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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 Almanac - Aug. 29, 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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Alzheimer's Outreach Center hosting Blast from the Past fundraiser

Lone annual fundraiser for center set for Sept. 12

The Alzheimers Outreach Center Blast from the Past event sells out every year. As of Wednesday morning, there were 50 tickets remaining, officials said.

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Albany-Dougherty County officials optimistic about State of the Community | VIDEO

Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard urges those attending the event to get excited about possibilities

Albany and Dougherty County government and Dougherty County public school leaders present their assessment of Albany’s future at the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce’s first State of the Community luncheon.

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 20 incidents on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.

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Bright Side of the Day - Aug. 28, 2014

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

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Squawk of the Day - Aug. 28, 2014

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

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T. GAMBLE: What's in stork for the devout?

OPINION: Nineteen kids gives a whole new meaning to being devout

Jill Dillard, who’s mother, Michelle Duggar, has 19 children, looks to be off to a fast, productive start in her own marriage.

Stop the Violence leader Frederick Williams chastises City Commissioner Tommie Postell for comments

Ward VI Commissioner Tommie Postell recently claimed morale is down in the Albany Police Department

A citizen activist challenges comments made by an Albany City Commissioner at a commission meeting.

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Albany law enforcement officers taught active shooter techniques

Albany officers taught to neutralize active shooters

A special training and simulation course at Magnolia Elementary School teaches law enforcement how to deal with active shooters.

Albany Almanac - Aug. 28, 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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A welcomed pause in the violence

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: Hostilities between Hamas and Israel have stopped, but for how long?

While both sides are looking for ways to claim victory after two months of violent confrontation, neither side has accomplished anything if the deadly violence resumes.

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New Albany Package Store to open on Gillionville Road

Owner Ronnie Patel says empahsis to be placed on wine and craft beer sales

A high-end package store gears up for opening next week on west Gillionville Road

Lee County officials, sheriff confer on budget issues | VIDEO

The Lee County Commission chairman expects a resolution soon

The conflict began when County Manager Ron Rabun received an invoice of $18,340 for digital video recording equipment for the county jail. The expenditure was not included in this year’s budget. Rabun suggested the bill be paid from the sheriff’s drug forfeiture account, a move that was opposed by Rachals.

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ASU students learn from guest speakers

Students in Albany State University’s School of Social Work class received a treat recently when two guest speakers attended their class and presented valuable information about their chosen field of study.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Time to think about fall landscapes

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: An alphabetical guide to getting ready for autumn

In preparing for autumn flowers and gardens, be sure to commit also to tending to them properly.