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Bright Side of the Day - Aug. 30, 2014

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

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Squawk of the Day - Aug. 30, 2014

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

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Local opposition to natural gas pipeline persists

Meeting set at Darton to discuss $3 billion Sabal Trail project

As the regulatory process for approval of a 464-mile natural gas pipeline continues, local opposition remains strong.

Outlook for corn prices dismal

Covering expenses will be a challenge for farmers

Georgia corn prices are projected between $3.75-$4.25 per bushel depending on the region of the state. The prices are well below the $6 and $7 contracts that some Georgia farmers signed last year.

Albany-Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS Reports - Aug. 30, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

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

Albany police warn 'Purge' instigators

Purge propagators are warned of criminal charges

Police investigators are visiting social media sites and warning Purge instigators of possible criminal charges.

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The Battle for Jonesborough marks its sesquicentennial

The Aug 31-Sept. 1, 1864, military battle led to the fall of Atlanta

The Battle of Jonesborough — as the town’s name was spelled at the time — is not as well remembered as other Civil War battles, such as Gettysburg or Antietam. But its impact was felt with the fall of Atlanta, Sherman’s March to the Sea and the re-election of President Lincoln.

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New social media page links Albany organizations with donors

The effort is an outgrowth from the Albany area Charity Selfie Challenge

Kaley hart says her new Facebook page is designed to take the work out of finding worthy charities and organizations to help.

High speed chase in Albany leaves driver in critical condition

Collision at traffic light leaves critically injures driver

A high speed car chase in Albany Thursday seriously injures a driver.

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Albany stabbing suspect found hiding under bed

Police nab woman accused of stabbing her husband

Wanda Harris is accused of stabbing her husband while he worked at his job.

Albany Almanac - Aug. 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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Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitive - Aug. 29, 2014

Richard Lee Slick Green Jr. is wanted on aggravated assault and failure to appear charges.

Authorities say Richard Lee “Slick” Green Jr., 32, of Albany, may have cut his dreadlocks to alter his appearance.

Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Aug, 29, 2014

Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday Sunday in Plains

First Southern Methodist Church will host a movie night at 7 tonight showing Left Behind.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Grammy-winner Christopher Cross' anger infuses new album 'Secret Ladder'

MUSIC REVIEW: 'Sailing' singer gets a few things off his chest on exceptional new work

Eighties Grammy darling Christopher Cross is set to release an album of new material on Sept. 12.

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Jake Owen brings 'Days of Gold' tour to Tallahassee venue

Eminem, Darius Rucker prepare new releases

Country star Jake Owen will headline the “Days of Gold” tour at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallaahassee, Fla.

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