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Darton nursing program receives positive review

National agency looks favorably on Darton nursing program

The recommendation comes not long after the school graduated it’s first group of 17 students receiving Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees this past July.

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Squawk of the Day - Nov. 4, 2013

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

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Albany museum to receive prized murals

Albany attorney to donate work by world renown muralist

Two murals, painted by renowned artist Athos Menaboni, have been pulled off the wall of a local building and will soon be displayed at the Albany Museum of Art.

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Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Nov. 1, 2013

Church news from Southwest Georgia churches

Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains.

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Home buyers beware of high priced real estate deeds

Albany lawyers say paying large amounts for real estate deeds is unnecessary

Albany attorneys and real estate agents want consumers to know paying an outside company large amounts of money to obtain certified copies of property deeds is unnecessary.

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Turner Job Corps names Partner of the Year

Flint River Habitat for Humanity construction manager earns award

Turner Job Corps Center awarded its Partner of the Year Award to Flint River Habitat for Humanity construction manager Jimmy Cross Wednesday at its semi-annual Center Industry Council meeting.

Albany Tech to enforce dress code

Students at Albany Technical will begin having to dress more appropriately and professionally as school officials have begun strictly enforcing the school’s dress code.

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Quickie continues warming hearts and tummies

In business for nearly 70 years, the Quickie Restaurant’s new ownership homes to continue serving the citizens of Albany for years to come.

Several contract workers released at Marine Depot Maintenance Command

Fifteen contract employees at Marine Depot Maintenance Command were let go on Friday following a decrease in workload, which officials say will likely be temporary.

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New road plans unveiled in Lee County

Lee County residents got their first look at a proposed extension to Forrester Parkway and Westover Boulevard Thursday at an open forum held at the Opal Cannon Auditorium.

HINSHAW: Coverage misses the mark on baptism

Prince George, 3 months old and in line to become King of England and head of the Anglican Church, was baptized this week in London, England.

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Dougherty County high schoolers discuss race

Albany area high school students gathered Thurs for a discussion about race as part of the Southwest Georgia Racial Healing initiative.

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ASU Homecoming a success, officials say

Albany State University officials report that with attendance of nearly 30,00 people, this year’s Homecoming was one the best in school history.

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School tribunal recommends teacher suspension

A Dougherty County teacher accused of pushing one student and slapping another last month, has received recommendation for a 20-day suspension without pay, rather than loose his job.

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Pipeline becoming reality for residents

Though construction has yet begin, the natural gas pipeline that will soon become a part of western Dougherty County, has already become a reality for some county residents.