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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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Thomasville Garden Club to Host Standard Flower Show during Rose Show Weekend

The Thomasville Garden Club Standard Flower Show will be Friday and Saturday.

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Television dogs man's best friends

While most of the memorable television characters have been male and female actors, dogs have had important roles for the past six decades.

Albany-Dougerty Police/Fire/EMS reports - April 23, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 42 incidents on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.

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Deerfield-Windsor students to present 'Shrek the Musical'

The musical fairy tale will be performed at the Albany Municipal Auditorium

Seventy-nine Deerfield Windsor students create “Shrek the Musical” for three performances this weekend at the Albany Municipal Auditorium.

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Former Secret Service agent hosting book signing in Albany

Former Secret Service agent Don Brewer will be signing books at Books A Million

Author and former US Secret Service agent Don Brewer will be visiting Albany’s Books A Million this Saturday to sign copies of his debut book Worthy of Trust and Confidence.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - April 23, 2014

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Worth County Environmental Health Offices April 11-17, 2014.

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Albany-based HeritageBank expands presence in Florida

New branches are located in Ocala, Gainesville and Alachua

Alarion reported approximately $283 million in assets, $200 million in loans, $241 million in deposits, and $18 million in tangible common equity. Upon completion of the transaction, Heritage is expected to have approximately $1.7 billion in assets, $1 billion in loans, and $1.4 billion in deposits.

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Rural ERs face serious hurdle

Reimbursement for facilities will be addressed

Such facilities, as proposed, would not be able to bill Medicare or Medicaid at the current hospital rates, but would have to bill those programs at a lower “provider’’ rate.

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Southwest Georgia Regional Airport wins national training award

Aviation Commission ready for Phase III of renovation project

Southwest Georgia Regional Airport is one of 90 nationwide to qualify for online training awards.

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Retirees bring much to the community

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: A study by the Selig Center finds that for every 100 retirees who relocate to Georgia, 55 jobs are created

Albany and Southwest Georgia have plenty to offer retirees who relocate from other states. It’s incumbent on our area to get the word out.

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EDC Presidential Search Committee votes to recommend Justin Strickland

The lone candidate went through the interview process Tuesday morning

An Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission Presidential Search Committee will recommend that EDC interim President Justin Strickland get a permanent appointment to the job.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Finding favor with Caribbean Flavor

OPINION: Chance stop-off adds to great-local-places-to-eat list

Wendell Joseph draws on the spice of his homeland — Trinidad and Tobago — to create unique cuisine.

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Relay for Life starts Friday

The American Cancer Relay for Life starts Friday

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is slated for this Friday night at Albany’s Exchange Club Fairgrounds.

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RONDA RICH: Loyalty a valuable virtue

When I think back on the days of my youth, it would be hard to pick a lesson learned that was more important than another.

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LORAN SMITH: Paul Herring, a real Greatest Generation hero

At 94, Paul Herring, has very few memory lapses.

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