The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.
FEATURE COLUMN: Before there was widespread use of firearms in hunting, there were bird dogs
There’s nothing like a quail hunt for realizing the outdoors opportunities that are in Georgia.
The day we associated with love actually began after a clash.
THE DIXIE DIVA: Who wants to be boringly completely normal?
Maw-Maw was smart as a whip, but she also had her peculiarities.
No sleet or snow expected for Albany and surrounding area, but motorists could have to deal with patches of early morning ice
North Georgia will receive from an inch of snow below Atlanta to as much as 7 inches of snow in the northeast mountains, with eastward travel especially treacherous because of ice accumulations.
Darton hosting science fair Friday
Candidate ‘compelled’ to seek County Commission chairmanship
A large crowd of supporters braves foul weather to attend Chris Cohilas’ County Commission campaign kickoff.
EDITORIAL: As much as seven inches of snow is expected to accumulate in Northeast Georgia
State officials, who underestimated the potential of the storm two weeks ago, wasted no time getting prepared for an event that will likely paralyze traffic and interrupt power service in the impacted counties.
OPINION: Drastic remakes of Dougherty Commission, School Board possible
With a number of seats up for grabs and key officials set to step down, the 2014 local elections will bring significant changes.
Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 34 incidents on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.
Seats held by Ewell Lyle, John Hayes, Jack Stone are up for re-election
Three incumbent Dougherty County Commissioners are at varying stages of readiness as they face re-election.
Get a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.
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The Classically Jazzed Quartet with Ken Trimmins peforms Saturday with the Albany orchestra
The symphony concert, part of the Albany orchestra’s 50th season performing, will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Albany Municipal Auditorium.
Therapeutic cannabidiol can treat seizures
Physicians who testified at the House Health and Human Services Committee hearing agreed that the therapeutic oil, which does not have the psychoactive qualities of typical marijuana, has proved effective in providing relief from seizures, but needs more thorough study.
With Valentine’s Day a scant two days away, here’s the alphabetical list of our favorite vocal love songs since 1965.
Retired educator, community service advocate visits Albany Marine base
Geraldine West Hudley took the podium at MCLB-Albany on Tuesday to encourage others to let their light shine.
The Randolph-Clay and Mitchell County girls basketball teams stayed on track to meet in the Region 1-A championship game with a pair of quarterfinal wins on Tuesday. (ADDS: Region 1-A girls quarterfinals; Early County girls advance; Deerfield boys, girls sweep Brookwood)
In a game that went down to the wire, the Albany boys hang on to beat rival Monroe and set up a Region 1-AAAA semifinal clash against Westover on Thursday. (ADDS: Recaps from Americus-Crisp boys, Cairo-Westover girls and Americus-Dougherty girls)
With coaches, family and their fellow students looking on in the media center, Albany High seniors Launce Holmes and Corandon Lumpkin signed national letters-of-intent to play for the Atlanta Sports Academy on Tuesday morning.
The city of Albany has terminated its lease agreement with the Albany Panthers, but meetings between the team and city officials are planned this week with the hope that a deal will be reached to keep the team in Albany.
The committee of the whole is looking at the resumes of 24 people interested in the position
Dougherty School Board begins reviews of permanent superintendent candidates. The committee of the whole is looking at the resumes of 24 people interested in the position.
The inability by a major party to trust a president is more than lamentable; it is not good for the country and our standing before other nations and groups that wish to do us harm.
School evacuated to search for “fireworks-like” device.
Worth County High School was evacuated Tuesday as a precautionary measure.
Principal William Chunn is docked five days of pay, while an assistant principal and teacher are also disciplined
Dougherty School Board, in a unanimous vote, hands down discipline in Westover grade-changing incident.
As a precocious childhood movie star, Shirley Temple raised American spirits during the Great Depression
Shirley Ttemple Black, former U.S. ambassador to Ghana, dies at her California residence from natural causes, family says.
Rodney Norbert Young, 88 of Shellman died Feb. 10, 2014
Ruth Cantrell LaNew, 75 of Martindale Dr. in Albany died February 8, 2014 at her residence.
Robert Lee Moye, 65, died February 10, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
T. C. Bell of Ashburn, GA, departed this life on Monday, February 10, 2014 at the Rehabilitation Center of South Georgia in Tifton, GA.
Lawrence Douglas “Larry” Barfield Jr. 65, died Jan 25, 2014
Ernest Luther Allen, 95, of Dawson, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at his home
Tony C. Stanton, of Albany, GA, died February 11, 2014 at his residence.
Charles William Fore Sr., died Tuesday February 11, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Hospital.
Patricia Drury Fore, 77, of Albany died Saturday, February 8, 2014
Olivia Burrell Williams, 76, of Albany, GA, formerly of Rome, GA, died February 8, 2014
Charlie Lee Brown, Jr., 59, 227 McCray Drive, Apt A, Albany, Georgia departed this life Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.