A state judge who served on the bench in Dougherty County speaks at the Albany Civil Rights Institute’s Community Night.
As it now stands, there are six free-standing women’s and children’s hospitals in the nation.
The photos were heartening and heartbreaking. Thousands of young people lined up on a sweltering summer day, clutching the papers that chart their lives in America: diplomas and awards, pay stubs and rent receipts, bank statements and tax returns.
The deadly “insider” violence against American troops in Afghanistan has gotten some new explanations, though they are quite hard to accept.
Randolph Southern junior Madison Ragan had 11 strikeouts in a one-hit shutout Thursday against Fullington Academy. (ADDS: SGA, Terrell Academy and Westwood softball)
Hotel, restaurant, tourism and marketing management programs at a local technical college will utilize new labs.
Terrell County dual-threat quarterback Jerkerious Scott might be the most underrated player in all of Southwest Georgia, but if he accomplishes his goals during his final season and leads the Greenwave back to the playoffs, he’ll have everyone’s undivided attention.
Westwood, the two-time defending GISA Class A state champ, begins another shot at perfection in tonight’s season opener with a 26-0, two-year winning streak on the line — but then again, its opponent Piedmont Academy does, too.
A reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of persons responsible for a business fire.
Two members of the Albany Police Department gang unit outline the gang problem in the area.
Sportswriters across Georgia don’t rank any area teams in The Associated Press’ first Top 10 of the year, but three squads get votes in the season’s preseason poll. (ADDS: Complete poll; Corky Kell Classic)
The Cavs, who begin the season this weekend as the No. 3 team in the nation, will be tested right away against No. 21 San Jacinto College and No. 4 Tyler.
APD responds to at least 57 incidents.
Officials with the Albany and Dougherty County governments are trying to negotiate a split of local-option sales tax funds.
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Leaders in Mitchell County are awaiting a report from the Georgia Department of Corrections following an investigation into the operations of the Mitchell Correctional Institute, interim Administrator Jerry Perminter says.
Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands braced for torrential rains on Thursday as Tropical Storm Isaac whipped up waves as high as 10 feet (3 meters) in the Caribbean and threatened to become a hurricane that could take a shot at Florida just as Republicans gather for their national convention.
Cora Jean McCray, 62, Albany died August 21, 2012
Joseph Jackson, 44, of Albany died August 17, 2012
Julian Francis Carswell, 69, Albany, died August 22, 2012
William Thomas Etheridge, 75, Albany, died August 22, 2012
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James Austin Smith, 50, Leesburg, died August 23, 2012
Mable Lee Gibson Frazier, 78, Albany, died August 20, 2012
Sarah Price Tumblin, 60, Albany, died August 18, 2012
Rodney King had been drinking and was on drugs when he plunged into a swimming pool and accidentally drowned.
Will the burglar return to 73-year-old Margaret Jackson's home? "No, he won't. He's probably telling all his friends not to come here because there's a dangerous old lady there!" Jackson says.
Lennon's killer denied parole for a seventh time.
Georgia survey finds majority favors tax increase on wealthy; HOPE Scholarship income cap; Plan B for transportation.
A Georgia non-partisan political grass-roots organization has released a survey on a variety of different political issues including gay marriage, taxes and transportation.
A study finds that news coverage of both major presidential candidates has been more negative this year than in almost any other recent election.
The Virginia university founded by television preacher Pat Robertson is suing a new Georgia university, saying its new name is too similar and will create confusion.
Investigators from the state fire marshal's office have ruled an overnight blaze at a Tifton business was arson and are offering a reward for information on who may have set it.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Albany rose to 10.5 percent in July, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 10.3 percent in June. The rate was 10.9 percent in July 2011.
For more than a decade, Morris Brown College has clung to life as it struggled academically and financially in the face of growing debt and dwindling support.
Kris Medlen is stellar once again in his latest start out of the bullpen for Atlanta as he pitches seven solid innings Wednesday to lead the Braves to a monster 5-1 win against the Nats.