Bo Dukes indicted by Houston Co. grand jury

Bo Dukes was indicted by a Houston County grand jury Tuesday for charges stemming from a Jan. 1 incident, according to the Houston County District Attorney’s Office.

  Leaders meet in Albany to discuss region’s economy

The lunch and learn program will educate leaders and the public about how South Georgia's economy is doing.

  ‘A blizzard of prescriptions’: Lawsuit alleges OxyContin maker knowingly created ‘manmade disaster’ of opioid abuse

A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma told people at the OxyContin launch party that it would be “followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition,” according to court documents.
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  Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.

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  MLK remembered in Albany history

Worth Co. Superintendent responds to NAACP call for resignation

Cordele homeowner speaks out after house fire, arson investigation

Hurricane debris cleanup resumes in Crisp County

  Mobile home fire victim still in need of help after losing family

One Albany woman said she is still without a home after losing her two children, a nephew and her grandmother at their home at the Albany Dunes Mobile Home Park almost two months ago.
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  ‘To Catch a Predator’ host Chris Hansen arrested, charged with bouncing checks

Hansen was charged this week with issuing a bad check. He was released after signing a promise to appear in court.

  Community activist plans trip to assist with fight against juvenile crime

Home video captures three suspects breaking into car, victim furious

Officials hope 293-acre lot will bring new businesses to Thomas County

Thomasville woman facing charges after shooting at another woman

  3 arrested after traffic stop leads to manhunt in Nicholls

3 wounded, 1 arrested in Valdosta shooting

DOCO student arrested for having weapon on campus

Moody airman found dead on KY base

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  Trump feels shutdown pressure from economists, Nancy Pelosi

In a call with reporters, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman Kevin Hassett said Tuesday the shutdown is reducing economic growth more than predicted.

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Tuesday Night Hoops: High school scores, highlights

  Embracing Boring: Fighting Tigers off to strong start

It’s been a full 40 days since the men’s basketball team at Andrew college has dropped a game.Their secret sauce is embracing being boring.

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  Albany’s New Downtown Manager talks plans for 2019

GA prisoner pleads guilty to distributing meth while behind bars

Ocilla Police offering reward in homicide case

Government shutdown could cause local domestic violence shelters to lose funding

  Sylvester NAACP calls for Worth Co. superintendent’s resignation

The Sylvester-Worth NAACP is calling for the resignation of Worth County School superintendent Bill Settle.
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Moon river: Giant ice disk spins in Maine

The ice disk is about 100 yards across and looks a bit like a full moon.

  Truck carrying $10 million worth of liquid meth seized by investigators in Georgia

Brian Kemp sworn in as 83rd Governor of Georgia

Americans now more likely to die of accidental opioid overdose than in a car accident

Dougherty Co. residents want immediate solutions for guns and teen violence