Dougherty County


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Agronomist cautions peanut producers against planting early

When planting in April, farmers run the risk of drastic temperature changes, high thrips pressure and higher occurrences of tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV).

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Dougherty County Jail Report - April 16-22, 2015

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail April 16-22

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - April 20-22, 2015

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices April 20-April 22.

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Georgia Congressional Votes

A recap of last week's Capitol Hill votes by lawmakers from Georgia

Here's how Georgia's congressional delegation voted last week.

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Albany Area Education Briefs

Albany Area Education Briefs

Albany Briefs - April 26, 2015

Broad Avenue closing for underpass improvements

Georgia’s First Lady, Sandra Deal, will visit Albany on Monday, May 4, to help celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week.

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Chris Cohilas committed to One Albany initiative

Collaboration the key, Dougherty County chairman believes

Cohilas is a former chief prosecutor with the Dougherty County District Attorney’s office now in private practice with the Watson Spence law firm in Albany.

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Phoebe Putney Health System wins Image of the Year award from NAUMD

Phoebe health care industry winner for 2015 IOY cycle from North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors

Since 1978, the IOY Awards have honored the image apparel programs and the organizations, manufacturers and distributors that have created them.

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University of Alabama honors Albany State President Art Dunning, who helped break color barrier on football team

Art Dunning and four other walk-ons became the first black players for the Crimson Tide in spring 1967

In 1967, four years after then-Gov. George Wallace’s infamous stand in the schoolhouse door, five black football players made history by walking onto the team during Alabama’s spring practice.

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Col. William 'Earl' Cooper, former Albany resident killed in Vietnam War, buried with honors at Arlington Cemetery

Killed while on an air strike mission in 1966, remains of Col. William 'Earl' Cooper was positively identified in 2014

After his plane was hit by surface to air missles near a tiny village in North Vietnam over four decades ago, former Albany resident, and decorated Air Force pilot Col. William “Earl” Cooper was finally laid to rest last week at Arlington National Cemetary, giving peace to the members of his family who once believed they’d never receive closure.

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Albany area 2015 summer camps

An alphabetical listing of summer camps and workshops for children and youth

These are summer camps set for the Albany area, with ages ranging from pre-kindergarten to high school seniors.

Albany Area Community Calendar - April 26-May 4, 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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Albany hosts Kiwanis Club student art, music competition

Albany competition offers college scholarships to winners

Albany hosts Kiwanis Art & Music Showcase scholarship competition for the first time.

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Albany Relay for Life raises funds to fight cancer | PHOTO GALLERY

Albany survivors and supporters walk from dusk to dawn

The Cancer Society Relay for Life sends teams raise money to fight cancer.

Two injured in north Albany accident

Driver charged with failure to yield while turning left

Two people are injured in a three-car accident at Westover Boulevard and Meredyth Drive on Friday.