Police investigating shoplifting at Sylvester Walmart
The Sylvester Police Department issue a lookout for three Walmart shoplifters.
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.
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.
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.
Disease can devastate Georgia peanut crop
Because of its ability to produce oxalic acid and enzymes that can kill peanut crops, white mold disease is an annual concern, not only in Georgia but throughout the Southeast. The disease was not as widespread this year as in years past, said UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences professor and scientist Tim Brenneman, but the disease’s impact will continue to be felt statewide.
Eric Malcolm Corley is wanted on warrants issued in Dougherty and Colquitt counties
Eric Malcolm Corley, 29, of Worth County, is wanted on a forgery charge and for questioning in Dougherty County, and on warrants for harassing communication and stalking in Colquitt County.
Two arrested after Sylvester traffic stop
A Lawrenceville man is arrested on forgery charges after a traffic stop in Sylvester.
Metro Albany and Southwest Georgia region each improve to 7.9%
Metro Albany has 200 fewer jobs in October than a year ago, but its unemployment rate declines from 8.6% to 7.9% during the same 12-month period.
Local group hosts weekly rides, advocates for bicycle safety
The Pecan City Pedalers have any number of reasons to take part in cycling, dating back to their childhood days.
Farmers ahead of schedule in harvesting crop
Depending on the severity of the frost, cold temperatures can cause nearly mature bolls to open, and also can lead to bolls burning and rotting in the field.