Eleven co-workers will split the prize from a June 9 Powerball game drawing.
A former Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office deputy faces a 10 a.m. sentencing today after guilty verdicts on fraud.
If passed, the special sales tax would fund $530 million in transportation projects in a 14-county region that includes metro Albany.
I recently reflected on the importance the church practicing the highest standards of honesty and transparency by citing public allegations of influence peddling in the Vatican.
Albany Area Crime Stoppers has four fugitives on its most Wanted list this week. All fugitives on the Most Wanted List should be considered armed and dangerous.
Police respond to at least 37 incidents
America was founded as a constitutional federal republic composed of a limited federal government and sovereign states.
The political world is overheated and overtweeted. Every little blip and slip is treated as a decisive turning point in an election still almost five months away.
Several local folks have shared an experience or two about growing up in the 1950s in Albany, especially during the summer breaks. For those readers, and others of that time, here are some tidbits from the first half of the decade just for you. (Take the Quik Quiz in Mary's column.)
The Dougherty County Grand Jury hands down indictments in a beating of a child and a domestic incident.
A man selling marijuana pulls a gun and ends up in the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.
Deerfield will offer college-level courses in English Lit and Calculus, earning credits from ASU.
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State-level CRCT results show improvement.
Police have executed search warrants in connection with the burglary of a pawnshop owned by Phillip Phillips' father.
Robert "Buddy" Arnold Plummer, 60, a resident of Dothan, AL, passed away Monday, June 11, 2012
Marian Cero Frantz, 92, passed away Friday, June 8, 2012
Mr. Charles "C.J." Lester of 225 Woodcrest Road, Sylvester, GA, who departed this life on Saturday, June 9, 2012
Alice Rogers, 90, of Bronwood, GA, died June 13, 2012
Frances Chandler Hand (Mrs. Fred B. Hand Jr.) 68 of Pelham, Georgia, died June 14, 2012
Alberta Maria "Tootie" Hooks, 50, of 612 Eugemar Dr. died 06/10/12
Ms. Doris Louise Clay, 83, made her transition on Monday, June 11,2012
Mr. Howard Alvis Hewett, 88 of W. 2nd Ave. in Albany died June 14, 2012
She departed this life on June 8, 2012
Mother Irene Smith or "Mrs. Irene" as she was so affectionately known was called home to her eternal rest on June 10, 2012
Phoenix Jakahi Phillips, 7, of Albany died Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Mr. Mitchell Mims, 93, of Albany died Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Ms. Angelia Denise Solomon, 44, of Albany died Friday, June 8, 2012
Ernest Lee Sheard, 63, of Sasser died on June 8, 2012
Dan Bollinger, the executive director of the Southwest Georgia Regional Commission, will join two other candidates in running for the District 5 commission seat in Mitchell County.
Edwina Roles Covington, 89, of Camilla died June 14, 2012
Mrs. Ruby Diane Mixon Davis died Thursday, June 14, 2012
Mrs. Peggy D. Brinson, 72, of Whigham died on June 13, 2012
Mr. M.C. Laney, 68, of Albany died on June 12, 2012
Voters will decide whether to add a one-percent sales tax specifically for transportation projects July 31.
A small group of local elected officials is hosting a series of public forums to provide information about the upcoming Transportation Sales Tax referendum.
Mrs. Angela Marie Wilson of Arlington died on June 12, 2012
Mrs. Nellie Cole Hodges Harmon, 97, passed away on June 9, 2012
Darrell R. Goins, 51, of Ft. Gaines died on June 7, 2012
Vanessie James Banks, 95, of Cuthbert died on June 12, 2012
Figures released by the Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday show that Albany has lost 200 jobs.
Lydia C. Thomas, 64, of Lumpkin died on June 12, 2012
Letford Session, Jr., 62, of Camilla, died Sunday, June 10, 2012
Ms. Ethel L. Johnson of Sylvester, Georgia, departed this life on Wednesday, June 13, 2012