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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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OPINION: Applause at church services still can be uncomfortable
We’re still stuck between modern times, where it is OK to applaud church activity, and old-time doctrine, where clapping in church was considered giving the person praise and not God.
Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to find out what everybody’s squawking about.
Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to find out about the Bright Side of life.
EDITORIALS: For America, helping under-developed nations battle disease outbreaks should be seen as a national defense issye
Had the Ebola outbreak been subjected to a bigger, broader response from world governments at the end of 2013 or early in 2014, there would have been far fewer deaths and the first diagnosis of the frightening disease in the United States would not have happened this week.
Large group looks at issues that confront downtown Albany redevelopment
City officials are thrilled with the numbers, mix and engagement at their first downtown “visioning” meeting.
Andersonville Guild hosting Historic Fair this weekend
History will be coming to life when the Andersville Guild hosts the Andersonville Historic Fair this weekend showcasing crafts, culture and mock battles from the Civil War.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Celebrity TV judge praised the gathered staff as the backbone of every university in the state
TV Judge Glenda Hatchett kicks off the University System of Georgia Staff Council 2014 Annual Conference at Albany State University.
Public safety roundup for Tuesday and early Wednesday in Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 27 incidents on Tuesday and into early Wednesday, available reports show.
The familiar white collection boxes will soon begin popping up around Albany
Marines, Salvation Army begin 2014 Toys for Tots campaign. The 2013 effort collected nearly 15,000 donated toys and brought a happier Christmas to 3,400 Southwest Georgia children.
Two men face multiple charges in connection to late Sunday armed robbery
Michael Eady, 26, and Douglas Marshall, 24, were arrested early Tuesday evening in connection to the armed robbery at Westside Grocery late Sunday night.
Dr. Michael Edwards has been with Phoebe since 1998
Dr. Michael Edwards, Maternal Fetal Medicine Department director at Phoebe, had the platform on Wednesday to educate the hospital’s board on himself and what it is he does for the high-risk expectant mothers and their unborn children who may ultimately need care outside of Phoebe.
The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.
The free event includes arts stations for children
Family Day allows families to get acquainted with what the museum has to offer while also having an entertaining time.
The Carter/David Project performs Tuesday at the Chapel of All Faiths at ABAC in Tifton
The First Tuesday series, now in its 13th year, features regional professional artists on the first Tuesdays of five months during the year.
Southwest Georgia government news from The Albany Herald Newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- Optimism abundant at Downtown Albany stakeholder 'visioning' meeting
- Rabbitman principal defaulted on past city loan
- Dougherty County official calls for Sunday voting
- Gloria Gaines takes most biting shots at pipeline, government officials
- Public forum offers Dougherty County community opportunity to discuss pipeline
- Downtown Albany stakeholder input sought during visioning meeting
- Lee County resident wants saggy pants ban
- Lane Landngs wins Award of Excellence from Albany mayor
- Albany's utilities commission to move forward with construction of water tower
- Lee County Commission renews contract with county manager, including pay raise
- 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?