Extended downtown shopping and a pool party are planned this evening, with the Chamber of Commerce, local merchants, and Albany churches teaming up for the first annual event.
For the second time in less than two years, a raccoon wreaked havoc on Albany’s electrical substation, causing much of Shackelford County to be without power for about four hours.
New teacher bios, along with faculty assignment and school supply lists, are included in the special back-to-school section in this week’s issue.
Regular pool hours at Webb Park city pool will end for the summer next Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 14, as the time nears for school classes to begin.
With the start of the new school year just one week from today, any new students who have not yet registered in the Albany Independent School District need to do so as soon as possible.