Institute's community focuses on midwiferyALBANY -- At its sixth Monthly Community Night on Thursday, the Albany Civil Rights Institute will focus on African-American childbirth during the Jim Crow era.
CONQUERING THE MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI: Day 2 -- Dave wishes he had one of those 'pointy-nosed boats' (EDITS: Includes Day 2 photo journal)
Albany outdoorsman Dave Krantz recently returned from a 19-day trek down the Mississippi River from Minnesota back to Southwest Georgia, writing a journal about his experience every day during his journey. The following is Krantz's Day 2 journal entry about passing through Minnesota's Lake Pepin.
There are concerns about NASCAR's ability to get fans to come to the racetrack.
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says his team is focused on the Big 12 this season, not the Big Ten, where the university is headed next fall.
Spain revels in Alberto Contador's Tour victory, which is yet another win for the country this summer.
Paul Keenan served both as mayor and county commission chairman during his political career.J.D. Sumner, government writer
Occupants of an Albany home say they became ill after spraying pesticide underneath their home.
The Dougherty County Police Department make an arrest in a recent kayak theft.
Albany Technical College President Anthony Parker presents the Manufacturer of the Year award to Maintenance Center Albany.
Residents in southwest Dougherty County have been plagued with damage to their vehicles and mailboxes throughout this month.
Crime, fire and EMS repeort for July 27, 2010
Construction of a new public works headquarters is expected to cost $729,000 and will be funded through sales taxes.
An attorney for a local youth program coordinator says he expects no further charges against his client.Carlton Fletcher, metro editor
The veteran Albany congressman is expecting a strong challenge from GOP's Mike Keown.Terry Lewis, staff writer
Friends and co-workers say Brian Smith was comfortable in the outdoors and it was normal for him to go boating alone.Ricki Barker, staff writer
Pushing back against health care costs is important, commissioners say.
A local taxpayer advocacy group is contending the board of assessors acted improperly and unfairly.J.D. Sumner, governement writer
Peach State Diamond Sports will host its second baseball travel league for the area this fall.
FSU football player Nigel Carr faces felony charges, which could lead to an automatic suspension.
Florida State and Virginia Tech are the favorites in the ACC this season.
Georgia Tech may not be the favorite to win the ACC Championship this season, but head coach Paul Johnson says that's a good thing.
The Georgia Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that favored Dougherty County.