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Judge Weaver released on $10K bail

Municipal Court Judge Willie Weaver posts $10,000 bail in connection with his arrest on a felony domestic assault charge.

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Dougherty Kiwanians hosting state art, music showcase

Albany art winners will be featured at Albany Mall

This year is the first in a three-year commitment by Kiwanis of Dougherty to host the statewide art and music event. In addition to highlighting young talent from a wide geographic area, it is also viewed as an opportunity to showcase Albany and what it has to offer visitors.

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EDITORIAL: Fractures painful, but they do mend

Israeli Prime Minister’s speech to Congress another example of rift that had widened between White House and Netanyahu, and between Republicans and Democrats in the U.S.

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Robert Cross Park meeting house product of county leaders' vision

Facility will enhance amenities at south Dougherty County park

A newly built facility in Robert Cross Park will give groups of up to 400 a first-rate meeting locale.

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Albany Pink walk for breast cancer patients set for March 21

Walk at Meredyth Place in Albany set to help raise financial support for breast cancer patients

There are two funds this event will benefit, the MaryLynn Mason Endowment Fund, which helps to fund pain and nausea medication, and the Albany Pink Crisis Fund through the Phoebe Foundation, which helps offset living expenses. The majority of the proceeds this year, which is the third event, is expected to go toward Albany Pink.

Albany Almanac - March 4, 2015

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - March 4-10, 2015

The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.

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MICHAEL LOMAX: How 'Birdman' soared to win Oscar for Best Picture

FILM COMMENTARY: A combination of technical brilliance and thematic relevance gives 'Birdman' wings

This is a story that speaks to many of us who once accomplished big things but have since fallen silent.

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NORMA KARST: Horses teach responsibility and caring

FEATURES COLUMN: Horses get riders back to nature

Complaints about nothing to do in the Albany area? Saddle up and change from a naysayer to a neigh-sayer.

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Favorites return with second season of 'Broadchurch'

'Dr. Who' alum David Tennant reprises detective Alec Hardy

The murder mystery, which sparked an American version “Gracepoint” that also starred David Tennant, returns tonight on BBC America for a second season of sleuthing.

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KEVIN SPROUL: Two sheriff's deputies who are making a difference

SHERIFF'S COLUMN: Work of Lt. Terron Hayes and Col. Sabrina Lewis highlighted

I am very fortunate to have many individuals at the Sheriff’s Office who work beyond their normal duties to make a difference in our community.

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RONDA RICH: What Mama taught me

THE DIXIE DIVA: Knowledge stays alive, even after our parents are gone

There’s not a day goes by that I don’t think of Mama and do something the way she taught me to do it.

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JULIE WELLS: Roasted Brussels sprouts an easy, healthy side dish

THE RECIPE BOX: The most important thing to remember is to not overcook Brussels sprouts

Brussels sprouts, which as I child I used to call mini-cabbages, have some great health benefits.

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Albany Dizzy Dean Youth Baseball Opening Day

Opening Day for the 2015 Albany Dizzy Dean Youth Baseball and Dixie Softball League season.

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Evidence brings new charges for Worth inmate

Worth County man charged with home invasion, sexual assault

Timothy Leon Sanford is accused of sexually assaulting an elderly woman.

Police search for south Albany robbers

One suspect pointed a handgun in South Slappey robbery

Albany police asking for help in finding two men who robbed a FairWay store on South Slappey Boulevard.