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Albany State University will host communitywide celebration of South African leader's life
Community leaders and local citizens of African heritage will honor Nelson Mandela at an Albany event.
Gov. Nathan Deal urges Darton State graduates to continue their education at the next level
Speaking at Darton State College's commencement ceremony, Gov. Nathan Deal notes that only 28 percent of Georgia's residents over age 25 have four-year or higher degrees.
State Rep. Ed Rynders reports that Lee County will receive Georgia DOT funding for two projects
The Lee County Commission also also adopted a new medical insurance plan that will begin Feb. 1 and require county employees to assume a higher share of the cost of insurance.
The new College and Career Performance Learning Center will target potential dropouts
The Dougherty County School System, Albany Tech and Communities In Schools of Georgia strike partnership to head off dropouts.
Fans vote Luke Bryan as the American Country Awards Artist of the Year
Florida Georgia Line are voted New Artist of the Year for the ACAs, winning a total of six awards Tuesday night.
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Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 34 incidents on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.
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Two men are robbed in separate incidents
Two Albany men are attacked and robbed at gunpoint Tuesday.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Police asking the public to help them locate Johnny "Juicy" Hill
Johnny Lee "Juicy" Hill is a person of interest in the Tuesday armed robbery of an Albany convenience store.
The Christmas season is shining in metro Albany
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The Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award is based upon the applicant’s overall farm operation; environmental and stewardship practices; and leadership, civic, church, and community service activities.
The Christmas Tour of Homes in Americus will showcases several historic homes and buildings.