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Historical marker placed at Shiloh Baptist Church

Dozens of supporters gathered at Shiloh Baptist Church in Albany to celebrate the dedication of a new state historical marker in front of the church that commemorates the importance of the church in the Albany Movement during the tumultuous civil rights era of the 1960s.

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Albany Museum of Art to open Menaboni exhibition

Artist Menaboni’s friend Russell Clayton to serve as guest curator for exhibit

The Albany Museum of Art’s “Athos Menaboni: Six Decades of Painting in Georgia” exhibit preview will be held tonight.

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Two Albany stores robbed on Wednesday

Two stores in Albany were robbed Wednesday by an unmasked bald black man.

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Police seek help

Albany police seek truck and driver

The Albany Police Department is looking for a Ford truck and driver.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Sept. 18, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 27 incidents on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.

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Albany Almanac - Sept. 18, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Squawk of the Day - Sept. 18, 2014

Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to find out what everybody’s squawking about.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Sept. 17, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 33 incidents on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.

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David Mosely, Werhner Washington added to Albany Tech board

Two new appointees begin serving today

David C. Mosely, superintendent of the Dougherty County School System, and Werhner V. Washington, plant manager for Procter & Gamble, will begin serving on the Albany Tech Board of Directors at the September meeting today.

Blue Cross dropping Medicare plan for Georgia state retirees

Another important change in state benefit plan

UnitedHealthcare will be the sole provider of the Advantage plans for 2015.

Non-agenda items parking, take-home cars get Albany city commissioners' attention

Albany leaders expected to take up vehicle, parking issues at future meeting

Albany commissioners are gavelled down by the city’s mayor after their discussion of take-home cars gets heated.

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Thousands of pink and blue crosses in Dougherty County protest abortion

Volunteers of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church spend a year making crosses painted pink and blue to protest the 4,000 abortions conducted daily in the United States. Church officials say the display is not intended to attack or belittle any woman who has had an abortion.

Albany Almanac - Sept. 17, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

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Fishing rodeo for youth this weekend in Albany

Albany State University and Sherwood Baptist Church collaborate on project

The fishing trip is an effort to instill positive values in youths.

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