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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 Religion Bulletin - Aug, 29, 2014

Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday Sunday in Plains

First Southern Methodist Church will host a movie night at 7 tonight showing Left Behind.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Grammy-winner Christopher Cross' anger infuses new album 'Secret Ladder'

MUSIC REVIEW: 'Sailing' singer gets a few things off his chest on exceptional new work

Eighties Grammy darling Christopher Cross is set to release an album of new material on Sept. 12.

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Jake Owen brings 'Days of Gold' tour to Tallahassee venue

Eminem, Darius Rucker prepare new releases

Country star Jake Owen will headline the “Days of Gold” tour at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallaahassee, Fla.

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Squawk of the Day - Aug. 29, 2014

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

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Aug. 29, 2014 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

An update on fishing prospects at lakes Seminole, Blackshear and Walter F. Georgia, along with the Flint River.

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HAL BRADY: Are we becoming a society of thieves?

FAITH: Stealing has become a commonplace act in America

Material objects are not the only things that can be stolen. Intangible assets such as reputation, honesty and time are at risk, also.

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OPINION: Memories of the real MTV

As a young boy for whom music was more important than just about anything else, including baseball, basketball and any other sporting endeavor you can think of, having access to music in a visual format 24/7, right in my living room, was the end-all, be-all of totally awesome.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Aug. 28, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 25 incidents on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.

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Changing mindset crucial to Albany utilities' financial future

Albany Water, Gas & Light Commission sees revenues up, expenses down

Albany utilities officials say changes under the city’s new management team are providing positive returns.

Police looking for Albany stabbing suspect

Police say woman stabbed her husband at print show

An Albany man is stabbed while working at his uncle’s print shop.

Albany man covered with garbage in landfill accident

Garbage truck dumps refuse on man in landfill

A dump truck drops a load of garbage on a man in a Dougherty County landfill accident.

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CAL THOMAS: Scotland set to vote on independence

OPINION: The referendum generally pits a younger liberal population in favor of separation against older, more conservative Scots

If Scotland leaves its British “home” of three centuries, it may find it can’t go home again.

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STEVE AND COKIE ROBERTS: Future is scary for NEET young Europeans

OPINION: The unemployment rate for Spaniards under 25 is about 54 percen

These stay-at-home kids are so common — not just in Spain but throughout southern Europe — that they now have a name: NEETs. That stands for young people “Not in Employment, Education or Training,” and there are about 14 million across the continent.

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SOWEGA Council on Aging fitness area dedicated to Jesse Mae Fowler Massey | VIDEO

Retired coach and educator Jesse Massey donated $10,00 to furnish the fitness facility

The Kay Hind Senior Life Enrichment Center has a wellness/fitness center equipped with treadmills, stationary bikes and more thanks to the generosity of retired educator and coach Jesse Massey.

Investigator calls Albany shop fire arson

Early morning Albany fire set intentionally

An Albany fire investigator believes the shop fire was set intentionally.