Freshman Albany city commissioner’s comments generate animated business discussion
Albany City Commissioner B.J. Fletcher says property owners should be held accountable for not maintaining their properties.
There is more to Easter than chocolate bunnies
Modern Easter traditions blend of pagan and Christian practices.
The following are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail March 27 - April 2, 2014.
The most-read stories at www.albanyherald.com for the past week
The Big Ten for the week of March 28 - April 4, 2014
The following is a list of meetings happening in the area this week.
The Albany Symphony Orchestra will present its 50th anniversary season finale featuring highlights from Italian operas on April 12 in the Darton State College Theatre at 7:30 p.m. and on April 13 at 3 pm in the Rylander Theatre in Americus.
Event for Dougherty, Lee counties will be conducted at fairgrounds
A luminaria ceremonys is planned at 9 p.m. on April 25.
News about business people in Southwest Georgia
Jessica Lancer has joined Southwest Georgia Farm Credit as a Client Relations Specialist.
News briefs about Southwest Georgia events
Benefit for cemetery near Climas features food
State seeking veterans to fill fulltime jobs
The job fair is free and open to the public. Department of Juvenile Justice recruiters will be seeking candidates for jobs including administration, transportation, communications, probation, IT, engineering, counseling, maintenance and correctional officers.
Two nationally-known authorities will speak at the Albany event
Two nationally-known authorities on caring for people who have dementia and memory loss will be in Albany on April 10 for the third annual Caregivers Conference and family and professional caregivers.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty Environmental Health Offices March 31-April 3, 2014.
Research in Tifton may lead to control methods
Prionous root borers, the larval stage of the beetle, damages pecan tree roots by depriving trees of essential water nutrients. This makes them vulnerable to heavy winds. The larvae can also move through the soil and feed on an irrigation system if they encounter a pipe between pecan roots.
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.
Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 23 incidents on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.