A ceremony downtown Thursday serves as a reminder of victims of crime.
Milan Richard, the nephew of legendary UGA running back Herschel Walker, has been offered scholarships from 15 schools, including Georgia and Georgia Tech.
Central Michigan’s Eric Fisher becomes the fourth offensive lineman to be drafted first overall in NFL history.
Braves rookie catcher Evan Gattis has hit six homers this season and has become a surprise leader in Atlanta’s powerful lineup.
Bobby Coleman will challenge Ivey Hines for his Ward II Albany City Commission seat on Nov. 5.
Last month, after a trial that garnered worldwide coverage, two high-school football players in Steubenville, Ohio, were sentenced to youth prison for raping a 16-year-old girl.
Earlier this week I had the privilege of conversing with a Boy Scout executive who is a friend and fellow Rotarian. As an Eagle Scout and Explorer who received my God and Country Award, I have a deep, lifelong appreciation for Scouting.
Confederate Memorial Day has been a legal holiday in Georgia since 1874 by an act of the Georgia General Assembly and bill signed by then Gov. James Smith, who also served as Confederate colonel, lawyer and congressman.
Armed with a principle that earlier is better, the Albany Fire Department takes the Fire Safety Home to second-graders.
These are events scheduled at Albany and Southwest Georgia places of worship this weekend. Events can be submitted by emailing the information firstname.lastname@example.org.
The White House said Thursday that U.S. intelligence officials believe that Syria likely has used chemical weapons on a small scale. In particular, officials believe they used the banned deadly chemical sarin. But the White House isn't moving toward taking action -- at least not yet.
Turfgrass developer sees his efforts on Georgia's football field.
Today's meeting comes before the three-day Association of County Commissioners of Georgia annual conference.
Dougherty Interim School Superintendent Butch Mosley gives his views on coming changes within the school system.
Dan McCarthy unveils ambitious plans to transform McIntosh Homes and Golden Age public housing sites.
The Senior Life Enrichment Center being constructed for the SOWEGA Council on Aging is set to be complete at the end of November.
REAL Boys, REAL Men has been established by an Albany teacher to mentor to at-risk elementary school boys.
Police/Fire/EMS - April 26, 2013
Ronnie Paige, 67, of Albany, died, Thursday, April 25, 2013.
Willie James Barnes of 2307 Betty's Drive, Albany, GA died on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
C. J. Schmits, 68 of Tallokas Ct. in Leesburg died, April 23, 2013.
Martha Ann Hart of N. Jackson St., Americus, GA died, Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
Ozzie Snells, 73, of Albany died Thursday, April 25, 2013.
Earnest Ware, died, Saturday, April 20, 2013.
Martha Annette Hoover Dozier, 82, died, Thursday, April 25, 2013.
Mart Gwendolyn Lee, 74, died, April 25, 2013.
James Clayton Moore, 78 of Albany died April 24, 2013.
Otis W. Hatcher, 88, of Austell, GA, died, Wednesday, April 24, 2013.
Joseph Henry Solomon, Jr., 69, of Albany, GA, died April 24, 2013.
Walter Elbert Ellis, Sr. died, Thursday, April 18, 2013.
Eddie lee Vicks of Pelham, Ga. died, Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
Michael Dismuke of Smithville, GA died, Wednesday, April 24, 2013.
Herbert Lee McCloud ,74, of Moultrie,Ga died,Tuesday April 23, 2013.
Erlean Lynn McLaughlin, 59, of Melrose, FL, passed away Monday, April 8, 2013.
Lorene Joiner Simpson, 77, died, April 24, 2013.
Mary Sue Walker Adkinson, 72, of Fitzgerald, Georgia, died, Thursday, April 25, 2013.
Shirley Temple Odom, 77, of Lee County, GA, died April 24, 2013.
Raymond A. Brown, 54, of Lee County, died Friday, April 19, 2013.
Sammie L. Chambliss of Dawson GA., died, April 24, 2013.
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U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday said the U.S. intelligence community believes the Syrian government has used sarin gas on a small scale against rebels trying to overthrow the government of Bashar al-Assad.
Dontreal Williams, a former Dougherty County middle-school teacher already facing drug charges in Mitchell County, was arrested Wednesday night when drug agents found between a quarter and a half pound of marijuana in his car.
Explosions and resulting fires on two barges in the Mobile River off the Alabama city's shore injured three people and forced officials to evacuate nearby shipyards and one cruise vessel on Wednesday.
Buoyed by a drop in the number of unemployed people in the city, the Georgia Department of Labor says that Albany's Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rate for March fell below 9 percent, ending the month at 8.9 percent.
CareerCast has ranked the top 200 jobs of 2013 based on a variety of factors and topping the list? Actuaries.