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Warwick City Council votes to dismiss police chief David Morris

Warwick collected more than $1.25 million in traffic fines this past fiscal year

Information obtained Thursday from the Warwick city clerk’s office showed that the city of 454 people collected $1,253,718 in fines during FY 2013-14. By comparison, the City of Albany collected just more than $1.9 million in fines, Camilla collected $356,065 and Leesburg collected $148,468.

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Lee County Commission approves tax increase by 3-2 vote

Large crowd attends public hearing to express concerns

Lee’s County’s overall tax millage rate is 32.06 mills. In addition to the 14.206 mills to operate county government, the overall total includes 17.5 mills to operate the public school system. Also included is 0.100 mills to the state to cover administrative fees of collecting the tax and 0.400 to pay a bond issue for the school system.

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Albany Humane Society getting help from the Greater Good

The Greater Good and Pedigree are teaming up for Albany Humane Society

The Albany Humane Society is calling for volunteers this Sunday to Pedigree and the Greater Good improve life for the animals and staff of the shelter.

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Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitive - Aug. 2, 2014

Jeffery Antonion Lampkin, 26, of Albany, is wanted on probation violation and felony theft charges

Jeffery Antonion Lampkin, 26, of Albany, is wanted on theft by taking (felony) and state probation violation charges.

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Albany National Night Out generates huge crowd

Law enforcement agencies meet public at Albany National Night Out

Public service agencies, community businesses and organizations present National Night Out at Radium Springs Elementary School.

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Squawk of the Day - Aug. 2, 2014

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

Albany-Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS — Aug. 2, 2014

Public safety report for Thursday and early Friday in Albany-Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 30 calls on Thursday and early Friday, available reports show

Albany Almanac - Aug. 2, 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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Jimmy Carter visits Mars Chocolate North America

Former President Carter makes a private visit to Albany candy plant

Former President Jimmy Carter was in Albany Friday touring the Mars Chocolate North America plant on Oakridge Drive.

Squawk of the Day - Aug. 1, 2014

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

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FRIDAY JAM: Five Eight to rock Art Park

Indie rockers Five Eight to join Blastov for Art Park show this weekend

Indie rock stalwarts Five Eight are returning this weekend to join local band Blastov for a concert at downtown Albany’s Art Park.

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FRIDAY JAM: Blastov Guitars and More set to blast off in downtown Albany

Local musicians to open new vintage music store in downtown Albany

ALBANY — Unlike most pursuits, music that is old and a bit worn, vintage if you will, often holds a special allure among fans and can become something of a hot commodity.

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FRIDAY JAM: Siblings hope to make positive Impact through music studio | PHOTO GALLERY

Roslyn Chatmon, Cornelius Drake open Impact Music Studio on Stuart Avenue

A musical brother and sister offer their talents and technical expertise to aspiring musicians.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Aug. 1, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 37 incidents on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.

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