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Andy Davis, sculptor who created Ray Charles statue in Albany, dies from crash injuries

Andy Davis died overnight Sunday, his family announced Monday

Andy Davis, who had produced several notable works that captured Georgia history, had been named to create a sclupture of the Rev. Martin Luther King for the georgia Capitol grounds. Davis died Sunday night or early Monday from injuries he sustained Friday when his motorcycle was hit from behind by a pickup truck.

Albany Almanac - July 11, 2015

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Albany Almanac - July 10, 2015

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Albany Almanac - July 8, 2015

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Albany Almanac - July 7, 2015

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Albany Almanac - July 4, 2015

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Albany Almanac - July 3, 2015

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Albany Almanac - July 2, 2015

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U.S. Sen. Johnny Iskason cool on U.S. thawing relations with Cuba

Senator from Georgia said Cuban government still has much for which to answer

The announcement Wednesday that the United States and Cuba would resume diplomatic ties Wednesday is another example of the Obama administration negotiating “what the other side wants first,” U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., says.

Albany Almanac - July 1, 2015

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Georgia, other states want federal waters rule stricken

Attorneys general say EPA, Corps of Engineers illegally expanding authority over waters

In a complaint filed in U.S. District Court, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and AG’s with other states are asking a federal judge to find a new rule the federal Environmental Protecion Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers have written to be an illegal usurping of states’ authority and to prevent the rule from being implemented.

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Coffee County set for 10th annual Joe Farris Day

For 53 years, Joe Farris has taken gifts and contributions to St. Jude Hospital

Joe Farris will be recognized for the 10th years on Wednesday as Coffee County observes Joe Farris Day. Farris has made 104 trips to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, bring gifts to the young patients and donations to the medical center.

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Albany Almanac - June 30, 2015

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First Albany X-BOTS event draws attention to STEM education | PHOTOS | VIDEO

Albany Technical College and GeorgiaFIRST bring off-season robotics competition to Albany

While robotics is still a new educational tool in Albany and Southwest Georgia, Albany Tech officials have ambitions to make ATC a regional robotics hub, which also could have a positive effect on STEM studies and education rates in the region.

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John Antoniewicz, Darlene Pino building new photography careers out of an Ant Hill | VIDEO

THE LEMONADE STAND: People making unexpected midlife career changes

After long careers with city government and the federal courts respectively, John Antoniewicz and Darlene Pino are four months into a new business — Ant Hill Photography.

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Albany Almanac - June 27, 2015

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Georgia governor, attorney general: State will abide by Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling

A.G. Sam Olens says the final call on the issue was made by the Supreme Court

In a statement to the public and a memo to state department heads, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens says the georgia will adhere to the 5-4 ruling today by the U.S. Supreme Court recognizing same-sex marriage nationwide.

Albany Almanac - June 26, 2015

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Georgia elected officials dig in on positions following Obamacare ruling

Hospital official says pieces of funding puzzle still need to come together

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled ACA subsidies in states with federally-run exchanges like Georgia are legal, but elected officials have not moved from their positions on whether the law should continue or be repealed.

Albany Almanac - June 25, 2015

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Albany Almanac - June 24, 2015

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Albany Almanac - June 23, 2015

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Albany Fourth of July fireworks show returning downtown

An early fireworks show celebrating Independence Day is set for Friday at MCLB-Albany

ALbany and nearby communities are getting ready to celebrate the nation’s 239th with some spectacular bangs.

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Albany Almanac - June 20, 2015

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Albany Almanac - June 19, 2015

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Albany Almanac - June 18, 2015

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Albany Almanac - June 17, 2015

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Albany Almanac - June 16, 2015

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Dougherty County School System elevated from 'high risk' Title I status

The school system Title I program has been operating under strict rules since November 2012

Citing overall improvements in its Title I program operations, the Georgia Department of education has elevated the Dougherty County School System from the “high risk” category it has operated under for more than two years.

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JIM HENDRICKS: Final bell rings on the American Dream

OPINION: Dusty Rhodes celebrated his redneckedness

Dusty Rhodes was an entertainer in a business where entertaining routinely requires the spilling of blood, bruising of flesh, straining of muscles and breaking of bones. We called it rasslin, not wrestling. And there was a time in my youth when I thought it was real.

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Theatre Albany preparing for national theater festival performance

Albany group is one of a dozen who will participate in the nationals

For the first time, Theatre Albany will take the stage at the biennial American Association of Community Theatre National festival, which this year will take place in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Albany Almanac - June 12, 2015

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Albany Almanac - June 11, 2015

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U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson discloses Parkinson's; will run for re-election

The senator says the diagnosis came in August 2013 and that he is in the early stages of the illness

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson discloses that he is in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease, saying the condition will not deter him from seeking next year a third six-year term in the U.S. Senate.

Albany Almanac - June 13, 2015

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Albany Almanac - June 10, 2015

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Albany Almanac - June 9, 2015

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JIM HENDRICKS: Cross-country trips can be petrifying

OPINION: Climbing rock trees just wasnt to be

There’s a lot to see when traveling four days over more than 2,000 miles of America, about half of it Texas. And a lot of it’s desert.

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Albany Almanac - June 6, 2015

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Albany Almanac - June 5, 2015

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Albany Almanac - June 4, 2015

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USA Freedom Act signed into law

Georgia senators vote against law, saying it hampers intelligence gathering on terrorism

The USA Freedom Act of 2015 changes the data collection part of the law so that Americans’ phone records are not routinely scooped up by federal security agencies.

Albany Almanac - June 3, 2015

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Albany Almanac - June 2, 2015

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JIM HENDRICKS: Keeping sight of that star

OPINION: Nothing is quite as relaxing as the sound of the ocean

Sometimes you just have to get away from the always-connected, electronic-driven lifestyle to connect with what’s really important in life.

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Albany Almanac - May 30, 2015

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Albany Almanac - May 29, 2015

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Albany Almanac - May 28, 2015

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Albany Almanac - May 27, 2015

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Theatre Albany goes on comedy ride on the 'Twentieth Century' | PHOTO GALLERY

A funny thing happened on a train ride from Chicago to New York City

Theatre Albany veterans Doug Lorber and Dotty Davis are on stage together for the first time in two decades in the season-finale production of the Hecht-MacDonald comedy set on a passenger train, “Twentieth Century.”