Each week, Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. You can contact her at (229) 888-9371 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
If I were invited to Buckingham Palace for dinner, I suppose that it would be something I would enjoy, although I have never been that keen on Yorkshire pudding which likely would be on the menu.
In this country, there is a lot of frustration about the slow recovery of the economy.
The teams remain where they were last week, with the Monroe girls needing to rebound from their loss against Peach County to remain in next week's poll.
The commissioner would also like to see the county ban the practice of wearing baggy pants.J.D. Sumner, government writer
Spending controls started last fiscal year will likely remain in place, officials say.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
Investigators say more medical records have been requested by a medical examiner in order to identify a body found Sunday evening in Florida.Ricki Barker, staff writer
Police initially responded to a domestic dispute last October, officials say.J.D. Sumner, government writer
Lee County's Board of Commissioners spends more than 20 hours discussing the county's future at a weekend retreat.Carlton Fletcher, metro editor
Several entering auto cases were reported Sunday to both the Albany and Dougherty police departments.
Ricki Barker, staff writer
Dougherty County School System officials also brace for additional cuts from the state.- Ethan Fowler, education writer
Monday was criminal calendar call at the Dougherty County Courthouse, officials say.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
Dougherty officials are unable to reach the developer of the $15.3 million Central Services building built by Albany Tomorrow Inc.J.D. Sumner, government writer
Teams from non-BCS schools like TCU and Boise State are really cashing in.
Bode Miller rejoins the U.S. skiing team in hopes of winning gold in the Winter Olympics.
First-year coach John Calipari has the Kentucky Wildcats atop the polls for the first time since the 2002-03 season.
Bill Haas ends a PGA Tour winless streak that was 140 events before rallying past Bubba Watson, Matt Kuchar and Tim Clark for the one-stroke victory on Monday.
Former No. 1 Justine Henin beats Nadia Petrova in consecutive sets as an unranked player in the Australian Open.
Dougherty District Attorney Greg Edwards said that he will make public tomorrow his findings in the officer-involved shooting of Sarah Riggins, who was killed by an Albany police officer last October.
Investigators have recovered what is believed to be the body of missing Albany hunter John Mark Slappey, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials say.
County Administrator Richard Crowdis Monday told the Dougherty County Commission that attempts to reach the developer of the county's central services building had failed and that it was important to move forward with the estimated $170-190,000 repairs on the building.
Dougherty County Commissioner Jack Stone renewed his call Monday for the city and county to come together and adopt an ordinance that would fine drivers caught texting behind the wheel.
An auditor presented a glowing review of Dougherty County finances Monday, revealing indications that the county was forced to remove $1.3 million less from their reserve fund than budgeted for the 2008-09 fiscal year.
Recommended dates are presented for Dougherty's teachers to take state-mandated furlough days.
Sheriff's officials say that one female was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct stemming from an argument between two groups of people following a court hearing Monday.