Jim West

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Author recounts Albany’s racial struggles

Albany civil rights history to be published

Lee Formwalt, historian and former Director of the Albany Civil Rights Institute, announces his book on racial history.

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Great American Cleanup launched in Albany

Cleanup volunteers pick up trash in East Albany

Keep Albany Dougherty Beautiful volunteers brave the rain to pick up trash in Albany.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - April 19, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to 37 incidents on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.

Three sentenced for tax fraud in Albany

Identity tax fraud trio sentenced in Albany

A three-person conspiracy team sentenced in federal court.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - April 18, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 32 incidents on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.

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Dougherty County residents air concerns about natural gas pipeline

U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop and local officials listen to Dougherty County residents objections to planned gas pipeline

Residents express concerns about whether the subsurface of Dougherty County is suitable for a large natural gas pipeline and the planned location for a compressor station that they say is too close to a populated area.

Woman, 69, killed in three-car wreck on Ledo Road

A second motorist in the wreck at the entrance of Walmart is taken to the hospital for treatment

A third woman motorist and her 2-year-old passenger were uninjured in the wreck, state troopers said.

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Investigation of accused Sylvester policeman continues

Sylvester officer George Hall has been freed under a $15,000 bond

The Sylvester police chief says prosecutors asked that “other issues” regarding George Hall be turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Second Albany 'Scared Straight' segment to air on A&E

A Dougherty County Sheriffs Office intervention program to air on A&E

The second 'Beyond Scared Straight' segment of the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office airs tonight.

Child, 7, shoots himself in foot at Albany motel

The boy is treated for his gunshot wound at the Albany hospital

A woman says her grandson, 7, accidentally shot himself in the foot with a gun he found beneath sofa cushions at an Albany motel.

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