Lee County Sheriff's deputies uncover a sawed-off shotgun and marijuana bagged for distribution during a traffic stop Friday.
Post-revolutionary Libya appears to have elected a relatively moderate pro-Western government. Good news, but tentative because Libya is less a country than an oil well with a long beach and myriad tribes. Popular allegiance to a central national authority is weak. Even if the government of Mahmoud Jibril is able to rein in the militias and establish a functioning democracy, it will be the Arab Spring exception. Consider:
Here are some of the religious events scheduled for Southwest Georgia.
Dantravious Coolwaiskii Frazier was arrested for stabbing Aaron Thomas, 19.
One of the nation’s largest mattress chains is coming to Albany.
Victoria Darrisaw provides program at weekly Exchange Club of Albany meeting.
Ridge Purcell, a former golfer at Darton, has a big day and other area golfers move up the leaderboard at the Georgia Amateur golf tournament.
APD responds to at least 51 incidents.
It’s time for the 16th annual Battle of the South basketball tournament, which begins at 9 a.m. today at Darton.
After holding out for a new long-term contract, Drew Brees finally got one Friday in the form of a five-year, $100 million deal
Dream star Angel McCoughtry and her coach, Marynell Meadors, are the only player-coach tandem on a U.S. team in the 2012 Olympics, which begin in London in 13 days.
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An Albany attorney has filed action in Dougherty Superior Court on behalf of a local doctor requesting that the lease for Phoebe North be set aside until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the Federal Trade Commission's appeal of the hospital's purchase.
No action taken in Warren Lee Hill clemency case.
Mattie Brooks, 101, Tifton, died July 12, 2012
Joann Rea Mills, 65, Albany, died July 11, 2012
Frank L. Paulk, 80, Sylvester, died July 13, 2012
Elizabeth Branch Snider, 88, Pavo, died July 12, 2012
Tommy Lee Franklin, 71, Albany, died July 13, 2012
Bridgette Hunter Murray, 50, Fitzgerald, died July 10, 2012
Jeremy Backey, 9, Bainbridge, died July 9, 2012
Gwendolyn Williams Moulton, Donalsonville, died July 13, 2012
Gurry Douglas, Jr., 58, Camilla, died July 11, 2012
Walter Terry Foreman, 62, Albany, died June 28, 2012
Debra L. McCorvey, 52, Blythewood, SC died July 8, 2012
Edith Keaton, 83, Bainbridge, died July 11, 2012
Russell Baker Browne, 56, died July 12, 2012
De'Marea Pegues, 19, Albany, died July 12, 2012
A licensed aircraft broker from Carrolton was released on his own recognizance following an initial court appearance Friday in federal court on bank fraud and ID theft charges.
Since the Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitive list became a weekly feature in The Albany Herald on Dec. 31, 2011, 27 Most Wanted lists with a total of 69 fugitives have been featured.