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New street lights will brighten Old Northside

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Parts of downtown Albany will soon be a little brighter.

New street lamps were installed along Jefferson Street and Tift Avenue in the historic old Northside neighborhood.

The old lights will come down once the new lights are turned on.

Downtown manager Aaron Blair hopes the new lights will make the area safer and more beautiful.

"There was very sporadic lightning throughout this neighborhood, especially along Jefferson which is the main drive through the neighborhood. Now it should be nice and bright and aesthetically pleasing," Aaron Blair.

Plans to redevelop some old houses in the neighborhood are also in the works.    

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