The long-time director of the SOWEGA Council on Aging has been advocating for area senior citizens for 44 years.
The Broad Avenue Bridge decommissioning honors WWI veterans and through that honor all veterans Saturday.
The 29th annual Georgia Farmers Conference is presented by the Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund.
Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from Jan. 30-Feb.4.
I see it all the time ... the guy in the gym with the bulging biceps and the cleavage that would make Dolly Parton jealous, but he can’t run five minutes on the treadmill.
Perhaps because the General Assembly has been focused and working hard on the supplemental budget for the fiscal year ending 2012 and the “big budget” which will run from 2012 to 2013, it has not focused on many new laws or amendments to existing laws. However, some legislation which affects our region has started moving and has received a favorable vote in the Senate.
How many communities Albany’s size can make this claim? We have a MillerCoors brewery, a Procter & Gamble plant, M&M Mars and Coats & Clark manufacturing facilities, one of the nation’s premiere logistics defense bases, a nationally recognized hospital system, Equinox, one of the most lauded small businesses in the nation, and Thrush, an airplane maker that is one of two of its kind in the world.
So, what will an approval rating in the single digits — or, more accurately, a disapproval rating of more than 90 percent — make a lawmaker do, especially in an election year?
Terry Lewis holds a Q&A with Joshua Murfree Jr., superintendent of schools in Dougherty County.
City staff is essentially asking for a $14 million advance on the next six years of sales tax collections.
Here are the recent kitchen inspections for Dougherty and Lee counties.
APD responds to at least 45 incidents.
Whitney Houston's publicist says the pop music queen has died at the age of 48, but the cause and location of her death are still unknown.
A Court Appointed Special Advocate is trained to stand up for a child in cases of abuse, neglect and abandonment.
Commissioners agree to pay $13,164 per year to Georgia Power for maintenance and upkeep of 44 street lights along Westover Boulevard.
A boy dies after being shot in his lower abdomen Saturday in East Albany.
Mrs. Mary "Terry" Perryman, 87, of Sylvester died Saturday February 11, 2012
Hattie Mae Williams, 103, of Albany died on February 8, 2012
Mrs. Elouise Ruffin, 84, died on February 10, 2012
Shelby Jean Rowan, 68, of Fitzgerald, Georgia, died Friday, February 10, 2012
Lena Catherine Miller, 99, of Albany, GA died Friday, February 10, 2012
Cleophus Calhoun, 79, of Camilla, died Friday, February 10, 2012.
The Hawks knock off Orlando for the fourth straight time and win their second straight game since snapping a three-game losing streak.
Four-time defensive player of the year Damian Daniels and standout linebacker Ryan Babb defect from the Columbus Lions this week and sign with their biggest rival, the Albany Panthers, with a little more than a month before the 2012 indoor football season begins.
Georgia grad John Isner beats Roger Federer in his own country in four sets to give the Americans a 2-0 cushion against Switzerland in the first round of the Davis Cup.
Just three days after losing its perfect season in a stunning loss to Monroe, Herald No. 1 Westover edges Americus-Sumter on Friday night to close the regular season at 24-1. (ADDS: roundup items on Lee County girls, boys; Calhoun County boys, girls; Pelham girls; Bainbridge boys, girls; Seminole County boys; and Crisp County girls)
Leesburg native Matthew Aldrich pitches a gem to lift the Cavs past Chattahoochee Valley Community College, while the Lady Rams are outscored by 31 points by Rollins.
GISA REGION TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: TAE girls claim AA crown; SGA boys fall short; DWS boys, girls reach 3-AAA championship games
The Terrell Academy girls basketball team routs Fullington on Friday night for its eighth region title in nine years, while the SGA fall short in its rubber match with Fullington.
The Wildcats avenge two previous regular-season losses to Crisp Academy on Friday, holding their nemesis to just five points in the second half to win, 31-17, and claim the GISA Region 3-A title — their first in more than a decade. (ADDS: breakout of Crisp Academy girls beating Westwood for Region 3-A title).
Chris Rogers, a two-handicap golfer from Terrell Academy, signs a scholarship to play for nearby ABAC on Friday.
Worth County's Brandon Weaver becomes the fourth Ram to sign with JUCO powerhouse Southern Union State Community College.
Herald No. 1 Albany High routs Herald No. 2 Monroe, 65-43, behind a huge game from Tim Pierce, who drops in 30 on a night when Monroe loses 6-foot-8 Rantavious Gilbert to an ankle injury. (ADDS: Dougherty boys, girls sweeping Worth County; Monroe girls crushing Albany)
Some stories just grab your attention right away, even from the Big Stuff.
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