Albany traffic officers say teen drivers too distracted
A study by AAA and the University of Iowa finds teen driver distractions to be four times worse than earlier believed.
albany suspect faces multiple charges in robbery, chase
William Bryan Owens was denied bond at his first court appearance on Wednesday.
William Owens arrested after chase ends on North Slappey Boulevard
Lt. Chad Kirkpatrick with the Dougherty County Police Department said the agency responded to the report of an armed robbery on the 700 River Chase Lane at 3: 15 p.m. on Tuesday. The victim reported to police that a black Toyota Tundra and a wallet had been taken by a white man with a handgun.
Demonstrators say money is primary concern of VA officials
A small contingent of U.S. military veterans demonstrated Wdnesday for better VA health care services.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River
These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.
Loss of seasonal jobs contribute to higher jobless rates in metro Albany
The unemployment rate increased as the metro area lost 800, mostly temporary and part-time, jobs related to the holiday season. The number of jobs in the metro area declined to 61,000, down from 61,800 in December. Most of the loss came in retail trade, transportation, warehousing and state government.
Legislation would require voter approval to be enacted
The legislation would allow the state to intervene for up to 10 years in schools that have failing performance for three consecutive years, with a limit of 100 schools in the district at any given time.
Albany adds 400 jobs year-to-year in January
Georgia’s 6.4 percent jobless rate in January was its lowest since it was at 6.3 percent in July 2008.
Funding of immigation executive action sticking point for most Republicans
Georgia’s U.S. House delegation was split along party lines on the passage of House Resolution 240, which was passed with funding for executive orders on immigration by President Obama. No Georgia Republicans voted for passage, while all georgia Democrats supported the resolution that funds Homeland Security through the end of September.
The new deadline is 11:59 p.m. on March 31
The Federal Trade Commission has delayed until the end of March its adjudication the matter involving the purchase of Phoebe North, formerly Palmyra Medical Center, while commssioners further consider a consent proposal in the case.
Here is how U.S. representatives and senators from Georgia voted in roll call votes last week.
Ronnie Lee of Bronwood talks about impact of 2014 farm bill on producers
Ronnie Lee, who farms in Lee, Terrell and Sumter counties, tells senators that sound U.S. farm policy is essential in the production and marketing of crops such as cotton and peanuts.
Locate South Georgia comprises 20 communities across south Georgia
As many communities in southern Georgia continue to figure out ways to grow and attract new business and industry, a group of like-minded individuals from across the region have decided to pool their resources to form a newly christened Locate South Georgia initiative that will seek to use unity among a number of locations to present south Georgia as a great place to locate.
The NYSP will be renamed Albany State University Sports and Enrichment Program this June
Organizers of the summer sports and enrichment program are hoping that 1,000 people will donate at least $40 each to support the five-week summer program that has 350-400 students each year and about 25,000 over its 40 years of existence.