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Open houses for Dougherty County schools are Thursday

Dougherty County School System set to begin new school year on Monday

Dougherty County school officials are urging parents to attend open houses at the system’s school Thursday before Monday’s opening of the 2014-15 school year.

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Kendrick Brothers wrap principal photography on their new movie

Title, release date to be announced on new Kendrick Brothers film

The Kendricks’ fifth film is their first project independent of Sherwood Pictures, the movie ministry of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, where the brothers are associate pastors.

Jury selection continues in 2009 contaminated peanuts case

Three former officials with the defunct Peanut Corporation of America are to be tried in U.S. District Court in Albany

Nine people were killed and hundreds of others sickened in the 2009 samonella outbreak that was traced to the PCA peanut plant in Blakely.

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Albany teens arrested on entering vehicle charges

Two teens are accused of entering autos in West Albany

Tipsters tell police that two people riding bicycles had been trying to open car door handles in the West Third Avenue and Relswood Terrace area.

Albany-Dougherty NAACP to give school supplies to 50 students

The organization stressed that parents must call today to register their children for the supplies.

Albany-DoughertyNAACP to give school supplies to 50 needy children

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LORAN SMITH: Ezzards and McMullans know how to treat people

FEATURES COLUMN: Love laughter and charm enhance conversation

The rest of the story of Tiger Mountain Vineyards has to do with tootin’ the horn of vineyard founders John and Martha Ezzard and their partners John and Marilyn McMullan.

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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - July 30-Aug. 5, 2014

The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.

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Squawk of the Day - July 30, 2014

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

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Bright of the Day - July 30, 2014

Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to find out about the Bright Side of life.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - July 30, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 30 incidents on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.

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Bank of America helps Habitat

Bank of America makes $2,500 donation to Flint River Habitat for Humanity

Bank of America recently helped Albany’s Flint River Habitat for Humanity put the finishing touches on a new home thanks to a corporate grant donation.

Albany Almanac - July 30, 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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EDDIE SEAGLE: Aromatic leaves on plants will distract deer

GEORGIA CLIPPING: Plants can be protected from deer damage

Damage to ornamental plants caused by deer has increased significantly during the last few years.

Teen injured in hit and run

The victim of Albany hit and run is listed in fair condition

Albany police are searching for the driver of a pickup truck involved in a hit-and-run incident Monday night.

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