Demoski King, 40, and Sammy May, 55, arrested in shoplifting incidents
Sammy May, 55, was also arrested in connection to the shoplifting of a blower from Westover Lawn and Garden, Phyllis Banks, spokeswoman for the Albany Police Department, said. Officers acted on tip information that came through the Albany Area Crime Stoppers line.
School system GCAPS volunteers help with Albany municipal election
Officials say students involved in a Dougherty County Commission-sponsored student program offered valuable help during the recent Albany municipal election.
Downtown Albany restaurant Our Daily Bread closes not long after recent relocation
Having only moved to its most recent location less than a year ago, Albany eatery, Our Daily Bread is closing its doors, effectively ending the restaurant’s four year run in the heart of the Good Life City.
New fire station No. 7 will replace the old No. 7, which had become unsafe
The City of Albany officially broke ground Monday on a new Fire Station No. 7 which will serve as a replacement for the old No. 7. The new $878,000 structure is located at the intersection of Elsom Street and Leonard Avenue.
An Albany woman tells police her foot was injured in a demoestic dispute
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 38 incidents on Saturday and Sunday, available reports show.
Thanksgiving Day store hours a hot topic
As the busiest shopping days of the year steadily approach retailers are preparing for increased spending while consumers are already getting a jump start on holiday shopping in advance of Black Friday and the rest of the Thanksgiving shopping weekend.
Johnson is scheduled to be put to death on Nov. 19
The evidence was circumstantial and there are problems with what was presented to the jury that convicted Albany’s Marcus Ray Johnson and sentenced him to die, his attorney wrote in a petition for clemency.
Home is described as a standout in the neighborhood
The 2211 Chapman Drive home of Tracy and Allen Ethridge has been selected as the November Yard of the Month for the Albany area by the Daffodil Garden Club.
ATC hosts Veteran's Day ceremony
Albany Technical College (ATC) faculty, staff and students joined community guests Tuesday to honor the service and sacrifice of those serving in the United States armed forces during a special Veteran’s Day ceremony, held on the 240th birthday of the United States Marine Corps.
By 2020, 51 percent of available jobs will be in the field of computing technology
Dennis Courtney is an animated man who likes to wave his arms when he speaks and is easily stirred to passion. To see him work a room and to and hear his booming voice, one would think he would make an excellent teacher. And that assumption would be correct.
Weekend public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 52 calls on Saturday and Sunday, available reports show.
Man, 20, robbed on 11th Avenue Sunday evening
Phyllis Banks, spokeswoman for the APD, said the victim told police he was walking down the 800 block of 11th Avenue when he was approached by an unknown man. The man reportedly pulled out a pocket knife and demanded money from his pockets. He told the suspect he had no money, so the man took his black and gray tennis shoes.
Connectivity of countywide trail system goal of plan consultant
Albany/Dougherty County stakeholders convene to discuss a proposed countywide trail system master plan.
Central Monitoring, Second Harvest Food Bank team up for One Warm Coat
Albany’s Central Monitoring has teamed up with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Southwest Georgia to make sure everyone in the area is able to stay warm this winter with One Warm Coat.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Offices Oct. 25-30.