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Albany and Dougherty County fallen law enforcement officers remembered

Albany area law enforcement officers honor their fallen comrades

Law enforcement agencies hold a memorial ceremony to coincide with National Peace Officer Memorial Day.

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Lee County dedicates new Veterans Memorial Highway (WITH VIDEO)

US Highway 19 through Lee County is now know as Veterans Memorial Highway

Highway 19 through Lee County is now known as Veterans Memorial Highway.

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Southwest Georgia 40 Under Forty recipients for 2014 honored (VIDEO)

The group of 40 young professionals are recognized at an annual luncheon Thursday

The Albany Herald and the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Southwest Georgia’s 40 Under Forty with a luncheon Thursday at Stonebridge Country Club.

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Albany National Guard Armory renamed to honor Lee County's Billy Manning (VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY)

Ceremony honors Georgia Guard’s first full-time command sergeant major

Dozens pack the Albany National Guard Armory for a renaming ceremony to honor Command Sgt. Maj. Billy Manning.

In the Military - April 27, 2014

Two Southwest Georgians complete Navy basic training at Great Lakes, Ill.

In the Military is a periodic column on military personnel from Southwest Georgia.

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Georgia National Guard to honor 'soldier's soldier' Billy Manning (Photo Gallery)

Billy Manning of Lee County was the Georgia National Guard's first command sergeant major

The Georgia National Guard on Monday will rename the Albany National Guard Armory the Command Sgt. Maj. Billy G. Manning Readiness Center.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Kuyper provides great example of building bridges

FAITH: Buidling bridges doesn’t mean blurring our differences

Our nation is polarized these days in terms of race, class and religion. I read recently that counties with a Whole Foods grocery store vote overwhelmingly Democrat while counties with a Cracker Barrel vote overwhelmingly Republican.

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Website offers unique social opportunities

Looking to meet new people or find fellowship with others who share your particular interest? If so, I can recommend a social networking site that allows you to do just that.

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No changes in security level at Marine Corps Logistics base-Albany

MCLB-Albany officials say they have not been directed to change the base security posture

MCLB-Albany completed its emergency response excerise the same week that a gunman opened fire at the fort Hood Army base in Texas, killing three and injuring at least 16 before killing himself.

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Destructive weather exercises conclude at MCLB-Albany

Destructive weather exercises conclude at MCLB-Albany

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Squawk of the Day - March 30, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.

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COL. DONALD J. DAVIS: Visits to Dougherty County schools leave good impressions

OPINION: Firsthand observations of Dougherty schools in action dispel negative perceptions

Regardless of the poverty rate, crime rate, and whatever other “rate” you can come up with, high expectations create superior performance, driving students to achieve more than their circumstances may dictate.

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Albany kids get free flights from experimental aircraft club members

The Young Eagles Program furnishes free flights to kids from MCLB-Albany

Members of a national pilots club give children free airplane rides in the hope that some who participate in the Young Eagles Program will look toward a career in aviation, which already faces a shortage of pilots.

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Hairy legs and high heels raise money at Albany event (Photo gallery)

Albany guys go heeling it down the track against sexual abuse

A group of well-accessorized men in heels help the Albany Lily pad fight sexual abuse of women.

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MCLB Albany hosts Battle Color Detachment ceremony (Video and Photo Gallery)

Marine Corps Battle Detachment features Silent Drill Team, Color Guard and Drum and Bugle Corps

Hundreds gathered at MCLB Albany to watch the Marine Corps Battle Detachment Ceremony.