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Albany State University hosts 2nd annual National Hip-Hop Conference

The Circling the Elements conference will explores the genres historical evolution and societal impact

The Albany State University community will celebrate Hip-Hop music and culture at the the 2nd annual “Circling the Elements Hip-Hop Conference” this weekend.

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Deerfield-Windsor set to present 'All Shook Up' spring musical

The three-day performance will feature Elvis Presley songs

Deerfield-Windsor School to perform annual spring musical at at the Albany Municipal Auditorium this weekend.

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Walk A Mile In Her Shoes fundraiser set for Saturday

Proceeds go to benefit Lily Pad Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Center

The walkers help to raise funds by reaching out to family and friends willing to sponsor them and give to the cause, and then present the donations the day of the event.

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Store clerk pepper-sprayed in robbery

Dorian Richards is accused of aggravated assault, armed robbery

Albany police arrested two suspects for armed robbery of a grocery store and attacking the clerk with pepper spray.

Albany Tech, city of Albany host Career Transition Fair

Event is aimed at workers and retireees who want to pursue a second career

Albany Technical College and the city of Albany will offer a Career Transition Fair 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Albany Civic Center.

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Atlanta men charged in Albany bogus prescriptions bust

Authorities found an electronic device that may have produced bogus prescriptions

Two metro Atlanta men are charged in connection with using false prescription forms to purchase controlled drugs.

Volunteers set to clean up streets in Albany and Dougherty County

Cleanup project cleaned up 28 tons of trash last year

Keep Albany-Dougherty Beautiful will hit the roads with its annual Great American Cleanup for Albany and Dougherty County on Friday and Saturday.

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Col. Don Davis, MCLB-Albany commanding officer, preparing to leave for next assignment

A change-of-command event is planned for MCLB-Albany in late May

Officials with the base confirmed Wednesday that Col. Don Davis, commanding officer of MCLB-Albany, would be leaving following a change of command that is to take place in late May. he is to continue his career with U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs, Colo. A formal announcement from the installation is expected in the coming days regarding the change of command.

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Four companies honored at Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission awards breakfast | VIDEO LINKS

MillerCoors, Sasco, Thrush, Central Monitoring all pick up EDC industry awards

Business and community leaders gathered Wednesday morning as the Albany Dougherty Economic Development Commission presented its annual Industry Awards at a special breakfast hosted by the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Albany Tech's Parker pushes Dougherty County career academy

Technical college president asks EDC board to support educational opportunity

Albany Technical College President Anthony Parker asks the Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission board to support the creation of a career academy in Dougherty County.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - April 14 - 15, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 28 calls on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.

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Tommie Postell to seek fourth term on Albany City Commission

Long-time commissioner says Albany is in vital transition period

Tommie Postell tells The Albany Herald he is healthy and ready to serve four more years on the Albany City Commission.

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Sherwood Acres Mona Tarver followed her vision of becoming a teacher

Dougherty County Teacher of the Year finalist is committed to teach all children

Sherwood Acres Elementary fifth-grade Science and Social Studies instructor Mona Tarver knew early in life that she was meant to be an educator. She envisioned herself in the role.

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Kenneth Wright named Next Titan Chef | PHOTO GALLERY

First-year culinary arts student takes top honors in Albany Technical College cookoff

Thanks to the strength of his final two dishes, first-year culinary arts student Kenneth Wright walked away with the title of Next Titan Chef at Friday’s second ever Albany Technical College cooking competition.

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Dougherty County commissioner wants facts clear on Nelms Road intersection proposals

Commissioner Anthony Jones: A traffic light not an option at dangerous intersection

A Dougherty County commissioner says the state Department of Transportation is is saying no to a traffic signal at the Liberty Expressway/Nelms Road intersection. A petition floating around in the Putney area will not get DOt officials to change their minds, he says.