The Albany State football team will open the season with a North Greenville team that blew the Rams out of the 2011 playoffs before traveling to North Carolina on back-to-back road trips, but there is one big name missing from the 2012 schedule — Southwest Georgia rival Valdosta State. (ADDS: breakout of full schedule at bottom of story)
Last weekend, Newt Gingrich strutted into an overflow crowd of people waiting for him at the Wiregrass Museum in Dothan, Ala., and greeted them with an insult.
Rick Santorum deserves credit for his impressive primary victories in Mississippi and Alabama. Newt Gingrich led us to believe he would win both states.
None of us like gas pump prices hovering in the $3.70 a gallon area in Georgia, but that's no reason to tap the nation's supply of emergency oil.
Albany police respond to at least 25 incidents.
Albany Area Crime Stoppers has seven fugitives on its Most Wanted list this week. All fugitives on the Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted List should be considered armed and dangerous.
Author Jonah Lehrer has written a book on how to foster and encourage creativity. As one who preaches and writes weekly I need all the creativity I can get and someday I may pick up his book, though it would have been sooner except for one unnecessary word in the book’s excerpt in the March 10-11, 2012 Wall Street Journal.
Former DCSS superintendent to be roasted for a worthy cause.
Environmentalists asked a federal judge Thursday to decide whether the Navy must halt plans to build a $100 million offshore training range because of potential threats to endangered right whales.
Providence Canyon State Conservation Park will hold an Astronomy Night on Saturday.
Master Gardener Day is slated for Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
The team won the overall Region 1-AAA championship this past week.
Debra McFadden-Bryant takes first place in the meat division of the 2012 Georgia Food Product Contest.
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At 11.5 percent, Terrell County had the highest unemployment rate of the metropolitan Albany area in January.
The Dougherty County Clerk says periodically her office updates the jury pool data and that the questionnaires are helpful in doing so.
Injuries are believed to be minor, officials say.
Lt. Terron Hayes’ vehicle was hit from behind by a vehicle on Gillionville Road, police officials say.
Mr. Tom Orbert Brown of Sylvester, Georgia, departed this life on Friday, March 9, 2012
Mr. William "Bruh" Jordan of Sylvester, Georgia, departed this life on Friday, March 9, 2012
Ms. Penny Leigh Wells, 56, of Albany died on Tuesday March 13, 2012
Michael Joseph Crowley, age 53, of Columbus, GA died Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Mr. Gerald Kimsey, Sr. 56, of Blackberry Rd. in Baconton, GA died March 15, 2012
Frances Feagin, 86, of Americus, a resident of Magnolia Manor, formerly of Albany, died Wednesday, March 14, 2012
He departed this life March 10, 2012
Mr. Dennis Clay, 51, of Albany died Friday, March 9, 2012
Mr. Torrace J. Ealey, 46, formerly of Edison died on March 8, 2012
Mr. Willie D. Heard, Sr., 72, of Albany died on March 12, 2012
Baby Girl Jamari Ja'Cayla Bridges, 3 -1/2 months old of Albany, GA died on Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Funeral services for Mr. Robert Singleton of Shellman will be held on Saturday
Mr. Johnny White died March 15, 2012
Brian Beasley was charged with killing Robert Purvis
Brian Beasley was convicted of a 2011 murder, while Laderick Chappell was convicted for a 2010 beating death.
Mrs. Mary Clem Taylor of Atlanta died March 7, 2012
Lil' Ny'Ricki Nelson, 10, passed away on March 12, 2012
Betty J. Culpepper, 75, of Richland died on March 13, 2012
James Lee Jackson, 77, of Richland died on March 11, 2012
Mr. Julius Allen Stephens, 60, of Albany died on March 12, 2012
Mr. William Shelly Johnson, 71, of Beverly Hills, MI died on March 9, 2012
Mr. Steven Bernard Dodson of Sumter County died on March 11, 2012
Mr. Lewis Singleton of Sumter County died on March 12, 2012
Mrs. Maybell Turner Frost, 91, of Albany died on March 8, 2012
Buck Stapleton, 75, of Fitzgerald, Georgia died Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Mrs. Patricia Gail Shorter-Davis, 48 of Cuthbert, GA and formerly of Dawson, GA died on Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Bro. Luther James Williams, 70 of Dawson, Ga died on Saturday, March 10, 2012
Mr. Oscar Howzine, 71 of Dawson, GA died on Friday, March 09, 2012
The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Albany rose to 10.1 percent in January.