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8 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

DCP searching for missing elderly man

Dougherty County Police are searching for 71 year-old Ronald Sutton Hausman. He was last seen at his home around 10:00 Tuesday night on the 1700 block of Doug Lane.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Retirement home controversy

Seasons Christian Center on Ledo Road in Albany is where these folks have called home for many years.

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Related Topix: Albany, GA, Terrell County, GA, Dawson, GA

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Youth group teams up with Mission Change

A youth group from Orlando, Florida is helping Mission Change keep Albany-Dougherty Beautiful.

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Potential jurors interview in lengthy session ahead of salmonella outbreak trial

A federal judge and attorneys met with potential jurors individually Tuesday, as jury selection continued in the trial of three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people and sickened more than 700.

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Parents sue Georgia school system in gym mat death

The lawsuit was filed in Lowndes County Superior Court on Monday. The lawsuit requests that a jury trial be held in order to seek "judgement" against the members of the Lowndes County Board of Education.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Burglar arrested in Albany restaurant office

Albany Police arrest a man for breaking into the office of a downtown restaurant.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

How to beat the heat

If you're out and about today make sure you stay hydrated. Temperatures will feel much warmer than they really are.

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SFGate

Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

In this Thursday, March 12, 2009 file photo, Peanut Corporation of America's president Stewart Parnell, arrives at United States Federal Court in Lynchburg, Va.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

What's next for the East Albany Boys & Girls Club?

Dozens of Albany residents and city officials met to talk about the East Albany Boys and Girls Club, which recently shut down.Board members says the east location has a leaky roof, and the floor is cracking.

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WALB-TV Albany

Lee Co. residents form neighborhood watch in light of crime

Police say Albany resident Thomas Holt was leaving Krystal restaurant on Oglethrope early Saturday morning when he was stopped by two black men in the parking lot.One man had a knife, and told Holt to give him his wallet.Holt gave the man his wallet and says the two men left in what he thinks is a white suburban.The APD is investigating the ... (more)

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Man robbed outside Albany restaurant

Police say Albany resident Thomas Holt was leaving Krystal restaurant on Oglethrope early Saturday morning when he was stopped by two black men in the parking lot.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Family homeless, officers injured after fire

A mother and five children were burned out of their east Albany home Friday night, and two police officers were treated on the scene for mild smoke inhalation.

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Dougherty County schools get free breakfast and lunch

A ceremony will be held at Cook County Middle School Saturday morning to officially unveil new street signs honoring a fallen Adel war hero.

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I.D. card dropping burglar caught on video

We now have the surveillance video of an east Albany burglary where one of the crooks left behind his high school ID.

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Albany leaders worry crime could hurt economic growth

An Albany city commissioner worries car and business break-ins will hurt economic development.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Survey: GA teen pregnancies declining

Kids Count Data Book reveals that the teen birth rate has dropped by more than 50 percent over the 25 years of the study.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Albany, GA

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DCSS hosts educational workshops

A special guest is coming to Dougherty County to help the community get healthy.

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Human trafficking awareness brought to Albany

Albany Police say human trafficking isn't a crime they've seen yet, but they are preparing for the growing problem.

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Stalbans Review

Landscapes, nudes, and abstract works on display at art society summer exhibition

Views of St Albans Cathedral are included in the St Albans Art Society Summer Exhibition 2014 that was opened by St Albans Mayor on Thursday last week.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Brooks County body identified

A company that makes wood products in Fitzgerald sustained a fire earlier today.

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Related Topix: Brooks County, GA, Ben Hill County, GA, Fitzgerald, GA, Americus, GA, Sumter County, GA, Albany, GA

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