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Albany Almanac - Nov. 15, 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 - Nov. 14, 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 Almanac - Nov. 13, 2014

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

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

Albany area lows to be near freezing Friday

Arctic air is pushing its way down to the Gulf Coast

An early arctic blast brings chillier-then-normal temperatures to Southwest Georgia.

Albany Almanac - Nov. 12, Year

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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Paula Deen's Bag Lady Foundation gives Albany food charity $5,000 | VIDEO

The Lords Pantry gets a financial boost just as the holiday season arrives

Paula Deen’s Bag Lady Foundation gives the Lord’s Pantry, a 40-year-old non-profit organization that provides food and clothing to people in need, a $5,000 donation, which Lord’s Pantry officials say will provide a month’s worth of food.

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Albany Almanac - Nov. 8, 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 Almanac - Nov. 6, 2014

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

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

Republicans win big in Georgia congressional, state officer elections

GOP has another clean sweep on state government offices

With the defeat of Rep. John Barrow, Georgia’s U.S. House delgation is now weighted 10-4 toward Republicans.

Georgia voters approve amendments, referendum

The amendments cap the maximum income tax and generate funds for treatment of trauma victims

The ballot initiatives overwhlemingly pass muster with Georgia voters.

Albany Almanac - Nov. 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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Albany Almanac - Nov. 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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November a month of fairs, festivals, feasting and the arrival of Santa in Albany and Southwest Georgia

The Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia opens a busy November

Santa Claus will beat the Thanksgiving turkey to town as the holiday season gets into full swing in Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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Albany Almanac - Oct. 30, 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 Almanac - Oct. 31, 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 Almanac - Oct. 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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JIM HENDRICKS: Here's more mud in your eye

OPINION: For choice, how about None of These Candidates? | POLL

With all the mud that’s been slung — particularly in the U.S. Senate race for the seat being vacated by Saxby Chambliss — it’s a wonder bordering on a bona fide miracle that the state of Georgia, in its entirety, has not summarily slid into the Atlantic Ocean in a California-grade mudslide.

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Albany Almanac - Oct. 28, 2014

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

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

Albany has best gas prices among Georgia metro areas

Albany again leads the eight Georgia metro areas with the lowest average cost of retail gas

Metro Albany motorists were paying an average of $2.663 Monday, with some stations selling as low as $2.589 Monday.

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Albany Almanac - Oct. 25, 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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James Gregory ready to tickle Albany's funny bone | VIDEO

Atlanta comedian will appear Friday evening at Theatre Albany

James Gregory, billed as “the Funniest Man in America,” says keeping it clean and making it funny have been a successful combination for him.

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James Gregory ready to tickle Albany's funny bone

Atlanta comedian will appear Friday evening at Theatre Albany

James Gregory, billed as “the Funniest Man in America,” says keeping it clean and making it funny have been a successful combination for him.

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Albany Almanac - Oct. 21, 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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Car enthusiasts ride into Albany | PHOTO GALLERY

The 41st annual Artesian City Car Show draws about 100 entrants

Autos ranging from the 1920s to the 2013 were on display Saturday at the 41st annual Artesian City Car Club Show.

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OPENING FIREWORKS: Albany Symphony Orchestra opens season with Fire

Steinway Artist Kadisha Onabayeva will perform with the Albany Symphony

The Albany Symphony Orchestra is looking to get its 2014-15 season off to a blazing start Saturday evening at the Albany Municipal Auditorium with the “Fire” portion of its “Brave the Elements” theme.

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Worth County celebrates peanuts | PHOTO GALLERY

Weather is picture perfect for Georgia Peanut Festival

Streets of Sylvester were lined with parade watchers Saturday as Worth County celebrated peanuts at its annual Georgia Peanut Festival.

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Albany Almanac - Oct. 18, 2014

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

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

Metro Albany Area Briefs - Oct. 18, 2014

News updates for Metro Albany and Southwest Georgia

Weather expected to be excellent for Sylvester peanut festival; Sabal Trail schedules Monday evening open house; wife injured in Cordele plane crash in Macon hospital SICU

Albany Almanac - Oct. 17, 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 Almanac - Oct. 16, 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 Almanac - Oct. 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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Albany Almanac - Oct. 14, 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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Average gas price under $3 per gallon in Albany

Metro Albany motorists are paying 28.5 cents less per gallon than the same date last year

Retail gas experts believe the downward pressure on gas prices will continue and that the Georgia average for a gallon of gas could be below $3 by Thanksgiving.

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SCARY TALES: Spooky stories for kids get popular around Halloween

Stories for children have various levels of humor and chills, depending on the age of the child

Halloween stories for younger kids tend to take humorous turns, while a few more chills make it into books for older children.

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Albany Almanac - Oct. 11, 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 Almanac - Oct. 10, 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 motorists seeing gas below $3 a gallon

GasBuddy reported a dozen stations in metro Albany on Thursday selling gas at $2.999 or lower

Experts on gas prices say the decline in average costs at the pump could continue at least until Thanksgiving.

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Heavy fog makes 'blood moon' a bust in metro Albany area

The fog was most dense during the prime viewing time for the full lunar eclipse

For those who missed today’s lunar eclipse, the next best oppotunity to see a full lunar eclipse will be next September.

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Albany Almanac - Oct. 8, 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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Eclipse of Hunter's Moon a pre-dawn show Wednesday

The full lunar eclpse will start about an hour before sunrise wednesday

The second lunar eclipse in the 2014-15 tetrad will be in totality by 6:25 a.m. Wednesday, with the moon starting to emerge from Earth’s shadow about a hour later as the moon starts to set and the sun begins to rise.

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Southwest Georgia weekends get busy in October

Cooler, drier weather has people looking for outdoors things to do

After months of sweltering heat, the shorter days are a signal that fall is on the way. That means communities and organizations are packing weekends with plenty of events and activities.

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Albany Almanac - Oct. 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 Almanac - Oct. 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 Museum of Art fall Family Day set for Saturday

The free event includes arts stations for children

Family Day allows families to get acquainted with what the museum has to offer while also having an entertaining time.

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Albany Almanac - Oct. 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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Albany Almanac - Sept. 30, 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 prices slow their decline

Metro Albany gas prices Monday were significantly below the previous Monday, but were flat year to year

Experts think that after a leveling out gas prices should begin to move downward again.

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FRESH SOUNDS: 'New' is the theme for the Albany Chorale's 85th season | VIDEO

The Albany vocal group will launch its 2014-15 Oct. 20 at the Wetherbee Planetarium

As the Albany Chorale prepares to open its 2014-15 season next months, officials with the organization say they’re aiming for a fresh approach with new members, new direction, new venues and new fans.

Albany Almanac - Sept. 27, 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 Almanac - Sept. 26, 2014

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

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