Georgia teachers have been paid for decades by a predictable salary scale, but that could change as a panel working for Gov. Nathan Deal considers an overhaul of education policy.
Metro Albany ranked 2nd lowest in state on Saturday
On a tank of gas, Albany motorists are paying about $20 less per fill-up than they were in late August 2014.
Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County
The Dougherty County Police Department responded to at least 20 incidents on Friday and the early hours of Saturday, available reports show.
Lee Myron Rackley, 56, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at his residence.
Veronica Peterson of Sylvester, Georgia, who departed this life on Friday, August 28, 2015 at Phoebe Worth Medical Center in Sylvester, Georgia
Hattie Eva Chester, 90, of Albany, Georgia departed this life Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Albany, Georgia.
Ernestine Phipps of Albany died Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Willson Hospice House.
Trojans strike quickly and win 42-0
Head coach Dean Fabrizio said his defensive unit entered the season with high expectations and are living up to them so far.
Tornadoes use strong defense to win 33-14
Monroe (2-0) used its stout defense to stuff Terrell County, then took advantage of four first-half turnovers to build a 27-0 lead at halftime.
Team combine for 27 penalties
Friday night’s matchup between Albany High School and Mitchell County looked like what it was — two teams playing their first football game in a very long season.
Hornets score 48-14 in their season opener
Pelham will travel to Camilla next week to take on another cross-county rival in Mitchell County.
Eagles hold on for 27-26 victory
Lightning delayed the start of Friday’s contest between the Deerfield-Windsor School Knights and North Florida Christian Eagles until 9:30 pm.
Collier Baggett helps Wildcats to 26-13 victory
ADDS: Glenwood beats Sherwood Christian; Southwest Georgia Academy tops Terrell Academy
Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about!
OPINION: Being communications chief for a governor is a high-wire act without a net
Unless you are one of the intrepid public servants we keep sending back to the Gold Dome to get you out of our hair, or a lizard-loafered lobbyist lurking around the Capitol with free lunch coupons or members of the news media with coffee stains on their shirts and cynicism in their hearts, the name Brian Robinson may be unfamiliar to you.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: East Albany is being overlooked
It’s time for someone or some people to step up and take leadership to move East Albany forward.
GUEST COLUMN: Community gardens bring veggies to food deserts
Community garden projects are a wonderful way to beautify communities while offering an service that is desperately needed to the area.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Officials pre-stage about 75 trailers at base in preparation for Erika, which is forecast to hit Florida on Monday
The FEMA trailers contain emergency supplies – primarily food, water and power generation equipment — that may be needed in the event the storm makes landfall early next week and impacts Georgia, or any of its neighboring states.
Defendant guilty of possession of firearm by convicted felon
Dorion Tyree Revills was found not guilty of felony murder on Friday.