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ASU homecoming parade draws huge crowd

Nearly 15,000 people crowded into downtown Albany Saturday morning for the annual Albany State University Homecoming Parade.

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Albany set for ASU Homecoming

The largest annual event in Albany, the ASU Homecoming, is set to kick off Monday morning with a campus celebration. The event will draw over 25,000 people to the city.

Births - Oct. 13, 2013

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from Sept. 18 - Oct. 7, 2013.

MCLB-Albany civilian workers getting paid again

Workers from MCLB who were recalled earlier this week will see retroactive pay on their next paychecks, officials at the base say.

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MCLB workers back on base

Civilian employees aboard the Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany installation have all been recalled and internal base functions have resumed as normal as of Monday.

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National magazine lists Albany as one of South's top event destinations

ConventionSouth magazine has named Albany on it’s 2014 list of the “South’s Surprising Recreational Havens For Groups”

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Toys for Tots kicks off 2013 campaign

The 2012 regional Toys for Tots campaign resulted in a collection of 15,000 toys, officials with the campaign say.

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MCLB-Albany kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Statistics from the Georgia Commission on Family Violence show there were 65,788 crisis calls made to certified domestic violence agencies statewide in 2012.

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MCLB-Albany employees furloughed due to shutdown

Military personnel as well as emergency services are not being impacted by furloughs at MCLB-Albany due to the federal government shutdown, officials at the base say.

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Darton State named 'military friendly school'

For the third consecutive year, Darton State College is recognized for helping military personnel transitioning back into civilian life.

Book signing set for teens who contributed to book on devotions

Book signing scheduled Oct. 26 at Sherwood Baptist Church for local teens who contributed to two books on devotions.

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Turnout strong for Home Buyers Expo

Roughly 200 attended Home Buyers Expo hosted by local real estate professionals and The Herald.

Religion Bulletin-- Sept. 27, 2013

President Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School this week in Plains.

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HINSHAW: Churches often decline to oppose damaging legislation

The Rev. Creede Hinshaw talks about the lack of action on the part of congregations to oppose legislation that negatively impacts the poor.

Births - Sept. 22, 2013

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from Sept. 7-16, 2013.