A small Terrell County community has become an area entertainment leader thanks to one woman’s efforts.
At the National Prayer Breakfast last week, seeking theological underpinning for his drive to raise taxes on the rich, President Obama invoked the highest possible authority.
The Albany Museum of Art is inviting the community to participate in “Toddler Time” on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at 311 Meadowlark Ave.
The jackpot for Powerball was expected to be at $310 million today, the largest since Georgia began selling game tickets in 2010.
The Exchange Club of Albany awards its 2011 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year honors Friday saying, "Thanks for all you do."
According to Matt Breedon, chief assistant district attorney, on Friday Dante Oliver received a 35-year sentence with a mandatory seven to be served in prison before he could begin probation. He was found guilty of aggravated assault, street gang terrorism and serving as a leader in the role of “Loc,” or Crips gang recruiter.
Former President Carter is expected to teach Sunday School on Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains.
APD responds to at least 21 incidents
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Jan. 26-Feb. 2, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.
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Lee Arthur "L. A." Arrington, 76, of Tifton died Thursday, February 9, 2012
Mrs. Gladys W. Gardner of Albany, GA, who departed this life on Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Joseph Weintraub, 87, of 2206 Chatham Dr., died Feb. 9, 2012
Mr. Leon Gibson, 57, of Albany died on February 4, 2012
Mr. Benjamin Brunard Blaylock, Jr., 56, died February 1, 2012
Mattilyn Louise Giezentanner Long, two month old infant of Sonja Long and Erich Giezentanner, passed away, Saturday, February 4, 2012
William Robert (Bill) Walton, 62, of Albany, GA, died Thursday February 9, 2012
Melissa Lashon (Shon) Luke 39, of Albany died Thursday, February 2, 2012
Ms. Gretta Rivera, 59, of Albany died Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Ms. Jessie Aaron 65, of Albany died Monday, February 6, 2012
Mrs. Mollie Taylor, 86, of Albany, died Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Mr. David Oliver Mills age 83 of Sumter County passed away early Friday morning
Mrs. Verdine Cushion of Ashburn, Georgia, departed this life on Friday, February 10, 2012
"Gone With the Wind" memorabilia went up in flames overnight when fire raced through a Henry County storage facility.
Mr. Jehu Nathaniel Lovett, Jr., age 81, passed away February 10, 2012
Mr. Billy Wayne Harrell, 73, of Leesburg died Thursday, February 9, 2012
Mr. Charles Harpe of Albany died on February 9, 2012
Mrs. Ola Acree, 93, of Albany, died February 10, 2012
Mr. J. C. Cooper, 60, of Bartow, FL, formerly of Camilla, GA passed on February 7, 2012
Mr. Arnold Lee Morgan,68, of Albany, GA passed on February 4, 2012
Mrs. Mildred Donaldson,58, of Camilla, GA passed on February 1, 2012
Georgians live closer to the financial edge than anyone else in the nation.
Dougherty sends all five of its wrestlers to the Class AAA sectionals today in Atlanta, Lee County crashes the Class AAAA sectionals in Columbus with a dozen Trojans, while a host of other area high school wrestlers are ready to go for the two-day sectionals.
The Terrell Academy girls basketball team, which is on a quest for its fourth straight state title, breezes into the GISA Region 3-AA championship game Thursday night by waxing Brookwood, 59-35, for its 14th win in a row. (ADDS: items on Westwood boys, girls reaching 3-A title games against Crisp Academy boys, girls; SGA boys in 3-AA title game vs. Fullington; and updates on tonight's 3-AAA tournament semifinal schedule)
NBA commissioner David Stern expresses confidence in Atlanta Hawks' sometimes-shaky ownership group
Justin Wilcox nails a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer Thursday night in Atlanta to upend Morehouse, 65-64, in a crucial conference game. (ADDS: item on Darton, Andrew women)
The Lady Jets are now three wins away from the first perfect region record in school history after topping Albany Tech, 58-35, on Thursday night in Americus.
Murray State's 23-0 record came crashing down Thursday night in a thrilling, last-second loss to conference foe Tennessee State, 72-68.
Dustin Johnson, Charlie Wi and Danny Lee sit tied after one round of the PGA Tour Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, while Tiger Woods — in his first Tour event of the season — is lurking at 4-under.
After bouncing around the minor leagues for years due to developing a reputation for losing his temper, Atlanta big man Ivan Johnson, 27, is about as old as an NBA rookie can come — but he seems to have finally found a home with the Hawks.