Black-eyed peas and ham top the menus for many on New Year's Day
A lot of the traditions that families enjoy on New Year’s Day stem from superstitions about how to gain good luck and good fortune and avoid pitfalls.
Man faces multiple drug charges following Monday bust
At 6 p.m. on Monday, the Lee County Sheriffs Office Narcotics Division arrested Michael Justin McDonald. They were able to get a search warrant signed for McDonald’s residence, they served the search warrant and were able to find the steroids, cocaine and oxycodones, law enforcement officials said.
Metro Albany average gas price lowest in Georgia
How long the decline will continue is anyone’s guess, but average gas prices in the U.S. have declined for 95 straight days.
Lee County robbery suspect arrested and charged
Eric Kyle Newell is arrested Saturday in connection with the armed robbery of a Lee County pharmacy.
Phillips gives engagement ring to Hannah Blackwell
Hollywoodreporter.com said the two met when both were volunteering at a shelter for women and children in Albany. Blackwell, who often tours with Phillips, was featured on the video for Phillips’ megahit “Home.”
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices Dec. 11-18.
Saxby Chambliss plans to practice law in metro Atlanta
Chambliss and his wife, Julianne, will be relocating from Moultrie to Atlanta where he will joining an as yet to be named law firm
Up to 6 inches of rain expected; tornadoes possible
ALBANY — The weather may well be frightening Tuesday and into the early part of Christmas Eve, but not in the way suggested by the popular Christmas carol.
Bicyclist possibly under influence at time of U.S. 19 accident, police said
The cyclist hit the hood and windshield of a car before landing on the roadway at around 5:45 a.m Monday. He was pronounced dead at the scene, the Georgia State Patrol said.
Volunteers make $13,000 donation to Wounded Warriors Project
Thanks to the success of the Run for Wounded Heroes fundraiser a proud group of volunteers is able this holiday season to present a generous gift the Wounded Warriors Project.
Event set for Jan. 15 at UGA Tifton Conference Center
UGA economists, pathologists and entomologists from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will also be on hand to provide industry updates.
Albany residences shine during the holiday season
These are scenes of decorated homes suggested by readers of The Albany Herald and visitors at albanyherald.com.
NAMI Family to Family Education Program coming to Albany Jan. 12
The class will meet weekly on Monday evenings from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m, and is open to family members and close friends who have a loved one living with mental illness.
Lee County Speech and Debate inducts 13 into its inaugural Hall of Fame class
Drivers say low gas prices allow for more Christmas spending
With gas prices hoving just above $2 many Southwest Georgia drivers are hoping to transfer that savings into some much needed funds for Christmas shopping this year.