Year-to-year, the state unemployment rate for May is down 1.2 percent
Labor officials say the period from April to May usually sees an uptick in unemployment as college graduates try to enter the work force.
Marcus A. Wellons is the first to receive the death penalty since a botched excution in Oklahoma in April
In 1989, Marcus A. Wellons raped, cut and strangled his 15-year-old neighbor, India Roberts, in Cobb County.
Motorists should prepare for a 10- to 15-cent increase soon, experts warn
Concerns over violence in Iraq, OPEC’s No. 2 oil producer, are expected to bring to an end the declining fuel prices U.S. motorists have experienced so far this summer.
Local DJ has worked in radio industry for 41 years
Rodney Rouse, known to Southwest Georgia radio listeners as Jaxon Riley, is up for a spot in the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame.
DJ picks his favorites over a four-decade career
A selection by Grateful Dead is his all-time favorite song.
The Theatre Albany musical begins its two-weekend run tonight
The musical punctuates the experiences of four women with the sounds of the 1950s and 1960s.
The Leesburg native wins for videos with Lionel Richie and Florida Georgia Line
Leesburg native Luke Bryan says he was “speechless” to share the stage and an award with music legend Lionel Richie.
Enviornmental regulations also should take into account the economic impact, congressman says
U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop said he has asked the EPA to extend the commenting period on its new carbon emission regulations for 120 days to give all sides a chance to give their views on the rules and their impact.
GBI officials say Dr. Willie Adams and Bob Brooks were among the 13 people accused of gambling
The gambling bust in the 2500 block of North Jefferson Street on Monday night was the result of an extended investigation, GBI officials say.
Metro Albany has lowest average pump price of Georgia metro areas Monday
While gas pump prices in Albany and statewide are beating the national average, they are up from what motorists were paying a year ago.
The scholarships are annually awarded to a student from each of five public schools in Dougherty and Lee counties
The trustees of the Harold and Sara Wetherbee Foundation have announced the recipients of its scholarships for 2014.
Albany volunteers convert a semitrailer into a mobile disaster kitchen
Roy Downs and a group of Albany volunteers bring the kitchen to hungry folks who need it.
GA Music Awards fan voting deadline June 2
Fans hoping to cast a GA Music Awards vote for their favorite local musicians have until June 2 to make their voices heard.
Riverfront Entertainment District is set to open in the barbecue restaurant site this summer
After nearly seven years serving hungry citizens in downtown Albany Riverfront BBQ is closing its doors Thursday afternoon.
Luke Bryan nabs the top two spots on the Billboard Country Airplay chart
Leesburg’s Luke Bryan is up for four awards and Bronwood’s Cole Swindell is up for breakthrough video at the fan-voted CMT Music Awards next week.