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Judge Weaver released on $10K bail

Municipal Court Judge Willie Weaver posts $10,000 bail in connection with his arrest on a felony domestic assault charge.

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Albany Area Births - April 20, 2014

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from April 5-12, 2014.

Albany Area Community Calendar - April 20-28, 2014

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

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MANDY FLYNN: Internet shopping lays a goose egg

FEATURE COLUMN: The internet is convenient for shopping, but short on creating memories

Saturday-before-Easter trips to the shoe store a prized memory.

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Easter is a time of renewal

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: Returning from death is the ultimate renewal

Easter is a time for finding renewed faith, family and life.

Albany Area Briefs - April 20, 2014

he Albany Civil Rights Institute will host a political forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 326 Whitney Ave.

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Worth agent middleman for agricultural information

County agents get involved in all types of agriculture

One day Scott Carlson may be in a cornfield listening to a farmer’s questions about insect control. The next, Carlson is on the UGA Tifton Campus searching for answers from researchers in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

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Business Portfolio - April 18, 2014

News about business people in Metro Albany

Regan Fowler has joined Fleming & Riles Insurance as a commercial account manager.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: 'Regifting' reaquaints long-lost 'friends'

OPINION: Musical nostalgia strengthens father-son bond

Son’s return of long-lost CDs is like being reacquainted with old friends.

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Elmore creating legacy through Littlest Library program

Nurse credits first-great teacher for positive impact

Robin Fletcher Elmore wants to pass on her love for reading through Birdhouse Books project.

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Strother: Little libraries belong to community

Dougherty School Board candidate brings national free book program to community

The first of what supporters hope will be many little libraries offers free books to the community.

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Childs and Duke compete to challenge Bishop

Bishop runs unopposed in Democratic primary while Childs and Duke campaign for the Republican nomination

A brief look at the candidates running for the US House District 2 primary to held May 20.

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RONDA RICH: Every Easter a touchtone of life

THE DIXIE DIVA: Christmases and birthdays may blend in memory, but each Easter is distinct

It is the parade of Easter suits, dresses and hats that I have worn over the years that ground me to a specific Easter. When I look at the photos or videos of our family’s Easter parade, I remember so clearly that moment in time. I recall the sorrows or joys of that season of my life and all that was happening.

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Great American Cleanup launched in Albany

Cleanup volunteers pick up trash in East Albany

Keep Albany Dougherty Beautiful volunteers brave the rain to pick up trash in Albany.

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MARY GANZEL: Five tips for healthy eating on the go

HEALTH AND FITNESS: A fast-paced life does not mean settling for waist-expanding fast food

With preparation and planning, a healthy food routine can be fit into a hectic lifestyle by following five easy tips.

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BOB KORNEGAY: I hear the guns

OUTDOORS: Ghosts of battles haunt areas of natures beauty

Nature and history are often intertwined.