At least one Albany resident has been approached recently by phone scammers, and he is warning other local residents to be on the alert.
The next regular test of the local emergency siren is scheduled for 12:00 noon, on Wednesday, Oct. 10, depending on the weather.
National Fire Prevention Week will be observed on Oct. 7-13 this year, and local volunteer firefighters are reminding citizens to fly their flags at half staff on Oct. 7.
Albany students will enjoy a break from classes on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 8, as teachers and support staff participate in staff development.
The meeting of warm, damp air pumped in from the Gulf of Mexico and a slow moving cold front drifting lazily across the Big Country has produced a long-awaited widespread rain event, with totals ac