Commissioners again question EDC allocation
The Dougherty County Commission’s Finance Committee votes to recommend its Fiscal Year 2016 spending plan to the entire commission.
Phoebe staffer credited for restoring hope
A prescription for hope was exactly what 14-year-old Hannah Croker needed to continue her journey toward recovery after a tragic accident six months ago resulted in a spinal injury leaving her a quadriplegic.Thanks to Phoebe’s child life specialist Mandy Lanier Fagiano, the prescription was for a paint brush.
Chief's friends, associates gathered for retirement ceremony
Retiring Albany Police Chief John Proctor gets retirement send-off.
Albany shooting victim listed in critical condition
Quaza Young, 35, is in critical condition after being shot by unidentified gunmen.
Albany and Southwest Georgia see declines in number of unemployed, labor officials say
Labor officials said this is the lowest the Albany and Southwest Georgia rates have been since August 2008 when they were at 6.8 percent.
Proposal would allow for purchase of downtown property to spur inner-city economic development
The joint Albany City Commission/Albany Utility Board Long-Term Financial Planning Committee votes to move forward with a downtown development funding proposal.
Harvey's Supermarkets will maintain three other Albany stores
Southeastern Grocers, parent company of Harvey’s Supermarkets, announced Thrusday that the company will close two Harvey’s locations in Albany.
The organization has reduced staff and curtailed summer programs
A shortage of funding has left Girls Inc. of Albany with one staff member and no on-site summer programs as the organization attempts to restructure its operations.
Utility rates topic of Albany Town Hall Meeting
Commissioner Jon Howard’s monthly Town Hall Meeting is planned for Saturday at 10 a.m.
Project will answer water pressure problems in citys growth area, officials say
The Albany Utility Board OKs construction of a new water tank in northwest Aalbany.
County employees expected to get merit, COLA increases for first time since 2007-08
The Dougherty County Commission’s Finance Committee is recommending COLA and merit pay increases for its employees in Fiscal Year 2016.
Col. Don Davis ending his three-year run at MCLB-Albany at a change of command ceremony today
Col. Don Davis took the MCLB-Albany command on May 25, 2012 with the departure of Brig. Gen. Terry Williams, who was a colonel when he commanded the base. He is moving on to U.S. Northern Command at Colorado Springs, Colo.
Fiscal Year 2016 Albany Dougherty Economic Development Commission budget shows reduction in expenses
With phase one of There’s Only One Albany now completed and phase two in full swing the approved budget for the Albany Dougherty Economic Develpment Commision (EDC) shows a signifcant reduction in expenses going into the next fiscal year, which starts in just over a month.
Board names new principals at four elementary schools and a middle school
Five new principals and six assistant principals are in place for the 2015-16 school year. The Dougherty School Board is also looking at grant development plan for a college and career academy.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices May 18-23.