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Marching in memory of Nigel

ALBANY, GA – #TEAMNigel is proud to join with other organizations to raise awareness for #JusticeforNigel and the need for measures to be put in place to keep children safe in Albany, Georgia. The March for our Children: Honoring Nigel Brown, will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 9:00 am. This will be the first birthday of Nigel Brown since his passing in October 2021.
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AFD suspects arsonist at work in West Albany

ALBANY, GA – The Albany Fire Department (AFD) is investigating two fires as arson that occurred Sunday morning on W. Society Avenue. According to AFD, the first call came in around 9:45 a.m. Crews responded to the 100 block of W. Society Avenue where a roll up door at...
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Update: Suspect identified in Lee Co. high-speed chase

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A Lee County high-speed chase ended in an arrest on Sunday afternoon. Peyton Lockwood, 26, was arrested following the chase. The high-speed chase started in Lee County and ended in Albany. According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the chase started after a call before 2:30p.m....
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Arson investigation underway after two fires on W. Society Avenue

Two recent fires in Albany are being investigated as arson. According to the Albany Fire Department (AFD) two fires happened Sunday morning on W. Society Avenue. The first fire occurred at around 9:45 a.m. AFD responded to the 100 block of W. Society Avenue and found a roll up door at the old Ice Factory on fire.
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Albany Fire Department suspects arson in Sunday fires

ALBANY — Albany Fire Department personnel suspect arson as the cause of a pair of Sunday fires on West Society Avenue. According to AFD officials, the first call came in around 9:45 a.m. Crews responded to the 100 block of West Society Avenue where a roll-up door at the old ice factory was on fire.
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Albany house fire reported

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Albany Fire Department responded to a house fire Sunday, according to a Facebook post by the agency. The fire happened on Society Avenue. Multiple fire personnel responded to the scene. This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is learned.
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Albany Fire Chief Cedric Scott garners appointments

ALBANY — Albany Fire Chief Cedric Scott has garnered state and international attention for the Albany Fire Department. Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John King appointed Scott to the state’s Insurance Services Office Advisory Board. The ISO board assists the commissioner and the State Fire Marshal with evaluating and settling concerns raised by Georgia communities undergoing ISO evaluations.
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Albany thanks “Safe Place” participants

ALBANY, GA – The City of Albany would like to thank all of the community partners who assisted us with Operation Safe Place. Dougherty County was instrumental in the success of the initiative as well, especially by providing additional locations for us to utilize and helping us get the word out to the community.
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Albany church air condition units vandalized

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - The pastor at a church in Dougherty County is praying for vandals to be caught who caused thousands of dollars in damages to the church’s A/C Units. Chris Hall, pastor at Mercedes Baptist Church, said he learned his lesson. “They did that, but it cost...
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New hats for AFD’s Scott

ALBANY, GA – Albany Fire Chief Cedric Scott will be representing the City of Albany and Dougherty County with two new appointments. Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John King appointed Chief Scott to the Insurance Services Office (ISO) Advisory Board. The ISO Advisory Board will assist Commissioner King and the State Fire Marshal with evaluating and settling concerns raised by Georgia communities undergoing ISO evaluations.
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ABAC announces first Leadership and Engagement Coordinator

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College has announced its first-ever Leadership and Engagement Coordinator. Trent Hester has been selected as the inaugural coordinator. In his role, Hester oversees ABAC’s orientations, Welcome Week, and Student Engagement Programs (STEPS). Internships, Study Abroad, and Mentored Research are included in STEPS. “I also assist with...
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Southwest Georgia Agri-Tourism Trail supports Black farmers, historic farms

Shirley Sherrod, the former Georgia state director of rural development for the USDA, has spent much of her life championing Black farmers. With her husband Charles Sherrod, she co-founded New Communities Inc., a nonprofit community land trust in Albany, Georgia, more than 50 years ago. Beginning during the civil rights movement, the trust helps African American families learn to produce revenue-generating crops while they advocate for social justice.
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First Alert Weather

Happy Monday. Temperatures are fairly mild to start off this morning in the low 70s and will warm up in a hurry. Upper 80s at 11 o’clock into the mid 90s at three o’clock. There’s a slight chance of a shower. So we’re mostly Northwestern committees have the best chance of rain here in Albany, just 20%. But the humidity levels not too bad. So we’re not going to be calculating heat index numbers. That’s nice. Right let’s talk about Temperatures this evening. We’ll go from 91 at 8pm falling into the mid 70s Little muggy or start tomorrow. That’s going to help to enhance our rain chances. Yes, look at these rain chances climbing to the good side tomorrow. 50% in the afternoon. 70% Wednesday and then 60% Thursday, Friday and staying there right into the weekend. And that’s going to take temperatures down from the mid 90s get this into the upper 80s Morning lows will be a little bit more respectable to your seasonable levels this weekend.
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