The replacement span is above the 500-year flood level that split Albany in two 20 years ago
While Memorial Bridge had sentimental value for being the first re-connection between east and west Albany during the Flood of ‘94, it was demolished last year after inspectors determined it was unsafe for motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic.
Forensics experts identified all but 95 bodies washed up during flood
One of the greatest horrors of the Flood of ‘94 was the disinterment of 438 caskets in Albany riverside cemeteries.
Flooding from Alberto covered an area as big as Massachusetts and Rhode Island combined
An analysis of the Flood of 1994 showed that the effects of the storm after it made landfall were underestimated by much of the public.
Former ASU President Portia Holmes-Shields says flood was one of the best things to happen at the university
Both Albany State and the Dougherty County School System got new buildings following the Great Flood.
More than 33,000 volunteers spent more than five weeks cleaning up flood damaged property.
After the waters finally receded, the real work began for those in the Good Life City who volunteered to clean up the wreckage of Albany in the wake of the Flood of ‘94.
Damascus music festival has plenty to offer music fans
Two Briar Patch Festival first-timers share a little love for the three-day event.
Enviornmental regulations also should take into account the economic impact, congressman says
U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop said he has asked the EPA to extend the commenting period on its new carbon emission regulations for 120 days to give all sides a chance to give their views on the rules and their impact.
Metro Albany has lowest average pump price of Georgia metro areas Monday
While gas pump prices in Albany and statewide are beating the national average, they are up from what motorists were paying a year ago.
Jack Kingston, David Perdue attempt to woo voters before today's Republican primary
Senate candidates trade barbs as polls set to open
Reps. Carol Fullerton, Ed Rynders and Gerald Greene were recognized for their contributions to the area.
Albany Area Chamber officials say the 2014 General Assembly session was a good on for the area.
Overlooking a child left in a hot car can be fatal, officials warn
The death Monday of a 2-year-old girl in DeKalb County is the fourth fatality this year involving a child trapped inside a hot vehicle.
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.
Some parts of Southwest Georgia could get 8 inches of rain by Wednesday evening
A powerful storm system that has spawned rain, wind and tornadoes that have destroyed property and claimed at least 30 lives in central southern states is moving through Georgia today and tomorrow.
The grand opening of Senior Life Enrichment Center planned Thursday
The new SOWEGA Council on Aging Senior Life Enrichment Center will be properly shown off Thursday with a dedication, ribbon-cutting and dinner/dance.
Unemployment rate for Southwest Georgia region declines to 7.9 percent
Labor officials say Albany employers created 300 jobs and reduced the number of layoffs by 24.9 percent in February.