Dougherty County


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Dougherty County Commission passes anti-pipeline resolution

County board will send newly passed resolution to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The Dougherty County Commission passes a formal resolution opposing the Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline coming through the county.

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Famous World War II B-17 Bomber visiting Albany | VIDEO | PHOTO GALLERY

Famous Memphis Belle bomber now a flying museum

Airplane and World War II enthusists in Southwest Georgia will have a rare opportunity this Sunday to experience what it was like to take off on a bombing mission over enemy territory on a famed B-17 “Super Fortress” bomber.

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Georgia Association of Educators endorses Rep. Gerald Green in House 151 race

GAE President Sid Chapman said Gerald Green's background in education played a major role in endorsement

Georgia Association of Educators gives nod to Gerald Greene in House 151 contest.

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House Speaker David Ralston flies in to give boost to Rep. Gerald Greene's re-election effort

Gerald Greene, who has been in the State House since 1983, is facing a challenge from Democrat Ezekiel Holley.

House Speaker David Ralston was in Albany Monday to throw his support behind Gerald Greene’s bid for re-election

Albany and Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports - Oct. 28, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County over the weekend

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 39 incidents Saturday, Sunday and the early hours of Monday, available reports show.

Albany police arrest suspect in animal cruelty case

Two-month old puppy injured in domestic dispute

Warrants for cruelty to an animal have been issued against 34-year old Katrina Wilson. The dog was taken into protective custody and seen by a veterinarian to get stitches for a puncture wound.

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Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia right around the corner

The Exchange Club of Albany prepares for 68th annual Southwest Georgia Regional Fair

Few things signal that fall is in full swing like the smell of funnels cakes, the sing-song voice of a carnival barker and the flashing lights of the midway as residents enjoy another year of the Southwest Georgia Regional Fair held each year at Albany’s Exchange Club Fairgrounds.

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Homecoming parade heads Albany State University's big day | PHOTO GALLERY

Early morning parade headlines Albany State's homecoming events

Albany State’s homecoming parade peceeds the big football game and other celebrations

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Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitive - Oct. 25, 2014

James Tyrone Parker is wanted for escape

James Tyrone Parker is wanted by Dougherty County authorities on an escape charge.

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Easter Seals planning fundraiser

Event scheduled Nov. 8 at Veterans Park Amphitheater

The event features a gourmet picnic-style dinner catered by Leon Holloway of Americus, a full bar from 6-7:30 p.m., and live music on the riverbank by Yacht Rock Schooner Band and The Jodi Mann Band.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Oct. 25, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 24 incidents on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Oct. 23, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 27 incidents on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.

Make a Difference event set Saturday

Focus this year on garden project at church

The effort for 2014 will focus on the “Food for a Thousand” garden project at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church at 4800 Old Dawson Road. St. Patrick’s is partnering with Trinity Lutheran Church and Lutheran Church of Our Savior (LCOS) of Albany.

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Albany State University's Homecoming benefits many in the community

Albany State University Homecoming generates millions in economic impact

While Albany State University’s annual Homecoming serves as the highlight of the school year for many of the school’s alumni, it also provides a much needed economic boost to Albany’s economy.

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Winning football coach holds Albany book signing

Albany coach with terminal cancer writes inspirational book

A winning football coach is diagnosed with terminal cancer and writes a popular book.