Letter to the editor
As I read the article on Thursday in The Albany Herald, ADICA has assumed the position that approval of the “TAD” (tax allocation district) by the electorate was a mandate to spend the money that was allocated for improvements in the TAD known as the Central Business District.
In the shadow of the fiscal cliff, Senate Majority Leader Democrat Harry Reid and Arizona Republican Sen. Jon Kyl are cooperating to introduce a law to expand online gambling and create an Office of Online Poker Oversight.
With all the talk about taxing the rich, we hear very little talk about taxing the poor. Yet the marginal tax rate on someone living in poverty can sometimes be higher than the marginal tax rate on millionaires.
The looming “fiscal cliff” is getting most of the page one attention in newspapers across the land. Talking heads on television and radio can’t seem to stop discussing whether President Obama and Congress will soon make the plunge — or whether they’ll avert the economic death drop. On Main Street, however, there is another issue dominating the political talk — gun control.
There are two most wanted fugitives this week.
Former Bainbridge star April Thomas hits a 3-pointer to send the game into overtime, but Albany State’s Lady Rams fall to Shorter, 53-49, in their home opener.
The 23-year-old is wanted for questioning about a Dec, 7 aggravated assault.
Georgia’s Zero DUI Tolerance during the holidays starts today.
APD responds to at least 45 incidents,
More than 130 graduates set to pick up associate degrees at the ceremony.
Georgia's Jarvis Jones, Todd Gurley and John Theus are named to Sporting News All-American teams on Thursday.
Josh Hamilton becomes the latest star to take his talents to Southern California when he signed a five-year, $125 million contract with the Angels on Thursday.
Carolina scored 30 points and rushed for 195 yards last week against the Falcons, who are working to correct their mistakes before Sunday’s crucial game vs. the Giants.
Georgia Southern’s FCS-best 409 rushing yards per game will meet a tough North Dakota State defense in today’s national semifinal.
Saturday’s Division II title game comes just six days after Valdosta State QB Cayden Cochran watched his house go up in flames — the second time his family’s home has been destroyed in the past two years.
Deerfield's sixth-grade boys will conduct a bake sale Saturday morning to benefit the family.
Plans for an Albany Fire Department maintenance-supply building is boosted by a $100,000 donation from Merck.
Six of 19 recommended individuals say they are interested in being named interim superintendent.
An Albany man is jailed Thursday on a child pornography charge, Dougherty County Sheriff's Office officials say.
Pick up a copy of today's Albany Herald so see what everyone's squawking about.
Bernice Ophelia Godwin Davis, 90, Pelham, died December 12, 2012
Judith B. Theidel died December 12, 2012
Rita Renee Hall, 33, Vienna, died December 13, 2012
Henry Houser, 66, Perry, GA died December 12, 2012
Sallie Mae Waters, 69, Warwick, died December 6, 2012
Harry Tillis, 71, Ellijay, GA, died December 12, 2012
Illya Karosha Williams, 42, Camilla, died December 7, 2012
Gwendolyn Jones Mosley, died December 7, 2012
Annie J. Mango, 70, Camilla, died December 11, 2012
Margery Swan Dolan, 80, Fitzgerald, died December 13, 2012
Jessie J. Akins Sr., 72, Donalsonville, GA died December 12, 2012
Vicki Irvin Knight, 55, of Bldomingdale, died December 11, 2012
Inez Rainey, Ashburn, died December 12, 2012
Nora Kate Burns, 77, Hampton, died December 6, 2012
John Edd Futch, died December 11, 2012
Dennis Lee Thomas, 82, Leesburg, died December 10, 2012
Michelle Yvette Wallace, 47, Pelham, died December 9, 2012
Mary E. Johnson, 60, Columbus, died December 7, 2012
Mary Lou McCrae, 57, Lumpkin, GA died December 7, 2012
T.W. Amos, died December 6, 2012
Willie Louis Coleman, 50, Albany, died December, 9, 2012
Kimberly Jones, 27, Cuthbert, died December 10, 2012
Eddie Gene Collier, Sylvester, died December 10, 2012
William C. Phelps, 82, Leesburg, died December 11, 2012
Betty Jean Covin, 71, Albany, died December 6th, 2012
Jackson Cravey, 59, Sumner, died December 12, 2012
Sheldon Donnell Johnson, 19, Albany, died December 10, 2012
Tiana Lazette Pope, 27, died December 5th, 2012
Carry James Molden Jr. , 35, Dawson, GA.
Cena Mosely Mathis died December 5, 2012
Anna Mae Stubbs, 54, Albany, died December 9th, 2012
Bettye Wright Lewis, 60, died December 10th, 2012
Officials with Hamilton Growers contend they have done nothing wrong in managing their work force.
COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: Georgia Tech's top men's hoops recruit finally joins team; Albany Tech men lose sixth straight Wednesday
Solomon Poole, a highly rated recruit from Florida, is set to join the team Saturday for his first practice.
Coroner-elect Michael Fowler was sworn in Thursday before a crowd of friends and family downtown
TV viewing could soon sound a little calmer. The CALM Act, which limits the volume of TV commercials, goes into effect on Thursday.
Georgia's public colleges and universities will have to earn the money they get from taxpayers by helping more students get a degree.