The Blakely-Early County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual “Holidays on the Square” Festival Saturday.
OPINION: American culture is showing signs of change
What’s striking about the new labor writers is that they are not romantics who think that we can return to the ’30s or ’40s..
OPINION: Pope Francis has conservatives reeling with his comments on unfettered capitalism
Pope Francis is an activist, a street worker, a foot washer and evangelizer. There’s nothing passive or pandering about him. And it would appear that Francis is quite willing to offend sensibilities.
OPINION: Millions of Americans are unhappy with impact Obamacare has had on them
Obamacare has upended the individual market for health insurance, which covers about 10 million people. The next step will likely come in the small-employer market (2-50 employees), which covers about 45 million people.
Dr. Paul Jones is committed to helping Darton despite being in an interim position
Darton State College interim President Dr. Paul Jones says he’ll do the job as if he wasn’t the interim.
CCSS in the market for its next superintendent
After three years on the job, Danny Ellis is retiring as Calhoun County School superintendent
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No change in plans to open a new Arctic Bear; more meetings to come
After meeting with members of Norton Johnston’s family this weekend, Stewbo’s Restaurant Group has not made any formal changes to plans about opening a new Arctic Bear restaurant in northwest Albany.
Denver Hooten says Dougherty County tax collection rates consistently at 99 percent
Dougherty County’s outgoing tax director says economics is chief cause for increase in uncollected taxes.
Weekend public safety roundup for Albany-Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 10 incidents Saturday, Sunday and into the early hours of Monday, available reports show.
One passenger killed when driver runs into tree on Harris Road
Two men were involved in a crash late Saturday evening, one of whom was killed, police officials say.
Travelers exposing children to measles partly to blame for outbreak
While measles is not a common disease, thanks to inoculation efforts, it is still considered a deadly threat due to some of the people out there who have still not been immunized.
A man and his dog dead following Albany fire
A fire that was called in early Sunday is believed to have orginated from the kitchen stove, Albany fire officials say.
An armed robbery and attempted robbery investigated by Albany police
It is believed that an armed robbery on Saturday at one business is connected to an attempted robbery at another, Albany police officials say.
The 4-1 Patriots and the 6-0 Lady Tornadoes have been strong so far
The first Herald Fab 5 Poll features both familiar and new faces with the Westover boys and the Monroe girls leading the way.
Bulldogs headed back to Jacksonville to face Cornhuskers in Gator Bowl after playing them in Capital One Bowl last year
Georgia will play in Gator Bowl for the first time since Jan. 1, 1989.
Top-ranked FSU played in first BCS title game in 1998, then will play in the last one on Jan. 6
Seminoles will play in fourth BCS title game, second for Tigers.
The trio combined to win eight World Series titles
Trio will be inducted on July 27 in Cooperstown, N.Y.
Missing fugitive caught without incident
Bobby Smith had been missing from the Albany Transitional Center since Nov. 17.