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.
Mary Grace Hiller Spann, 96, of Shellman died Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Brown Health and Rehab Center in Statesboro.
Reva LaMerle Reese, 75, of Albany died Sunday March 9, 2014 at Phoebe Worth Medical Center
Glynis H. Nall, 63, of Crawfordville, Florida (formerly of Fitzgerald) died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee, Florida.
Ms. Dorothy Gibbs of 49 Main Street, Cuthbert, GA 39840 died on Monday, March 10, 2014 at her residence.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser for Lily Pad to be held at Deerfield Windsor School
The Lily Pad will be holding its annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser later this month at the Deerfield Windsor School Upper Campus Track.
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Feb. 27 - March 5, 2014.
OPINION: Strong economic sanctions, not military action, is needed
Russia’s only export of value is oil, and that is what Western nations should focus on.