Improving finances allows the district to do away with four remaining days off
Dougherty School Board approves tentative 2014-15 calendar which eliminates furlough days. Improving finances allows the district to do away with four remaining days off
Officer Richard Taylor of APD responded to call of possible rabid fox in Albany neighborhood
An Albany Police officer, responding to a call about a fox menacing people in northwest Albany, was bitten and scratched before shooting the animal.
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She picked envelope worth $20,000
As a monthly cash prize winner in the Georgia Lottery’s $1 & $2 Play It Again Second Chance Promotion, Hidi won a chance to select one envelope from 20, with prizes ranging from $5,000 to $100,000.
Improvements would help with traffic snarls near Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany
The Dougherty County Commission discusses a proposed road improvement project near the county’s Marine base.
JUDSON H. TURNER: Unfounded concerns, rumors surround revision of Flint River Drought Protection Act
GUEST COMMENTARY: Scare tactics used in opposing the Senate bill demonstrate its need to clarify the drought act
SB 213 would revise the Flint River act so that the state can better manage the lower Flint River Basin with drought management tools and avoid harsh measures in times of emergency that might be imposed by courts or the federal government.
Dougherty sheriff asks County Commission to increase employees’ pay
Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul says he’s now losing employees to smaller departments due to low pay.
OPINION: When going gets tough, make the test easier
The “tweaks” to the SAT are a shame because they rob educators of meausres that provide critical information on prospective college students.
OPINION: Conservative conference has face-off between not surrendering and trying to win
Conservatives purport to be interested in new ideas, but it may be that they’re just trying to improve their image.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Miller evaded arrest this weekend after speeding off from a traffic stop
Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit asks for public’s help in locating Carlton Alfonzo Miller. Miller evaded arrest this weekend after speeding off from a traffic stop.
Poilce and Fire reports
Albany Police foil robbery attempt on Jefferson Street
After nearly 22 years at ASU, Bynum will joining The College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y. in July
Leroy Bynum Leaving Albany State University for position in New York. After nearly 22 years at ASU, Bynum will joining The College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y. in July
The Georgia Southwestern men also earn an at-large bid
The Albany State Lady Rams received one of 42 at-large bids for the NCAA Division II Tournament and were awarded the No. 5 seed in the South Region at Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., where they will face No. 4 Delta State in Friday’s opening round at 7:30 p.m. (ADDS: GSW earns No. 6 seed)
Deerfield coach Rod Murray starts his final season with the Knights with a victory
Senior pitcher Wil Akins allowed just one hit in five innings of shutout baseball.
Lady Cavs improve to 10-0 at home
The Darton softball team bounced back from four losses over the weekend with a two-game sweep of rival ABAC. (ADDS: ASU softball sweeps Brewton-Parker)
Robert Tyler tossed nine scoreless innings last week
University of Georgia pitcher and former Crisp County star Robert Tyler, The Herald’s reigning Ray Knight Player of the Year, is named the SEC Freshman of the Week
Albany Teen drowns in holding pond. Early reports say the victim was fishing with his brother when he fell into the water.
Dorothy Melba Norman, 85, of Lee County, GA, died March 9, 2014 at Phoebe North Medical Center.