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Municipal Court Judge Willie Weaver posts $10,000 bail in connection with his arrest on a felony domestic assault charge.
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FAITH COLUMN: A child raised in the church has a better chance to become a fulfilled, whole person
Christian denominations have many differences, but giving children the opportunity to thrive and follow God should be universal.
Adrian Bernard Green is wanted on four financial transaction card charges and for driving with a suspended license
The Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office also wants Adrian Bernard Green, 45, of Albany, for questioning by investigators.
Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 19 incidents on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.
Development board cites lack of tenant for College Drive property
The Albany-Dougherty Inner City Authority board votes to turn down a $43,000 bid on a seldom-used downtown skate park.
OPINION: The incompetence of Republicans communicating their case to women is ridiculous
The GOP would do better if it recruited some of its smartest women to public service.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Social media will not replace family bonds
Social networks let teen strengthen friendships, with even casual acquaintances having the potential for a positive impact.
Albany band prepares album of originals
Albany will be well-represented at the first River Oak Music and Arts Festival in Geneva, Ala., this weekend, with several local artists performing.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It took the combined effort of hundreds of people to make the Albany Christmas parade successful
The Celebration of Lights parade requires hundreds of volunteers who channel the spirit of the season.
Man gets life in Lee County murder
A man accused of murder gets life with possibility of parole.
Georgia unemployment next year should be at 8 percent, above the national average of 7.2 percent
The private sector should add jobs in Georgia in 2014, but the impact will be offset by reductions in federal spending. The state economy is expected to grow 3 percent, better than the national average of 2.3 percent.
Retired General Larry R. ellis, a member of the Board of Regents, will speak at the graduation
Administrators will award 331 degrees to students at the education specialist, masters and undergraduate levels.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Get a copy of The Albany Herald to read about the Bright Side of life.
Tifton residents arraigned in Albany federal court on charges involving Treasury checks
Jatin Patel and Donna Evans Moore have been charged with passing forged securities and embezzling public money.
The Albany cable provider plans to expand its TV lineup
Mediacom completes digital upgrades, will expand TV lineup and boost Internet speed.
Southwest Georgia government news from The Albany Herald Newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- ADICA board says no to businessman Bob Brooks on skate park sale
- Lee County Commission backs plan to designate U.S. 19 as Veterans Memorial Highway
- Albany City Commission tables Cutliff Grove discussion
- Albany bar, restaurant owners say alcohol license fee increases too steep
- DCSS Board holds public 'listening session'
- Dougherty School Board gives employees a furlough day back
- Insurance changes proposed for Lee County government workers
- Water, Gas and Light Commission to team with MillerCoors on natural gas project
- New Communities to turn former plantation land into events center
- Dougherty County schools may reduce furlough days by one
- 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?