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Cancer Coalition's RIDEforHOPE fundraiser fights cancer locally

Spinning enthusiasts ride for the battle against cancer

Indoor cyclists will support the fight against cancer while taking on personal challenges.

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Tax filing deadline fast approaching

IRS offers tips to last-minute filers

The IRS has some last-minute tips for individuals still working to get their taxes filed by Tuesday’s deadline.

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Radium Springs Middle teacher arrested on sexual exploitation of children charge

Dougherty County Sherriffs Office officials say child porn was found on a computer in Brian Owen Brannens Albany apartment

Dougherty County sheriff’s deputies arrested Brian Owen Brannen Friday after Albany drug agents forwarded a tip that child pornography had been observed on a computer inside Brannen’s apartment.

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George Strait wins Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year (Photo Galleries)

Leesburg native Luke Bryan, the reigning Entertainer of the Year, gets shut out this year

Jason Aldean is the ACM Male Vocalist of the Year, with Miranda Lambert taking the Female Vocalist of the Year Award.

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Cable TV network location scouts visit Albany

ATL Locations scouts Albany area for potential television locations

Location scouts from Atlanta-based ATL Locations recently visited Albany looking for locations to film part of an upcoming television show.

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Albany City Commissioner B.J. Fletcher: Tax owners of dilapidated properties

Freshman Albany city commissioner’s comments generate animated business discussion

Albany City Commissioner B.J. Fletcher says property owners should be held accountable for not maintaining their properties.

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Families prepare for Easter traditions

There is more to Easter than chocolate bunnies

Modern Easter traditions blend of pagan and Christian practices.

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Dougherty County Jail Report - March 27 - April 2, 2014

The following are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail March 27 - April 2, 2014.

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The Big 10 -- March 28-April 4, 2014

The most-read stories at www.albanyherald.com for the past week

The Big Ten for the week of March 28 - April 4, 2014

Albany Area Community Calendar - April 6-14, 2014

The following is a list of meetings happening in the area this week.

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Albany Symphony to present Italian opera for season finale

The Albany Symphony Orchestra will present its 50th anniversary season finale featuring highlights from Italian operas on April 12 in the Darton State College Theatre at 7:30 p.m. and on April 13 at 3 pm in the Rylander Theatre in Americus.

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Relay for Life celebrates 20th anniversary

Event for Dougherty, Lee counties will be conducted at fairgrounds

A luminaria ceremonys is planned at 9 p.m. on April 25.

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Business Portfolio - April 6, 2014

News about business people in Southwest Georgia

Jessica Lancer has joined Southwest Georgia Farm Credit as a Client Relations Specialist.

Southwest Georgia Briefs - April 6, 2014

News briefs about Southwest Georgia events

Benefit for cemetery near Climas features food

Department of Juvenile Justice plans career fair in Albany

State seeking veterans to fill fulltime jobs

The job fair is free and open to the public. Department of Juvenile Justice recruiters will be seeking candidates for jobs including administration, transportation, communications, probation, IT, engineering, counseling, maintenance and correctional officers.