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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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Girls Inc. hosts 10th Wine Market fundraiser

Girls Inc. Wine Market fundraiser held at Merry Acres Inn and Event Center

Numerous Girls Inc. supporters filled the events room at Merry Acres Inn and Event Center Thrusday night for the 10th annual Wine Market fundraiser hosted by the Grils Inc. board of trustees.

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Albany city manager announces employee raises at summit

Mayor Dorothy Hubbard introduces new Albany leaders at economic development gathering

Albany’s new city manager, police chief and fire chief address the public at an economic development summit.

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WARREN D. GRANT: It's hard to get public involved

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Albany commissioners paid too much for bank building

I wish I had a better answer for getting the public involved, but, embarrassingly, I don’t.

Lee Rackley

Lee Myron Rackley, 56, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at his residence.

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Theresa Ann Larkin

Mrs. Theresa Ann Larkin, 60, departed this life Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Albany, Georgia.

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David Baddour

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Harry Peacock

Harry Arthur (Butch) Peacock, III, 66, of Pensacola, FL, died August 25, 2015 at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, FL of pancreatic cancer.

Charles Wiggins

Charles Augustus (Gus) Wiggins, Sr., 82, of Albany, GA died Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Phoebe North Medical Center.

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Shabreka Ponder

Shabreka Ponder 44, of Albany died Thursday August 29, 2015 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

Clyde Roddy

The funeral services of the late Mr. Clyde Roddy of Sylvester, Georgia, who departed this life on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Georgia.

Teresa Smith

Teresa Smith, 69, of the Delwood Community in Mitchell County, GA, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at her residence.

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Thomas White

Graveside services for Mr. Thomas White “Riverman” 71 of Albany, will be held Sunday August 30, 2015 at 3:00 P.M. at Union Memorial Cemetery. Rev. Henry Mathis will officiate.

Robbie Gunn

Mrs. Robbie Sanderson Gunn, 84, of Leesburg died Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

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HOW THEYRE BITIN: Southwest Georgia fishing - August 30, 2015 weekend

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

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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Dougherty starts quickly, routs Calhoun County in season opener | PHOTOS

Running back LaDarrian Royal finished with four touchdowns in first half

Dougherty used a 40-point first half, including 21 points in the second quarter, to beat Calhoun County 53-6.

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