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3 hrs ago | The Albany Herald
Volunteers of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church spend a year making crosses painted pink and blue to protest the 4,000 abortions conducted daily in the United States.
7 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany
Albany and Dougherty County leaders are working to educate people about the controversial Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline proposed to run through the county. City officials will host a public meeting on the project Saturday September 27th at 10 a-m at the East Albany Police Precinct on Oglethrope Boulevard.
11 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany
Albany Police are asking for the public's help to find a person they believe could be connected to thefts in the West Albany area.
15 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News
Law enforcement officers confer as they set up a perimeter during a manhunt Monday on Willowood Road in northern Troup County.
Lamont Eugene Tyler, 25, was wanted in connection with a burglary that took place at 2609 Gillionville Road on Aug. 14. He was already at the Dougherty County Jail on Monday for a drug test as part of his probation when the staff there found out that he was wanted by the APD, police officials said.
A former Dougherty County Middle School teacher, fired after being charged with possession of child pornography, is back in jail after being accused of threatening his family. 40-year old Brian Brannen remains in the Dooly County Jail on two counts of terroristic threats.
Organizers of a nationwide movement to help former inmates find jobs met with Albany City and Dougherty County commissioners Monday. "Ban the Box" wants to remove questions about whether you've been arrested or convicted of a felony from employment applications.
Law enforcement officers say they know each call they respond to could turn violent, and they have to face their job with that thought in mind everyday. As Sgt.
Models gathered at the food court in the Albany Mall for a flash mob to show off the latest trends. "We just wanted to shine some light on the local talent.
"My best friend at the age of 32, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and she had two small children at home and I took regular flights from here in Albany to California to be with her while she went through treatment," says Penny Gregorio, Owner of 229 Yoga.
The Albany Parks and Recreation Department teamed up with "Youth Becoming Healthy" for their 6th annual "Albany Family Play Day" at Tift Park. Kids competed against Marines in potato sack races, plus there was some arts and crafts activities provided by Home Depot.
As of Sept. 9, the Defense Prisoner of War Missing Personnel Office had a total of 83,189 personnel listed as unaccounted for from World War II onward.
An East Albany woman wants to warn others about scammers making phone calls with the intent of stealing financial information. Wendy Laramore got a phone call Wednesday from a man who said he was from a card services agency and offered to lower the rate on her credit card.
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Grandparents packed the gym of Lamar Reese Magnet School Friday morning to hear some Motown record music with their grandchildren. Students and teachers put together skits and performances for this annual event to thank their grandparents for all that they do.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:06 pm
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