Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. You can contact her at (229) 888-9371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Herald writer Jim West holds a Q&A with Jud Savelle, head of Bishop Clean Care in Albany.
It is hard to believe that October is upon us and Halloween is right around the corner. Living in Southwest Georgia usually means there are plenty of warm days still ahead of us and plenty of time for outside play and fun Halloween activities.
Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from Sept. 23-29.
Southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd will headline next weekend’s three-day Georgia Throwdown in Albany.
There are a few advantages to having a big sister who is an English teacher. I can text her things like, “Is it shone or has shined?” and “Do I say farther or further?” and she texts me back the proper usage without passing judgment.
Almost a year in the making, planners are now ticking down the final days to Albany's Georgia Throwdown music festival.
Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections.
Here are some of the events scheduled for Southwest Georgia.
Albany police respond to at least 66 incidents.
Earl E. Williams Sr. died Wednesday.
Delle Watson Tedder died Friday.
Laramie Antonio Wilborn died Tuesday.
Eletha Ross Silas died Saturday.
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Millie Hill Bryan died Friday.
Bonnie R. Brown died Tuesday.
Anita Nelson Pannell died Thursday.
Genell Marie Heffernan died Saturday.
Mattie Buchanan died Wednesday.
A downtown music and international festival offers local music, tasty food and an arts showplace.
The Albany Octoberfest will benefit Crime Stoppers, a local program acting on crime tips by anonymous citizens.
Arts supporters are invited to a gathering that will benefit the Albany Museum of Art.
Actors are being sought for a production of the holiday play "The Little Town of Christmas."
The Fire Prevention Justice League returns to Albany to do battle with arch enemies the Firestarter Gang.
Here are 10 things you need to know this week.
An investigation is under way to determine the circumstances leading to the death of a narcotics detector dog in Worth County.
A few years ago -- more than I want to admit -- I was sitting in the stadium in Atlanta, catching a Braves game and listening to some folks talking in nearby seats.
Those Albany Herald employees like me who have no use, time or understanding of the business world settled into shock Tuesday as our boss, John Hetzler, explained the reality of our situation.
When you hit the local gas pumps and see the price bouncing between $3.47 and $3.50 or so a gallon (at least that's what they were running Friday evening), you can be thankful for one thing.
One thing that last week's presidential debate did was it got people thinking about the electoral choices they have next month.
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One man is in jail after a Worth County fire is ruled an arson murder
Terrell County entered Friday’s Region 1-A opener with three straight wins, but Seminole County had the upper hand all night in the 27-6 Indians victory.
Southwest Georgia Academy running back Will Warren carries the ball 33 times for 293 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Warriors past rival Terrell Academy.
The Herald No. 2 Trojans rush for 501 yards, including 381 yards in the second half, to beat Hardaway, 36-21, and become the first team in Lee County history to start a season at 6-0.
Thomas County Central beats Bainbridge in overtime, 17-14, giving the Yellow Jackets a key Region 1-AAAAA victory. (ADDS: Miller County, Calhoun County, Sherwood, Mitchell, Randolph-Clay, Early County, Crisp Academy, Randolph Southern, Life Christian).