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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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Liquor-by-drink license fees in Albany are set for a 64 percent jump
Albany bar and restaurant owners say the city is being unreasonable in its efforts to increase alcohol license fees.
A November survey finds small business concerns about impact of taxes, regulations and health care costs
While the stock market is riding high, little expansion is being shown among America’s small businesses.
Georgia brought in $49 million more in tax revenues last month than it did in November 2012
For the year, Georgia has seen tax revenues that are 5.4 percent higher than for the same period in 2012.
Albany police issue lookout for an armed robber in a green hoodie
No one was injured in the robbery, but the wife of the store manager was badly shaken up by the experience.
Albany 9-1-1 communications get new equipment
The new cutting-edge dispatch equipment and greater future flexibility is a major plus, but the greatest improvements in efficiency and productivity may be derived from the new operator-friendly work stations.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Three area students earn scholarships from the University of Georgia
News and names from Sherwood Christian Academy
Holiday food drives, mission trips highlight November at Sherwood Christian School.
Albany hospital hosts ceremony recognizing cancer fundraising campaign
This year, the Lights of Love campaign raised $54,000 to go toward renovation an area of the cancer center at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
The Doughtery School Board heard what the public wants in a new superintendent
The Dougherty County School Board on Monday held a listening session to get community feedback as the board moves forward in its search for a permanent replacement for Interim Superintendent Butch Mosely.
The District has cut furlough days from six to four over the past six months
The Dougherty County School Board on Monday cut another employee furlough day
OPINION: American culture is showing signs of change
What’s striking about the new labor writers is that they are not romantics who think that we can return to the ’30s or ’40s..
OPINION: Pope Francis has conservatives reeling with his comments on unfettered capitalism
Pope Francis is an activist, a street worker, a foot washer and evangelizer. There’s nothing passive or pandering about him. And it would appear that Francis is quite willing to offend sensibilities.
OPINION: Millions of Americans are unhappy with impact Obamacare has had on them
Obamacare has upended the individual market for health insurance, which covers about 10 million people. The next step will likely come in the small-employer market (2-50 employees), which covers about 45 million people.
Dr. Paul Jones is committed to helping Darton despite being in an interim position
Darton State College interim President Dr. Paul Jones says he’ll do the job as if he wasn’t the interim.
Southwest Georgia government news from The Albany Herald Newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- 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
- Leesburg City Council OKs resolution designating U.S. Highway 19 as Veterans Memorial Highway
- Albany City Commission Ward II candidates Ivey Hines, Bobby Coleman set for runoff
- 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?