Dougherty County


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Metro Albany Kitchen Inspections April 6, 2014

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty Environmental Health Offices March 31-April 3, 2014.

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Pest harms roots of pecan trees

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.

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SOWEGA Council on Aging Director Kay Hind's senior center dream a reality (VIDEO)

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.

Albany-Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports - April 5, 2014

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.

Phoebe Urology moving to new location

Surgeons Stephen Allen, Kelvin Lane will be in new office beginning Monday

Stephen Allen, MD, and Kelvin Lane, MD, urological surgeons, will now be seeing patients at their new facility at 1950 Palmyra Road.

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Positions still available for Albany Citizens Police Academy

Albany Citizens Police Academy to educate community

The Albany Police Department says space is still available for the Albany Citizens Police Academy

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Albany State University celebrates Founder's Day

Paul McKendrick says HBCUs still play an important role in today's society

Paul McKendrick urges alumni to step to the plate to ensure ASU founder’s mission remains alive.

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Former Dougherty school chief Joshua Murfree to head athletics at Fort Valley State University

Joshua Murfree has been appointed director of intercollegiate athletics at the university

Joshua Murfree was the 14th school superintendent for the Dougherty County School System.

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No changes in security level at Marine Corps Logistics base-Albany

MCLB-Albany officials say they have not been directed to change the base security posture

MCLB-Albany completed its emergency response excerise the same week that a gunman opened fire at the fort Hood Army base in Texas, killing three and injuring at least 16 before killing himself.

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Uncle Bubba's, co-owned by Paula Deen, closes

A former employee of the restaurant sued Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, in a suit settled last year

Deen family says Earl "Bubba" Hiers closed Uncle Bubba’s to explore development of the waterfront property on which it is located in Savannah.

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Destructive weather exercises conclude at MCLB-Albany

Destructive weather exercises conclude at MCLB-Albany

FTC seeks guidance from Georgia agency on Albany hospital purchase

An agreement between the FTC, the Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County and Phoebe Putney has not been finalized

The FTC is asking the Department of Community Health whether certificate of need laws would prevent the break-up of Phoebe North from Phoebe Putney.

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Guitars & Golf features hot music, pro golf talent

Cole Swindell, Josh Broadaway make golf tourney, concert area's hottest tickets

Pro golfer Josh Broadaway and rising country star Cole Swindell headline a day of golf and music.

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Midwest college students build Habitat for Humanity homes in Albany (Video)

Habitat’s Collegiate Challenge brings in student volunteers from other states

College students from the frozen north find an early spring in Albany as they help Habitat for Humanity with construction projects.

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LAURA WILLIAMS: ATC culinary delights a treat to enjoy

It felt just like the Iron Chef — minus the degrading judges’ critiques that could make grown men cry.