Dougherty County


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Church offers a dose of REALity

Come-as-you-are services reach 'worst of the worst'

In three years, a young pastor’s dream has become reality at the REAL Church.

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Jeff 'Bodine' Sinyard earns Albany Area Chamber of Commerce's Lifetime Service Award | VIDEO | PHOTOS

Albany Chamber also recognizes Ambassador of the Year and Non-profit of the Year at annual dinner

A capacity crowd packed into the Hilton Garden Inn Thursday night to see the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce recognize recognize a few of the most important and influentail people in the chamber community, including Lifetime Service Award winner Jeff Bodine Sinyard.

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Outta tha Box

FDB performs at Outta Tha Box gathering.

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Days to Come, Mopeland throw down in Battle of the Bands pre-battle

Battle of the Bands pre-battles continue at Big Rax and Coach's

Albany’s Battle of the Bands got off to a rocking start recently when local rock bands Days to Come and Mopeland, duked it out in the first of a series of pre-battles leading up to the Battle of the Bands finale in April.

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There's Only One Albany honors Community Heroes | VIDEO | PHOTO GALLERY

Community Heroes luncheon held at Albany Museum of Art

Local civic leaders honored a handful individuals and organizations working to make Albany and Dougherty County a great place to live and work at the first ever Community Heroes Recognition Luncheon held Wednesday at the Albany Museum of Art.

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Albany police seek man for questioning in armed robbery case

Dontevius Montreal Muff is sought for questioning in an Albany robbery.

Albany police are asking the public to help them locate Dontevius Montreal Muff, 23, of Albany, for questioning in connection to an armed robbery.

Water, Gas & Light Commission no longer exists

Water, Gas & Light Comission to be renamed Albany Utility Board

Albany city commissioners approve a charter change that will allow its Utility Board to extend services beyond Albany and Dougherty County lines.

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Dougherty County School Board elects Velvet Riggins as new chairperson

Riggins is named chair on a 4-3 vote and replaces former chair Carol Tharin

The vote was split along racial lines with Junebug Griffin, James Bush, Velvet Riggins and Dean Phinazee opting for Riggins while Lane Price, Robert Youngblood and Melissa Strother voting for Youngblood.

Albany Flash Foods store robbed at gunpoint

The robbery occurred at 2701 Gillionville Road in Albany

Two armed masked men robbed the Flash Foods store at 201 Gillionville Road early Wednesday morning, Albany polie report.

NASA awards $8.8 million contract to Albany electrical company A. West Enterprise

A. West Enterprise will provides upgrades to the power system at the Kennedy Space Center

U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop said the contact with A. West Enterprise of Albany is to implement various safety and reliability upgrades to the institutional power system at National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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Kiwanis donation to finance batting cages

Group gives $10,000 to support youth baseball league

The Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County presented a gift of $5,000 to ADL Sports, formerly known as Albany Dixie League, baseball association. The donation represented matching funds for a grant of $5,000 from the Kiwanis District of Georgia Foundation, for a total of $10,000 to be used for construction of two batting cages at the Dixie League Ballpark on Barnesdale Way.

Dougherty County School System Notebook

DCSS Notebook

Florida company cited for OSHA violations at Albany work site

OSHA officials said lead hazards labeled serious violations by worker safety agency

A Florida company is assessed almost $59,000 in fines by OSHA for lead issues at Albany work site.

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Daddy Daughter Family Dance set for Feb. 7 at Albany Civic Center

Traditional father and daughter dance to include entire family this year

The Albany Daddy Daughter Dance has become a tradition, and a good opportunity for fathers and daughters to bond. This year, the event has become a family dance — meaning the entire family can enjoy the experience.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Jan. 27 - 28, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 26 calls on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.