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Driver killed early Friday at intersection of Gillionville Road and Mud Creek Road

Driver ejected after hitting tree, struck by another driver

Trooper First Class C.S. Jewell said the driver of a silver Nissan Altima was traveling at a very high rate of speed before losing control, overcorrecting and hitting a tree and being ejected from the vehicle out of the back windshield. Several minutes later, the driver was still laying in the street when he was struck by a black Chevrolet Impala.

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Squawk of the Day - April 24, 2015

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

Albany Area Religion Bulletin - April 24, 2015

Carter teaching Sunday School at Maranatha Baptist Church

Words of Restoration International Ministries Church of God in Christ will celebrate 91 years of ministry with its annual Community Day Saturday and Anniversary Service on Sunday.

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BRAD MCEWEN: Radio? Who listens to the radio?

JAM SESSION: Best music found word of mouth

I simply can’t find the music I like on terrestrial radio.

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Albany Civil Air Patrol squadron holds ceremony | PHOTO GALLERY

Air Force Auxiliary group holds change-of-command, ribbon-cutting programs

The Albany Composite Civil Air Patrol Squadron holds a change-of-command ceremony at its new headquarters.

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JAM poll win inspires Abi Permenter to make more, better music

Singer/songwriter Abi Permenter recorded the second-highest vote total in the recent JAM Favorites Poll.

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Rixton final act added to Wild Adventures concert series

Pop-rockers scheduled to perform at Valdosta theme park July 25

Rixton is the final piece of the concert series puzzle for the 2015 season at Wild Adventures Theme Park.

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Albany Almanac - April 24, 2015

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

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

Georgia Briefly

News items from around the state

Grady Health System to pay state $2.95 million over Medicaid dispute; Georgia’s U.S. senators vote against new attorney general; Albany Goodwill Center to host resource and career fairs.

Albany first responders meet for barbecue challenge

Albany responders compete for trophies, cash prizes

Sonny’s BBQ presents First Responders BBQ Challenge on Saturday.

Valdosta State University cancels Friday classes, operations

A pro-American flag rally is scheduled for Friday across the street from VSU

Valdosta State officials say normal operations are scheduled to resume Saturday.

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Albany Blood Donor Center to soon discontinue platelet donations

Donor centers in Albany and Macon to stop accepting platelet donations on June 19

After June 19, Albany platelet donors will be invited to donate platelets at the Red Cross Valdosta Blood Donation Center and Macon platelet donors will be invited to donate platelets at the Red Cross Columbus Blood Donor Center.

Georgia Southern mourns students killed in crash

Lee County woman was one of five killed Wednesday in multi-vehicle wreck

Morgan Bass of Leesburg and four of her fellow students were killed Wednesday in a seven-vehicle pileup before dawn Wednesday on Interstate Highway 16 in Bryan County.

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Butch Mosely: School system won't get involved in Opportunity School referendum politics

Dougherty County School superintendent says let the voters decide the matter

Dougherty County School System Superintendent Butch Mosely made it clear Thursday that the school system will remain neutral in the matter of an Opportunity School District

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Albany murder suspect apprehended in New York

Fugitive to be extradited to Albany

Murders suspect Marquel Rashad Culpepper is apprehended in New York state and will be extradited back to Albany.

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