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ALBANY BIRTHS: Aug. 8-24, 2015

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital August 8 - 24, 2015.

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Remnants of Erika likely mean a wet week ahead for Albany area

Weather forecasters do not expect Erika to reform into a cyclone

The remnants of Erika were expected to move north just to the west of the Florida peninsula’s Gulf Coast before it reaches land somewhere along the panhandle, bringing rain to Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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MCLB-Albany, FEMA prepare for Tropical Storm Erika UPDATE: 11:15 a.m.

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.

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Albany Marine colonel faces new child porn charges

Suspect accused of distributing images

Marine colonel Kyle Nickel faces two new child pornography charges.

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MCLB-Albany, LOGCOM hosts Media Day tour | PHOTO GALLERY

Tour included a look at Production Plant Albany

Officials at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany and Marine Corps Logistics Command hosted media representatives on a tour of the facilities on the installation Thursday morning.

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Young Marines Albany unit commander maintains passion for community youngsters

Retired Marine Nathaniel Lowman established a Young Marines presence in Albany in 1997

Nathaniel Lowman, the current commander of the Young Marines unit in Albany, was raised in Tampa, Fla. in a family of eight boys and four girls. Of the eight sons, he is the only one to avoid incarceration.

ALBANY BIRTHS: August 11 - 17, 2015

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital August 11 - 17, 2015.

Community holistic health fair set for Aug. 22

Fair is taking place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church

The screenings include fasting blood pressure, fasting blood glucose, body mass index, dental, vision, height and weight check, allergies, pulmonary and HIV. Participants will be able to ask a physician questions, and there will also be community vendors, giveaways and raffle prizes.

ALBANY BIRTHS: July 28 - August 10, 2015

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital July 28 - August 10, 2015.

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Albany Marine colonel accused of possessing child pornography

Col. Kyle Nickel is charged with 25 counts of sexual exploitation of children for images allegedly discovered on his electronic devices.

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Alex Kendrick: We should adopt a war-like mentality when it comes to prayer

The Kendrick Brothers Productions film, War Room, is nearing its Aug. 28 release

The film focuses on the power of prayer through the eyes of a family who needs it. In the film, Tony and Elizabeth Jordan, seem to have it all — great jobs, a beautiful daughter and their dream house. In reality, they are not as lucky as they seem.

ALBANY BIRTHS: July 23-Aug. 4, 2015

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital July 23 to Aug. 4, 2015.

ALBANY BIRTHS: July 19 - 27, 2015

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital July 19 - 27, 2015.

VA hospital manager in Augusta ordered jailed

A manager at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta who faces federal charges in connection with veterans' medical care was jailed Monday.

ALBANY BIRTHS: July 4-20, 2015

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital July 4 - 20, 2015.

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