Joe Bellacomo



Joe Bellacomo is the photographer for the Albany Herald.

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Remembering the fallen

An American flag flies over a memorial display of 122 wooden crosses on the front lawn of the Albany Mall Sunday during a ceremony honoring the memory of Dougherty County military service members who died in combat.

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Cyclists kick off Southeast Regional Series

Hundreds of bike racers participate in first of a five-week series.

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Colorful creation

The red plumage of this male cardinal stands out against a gray background as it perches on a cable in northwest Albany Thursday morning. Partly cloudy gray skies are expected to continue for the area with highs in the 80s and lows in the 60s.

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Student wins essay contest

From left, Merry Acres Middle School 12-year-old Armon Garner shakes hands with Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard, and writing strategies teacher Rhonda Harden, center, as he receives a certificate for participating in the Georgia Municipal Association’s “If I Were Mayor I Would ... “ essay contest.

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Law enforcement officers go for the strike

Smooth Rollers Bowling Association members take their turns at bowling during Tuesday night’s first Law Enforcement Memorial Week Bowling Tournament.

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Hugh Mills hosts state track meet

Sherry Lavigne, left, and Sharyn Ellison, of Atlanta, try to keep dry from the rain as they watch their children compete in the GISA State Track and Field Championships Friday at Hugh Mills Stadium. The meet continues today.

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Radium Springs paints a pretty picture

Rebecca and Roy Reynolds enjoy the sights of Radium Springs Gardens Tuesday. The couple were out driving and decided to stop at the park after noticing how beautiful it looked.

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Project Alpha mentors middle school boys on life

The local chapter of a national fraternity is teaching young males to make proper decisions at a Project Alpha retreat.

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Drawn back to his art

Gene Threats captures vibrant images of African-American life and culture in his color pencil pieces.

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Peppermint Pops rings in the Christmas season - VIDEO ADDED

Community members gather for a fun, festive way to celebrate the spirit of the season.

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