Demonstrators say money is primary concern of VA officials
A small contingent of U.S. military veterans demonstrated Wdnesday for better VA health care services.
GBI destroys inactive Poulan meth lab
Worth County deputies and Poulan police arrest two in a methamphetamine case.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River
These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.
Loss of seasonal jobs contribute to higher jobless rates in metro Albany
The unemployment rate increased as the metro area lost 800, mostly temporary and part-time, jobs related to the holiday season. The number of jobs in the metro area declined to 61,000, down from 61,800 in December. Most of the loss came in retail trade, transportation, warehousing and state government.
Cut N Run, Abi Permenter, Harvest Moon among winners of Friday JAM music polls
In a tightly contested race featuring nearly 60,000 votes cast, The Herald announces the winners of the first-ever Friday JAM music polls where local readers voted for their favorite musicians and area venues.
Legislation would require voter approval to be enacted
The legislation would allow the state to intervene for up to 10 years in schools that have failing performance for three consecutive years, with a limit of 100 schools in the district at any given time.
Albany adds 400 jobs year-to-year in January
Georgia’s 6.4 percent jobless rate in January was its lowest since it was at 6.3 percent in July 2008.
Worth County Clerk Rene Whidby had been serving 60-day probation
The Worth County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday night to terminate the employment of county clerk Rene Whidby amid allegations of misappropriation of funds and insubordination.
Funding of immigation executive action sticking point for most Republicans
Georgia’s U.S. House delegation was split along party lines on the passage of House Resolution 240, which was passed with funding for executive orders on immigration by President Obama. No Georgia Republicans voted for passage, while all georgia Democrats supported the resolution that funds Homeland Security through the end of September.
Two Albany men and a Sylvester man are convicted in federal court
Two former civilian workers at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany and a military contractor Christopher Whitman have been convicted in federal court of a bribery and fraud scheme in which prosecutors say $800,000 in bribeds netted the company of contractor Whitman more than $37 million in less than four years.
The new deadline is 11:59 p.m. on March 31
The Federal Trade Commission has delayed until the end of March its adjudication the matter involving the purchase of Phoebe North, formerly Palmyra Medical Center, while commssioners further consider a consent proposal in the case.
Here is how U.S. representatives and senators from Georgia voted in roll call votes last week.
Worth County deputy fatally shoots suspect
Police said the suspects are believed to have been returning from a burglary spree in Florida.
Ronnie Lee of Bronwood talks about impact of 2014 farm bill on producers
Ronnie Lee, who farms in Lee, Terrell and Sumter counties, tells senators that sound U.S. farm policy is essential in the production and marketing of crops such as cotton and peanuts.