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.
Petsense in Albany will coordinate with area humane societies to celebrate national Pet Adopt-a-Thon Sept. 29 and 30.
The first day of fall was yesterday. When I was much younger I used to think that the official first day of any new season was supposed to be magically different — leaves would suddenly be brilliant orange and yellow on the first day of fall, snow had to cover the ground on the first day of winter, and I always thought you had to, just had to, go to the beach on the first day of summer.
The concerts will take place at the Albany Museum of Art, officials say.
During this political season there are an endless number of heated debates about which candidate is the best choice to make our lives better.
Here are 10 things to watch for in metro Albany during the week of Sept. 23-30.
APD responds to at least 62 incidents.
Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections in Dougherty and Lee counties.
Herald writer Jim West holds a Q&A with Terrell Hoffman, president of Cycle World in Albany.
Officials with Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany have announced that the Johnson Road gate will be closed to all traffic Monday and Tuesday due to scheduled repairs to the railroad tracks on Johnson near Woodhaven Street.
Frances C. Lystlund, 89, died Friday.
Evelyn Farmer Lane, 87, of Sycamore, died Friday.
Opal Joiner, 84, of Tifton, died Friday.
Hermon Branch, 73, of Cordele, died Friday.
Annie Weldon Thomas, 95, died Thursday.
Gordon Hatcher, 86, of Albany, died Saturday.
Sherry Greenlee Fry, 62 ,of Baconton, died Friday.
Norma H. Dykes, 82, of Albany, died Saturday.
James Cook, 90, of Leesburg, died Saturday.
Eddie Carroll, 75, of Albany died Friday.
Otis C. Brown, 69, of Albany died Friday.
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"Silver's Odyssey" was a long 17 years in the making.
The Governor's Office of Consumer Protection attempts to prevent scams and rip-offs.
Andy Clack, a student at Birmingham Southern College, recently completed a unique study-abroad program.
After filing for bankruptcy protection in July, River Pointe Golf Club is upgrading its facilities.
Keith Gaines of The Anchorage alcohol and drug rehabilitation organization speaks of a better way for alcoholics and addicts.
Last week, a pair of Albany churches did something unusual. Bethel A.M.E. Church invited First Presbyterian Church of Albany to be the guest church at its three days of revival services. So, what's next?
The most important issue in the 2012 campaign barely gets discussed: How will we govern ourselves after the election is over?
Albany City Commissioner sets up tough crowd for Albany Police Department Chief John Proctor to address.
For some of us who do this for a living, it was somewhat ironic that the city of Albany held a well-attended session Wednesday to inform employees, elected officials and appointed committee members their requirements under newer and more stringent state Open Meetings and Open Records laws.
"I expect to be judged by results ... If stuff hasn't worked and people don't feel like I've led the country in the right direction, then you'll have a new president."
Country star Luke Bryan of Leesburg will open his eight-date Farm Tour in Claxton Oct. 3.
Officials with the SOWEGA Music and Arts Festival's Georgia Throwdown add big names to the three-day festival lineup.
Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from Sept. 9-17.
The Trojans’ high-powered offense runs wild Friday night as Lee races out to a 42-0 halftime lead then shuts it down for an easy victory against a bigger Class AAAAAA Morrow program.
Worth County forces seven turnovers to put away Dougherty and bounce back from a two-game losing streak, while the Trojans still remain winless in 2012.
Herald No. 5 Americus-Sumter scores early and often Friday night against Albany as the Panthers take advantage of the Indians missing starting QB Emmanul Byrd and roll to a 43-0 win.
Jim Furyk's 6-under 64 vaults him to the top of the Tour Championship leaderboard, while opening-round leader Tiger Woods shoots a 73 to fall to 12th place.
The winner of tonight’s 1-AAAA opener between rivals Monroe and Westover will be in the driver’s seat for the city and region championship.