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Pipeline to plant could bring $1.1 million annually to utility
Albany’s Water, Gas and Light Commission votes to become part of the Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia collective.
Weddings are expected to be among events conducted on former Cypress Pond Plantation land
More than 98 percent of the 1,638 acres of land on a Southwest Albany plantation will remain in agricultural use.
Two Albany fugitives are wanted for aggravated assualt on law enforcement officer charges
Albany and Dougherty County law enforcement are looking for tips to help in the arrests of Willie B. Colbert and Kinshasa Khoershue “Shasa” Shropshire, who faces robbery and assault charges.
Annual event to benefit Children's Miracle Network now in 26th year
A 5K and 10K run, a one-mile fun walk and a toddler trot are among the events taking place Saturday as part of the Jingle Bell Jog event in downtown Albany.
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SHERIFF'S COLUMN: The showcasing of the Dougherty County Sheriff's Office youth intervention program has attracted nationwide attention
The thing that sets the Dougherty County youth intervention program apart from others is maintaining contact with and mentoring at-risk youth.
A busy weekend of holiday-related events is Coming Up in Albany and Southwest Georgia.
Christmas will make its presence known this weekend as parades, concerts and stage productions hit high gear.
These are public safety reports from Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 45 calls late Monday and into the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.
Civic club gets an overview of youth programs the law enforcement agency offers
There are more than a dozen youth intervention programs conducted by the Dougherty County Sheriffs Office ranging from mild to aggressive in nature.
Ivey Hines is the second incumbent to be voted off the commission this election cycle
After finishing a close second in the Nov. 5 general election, challenger Bobby Coleman wins the ward II Albany City Commission seat by a 54-vote margin.
Traffic will be shifted to the far right and onto the new temporary ramp. The traffic lane shift is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday if weather permits.
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Metro Albany gas rises nearly a nickle in a week while state and national averages decline
Gas price experts expect average prices to decline in the coming weeks, though it may be slower in the Southeast where there was a fuel supply disruption in mid-November.
Twenty-six voters cast early ballots in Albany City Commission runoff
Incumbent Ivey Hines and challenger Bobby Coleman will find out their political fate today in an Albany City Commission runoff election.
Stewbo's Restaurant Group to open new Arctic Bear in old Wagner's drive-through location on Dawson Road
A new restaurant with a familiar name will soon be reappearing in Albany, when the Arctic Bear opens early next year.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Albany utility officials prepare the city's official Christmas tree for Saturday's events.
Members of the family of the late Joe Courson will light the tree before Albany's Celebration of Lights parade.
Girl Scouts hosting holiday drop-in event for supporters, community leaders
A holiday event set for Thursday will highlight the accomplishments of the Girl Scouts in Albany.
Public safety roundup for the Albany-Dougherty County area from the weekend and into Monday
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 35 incidents on Saturday, Sunday and into the early hours of Monday, available reports show.