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The fourth annual Fort Griffin BBQ Cook-Off will take place in downtown Albany on the weekend of Sept.

Always...Patsy Cline, opened last weekend at the Aztec to rave reviews, and two more performances of the musical will be offered this weekend.

The Albany Independent School District 2018-2019 school year began today, Aug. 16, with classes starting at 7:55 a.m. on both campuses.

Sports

With a week and a half of practices behind them, the Lion football team will host the opening scrimmage of the season Friday, Aug. 17, to officially kick off the 2018 season.

The Albany Golf Club’s annual Labor Day tournament is scheduled for the upcoming holiday weekend, Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2 at the local course. 

Opinion

When Jesus says, “Follow me,” He is saying, “Join me in my path;

Lifestyle

Jeff and Ricia Pleasant of Albany are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their son, Ryan Jeffrey Pleasant to Georgi Dee Hannah, daughter of Don and Melanie Hannah and Mindy

Best Shackelford County Entry.

McLennan Jones is the last of several Albany Life Scouts who have recently worked to complete the requirements to achieve the Eagle Scout award, the highest award available through the Boy Scouts o

Community

Members of the Albany High School band met on Monday evening for the first rehearsal of the 2018 AHS marching band, according to band director John Stockdale.

A retirement reception is set for Sunday, Aug. 12 for Supt. Shane Fields and the public is urged to attend.

The event will be hosted by members of the Albany ISD board of trustees.

Closet Angels invites people to come and save money on their back to school clothes shopping, as well as sign up for a chance to win one of two gift cards.

Obituaries

DUTCH TAYLOR

Dutch Taylor, 92, passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 at his home in Graham.  

LARRY BONNER

Larry Varnelle Bonner, 72, of Albany died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 at his home.

Janet Chapman, age 71 of Albany, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018. A private graveside service was held prior to her memorial service which was held Saturday, July 28 at Bethel Assembly. 

Albany News

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