Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Oct. 5-6, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 16 incidents on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.

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Dorothy Hubbard: Albany at the door of economic recovery

Incumbent mayor faces two challengers in Albany's municipal election

Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard is seeking a second term in office in the city’s Nov. 3 municipal election.

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Squawk of the Day - Oct. 6, 2015

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Albany Almanac - Oct. 6, 2015

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

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

Albany infant death under investigation

Criminal charges likely in death of Albany infant

Dougherty District Attorney Greg Edwards added that the autopsy revealed no obvious injuries to the infant, which means whatever charges are being filed will likely stem from additional circumstances surrounding the case.

Albany and Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports — Oct. 2-5, 2015

Public safety roundup in Albany and Dougherty County for Saturday, Sunday and early Monday

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 44 incidents on Saturday and Sunday, available reports show.

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Large crowd attends public hearing on charter schools in Dougherty

Dougherty County School System holds first public hearing on move to charter system

A surprisingly large crowd turned out Monday for the first of two public hearings on the school’s district’s move to a Charter School System. The new system will take effect in the 2016-17 school year beginning next school year.

Albany attorney Tony C. Jones handed suspension by Georgia Supreme Court

Year-long suspension to run concurrent with prior suspensions

In the opinion issued Monday, the Court took into account issues Tony C. Jones was facing outside his role as an attorney at the time of the misconduct.

Albany police respond to assault, armed robbery

Shooting reported at Willow Oak Court, man robbed on Holloway Avenue

Those with information on crimes in the area are encouraged to contact Albany Area CrimeStoppers at (229) 436-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers is an anonymous tipline through which people can become eligible for cash rewards.

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Kids Fire Safety Event headed to the Albany Civic Center

Objective is to entertain, educate, and save lives

The 21st annual Kids Fire Safety Day Event is headed to the Albany Civic Center Wednesday.

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Chris Cohilas named to educational collaborative board

Dougherty Commission selects chairman to be part of education initiative

Meeting a request by Dougherty County School System Superintendent Butch Mosely, the Dougherty County Commission selects its chairman, Chris Cohilas, to serve on a city/county education initiative board.

JERE BRANDS: Mental illness: You are not alone

Mental Illness Awareness Series, Part 1

Individuals and families in our area who are affected by a mental illness are not alone. Treatment is available, and consistent treatment brings good and lasting improvement of symptoms.

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Grand Island Club celebrates opening of new driving range

Lee County country club lost original driving range when auto dealership built new facility on Ledo Road

In late 2012, the Grand Island Club lost its driving range when the Prince Automotive Group built its new facility on Ledo Road. Club officials didn’t know it at the time, but not only did they lose a driving range, they lost a source of significant revenue.

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Monday final day to register to vote in November Albany city elections

Commissioners Jon Howard, Tommie Postell returning to board unchallenged

Voter registration and address changes for the Nov. 3 Albany municipal elections ends Monday afternoon. Positions of mayor and Ward IV commisioners will be decided.

Squawk of the Day - Oct. 5, 2015

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