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Albany Almanac - July 4, 2015

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

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

Police and fire reports, July 2, 2015

Police and fire reports

Police and fire reports

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Albany man arrested on four counts of sexual misconduct with minor

Ricardo Pugh charged with rape, incest, child molestation and sodomy

The Albany Police Department said Friday that Ricardo Pugh, 40, was arrested late Tuesday afternoon after a juvenile female relative reported being sexually assaulted earlier in the week.

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Thronateeska Heritage Foundation earns award for archives

Roger K. Warlick Local History Achievement Award in Archival Excellence presented to Thronateeska Heritage Foundation

At its annual meeting last week Thronateeska Heritage Foundation Inc. was presented with the prestigous Roger K. Warlick History Achievement Award in Archival Excellence for the work being done at the organzation’s South Georgia Archives by the Georgia Historical Society.

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Albany rapper Street Sweepa's 2014 single hits Motown, Big Apple

Sweep Da Flo slowly expands out of Southeast to major markets

After more than a year of steady play in the Southeast, Albany-born rapper Street Sweepa’s single Sweep Da Flo is making inroads in large northern markets.

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JOHN WALLACE: I know it's only rock 'n' roll, but ...

FRIDAY JAM SESSION: Rock was the soundtrack of a generation

One of my earliest memories is my mother, carrying me in her arms, entering our apartment building in the Bronx and she was singing to me, “Are you ready, ready,ready, ready now Teddy, ready, ready, ready to rock and roll.” Which was confusing at the time because my name wasn’t Teddy.

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Squawk of the Day - July 3, 2015

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

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Neon Trees bringing intimate club show to Atlanta

Neon Trees bassist Branden Campbell excited about Center Stage show

For Neon Trees bassist Branden Campbell, getting the chance to play small club shows on the group’s current “An Intimate Night with Neon Trees” tour allows the band to showcase their classic approach to songwriting and performing in the best possible setting.

Albany Area Religion Bulletin - July 3, 2015

Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday school in Plains

Baconton United Methodist Church will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. on July 10 featuring Southern Majesty of Worth County.

Albany Almanac - July 3, 2015

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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Medical College of Georgia Southwest Campus celebrating 10th anniversary | PHOTO GALLERY

Clinical campus based in Albany allows MCG students to do rotations in Southwest Georgia

Although MCG students have participated in clinical practice experiences in Southwest Georgia for decades, a formal campus was not established until 2005 as part of the state’s public medical school’s efforts to decrease the impending physician shortage.

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Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitive - Larry Bernard Simmons Jr.

Larry Bernard Simmons Jr. is wanted for battery and failing to register as a sex offender

Larry Bernard Simmons Jr., 34, of Albany, is wanted on three warrants — failure to register as a sex offender, abttery and probation violation.

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Albany Police vow safe Fourth of July experience downtown

Georgia State Patrol increasing manpower with eye on impaired driving

Georgia State Patrol and the Albany Police Department will ramp up their efforts during the upcoming Fourth of July weekend. The GSP will be concentrating on impaired driving while the APD will focus on public safety downtown.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - July 1 - 2, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 18 calls on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.

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Suspect arrested in Dawson mayor shooting

GBI investigation continued nearly two years

Nakia Jones, 31, is arrested and charged with aggravated assault in connection with the 2013 shooting of Christopher Wright.

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