Local Cadet Noah Kimsey to receive prestigious award
Volunteers formed the Civil Air Patrol program a week before the bombing of Pearl Harbor to help protect America’s coastline.
More than 75 inches of rain fell on Albany in 2013
More than 75 inches of rain fell on Albany in 2013, creating a muddy mess for famers and construction projects.
Team Lean is a 12-week weight-loss competition that launches Wednesday
The Albany Area YMCA is conducting late registration for its Annual Team Lean today until Tuesday. Team Lean 2014 is a 12-week weight-loss competition where team camaraderie and cash prizes inspire participants to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. The competition will kick off with the first weigh-in on Wednesday.
Sponsorship levels range from $250 to $1,500.
Kids celebrate Noon Year's Eve at Oakland Library
Children from Dougherty and Lee counties rang in the new year early at the Oakland Library’s Noon Year’s Eve celebration yesterday.
Demand is starting to creep up, taking gas prices with it
Declining inventories, refineries already operating at 93 percent of capacity and increased demand add up to higher gas costs for motorists in 2014.
Prince Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC completes its move to Lee County
A Tifton-based auto sales company moves its Albany operation to Lee County.
2013 a monumental year for many Southwest Georgians
The Albany Herald filled its readers in on the meteoric rises and the precipitous falls during the past 365 days.
Job increases, insurance claims drop results in jobless rate decline
Officials with the Georgia Department of Labor said Thursday that the unemployment rate for metro Albany last month was at its lowest since it was 8.1 percent in March 2009.
Albany families flock to the theater on Christmas Day
A Christmas Day movie is becoming a tradition among America’s families.
Health behaviors cited as areas needed for improvement in recent report
A recent report showed that things such as childhood poverty and obesity are the things that still need to be improved on to help the overall state of health in Georgia.
Albany was one of four Georgia metro areas to see pump prices increase over the past week
Officials with AAA The Auto Club expect gas prices in general to rise shortly after the new year begins.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices Dec. 12 through 18.
Major work will continue at Dougherty High over the Christmas/New Years break
School maintenance is slowing for Christmas holiday break, but work continues on Dougherty High renovations.
Decorations brighten up the Christmas holidays
There are several places in metro Albany that display the beauty of Christmas in light. Tour the gallery. If you have a photo you'd like to add to it, email it along with the address to firstname.lastname@example.org.