APD responds to armed robbery on Wednesday
So far this year, three cases of pertussis — or whooping cough — have been reported in Southwest Georgia, public health officials say.
Dougherty County School System attendance is estimated at 15,000 students with the numbers climbing daily.
Romney and his new running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, have been far franker than the Democrats about the need to rein in runaway federal spending. Team Obama’s core argument — that raising taxes on the rich can avert “economic calamity” without cutting popular benefit programs such as Medicare — is simply false. But on an absolutely critical point, the Republican candidates are not telling the truth; they’re avoiding it. They will not admit an undeniable fact: Increased revenue has to be part of any serious attempt to deal with the nation’s looming fiscal crisis.
What would you do if a group of punk musicians rushed to the altar area or claimed the pulpit in your church and began singing protest songs in the middle of a Sunday morning worship service?
When women complain about men who can’t commit, they can thank — or blame — two people: Playboy magazine publisher Hugh Hefner and the former editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, Helen Gurley Brown, who died this week at age 90.
An Albany elementary school was placed on lockdown while police caught two shooting suspects.
Albany Area Crime Stoppers has eight Most Wanted fugitives this week. All fugitives on the Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted List should be considered armed and dangerous.
Mattress Firm, a national discount mattress retailer, is set to open at the former Moe’s location.
Stephen Wayne Chapman was wanted for burglary and contempt of court.
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Dorothy Ann Foister Shiver, 79, Camilla, died August 15, 2012
Juliet M. Coleman Montford, Cordele, died August 15, 2012
Willie Monroe Fair, 61, died August 12, 2012
Margaret Hughes Watkins, 93, Ben Hill County, died August 14, 2012
Ludie Seay McNeal, 94, Richland, died August 11, 2012
Eva Grace Hunt, 83, Albany, died August 15, 2012
Ada Ethel Smith, 67, Albany, died August 8, 2012
Larry Wallace, 55, Albany, died August 10, 2012
Joe Ponder, Albany, died August 16, 2012
Terence Scott Brown, 38, Albany, died August 15, 2012
Will Arthur Rudolph, 94, Albany, died August 11, 2012
Latisha Renee Simms, 31, Vineland, NJ, died August 9, 2012
Debra Bush, 44, Albany, died August 15, 2012
Moses Walton, Sr., 86, Dawson, died August 7, 2012
Alarie Holmes, 82, Colquitt, GA died August 9, 2012
Joseph Joe Grace, died August 12, 2012
Esther Mae Houston Everson, 83, Colquitt, died August 15, 2012
Frank Griffin, Sr., 72, Albany, died August 14, 2012
Velma Johnson, 85, Albany, died August 15, 2012
Etris Lee Smith, Sr., 68, Albany, died August 12, 2012
Helen Anderson-Opoku, 67, Belleville, NJ died August 12, 2012
Annie Mae Severson, Edison, died August 8, 2012
Victoria Ann Doolittle, 21, Leesburg, died August 11, 2012
Officials say that a former University of Georgia head football coach helped orchestrate an $80 million ponzi scheme.
Former University of Georgia football coach Jim Donnan is accused of orchestrating an $80 million Ponzi scheme, using his influence to get high-profile college coaches and former players to invest, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday.
Seven American troops and four Afghans died in a Black Hawk helicopter crash on Thursday in southern Afghanistan.
Twenty-six big U.S. companies paid their CEOs more last year than they paid the federal government in tax, according to a study released Thursday by a liberal-leaning think tank.
Two sheriff's deputies in Louisiana have been shot to death and two other deputies were wounded in an early morning shootout in St. John the Baptist Parish, west of New Orleans.
Mitchell County commissioners say their newly hired administrator was "not a good match" for the county.
A newspaper walkout, crime by cellphone, and new unemployment numbers top the morning minute throughout the state.
Leesburg's Buster Posey and the Giants see their push for a return to the World Series take a massive hit Wednesday afternoon when leading slugger and All-Star game MVP Melky Cabrera is suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for testing positive for testosterone. (UPDATES: with Posey quote)
Rafael Nadal, the third-ranked tennis player in the world, drops out of the U.S. Open with the same knee injury that forced him to miss the recent London Olympics.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Banned ex-FSU star, Valdosta native Reid lands on feet with hometown Blazers; Richt peeved at team's performance after second scrimmage
Greg Reid officially joins Valdosta State on Wednesday after being kicked out of Florida State.