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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: The Obama administrations deportation policy is a travesty
While the president has worked hard to get a reluctant Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform, many immigration advocates say they’d rather see Obama relax his draconian deportation policies.
OPINION: Gov. Corbett has erased deficit without raising taxes, but is vulnerable politically
Gov. Tom Corbett’s biggest challenge won’t come from Democrats, but from his own party where many Republicans contend he isn’t conservative enough.
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail April 10 through 16.
One third of nation's food pollinated by honeybees
Kathy Brinson noted that bees swarming in early spring may be spotted in a tree forming a ball. At this point, she said, people shouldn’t be alarmed; they are not aggressive because they have not yet formed a hive.
Greg Kirk and Bryce Johnson vie for State Senate District 13 seat
Greg Kirk and Bryce Johnson will be squaring off in the May 20 Republican primary for the State Senate District 13 seat being vacated by Senator John Crosby.
Albany civil rights history to be published
Lee Formwalt, historian and former Director of the Albany Civil Rights Institute, announces his book on racial history.
There are the most-read stories at albanyherald.com for the week of Apr. 11-18, 2014
The Big Ten — the most-read stories at albanyherald.com for the week of Apr. 11-18, 2014
Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from April 5-12, 2014.
The following is a list of meetings happening inthe area this week.
FEATURE COLUMN: The internet is convenient for shopping, but short on creating memories
Saturday-before-Easter trips to the shoe store a prized memory.
ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: Returning from death is the ultimate renewal
Easter is a time for finding renewed faith, family and life.
he Albany Civil Rights Institute will host a political forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 326 Whitney Ave.
County agents get involved in all types of agriculture
One day Scott Carlson may be in a cornfield listening to a farmer’s questions about insect control. The next, Carlson is on the UGA Tifton Campus searching for answers from researchers in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
News about business people in Metro Albany
Regan Fowler has joined Fleming & Riles Insurance as a commercial account manager.
OPINION: Musical nostalgia strengthens father-son bond
Son’s return of long-lost CDs is like being reacquainted with old friends.
Southwest Georgia government news from The Albany Herald Newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- Albany Sign Task Force readies recommendations for Planning Commission
- They Said It… April 13, 2014
- Lee County Commission mulls rezoning for concrete plant
- Albany City Commissioner B.J. Fletcher: Tax owners of dilapidated properties
- Officials ponder SPLOST reallocation to improve county fire rating
- The Big 10 - March 21-28, 2014
- Leadership Lee grads hear from existing leaders (Video)
- Lack of funds hampers fire improvements in Lee County
- Albany/Dougherty Planning Director: Addressing could be matter of life or death
- Planned Regional Youth Detention Center in Terrell County gets state funding
- 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?