Dougherty County


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Latoya Cutts brings career of experience to downtown manager post

Albany official: Downtown development simple matter of 'live, work, play'

Latoya Cutts brings a career of experience to her position as Albany’s downtown manager.

Contract adds another link to Highway 133 improvements

Latest GDOT contracts for Highway 133 covers work in Colquitt County

This is the third of nine Georgia DOT projects planned to four-lane Highway 133 between Albany and Valdosta.

Dougherty County Jail Report - Nov. 19-25, 2015

These are Dougherty County Jail bookings for last week.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - Nov. 22-25, 2015

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Offices Nov. 22-25.

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Tift Building on UGA's Tifton campus undergoing renovation

Move in expected in January

The Tift Building on the University of Georgia Tifton Campus, which is in the process of renovation, should be furnished in late December and ready for move-in next January, said Joe West, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences assistant dean.

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Dougherty Commissioner Harry James receives certification

County leader completes Carl Vinson/ACCG certification training

Harry James is recognized as a certified county commissioner after completing Carl Vinson Institute of Government training classes.

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America's eating habits becoming increasingly more unhealthy | PHOTOS

Study shows two-thirds of Americans are overweight or dangerously obese

America on the go is foregoing healthy foods for high-calorie, high-fat but fast and convenient alternatives that have helped create a health epidemic.

Albany Area Community Calendar - Nov. 30-Dec. 7, 2015

A weekly calendar of civic club and organization meetings, reunions, volunteering opportunities, classes and seminars, and other notices.

The Albany Area Community Calendar is published Sundays. To have your item included, email by 5 p.m. Wednesday before Sunday publication.

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Cancer Coalition of South Georgia receives four-star Charity Navigator rating

Recent review shows Cancer Coalition received highest Charity Navigator rating

The Cancer Coalition of South Georgia was congratulated by Charity Navigator last month for achieving its four-star rating for fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. The Cancer Coalition received an overall score of 90.78 out of 100, as well as a financial score of 87.59 and an accountability and transparency of 96.

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Comedy for a cause

Mission Change to host LOL Comedy Night with Henry Cho

The founders of local non profit Mission Change know that laughter alone won’t help them complete their mission, but they are hoping a few hearty laughs at the first ever “LOL Comedy Night” will give a boost to the good work the organization is doing in this community and beyond.

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Black Thursday replacing Black Friday | PHOTOS

Thanksgiving shopping impacting Black Friday crowds

As more and more stores open their doors and offer deals to shoppers on Thanksgiving Day, the ritual of getting up early and waiting in line on Black Friday is seemingly loosing its importance for those looking to find discounts and take care of holiday shopping.

Albany and Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports - Nov. 26-27, 2015

Public safety roundup for Thursday and early Friday

The Dougherty County Police Department responded to at least 30 incidents on Thursday and into early Friday, available reports show.

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'Uncle' Ed Washburn left a stellar musical legacy

Renowned Albany musician/businessman memorialized by his friends

“Uncle” Ed Washburn left a lasting legacy in the hearts and souls of those whose lives he touched.

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Tommy Gregors wears dual hats at Thronateeska, RiverQuarium | PHOTOS

Albany native has pair of downtown attractions on solid footing

Tommy Gregors has found his niche as director of both the Thronateeska Heritage Center and the Flint RiverQuarium.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections -- Nov. 16-19, 2015

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Offices Nov. 16-19.