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4 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Looming rain to impact commutes, crops

The National Weather Service has issued Aerial Flood warnings in more than 25 south Georgia counties.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

12 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Albany prepares for possible flooding

There are some areas in Dougherty County still flooded from heavy rain over the last week and a half, and we've got more torrential rain on the way Friday.

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Related Topix: Albany, GA, Weather

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Dougherty County Sheriff's Office to be featured on "Beyond Scared Straight"

The Dougherty County Sheriff's Office youth intervention program will be featured on A & E's "Beyond Scared Straight" for a second time Thursday.

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WALB-TV Albany

Cost of Dougherty County legal filing fees may soon double

The cost of filing legal documents in Dougherty County could soon double. Albany city commissioners have tentatively approved an increase to the filing fee for legal documents and for paying fines from $2 to $5.

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Related Topix: Albany, GA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Dougherty County man pumps water from his yard

A Dougherty County homeowner set up a pump of his own to try to move water out of his yard.

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WALB-TV Albany

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They can be just as important as first responders in a life or death emergency, but they're often called silent heroes, because they don't often get much attention.

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Related Topix: Albany, GA

WALB-TV Albany

Farmers feel the weather's impact

The Dougherty County extension coordinator says while the temperatures Wednesday morning are expected to dip down into the mid to upper 30's, farmers shouldn't be too concerned since it's not expected to last very long.

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WALB-TV Albany

Residents prepare for more rain

Just last week water covered many yards and driveways and roads in east Dougherty County.

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WALB-TV Albany

DCSS athletic appeal denied

The Dougherty County School System loses an appeal to a decision the superintendent says gives some other schools a competitive sports advantage.

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Related Topix: Albany, GA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

School officials try to end furlough days

School system's will get more money from the state to make up for several years of cuts, but new projections show Dougherty County's net gain will only be $222,000.

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WALB-TV Albany

Ex-teacher faces more charges

More charges involving child pornography have been filed against a former Dougherty County Middle School teacher, following the preliminary forensic examination of his home computer.

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WALB-TV Albany

Darton Alumni Association reaches out to business

The Darton State College Alumni Association has launched a new program, Alumni in the Workplace, to renew connections with alums, and inform them of all the great opportunities and services available through the Darton Alumni Association.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Commissioners to hold public meeting on proposed gas pipeline

Folks concerned about a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Dougherty County can voice their opinions during a meeting on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Sanford Bishop, Democrat, US News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

TVs, guns and more stolen from home

A Dougherty County Woman is hoping police can track down the thieves who stole thousands of dollars worth of electronics and guns from her home.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

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The Center for the African American Male held its second annual black-tie event Friday night at Albany State University.

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Related Topix: African-American, University of Georgia Albany State

WFXL-TV Fox 31

Two injured in Sylvester Rd. collision

The Dougherty County Police Department and EMS responded to a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Sylvester Road and Ashwood Street Friday night.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Community supports crime victims

Darton State College kicked off a 4-day fundraiser for the athletic department. Teams from the college and the community prepared barbeque dinners for the "Barebeque Night Out" fundraiser at the Darton State College kicked off a 4-day fundraiser for the athletic department.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Albany, GA

WALB-TV Albany

Southwest Georgia schools recognize military children

That means she's already moved a lot in her life. Albany is the fifth city her family has lived in.

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Related Topix: Albany, GA

WFXL-TV Fox 31

Dougherty County Teacher of the Year candidates announced

The Dougherty County School System has announced their eight 2014 Teacher of the Year candidates.

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WALB-TV Albany

Teen arrested, charged in Pizza burglary

Officers of the Dougherty County Police Department arrested Montravis McMillian Wednesday on two counts of Theft of Lost or Mislaid Property.

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Related Topix: Crisp County, GA, Valdosta, GA

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