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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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T. GAMBLE: OK, preacher, here comes the wave

OPINION: Applause at church services still can be uncomfortable

We’re still stuck between modern times, where it is OK to applaud church activity, and old-time doctrine, where clapping in church was considered giving the person praise and not God.

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Squawk of the Day - Oct. 2, 2014

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

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Bright Side of the Day - Oct. 2, 2014

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

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Disease outbreaks require earlier action

EDITORIALS: For America, helping under-developed nations battle disease outbreaks should be seen as a national defense issye

Had the Ebola outbreak been subjected to a bigger, broader response from world governments at the end of 2013 or early in 2014, there would have been far fewer deaths and the first diagnosis of the frightening disease in the United States would not have happened this week.

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Optimism abundant at Downtown Albany stakeholder 'visioning' meeting

Large group looks at issues that confront downtown Albany redevelopment

City officials are thrilled with the numbers, mix and engagement at their first downtown “visioning” meeting.

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History comes alive in Andersonville

Andersonville Guild hosting Historic Fair this weekend

History will be coming to life when the Andersville Guild hosts the Andersonville Historic Fair this weekend showcasing crafts, culture and mock battles from the Civil War.

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Albany Almanac - Oct. 2, 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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Glenda Hatchett delivers keynote address at Albany State University staff conference | VIDEO

Celebrity TV judge praised the gathered staff as the backbone of every university in the state

TV Judge Glenda Hatchett kicks off the University System of Georgia Staff Council 2014 Annual Conference at Albany State University.

Albany-Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports -- Oct. 2, 2014

Public safety roundup for Tuesday and early Wednesday in Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 27 incidents on Tuesday and into early Wednesday, available reports show.

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Albany Marines begin their 2014 Toy for Tots campaign

The familiar white collection boxes will soon begin popping up around Albany

Marines, Salvation Army begin 2014 Toys for Tots campaign. The 2013 effort collected nearly 15,000 donated toys and brought a happier Christmas to 3,400 Southwest Georgia children.

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Two arrests made in Westside Grocery armed robbery

Two men face multiple charges in connection to late Sunday armed robbery

Michael Eady, 26, and Douglas Marshall, 24, were arrested early Tuesday evening in connection to the armed robbery at Westside Grocery late Sunday night.

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Maternal fetal medicine specialists at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital cares for sick mothers

Dr. Michael Edwards has been with Phoebe since 1998

Dr. Michael Edwards, Maternal Fetal Medicine Department director at Phoebe, had the platform on Wednesday to educate the hospital’s board on himself and what it is he does for the high-risk expectant mothers and their unborn children who may ultimately need care outside of Phoebe.

Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Oct. 1-7, 2014

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

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Albany Museum of Art fall Family Day set for Saturday

The free event includes arts stations for children

Family Day allows families to get acquainted with what the museum has to offer while also having an entertaining time.

Jazz group opens First Tuesday Concert Series at ABAC

The Carter/David Project performs Tuesday at the Chapel of All Faiths at ABAC in Tifton

The First Tuesday series, now in its 13th year, features regional professional artists on the first Tuesdays of five months during the year.