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Jeff 'Bodine' Sinyard earns Albany Area Chamber of Commerce's Lifetime Service Award | VIDEO | PHOTOS

Albany Chamber also recognizes Ambassador of the Year and Non-profit of the Year at annual dinner

A capacity crowd packed into the Hilton Garden Inn Thursday night to see the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce recognize recognize a few of the most important and influentail people in the chamber community, including Lifetime Service Award winner Jeff Bodine Sinyard.

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Days to Come, Mopeland throw down in Battle of the Bands pre-battle

Battle of the Bands pre-battles continue at Big Rax and Coach's

Albany’s Battle of the Bands got off to a rocking start recently when local rock bands Days to Come and Mopeland, duked it out in the first of a series of pre-battles leading up to the Battle of the Bands finale in April.

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Albany’s Exchange Club Fairgrounds prepares for American Kennel Club Southern Heritage Hunt & Show this weekend

American Kennel Club Southern Heritage Hunt & Show draws hunters from across the country

Coonhounds and coonhound afficianados from across southern Georgia will be heading to Albany this weekend for the annual American Kennel Club (AKC) Southern Heritage Hunt & Show at Albany’s Exchange Club Fairgrounds.

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There's Only One Albany honors Community Heroes | VIDEO | PHOTO GALLERY

Community Heroes luncheon held at Albany Museum of Art

Local civic leaders honored a handful individuals and organizations working to make Albany and Dougherty County a great place to live and work at the first ever Community Heroes Recognition Luncheon held Wednesday at the Albany Museum of Art.

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Rising Phoenix opens in Albany

Albany's Rising Phoenix offers gifts, apparel

When Carolyn Robertson learned that Bio Buzz was closing its doors after 25 years in Albany, she made the decided to follow her lifelong dream of owning her own establishment and Rising Phoenix was born.

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New AT&T store opens in former Alltel location

AT&T celebrates new Albany location with ribbon cutting

With the Alltel Wireless acquisition and network integration now complete, AT&T representatives celebrated the opening of their latest retail store in Albany with a brief ribbon cutting ceremony Friday.

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Albany Metal Fest slated for February

Albany Metal Fest will feature 15 metal and hardcore groups

Metal fans in south Georgia will get another opportunity this winter to pump their fists and bang their heads when the State Theatre hosts Albany Metal Fest, an all-day concert featuring 15 metal and hardcore bands.

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Join the Friday JAM

Friday JAM wants to hear from the fans

As the Herald’s Friday JAM continues to grow its audience, we’re hoping to change the beat a little bit and we need your help to hit the right notes.

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Federal Judge Leslie Abrams ties past with present at King Day Celebration | VIDEO | PHOTO GALLERY

U.S. District Court Judge Leslie Abrams highlights equal rights struggles during King Day Celebration speech

Hundreds turned out to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday night at the 2015 King Day Celebration featuring the presentation of the annual Dream Awards and the poignant remarks of keynote speaker Judge Leslie Abrams, who highlighted America’s struggle for equal rights throughout its history.

Tax season arrives

Tax season opens today when Internal Revenue Service will begin accepting returns

With the holiday season firmly in the rearview mirror many area residents and businesses are turning their attention to preparing and filing their annual income taxes.

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