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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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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.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia Fishing - April 19, 2014 weekend

FISHING REPORT: A weekly summary of how fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

Fishing prospects at Lake Seminole and the Flint River are upgraded to good this week; still fair at lakes George and Blackshear.

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BYRON YORK: Hillary Clinton leaning on records of husband, Obama

OPINION: In her four years as secertary of state, Hillary Clinton has no achievements to point to

As she eyes a run at the presidency, Hillary Clinton has there is no single, momentous thing that she can point to as having achieved during her years as the nation’s top diplomat.

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E.J. DIONNE: Jeb Bush offers ray of optimism

OPINION: Jeb Bush is exception to the general gloomy pessimism of the Republican Party

Jeb Bush is critical of President Obama, but he does not suggest, as so many in his party do, that because of President Barack Obama, the United States is on a path to decline and ruin.

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Phoebe Sumter employee retires after five decades

Coggins has seen many changes in the workplace since 1964

Yvonne Goggins said that while she will definitely miss her job, it will be the people she will miss the most.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - April 19, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to 37 incidents on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.

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Albany State University Briefs - April 19, 2014

A roundup of news from the Albany State University campus

An ASU business student places in elevator pitch competition, students are recognized for academic excellence and new online courses are now available.

Three sentenced for tax fraud in Albany

Identity tax fraud trio sentenced in Albany

A three-person conspiracy team sentenced in federal court.

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Candidates square off at D.I.R.T. forum

Candidates from area races address the community and students at Darton State College’s D.I.R.T. Club political forum

Local and state candidates squared off Thursday night at Darton State College’s DIRT forum.

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Dougherty County School System Notebook

News and notes from around the DCSS

Dougherty County School System Notebook

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Dougherty County educational leaders meet at MCLB-Albany

The educational group plans on holding community listening sessions in early summer.

Leaders firming up plans to help reduce the County’s dropout rate.

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Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitives - April 18, 2014

Virginia Loretta Pinder is being sought by Dougherty County authorities

Virginia Loretta Pineda, 46, of Putney, is wanted on eight theft charges.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Misguided missionaries mar Masters

FAITH: Why be abrasive when witnessing to the love of God?

Because I was meeting a friend at the gate, I was subjected to this self-righteous verbal assault for 10 minutes, a man with a portable headset loudspeaker ensuring that nobody missed a single syllable. I was never so glad to see my friend finally appear.