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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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A TABLE WITH A VIEW: Music has taken T. Marshall Jones to places he had never dream of seeing
A grandmother’s wisdom, a family’s love and a first guitar at age 5 set T. Marshall Jones on a successful life and career path that he has found to be fulfilling.
The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.
Saltine crackers go with everything, no matter where you are.
OPINION: Give leaders a break; they're representing their constituents
Maybe we should take a look in the mirror before we become too critical of our elected leaders.
Grammy winners each to perform full shows at Albany venue
Grammy winners Anthony Hamilton and Fantasia Barrino will headline Saturday’s fourth annual Soulfest concert.
Proposal does not mandate drug testing
Numerous organizations oppose the bill, calling it discriminatory toward the poor and saying it could hinder families from getting help when they need it most.
Visit to Georgia part of White House initiative
Sebelius, in talking to the media at the Center for Black Women’s Wellness in Atlanta, made a pitch for African-Americans to enroll.
National pizza chain Sbarro closes Albany Mall location amidst bankruptcy
The Albany Mall has one less tenant in the food court now that Sbarro Pizza has closed in wake of the company’s recent bankruptcy filing.
Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 26 incidents on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.
ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: The Albany State Arts and Humanities dean will be hard to replace
After more than two decades at Albany State, Leroy Bynum will return to his native New York state to head up arts and humanities programs at the College of St. Rose.
Darton assistant professor officially kicks off his Dougherty County Commission campaign
Candidate Pat Garner says he will fight for higher pay for county emergency personnel.
THE DIXIE DIVA: Some great memories come in the shade of hot pink
New luggage in bright, cherry colors a reminder of some great childhood dreams.
APD officer bitten by fox advised by Dougherty County Health Department to continue prophylaxis treatments
The Albany Police officer who was bitten by a potentially rabid fox will have to continue undergoing rabies treatment as the State Health Laboratory in Waycross was unable to test tissue samples of the animal.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Improving finances allows the district to do away with four remaining days off
Dougherty School Board approves tentative 2014-15 calendar which eliminates furlough days. Improving finances allows the district to do away with four remaining days off, officials said.
Southwest Georgia government news from The Albany Herald Newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- Dog dispute in Lee County heads to Superior Court
- City of Albany’s Fiscal Year 2013 audit report a good-news, bad-news mix
- Medical marijuana bill passes Georgia House
- Dougherty County police, fire studies show limited viable options
- Albany City Commission decides to table pit bulldog ordinance
- Albany City Commission must tackle a number of key issues in 2014
- Jeff Sinyard: Coming changes cannot detract from County Commission's focus
- Dougherty County community tennis center part of mega sports park plan
- Auction of four city of Albany properties brings in $566,000, pending commission approval
- Task force convenes to discuss Albany sign ordinance
- 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?