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Sylvester police arrest suspect in shooting July 31, 2014

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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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Sylvester police arrest suspect in shooting

Police had been searching for Equavious Osby

The Sylvester Police Department arrest teen shooting suspect.

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T. GAMBLE: Everyone's caught in the (Inter)net

OPINION: Some 'great inventions' could be done without

There’s no pathway back to the simpler good ol’ days.

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LYNN MICHAELIS: Forest business gives Georgia solid lead

GUEST COMMENTARY: The South could produce another 8 billion board feet, boosting the regional economy

While Canada and other regions of the United States are facing problems with ramping up production for an expected increase in demand for forest products, the South is in a good position to make the next 10 years a “decade of fiorestry.”

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Bright of the Day - July 31, 2014

Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to find out about the Bright Side of life.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - July 31, 2014

Public safety reports for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 30 incidents on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.

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Squawk of the Day - July 31, 2014

Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to find out what everybody’s squawking about.

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Georgia, Dougherty County schools face new student assessment testing

The Georgia Department of Education has replaced CRCT and EOCT assessments with "Georgia Milestones"

New student progress assessments and academic achievement are among the greatest changes facing students and educators for the coming school year in Georgia.

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Jeff Allen to perform at Council on Aging Comedy Night | VIDEO

SOWEGA Council on Aging is hosting the Aug. 14 benefit for Meals on Wheels program

The SOWEGA Council on Aging’s annual Comedy Night fundraiser for Meals on Wheels is quickly approaching and organizers have announced that this year’s main attraction is comedian Jeff Allen.

Plains hosting field day on Aug. 20

Participants should call research center by Aug. 15

University of Georgia agricultural researchers will discuss their latest findings on corn, cotton, peanuts and soybeans at a field day set for Plains on Aug. 20.

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Albany fugitive nabbed in Macon

Albany home invasion suspect captured

An Albany man suspected of taking part in a home invasion is taken into custody in Macon.

Albany Almanac - July 31, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

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Sherwood Christian Academy breaks ground on school expansion, merger project | VIDEO

Work is under way to expand SCA's upper campus to accomodate merger with the church's elementary school

Sherwood Academy expansion under way

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LORAN SMITH: Ezzards and McMullans know how to treat people

FEATURES COLUMN: Love laughter and charm enhance conversation

The rest of the story of Tiger Mountain Vineyards has to do with tootin’ the horn of vineyard founders John and Martha Ezzard and their partners John and Marilyn McMullan.

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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - July 30-Aug. 5, 2014

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

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JOHN WALLACE: Where are some of the best places to eat in town?

GUEST COMMENTARY: Great tastes for everyone in Albany

A new restaurant may just have the tastiest food in Albany.