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The three candidates will meet May 20 in the Democratic Primary election
State Rep. Carol Fullerton, Dougherty County School Board member Darrell Ealum and former Dougherty County Commissioner Muarleen Edwards are vying for a two-year term representing District 153 in Atlanta.
Albany city commissioners approve rezoning requests after an extended debate
The Albany City Commission gives the go-ahead for a rezoning request that will allow for a Neighborhood Market grocery store in West Albany.
The Dougherty School Board adopts the Charter School Option as its School System Flexibilty Model
Dougherty School System officials say this is the school district’s first major textbook purchase in nearly a decade and a half.
Bryan Bridges wants to bring a Redi-Mix concrete plant to the region
Albany and Dougherty County officials say they would welcome a Lee County businessman who is having zoning issues “with open arms.”
One dies, one arrested in stabbing attack
One person is arrested for robbery and another dies in Tuesday knife attack.
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A man who may be a fugitive is captured off Old Dawson Road
A Lee County Sheriff’s deputy said the individual arrested identified himself as Johnny David Williams II. If that bears out, officials say, the man has been wanted on a parole violation charge.
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Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 29 incidents on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Suspect charged with robbery by sudden snatching
Officers of the Albany Police Department responded to Carroll’s Sausage and Meats, 118 Philema Road, around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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The family of Valdosta teen who died last year visits as part of Criminal Justice Week
The argument that justice has not been properly served to the family of a deceased teenager was presented at Albany State on Wednesday at a program including his family and their attorney.
Annual golf event hosted by LPGA Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez benefits Albany Community Hospice
Tournament proceeds benefit medical, emotional and spiritual programs and services offered through Albany Community Hospice and the Willson Hospice House for patients needing palliative or end-of-life care and their families, officials say.
Amazon will begin streaming some HBO shows to its premium customers next month, the companies said on Wednesday, in a move that could lure subscribers away from Netflix Inc, a company they both compete with.