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More rain over holiday weekend

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Overcast with areas of light rain and mild low-upper 60s Friday. Tonight, clouds hold with patchy fog and lows mid-upper 50s. Holiday weekend kicks off cloudy and dry. Expect a few afternoon showers before widespread rain and thunderstorms move in late Saturday into early Sunday. Although severe storms aren’t expected a strong storm or two is possible with gusty winds and heavy rain. On Sunday rain ends by midday giving way to a drier and breezy afternoon with highs low 70s.
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Albany police report fatal shooting, armed robbery

ALBANY — Albany police reported a fatal shooting and an armed robbery this week as gun violence continues to plague the city. An Albany Police Department news release said Larry Calloway, 39, of Albany was found with multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, the 800 block of Seventh Ave., when police responded to a reported shooting Wednesday around 12:34 a.m.
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Investigation underway after Albany man shot to death

The GBI said the investigation started into online activity and the “possible online possession of child sexual abuse material.”. Last-minute holiday shopping is here for many. Flint River Habitat store sale proceeds to go to good cause. Updated: 2 hours ago. The proceeds will go toward building new homes...
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Shooting has taken place in the 2700 Block of Pointe North Blvd

ALBANY, GA. – On November 23, 2022, officers were dispatched to a shooting in the 2700 block of Pointe North Blvd, before 6:30 P.M. Brandon Stroud (26), entered Homerun Foods (2722 Dawson Rd) after an altercation. The store clerks saw that Stroud had been shot in his leg and foot. The victim was taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for his injuries.
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Widespread rain for the holiday period

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - HAPPY THANKSGIVING #SGA! Cloudy with a few sprinkles and pleasantly warm for the holiday. Tonight, clouds hold as rain becomes likely after midnight. Early morning Black Friday shoppers should grab the raingear before heading out. Look for widespread rain through the afternoon then gradually end early evening. Briefly dry Saturday as the next storm system slowly moves east. A few showers Saturday evening become widespread around midnight into Sunday morning. Latest forecast models show rain moving out by midday followed by rapid clearing for afternoon sunshine.
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One Albany woman shot, another arrested for burglary

ALBANY — An Albany woman who argued with a man for leaving a gun unattended in her home with children present was shot by the gun, and another female was arrested for taking clothes that did not belong to her out of a hotel room, according to releases sent to media by the Albany Police Department.
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Albany Herald

Albany adoptable pets - week of November 23

Several animals in Albany are looking for their forever homes. In order to adopt from the Albany Humane Society, interested persons must submit and have their applications approved. Hours of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Friday 10 am - 5:40 pm, Wednesday, 10 am - 2 pm, Saturday 10 am -...
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Rainy weather returns for the holiday period

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Stubborn clouds finally gave way to beautiful afternoon sunshine. Thankfully no travel woes for last minute travelers across the region. Although clouds return overnight dry conditions prevail through Thanksgiving Day. Overall, a rather quiet and pleasantly warm holiday as highs top upper 60s low 70s. Active...
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Update: Car found in Smithville carjacking; suspects still wanted

SMITHVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - Police are currently looking for two suspects who may be “armed and dangerous” after robbing and carjacking a victim at gunpoint, according to the Smithville Police Department (SPD). The incident happened on Tuesday around 7:20 p.m. at the Dollar General on Church Street. The...
SMITHVILLE, GA
Albany Herald

From 2-7 to State Champions: Sherwood Christian beats Unity Christian for title

ALBANY - Freshman quarterback Tripp Roberts threw a short pass to senior wide receiver Hudson Carter with just 12 seconds remaining in the game to give the Sherwood Christian Academy Eagles a 43-40 win over Unit Christian in the GAPPS Class AA state championship game Friday night. The win gives both teams an 11-1 record for the season, but the Eagles went from 2-7 last season to the state championship this season.
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Man found dead at Lee Co. home

LEESBURG, Ga. (WALB) - A death investigation is underway in Lee County. Lee County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Lewis Harris said the investigation is underway at a home on Gabriel Court. A call to 911 came from a neighbor at about 7:15 a.m. Wednesday morning. Harris said there was...
LEE COUNTY, GA
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APD: 1 person shot in the leg in Tuesday night shooting

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - One person is injured after being shot at the 2700 block of Pointe North Boulevard, according to the Albany Police Department (APD). The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. Police said after an altercation, the 26-year-old victim entered Homerun Foods. The store clerks saw that the victim...
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Albany Herald

Repeat: Atlanta chalk artist takes top ChalkFest prize again

ALBANY ─ Atlanta chalk artist Jessie Queen also has emerged as the queen of the Albany Museum of Art’s ChalkFest. Queen’s work was recognized as Best of Show in the professional category during the weekend ChalkFest gathering, an award she also won at the 2021 festival. Taking...
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Playoffs Round 3: Final scores, vote for Play of the Week

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - The third round of the high school football playoffs is officially in the books. FINAL SCORE: Irwin County 42, Mount Pisgah Christian 14. FINAL SCORE: Colquitt County 52, North Gwinnett 17. FINAL SCORE: Roswell 42, Thomas County Central 34. FINAL SCORE: Cartersville 56, Coffee 28. FINAL...
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