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Homerun, Herald plan gas giveaway

A lucky Albany Herald reader will win $1,000 worth of free gas from Homerun Foods to help make summer days a whole lot cooler.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

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Going, going, gone

It's been rumored for weeks that the Thrashers were leaving Georgia for greener pastures in Canada, and Tuesday it happened as Atlanta became the only city to ever lose two NHL teams in the modern era of the league.

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Georgia Briefly

A roundup of events around Georgia,

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CARLTON FLETCHER: City Commissioner Jon Howard's comments focus spotlight on chamber, EDC

OPINION: Albany, Dougherty officials privately question effectiveness of business groups

Albany and Dougherty County officials are starting to question efforts by the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce and the Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission.

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Albany area 2015 summer camps

An alphabetical listing of summer camps and workshops for children and youth

These are summer camps set for the Albany area, with ages ranging from pre-kindergarten to high school seniors.

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MANDY FLYNN: Random musing ... how refined!

FEATURES COLUMNIST: Contemplations without aim or reason

Random musings. Musing – a contemplation. Random – without definite aim or reason. Why, I have those all the time.

Albany Area Community Calendar - April 26-May 4, 2015

A weekly calendar of civic club and organization meetings, reunions, volunteering opportunities, classes and seminars, and other notices.

The Albany Area Community Calendar is published Sundays. To have your item included, email southview@albanyherald.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday before Sunday publication.

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BOB KORNEGAY: It's all about big, bad and pretty

We often miss out on the small creatures

It’s interesting that so many people limit their appreciation of nature to three things — Is it big? Is it pretty? Is it dangerous?

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ALBANY SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Edwin Willis enjoys giving back

Former Monroe, Albany High athlete will be inducted into Albany Sports Hall of Fame

Edwin Willis was awarded an athletic scholarship to Albany State University for track & field and football while excelling in karate at the same time.

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Hawks humbled

Nets take 91-83 victory

The Nets held the Hawks to 36 percent shooting, including 6 of 30 from 3-point range, and ripped off 18 straight points late in the third quarter.

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Albany hosts Kiwanis Club student art, music competition

Albany competition offers college scholarships to winners

Albany hosts Kiwanis Art & Music Showcase scholarship competition for the first time.

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PERRY BUCHANAN: 'Starvation mode' doesn't stop weight loss

HEATH AND FITNESS: Cutting calories does not make your body to decide to not lose any more weight

The main reason the body comes to plateaus during dieting or exercise, besides noncompliance with the program, is that when weight is lost and you become more physically fit, your body uses fewer calories to perform the same workload.

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Albany Relay for Life raises funds to fight cancer | PHOTO GALLERY

Albany survivors and supporters walk from dusk to dawn

The Cancer Society Relay for Life sends teams raise money to fight cancer.

Student, alum react to Flags Over VSU rally Friday near Valdosta State University

In the hour before the Flags Over VSU rally Friday, law enforcement officers and rally-goers took positions along the rally route on North Patterson Street.

Two injured in north Albany accident

Driver charged with failure to yield while turning left

Two people are injured in a three-car accident at Westover Boulevard and Meredyth Drive on Friday.

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Ms. Clara Drakes Adams

Ms. Clara Drakes Adams of Albany, Georgia departed this life Thursday, April 23, 2015 at her residence.

James Wesley Musgrove

James Wesley Musgrove of Albany, GA, died Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Pruitt-Heath Palmyra.


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