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December's already looking a lot like Christmas

First half of the month packed with Yuletide events

Christmas starts rushing in this weekend before the turkey gets warm on the plate and November says good-bye.

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City of Albany approves telecommunications deal with SGRITA

Albany personnel will begin the process of providing broadband, technology services to rural communities

The city of Albany’s Water, Gas & Light Commission and other personnel are set to begin work on a rural telcom project.

Former Lily Pad Director Cassandra Wright indicted on forgery, theft charges

Wright is accused of forging signatures on grant applications and taking money for a store gift card

Former Lily Pad Director Cassandra Wright indicted on forgery, theft charges

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Albany police serve annual Thanksgiving dinner

Police in Albany find another way to serve

The Family Protection Unit of The Albany Police Department presents its annual community Thanksgiving Dinner.

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Georgia roads, airport to see 1.3 million travelers this Thanksgiving weekend

More than 1.3 million Georgians are expected to travel on the state highways and use the world's busiest airport through Sunday for Thanksgiving.

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Frito Lay Brittle

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Recipe from Annette W. Collier, Albany

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Pecan Balls

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Recipe from Barbara Akridge, Albany

Peanut Candy

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Recipe from Annie Ruth Flanigan, Albany

Brown Sugar Pecans

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Recipe from Annette W. Collier, Albany

Layered Salsa

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Recipe from Annette W. Collier, Albany

Sugared Jalapenos on Cream Cheese

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Recipe from Marideane Maxwell, Albany

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Lee County High School senior named GHSA's best actress for her performance in 'The Fastest Woman Alive'

Nicolette Mantica selected as Class 6A Best Actress in state one-act play competition

Lee County’s Nicolette Mantica names GHSA’s best actress in Class AAAAAA

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Lowe's grant helps beautify Albany ARC Adult Day Building grounds

The $10,000 grant, obtained by Keep Albany Dougherty Beautiful was used to landscape the building’s grounds and increase accessibility

Lowe’s grant money used to spruce up Albany ARC Adult Day Building’s grounds.

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Albany Technical College names GOAL finalists, Perkins Award and EAGLE winners

An Albany Area Chamber of Commerce panel will select one of the four GOAL finalists to represent the college in January

Albany Tech holds banquet to announce GOAL finalists, Perkins Award and EAGLE winners

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Jingle Bell Jog set for Dec. 6 in Albany

Childrens Miracle Network benefit is set for first Saturday in December

The 27th annual Jingle Bell Jog, an annual event meant to promote healthy individuals and benefiting Childrens Miracle Network, will take place Dec. 6 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital’s employee gym, Phoebe HealthWorks, at 311 W. Third Ave.

Small Albany group protests Ferguson jury decision

About two dozen people gather to protest grand jury decision in Michael Brown shooting death

Officials say 20-25 people gathered at 2 a.m. for a brief, peaceful protest of a St. Louis, Mo., County grand jury’s decision to not indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.

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New University of georgia Extension Service director named

Laura Perry Johnson will take the top UGA Extension job on Jan. 1

Laura Perry Johnson currently is director of the Southwest Georgia district, which includes 41 of the 157 counties in Georgia in which UGA has Extension Service offices.

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Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals | POLL

An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.

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Squawk of the Day - Nov. 26, 2014

Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about!

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Squawk of the Day - Nov. 25, 2014

Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about!