Citizens gather to honor the late civil rights leader Johnnie Johnson.
At least one person has been killed in a house fire in the Rawson Circle area, fire officials confirm.
The Albany Panthers make some changes in their win against Alabama to take momentum into a long stretch away from Albany
La Salle keeps its magical season alive with a 74-72 win against Mississippi (ADDS Ohio State edging Iowa State, Florida Gulf Coast upsetting San Diego State, Indiana beating Temple, Florida taking care of Minnesota and Kansas coming back to beat North Carolina).
Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin bump cars and Kyle Busch races past them to win at Fontana.
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Jasper Nether died Sunday.
Pauline P. McCook died Sunday.
Mack C. Granger Jr. died Sunday.
James E. Dunlop died Saturday.
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Iva Dayle Craft died Saturday.
Myrtle Lee Wilson died Wednesday.
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail March 14-21. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.
More than $2 million in new spending is being sought by Lee County department heads and elected officials.
The administration has set expectations for President Obama's trip to Israel so low you'd think he was making another visit to Ohio. Yet this is a very consequential journey because it comes at a moment when hopes for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are fading away.
According to statistics, it costs seven times more to treat mentally ill prisoners than the cost for private care.
No matter what Barack Obama does, he cannot escape the shadow of his former political opponent.
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Robert Lee Williams died Friday.
Louis Jay Stack died Friday.
Canoy Estelle Roberson died Friday.
James Edward Rembert died Saturday.
John Abraham McDonald died Saturday.
Robert S. Griffin died Friday.
Tony L. Edwards died Saturday.
Everlene T. Edwards died Friday.
Jimmie Cumming died Friday.
Anne Bailey died Friday.
Letter to the editor
In a letter to the editor, Edward Schweikert of Albany says that mental health treatments are medieval.
In a letter to the editor, Leon E. Modeste of Albany says that war leaves tragedy in wake.
Letter to the editor
In a letter to the editor, Dan Kersey of Albany says that a country's currency must support itself.
In a battle of PIFL unbeatens Saturday night at the Albany Civic Center, the Panthers leave no doubt who’s No. 1 in the league when they hammer the Hammers to move to 3-0. (UPDATED: 1 a.m. with additional details, quotes)