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Carol Hollomon, mother of Megans House namesake, dies at 65

Special needs advocate and mother of Megan Hollomon dies in Macon following heart procedure

Carol Hollomon was inspired to help special needs children and their families by her late daughter, who had a condition that left her physically and mentally challenged.

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Lee County manhunt ends in capture

Suspect captured off Old Dawson Road

A Lee County Sheriff’s deputy said the individual arrested identified himself as Johnny David Williams II.

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Squawk of the Day - April 24, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.

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Bright of the Day - April 24, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to read about the Bright Side of life.

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Lee County Commission tables rezoning request that would allow new concrete plant

Lee County Commissioner Greg Frich has concerns about property rights in the county obtaining the Mossy Dell Road property

Commissioner Greg Frich says his concerns are based solely on property rights and not because he opposes the concrete plant or that he is concerned about the impact of a concrete plant at the location.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports -April 24, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 29 incidents on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.

Albany City Commission OKs rezoning to allow westside grocery store

Albany city commissioners approve rezoning requests after an extended debate

The Albany City Commission gives the go-ahead for a rezoning request that will allow for a Neighborhood Market grocery store in West Albany.

Dougherty County officials woo spurned Lee County businessman

Bryan Bridges wants to bring a Redi-Mix concrete plant to the region

Albany and Dougherty County officials say they would welcome a Lee County businessman who is having zoning issues “with open arms.”

Albany Almanac - April 24, 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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Suspect charged in theft of tip jar from Albany business

Suspect charged with robbery by sudden snatching

Officers of the Albany Police Department responded to Carroll’s Sausage and Meats, 118 Philema Road, around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

One killed in Albany stabbing attack

One dies, one arrested in stabbing attack

One person is arrested for robbery and another dies in Tuesday knife attack.

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Dougherty County School Board approves $1.4 million for new textbooks

The Dougherty School Board adopts the Charter School Option as its School System Flexibilty Model

Dougherty School System officials say this is the school district’s first major textbook purchase in nearly a decade and a half.

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ATC Career Fair

ATC Career Fair

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Family of Kendrick Johnson visits Albany State University

The family of Valdosta teen who died last year visits as part of Criminal Justice Week

The argument that justice has not been properly served to the family of a deceased teenager was presented at Albany State on Wednesday at a program including his family and their attorney.

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Lopez Hospice Golf Classic kicks off today

Annual golf event hosted by LPGA Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez benefits Albany Community Hospice

Tournament proceeds benefit medical, emotional and spiritual programs and services offered through Albany Community Hospice and the Willson Hospice House for patients needing palliative or end-of-life care and their families, officials say.

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