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Albany Almanac - Aug. 5, 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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August gas pump prices hit a 4-year low

Metro Albany again leads state in lowest average pump price for gas, $3.199

While gas prices continue to slide, there is still a question as to whether they will dip below $3 a gallon.

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Bravo, Haley: Albany native makes cable TV debut Monday night on 'Jersey Belle' | VIDEO

Haley Young is a member of the cast of 'Jersey Belle,' which airs on the Bravo network

Jersey Belle is a reality series in which Albany native Haley Young and friends in Birmingham, Ala., help a friend from New Jersey acclimate to a Southern lifestyle. Their show debuts at 10 p.m. Monday on the Bravo network.

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Albany Symphony Orchestra: Brave the Elements

The Albany Symphony Orchestra takes on fire, air, water and earth in its upcoming season

The Albany Symphony Orchestra will perform four subscription concerts at the Albany Municipal Auditorium this season, along with its annual family concert in March. Symphony@the Museum will return for four small ensemble performances at the Albany Museum of Art as well.

Albany Almanac - Aug. 1, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 31, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 30, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 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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Gas pump prices continue summer drop

Albany motorists enjoying lowest average price among Georgia’s eight metro areas

A double-digit drop in pump prices on the local, state and national levels has motorists experiencing retail gas prices below what they were paying this time last year.

Albany Almanac - July 26, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 25, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 24, 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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Statewide races in Georgia shape up for November

Contests are governor and U.S. Senate are expected to generate the most interest in November

The GOP nomination for the office of georgia superintendent of schools is the only real question lingering from Tuesday’s runoff election in regard to the ballot lineup for statewide elections in November.

Albany Almanac - Mon. Day, Year

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 22, 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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Baconton/North Mitchell County fire district improves to ISO Class 3 | VIDEO

The change in the ISO rating of the fire district takes effect Oct. 1

Baconton Fire Chief David Forrester says residents and business owners in the North Mitchell County fire district that includes Baconton should contact their insurance carriers about lower costs once the Class 3 ISO rating goes into effect this fall.

Albany Almanac - July 19, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 18, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 16, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 15, 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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The Flood of 1994: July 14 - Albany, at last, reunited

The reconnection of East Albany and West Albany by pedestrians on the Memorial Bridge was symbolic

Life was far from normal, but wit the reconnection of the two sides of Albany, at least the community was whole again.

Albany Almanac - July 12, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 11, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 10, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 9, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 8, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Gas pump prices ease downward over holiday

Motorists in Albany are paying nearly 15 cents more a gallon than they were in July 2013

While motorists in Albany, Georgia and across the nation are seeing modest drops in gas prices, the averages are still considerably higher than what they were paying a year ago.

Eleven die on Georgia roadways over the Independence Day holiday period

One boater loses his life Sunday after his boat capsizes off Little Tybee Island

None of the traffic deaths over the Independence Day holidays occurred in metro Albany, according to Georgia Department of Public Safety reports. There was one boating fatality, but no drownings over the holiday, Department of Natural Resources officials say.

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Albany Area Business Portfolio - July 6, 2014

Promotions, changes and other activity of business people in metro Albany and Southwest Georgia

Albany Area Business Portfolio is a weekly column on business leaders in metro Albany and Southwest Georgia. Items may be emailed to Managing Editor Danny Carter at danny.carter@albanyherald.com or mailed to him at The Albany Herald, P.O. Box 48, Albany, Ga. 31702.

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Albany Area Education Notebook - July 6, 2014

News on high school and college students from metro Albany and Southwest Georgia

education Notebook has updates on graduations, scholarships, honors and achievements of students from metro Albany and Southwest Georgia. Information may be submitted to news@albanyherald.com.

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A multimedia exhibit on the Flood of 1994 in Albany opens Friday | VIDEO

The exhibit commemorates the resiliency of Albany in facing its biggest natural disaster

Thronateeska Heritage Center on Roosevelt Avenue will open its two-month exhibit on the Flood of 1994 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday.

Albany Almanac - July 5, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 4, 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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Albany and Southwest Georgia celebrate America

Fireworks shows are planned on Independence Day in Albany, Camilla, Bainbridge, Cordele and Thomasville

For those looking to celebrate Independence Day with others, Albany and other Southwest Georgia venues have events going, including evening fireworks.

Albany Almanac - July 3, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - July 2, 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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Albany temperatures likely to hit triple-digits

Unseasonably scorching weather will continue Thursday

The unseasonably hot weather — Albany’s normal high for this time of year is 93, according to AWIS Weather Services — is caused by drier air coming out of the north and a high pressure system that are doubling down on the heat.

Albany Almanac - July 1, 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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Broad Avenue Bridge project progressing on schedule

The replacement span is above the 500-year flood level that split Albany in two 20 years ago

While Memorial Bridge had sentimental value for being the first re-connection between east and west Albany during the Flood of ‘94, it was demolished last year after inspectors determined it was unsafe for motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

Albany Almanac - June 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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Weather conditions in 1994 were perfect for disastrous Alberto

Flooding from Alberto covered an area as big as Massachusetts and Rhode Island combined

An analysis of the Flood of 1994 showed that the effects of the storm after it made landfall were underestimated by much of the public.

Albany Almanac - June 27, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - June 26, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - June 25, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - June 24, 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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Republican U.S. senators take aim at EPA proposed water rules

Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson of Georgia say EPA wants to greatly expand its authority over water regulation

The legislation, co-sponsored by 30 Republican senators, would prevent the EPA from implementing proposed rules that would give the agency authority over “nearly all private and state water” in the nation.

Albany Almanac - June 21, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - June 20, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - June 19, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Almanac - June 18, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.