on Aging senior center will be built on the property formerly owned by Byne Memorial Baptist Church.Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

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Economy brings changes to schools

Albany-area school systems discuss the possibility of a four-day school week, which nearby Wilcox County recently adopted for the next school year.Ethan Fowler, senior writer

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Firefighters training to investigate arson fires

Testing out classroom information, a firefighter class digs through burned rubble Saturday.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Kitchen Inspections for Jan. 24

Kitchen inspections for the week