The Lady Red Devils win their first girls state championship since 2000
Brandi Buie scores a game-high 19 points and leads the Randolph-Clay girls to a dominating victory against rival Mitchell County in Thursday’s Class A championship game.
Local County Commission, School Board qualifying ends at noon Friday
Melissa Strother will challenge Aaron Johnson for the Dougherty County School Board District 4 seat.
In a close vote, the board decides to not take action on breed-specific restrictions
Four commissioners vote to delay action on a pit bull ordinance.
The Dougherty County library branch was one of two that were closed for financial reasons
The Westtown Library branch will re-open Monday and maintain a 16-hours-per-week schedule that includes Saturdays.
Daniel Joel Archer and Candice Archer are wanted by Dougherty County and Albany authorities
Danile Joel Archer is wanted on a charge of giving false information to law enforcement and probation violation, while Candice Archer is wanted on four drug charges in Dougherty County and a count of deposit account fraud in Lee County.
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.
School evacuated to search for “fireworks-like” device.
Worth County High School was evacuated Tuesday as a precautionary measure.
Eighty-eight counties are covered in the emergency declaration
Georgia officials try to get out in front of events as a second winter storm in two weeks bears down upon metro Atlanta.
In a dominating performance from start to finish, the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos, 43-8, to win Super Bowl XLVIII.
These are schools and organizations that will be closed or that will have reduced hours because of expected inclement weather Wednesday.
Missing fugitive caught without incident
Bobby Smith had been missing from the Albany Transitional Center since Nov. 17.
Mandela’s death, while not unexepected, plunged the world into mourning
The former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate had been frail and ailing for nearly a year with a recurring lung illness that dated back to the 27 years he spent in apartheid jails, including the notorious Robben Island penal colony.
The New York Yankees have agreed with Duluth's Brian McCann on a five-year, $85 million contract, according to several reports.
RiverQuarium personnel recover gator from the Flint River
Man enters Flint RiverQuarium alligator enclosure, snatches gator and dumps it in the Flint River, where it is recovered by personnel with the Albany aquarium.
Trailing by a touchdown entering the fourth quarter of the SIAC championship game against Miles, the Rams scored 10 straight points to complete one of the best turnaround seasons in program history with a 17-14 victory, capturing the team’s 20th conference title.