LIVE: Trump impeachment: McConnell backs off, abruptly eases impeachment trial limits

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly changed his proposed rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial after senators objected.

  UPDATE: 4-year-old dies following Grady Co. wreck

  Girl, 6, saves firefighter father, rest of family after NJ home catches fire

The fire department is collecting clothing and food donations to help the family as they try to recover from the fire.
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  Iowa trooper, driver narrowly escape sliding truck

The trooper and a civilian narrowly escaped the incident. The driver of the out-of-control pickup truck, as well as his passengers, were not seriously hurt.

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More victims, new sex charges filed against former teacher

Camilla police need help finding theft suspect

  Trump lauds US economy in Davos, says little on climate woes

Facebook post alleges dogs were found decapitated in plastic containers in Mitchell Co.

Albany beer truck collision causes traffic re-rout

The accident happened at the corner of 8th Avenue and Palmyra Road.
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  Baby boy rescued after falling 8 feet down heating vent in Oregon home

Police officers crawled under the house and pried up the floorboards to find the 10-month-old in the duct work.

Suspect arrested in Saturday Albany homicide

  ‘To keep his dream alive’: People in Dawson walk, sing in recognition of MLK

  ‘This guy died for his dream’: Dougherty Co. students honor the history made by MLK

  Albany community gives back to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  Looking for a ‘chance at life’: Albany couple pleading for living kidney donor to keep husband alive

  Community cleans up Albany on MLK Day

Bainbridge middle school students push for recycling, need community’s help

  Albany family shaken by Saturday homicide

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  Man accused of intentionally ramming car, killing 3 teens in California

The California Highway Patrol is investigating what led up to the crash, including possible road rage and whether the suspect knew the teenagers.

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Mitchell County’s Derrick Harris Jr. named to the McDonald’s All-America nominee list

National Champions LSU football will visit the White House

A White House official confirms that the LSU football team will be visiting the White House on Friday, Jan. 17.

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  District attorney makes proposal on criminals with illegal guns

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  Lee Co. superintendent visits Albany Exchange Club

The Albany Exchange Club had a special visitor Friday.
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  Fake meat industry enjoys meaty success

Fake meats sales grew astronomically between 2018 and 2019. Their sales strategies have a lot to do with it.

  Rezoning request raises concerns for Albany neighborhood

  Albany Tech president addresses proposed dual enrollment cap

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Ben Hill Co. jury indicts man on child molestation charges