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Thanksgiving joining ranks of bargain shopping days

Are early Black Friday sales on Thursday evening and more people Thanksgiving meals at restaurants the new norm?

About 18 percent of Thanksgiving weekend shoppers were expected to hit the stores on Thaksgiving Day.

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Pecan City Pedalers enjoy benefits of bicycle riding

Local group hosts weekly rides, advocates for bicycle safety

The Pecan City Pedalers have any number of reasons to take part in cycling, dating back to their childhood days.

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Albany to get three new discount stores

Dollar Tree and Family Dollar to open new Albany locations

Area shoppers will soon have three more shopping destinations as both Dollar Tree and Family Dollar look to open additional locations in Albany.

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Cotton crop survives early frost

Farmers ahead of schedule in harvesting crop

Depending on the severity of the frost, cold temperatures can cause nearly mature bolls to open, and also can lead to bolls burning and rotting in the field.

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Albany native John Burke IHOP's Franchisee of Year

Burke got his start with restaurant chain as a busboy at Albany IHOP

Albany native and businessman John Burke is named the International House of Pancakes’ Franchisee of the Year.

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Albany-Dougherty Aviation commission welcomes Gloria Gaines, moves forward on improvement plans

Gloria Gaines newest member of Albany-Dougherty Aviation Commission

In addition to welcoming newest board member, former county commissioner Gloria Gaines, the Albany-Dougherty Aviation Committee spent the bulk of its regular meeting Monday night discussing future improvements to the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Those insurance guys, theyre a laugh riot

OPINION: Dude, you have eight years left until we cancel

A not-funny letter from the my insurance company leads to hilarity nonetheless.

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Albany Almanac - Nov. 26, 2014

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

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

Haystacks

Parties

Recipe from Annie Ruth Flanigan, Albany

Red Velvet Cake Balls

Parties

Recipe from Annie Ruth Flanigan, Albany

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2014 Holiday Flavors: Party Favorites

Readers submit recipes that are favorites for get-togethers during the holidays.

Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Caramel Club Bars

Parties

Recipe from Annie Ruth Flanigan, Albany

Civil War Tea Cakes

Parties

Recipe from Louise Burch

Nut Fingers

Parties

Recipe from Betty B. Todd, Americus

Pecan Kisses

Parties

Recipe from Betty B. Todd

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Tom and Jerry

Parties

Recipe from Steve Dilts, Albany

Frito Lay Brittle

Parties

Recipe from Annette W. Collier, Albany

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Pecan Balls

Parties

Recipe from Barbara Akridge, Albany

Peanut Candy

Parties

Recipe from Annie Ruth Flanigan, Albany

Brown Sugar Pecans

Parties

Recipe from Annette W. Collier, Albany