Roll call votes for U.S. lawmakers from Georgia
Here is how Georgia’s delegations to the House and Senate voted on roll-call issues from Nov. 14 to Nov. 20.
Twelve students, three from each of the four countys high schools, present their agenda to the School Board
Dougherty School Board hears presentation from members of the new Student Advisory Council
Professor wants question of criminal history removed from city employment applications
An Albany State University professor asks the Albany City Commission to join the "ban the box" initiative, which he says is a national movement that has been adopted by 60-64 U.S. cities.
County Administrator Crowdis closing in on 40 years of city, county public service
Richard Crowdis is selected by his peers in the Georgia City-County Management Association to receive a Pillar of Professional Management award.
City, county leaders consider pooling SPLOST funds to build recreation facility
Dougherty County and Albany city leaders are discussing ways to move a proposed jointly-funded recreation complex forward.
While an effort to bring a form of medical marijuana to Georgia garnered bipartisan support during the most recent legislative session, hurdles remain as lawmakers prepare to make another attempt at passing the legislation next year.
Here’s how the Georgia congressional delegation voted on major issues in the week that ended Thursday.
WG&L board, staff visit utility's telecommunications 'points of presence'
Albany utilities officials gather first-hand knowledge of telecommunications equipment during a Thursday tour.
Officials are considering a joint city/county-financed recreation complex
Albany’s city manager discusses recreation and a land purchase with the Dougherty County Commission.
Board unanimously approves C-3 commercial designation for two properties
The Albany-Dougherty Planning Commission gives its approval to a pair of rezoning requests and a variance.
Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany conducts cake-cutting ceremony for birthday celebration
Since Nov. 1, 1921, by order of the 13th commandant, Gen. John A. LeJeune, the Marine Corps birthday has served as a reminder of the service of the Corps and its inception. The tradition calls for the birthday cake to be cut with a Mameluke sword by the commanding officer.
Gov. Deal says win was not a mandate, but had surprisingly big margin
Polls leading up to the race between Gov. Deal and Democrat Jason Carter had suggested a tight contest, with the possibility that neither leading candidate would earn more than 50 percent of the vote and force a December runoff.
City Manager Bob Alexander outlines goals for his second year
The Leesburg City Council authorized Police Chief Charles Moore to hire up to three part-time police officers to support the 10-member department.
Veteran representative carries seven of nine counties in the heavily minority House District 151
Gerald Greene wins re-election in House District 151, surprising state GOP strategists.
Senator-elect hammered at association of Michelle Nunn and President Obama
With similar anti-Obama themes helping Republicans sweep nearly every competitive Senate race nationally, David Perdue, 64 stands as one of at least seven freshmen in a newfound Senate GOP majority forged by campaigns also anchored with anti-Obama themes.
Southwest Georgia political news from The Albany Herald newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- Capitol Votes: Nov. 14-20, 2014
- Capitol Votes week ending Nov. 13, 2014 (UPDATED WITH FRIDAY KEYSTONE VOTES)
- Albany Area Chamber holds annual Legislative Affairs Rise N Shine Breakfast
- 'Chefs on the Lawn' event focuses on healthy foods
- Republicans win big in Georgia congressional, state officer elections
- Education funding, criminal justice reform focuses of Gov. Nathan Deal in second term
- Gerald Greene earns 17th term in the Georgia House
- David Perdue's anti-Obama strategy pays off with win
- Georgia voters approve amendments, referendum
- U.S. Senate control focus of midterm elections
Albany and Southwest Georgia Education News
- Peterson bullying lawsuit against Dougherty School System heating up
- Filmmaker Alex Kendrick challenges Sherwood players
- Charles Patterson named interim president of Georgia Southwestern State University
- Deerfield-Windsor students get a taste of Colonial America | VIDEO| PHOTO GALLERY
- Albany State University Notes - Nov. 20, 2014
- Albany Technical College holds fall pinning and capping ceremony | VIDEO
- Dougherty County School Board hears from newly formed Student Advisory Council
- Dougherty County School System Notebook -- Nov. 18, 2014
- AT&T donates $40,000 for Dougherty County drop-out prevention program
- Dougherty County School Board approves moving middle school gifted program from Merry Acres to Robert Cross
- Sometimes a picture says it all ... 3 comments
- Is the city set to kill the multimodal project? 1 comment
- Oh the irony...legislators ban cameras from hearing on 'Open Government' 4 comments
- Commissioner officially gets 'schooled' 1 comment
- City commission meeting moved
- EPA releases interactive polluter map
- Ya'll Come on Back Now, Ya' hear?
- County pondering Gillionville speed limit change
- Commissioners bid adieu to the mayor in their own unique fashion 3 comments
- Prohibition by abstention?