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Greg Edwards, Ken Hodges say justice finally served by Marcus Ray Johnson’s execution

Johnson was executed Thursday for the murder of Angela Sizemore

Dougherty County District Attorney Greg Edwards and former county DA Ken Hodges were on hand to watch convicted murderer Marcus Ray Johnson draw his last breath Thursday night.

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DWS lower school participates in Patriot's Day | PHOTOS

Patriot's Day teaches DWS students about colonial times

Fifth graders at Albany’s Deerfield Windsor School (DWS) got an up close look at life in colonial America Thrusday when they spent the day churning butter, mending clothing, weaving baskets, preparing for battle and learning about the art of blacksmithing as part of the school’s annual Patriot’s Day.

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Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitive - Bobby Walter Wright

Bobby Walter Wright, 21, of Albany, is wanted on felony check-writing charges

Bobby Walter Wright, 21, of Albany, is wanted on three felony charges of printing, executing or negotiating fictitious checks.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Nov. 19-20, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 13 calls on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.

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GSW student Leigh Crumbley wins AMA writing competition

52 area college students enter Albany museum’s ‘Picture Worth 1,000 Words’

Georgia Southwestern State University student Leigh Crumbley’s essay “Paint My Soul” takes top prize in Albany Museum of Art writing competition.

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Marcus Ray Johnson executed

U.S. Supreme Court denies stay Thursday night

Marcus Ray Johnson dies from lethal injection for Angela Sizemore murder.

Religion Bulletin - Nov. 20, 2015

Jimmy Carter teaching Sunday at Plains church

Jones Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Sylvester will conduct its Men’s Day program at 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Lorenzo Heard of Second Mount Olive Baptist Church in Albany. Jones Chapel is located at 317 W. Railroad St.

Albany Almanac - Nov. 20, 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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SOWEGA Council on Aging reviews the past year

Looking ahead, agencies serving the elderly will focus on hunger

The annual report presented showed that there is an elderly population in Southwest Georgia of 67,369, with 25 percent residing in Dougherty County. in FY 2015, the Council of Aging served 833 people in 14 Southwesrt Georgia counties.

Police investigate Dillards break-in at Albany Mall

Store officials were determining what was taken

The Albany Police Department is investigating an early Thursday morning break-in at Dillard’s at the Albany Mall.

Albany police chief to speak at Town Hall meeting

Chief Michael Persely will offer tips on holiday crime safety

Albany Police Chief Michael Persley will speak at Commissioner Jon Howard’s Town Hall meeting Saturday.

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Albany Area Chamber of Commerce presents legislative agenda at Rise N Shine | PHOTOS

Infrastructure, workforce development headline Albany Area Chamber agenda

The need for improved infrastructure and work force development highlight the most recent Albany Area Chamber of Commerce legislative agenda which was presented to state leaders and the public Thursday during the Chamber’s Legislative Affairs Rise N Shine Breakfast at Doublegate County Club.

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Albany business owner killed by gunfire

Store on Palmyra Road may have housed gaming operation, D.A. says

Albany police are investigating the early morning shooting death of business owner Barry Kerper.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Nov. 18-19, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 15 calls on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.

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EDC chooses Chris Hatcher as career academy board representative

Albany Tech President Anthony Parker says business representative adds more weight to board

The Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission selects businessman Chris Hatcher as its representative on the local Commodore Conyers Career Academy board.


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