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Rylander welcomes Chuck Leavell

Grammy winner Chuck Leavell to play Rylander Theatre

Grammy winning musician and renowed keyboardist Chuck Leavell will perform a special show next Saturday night at Americus’ historic Rylander Theater.

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MCLB-Albany commemorates 9/11 terrorist attacks on America | VIDEO

MCLB-Albany Commanding Officer Col. Don Davis urged the crowd to remember the fallen of that day and the ones who have fallen since, so their deaths will not have been in vain.

MCLB-Albany holds ceremony commemorating the 9/11 terrorists attacks

Labor Department to help fill jobs for MCLB-Albany contractor

Recruitment event set Saturday at Career Center

The company is recruiting electronic maintenance technicians, heavy mobile equipment mechanics, and auto painters.

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Flags at Albany Mall honor Georgia's fallen

American Legion presents Albany 9/11 ceremony

An Albany veterans’ group presents a special ceremony to honor Georgia’s fallen warriors.

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Albany Dougherty EDC seeking new marketing director

Following recent internal promotions EDC looking for new marketing director

The Albany Dougherty Economic Development Commission (EDC) announced this week it will be seeking a new director of marketing and research.

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Dougherty County mulls insurance plan changes

Large claims over past year force Dougherty County to consider insurance plan changes

Due to an inordinate number of large claims Dougherty County employees may soon be seeing a change to their health insurance plan.

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The Dougherty County Commission finally approves alcohol license for Albany convenience store

Dougherty County Commissioners award alcohol license to Albany Express Convenience Store

After denying three previous applications the Dougherty County Board of Commissioners ultimately granted an alcohol license in the name of a new manager to the Albany Express Convenience Store on Newton Road.

Drivers needed for Albany VA clinic patients

Volunteers south to assist local veterans

The Carl Vinson VA Medical Center is looking for volunteer drivers to assist veterans in the Albany area with getting to their appointments at the Albany VA clinic.

ALBANY BIRTHS: Aug.t 22 - Sept.r 2, 2014

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital August 22- September 2, 2014.

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Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in Ashburn | VIDEO

The final day of the exhibit in Ashburn is today

The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall is a replica of the monument in Washington, D.C. It has been on exhibit in Ashburn since Thursday, with a final day today before it is taken to its next stop.

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Deerfield-Windsor mauls Southwest Georgia Academy in weather-shortened game

Knights build early lead and cruise

After waiting to see if the weather would clear, officials and coaches decided to call the contest and honor it as a complete game.

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PDA approves biomass plant at Albany Procter & Gamble campus

MCLB-Albany hopes to join partnership on green energy initiative

The Albany-Dougherty Payroll Development Authority approves a resolution needed to bring a $230 million biomass plant to Procter & Gamble’s Albany campus.

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Georgia Tech pulls away in second half, beats Wofford 38-19

Justin Thomas, DeAndre Smelter lead Jackets

Justin Thomas completed 11-of-15 passes and DeAndre Smelter finished with five receptions for 132 yards, the two hooking up for third-quarter scores of 19 and 71 yards after Georgia Tech (1-0) held a 10-9 lead at halftime.

ALBANY AREA BIRTHS: Aug. 16-24, 2014

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Aug. 16-24, 2014.

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Albany native promoted to lieutenant colonel in United States Army Reserve

Felix Childs received new rank earlier this year

The lieutenant colonel was promoted to his current rank in the 98th Training Division of the Army Reserve. In this capacity, he serves as the deputy chief of staff, chief information officer stationed at Fort Benning in Columbus.