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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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'Shop with the Sheriff' provides a Merry Christmas for area youth
In what has become an annual tradition Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office deputies helped spread some important Christmas cheer Monday when they took area youth out “Shopping with the Sheriff.”
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Man reportedly robbed at gunpoint at Pilot station
A 46-year-old man flagged down an officer on the 200 block of West Oglethorpe Boulevard and reported that he was approached by three men and robbed at gunpoint while at the automated teller machine at the Pilot located at 310 Cordele Road.
Saturday and Sunday shootings result in one hospitalization
A home invasion and aggravated assault was reported at 605 N. Washington St. at 10:52 p.m. on Sunday. Officers responded to the address in reference to a shooting, and upon arrival, the officers made contact with James Jones, 49. He had a gunshot wound, police officials said.
Lashawn Moore, 35, turns himself in without incident
PeoplesSouth Bank at 701 N. Westover Blvd. was robbed shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday by a man who demanded money from a teller. Around the same time of the robbery, officers were dispatched to 409 Bennington Lane on reports of a probable gunshot victim and found a woman with at least two wounds.
Saxby Chambliss plans to practice law in metro Atlanta
Chambliss and his wife, Julianne, will be relocating from Moultrie to Atlanta where he will joining an as yet to be named law firm
APD Gang Unit issues lookout for wanted men
The public is being asked to help law enforcement officials track down two wanted individuals who have remained at large.
Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County for Saturday, Sunday and Monday
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 48 incidents on Saturday, Sunday and the early hours of Monday, available reports show.
Up to 6 inches of rain expected; tornadoes possible
ALBANY — The weather may well be frightening Tuesday and into the early part of Christmas Eve, but not in the way suggested by the popular Christmas carol.
Special Olympics coordinator, others recognized for service to community
Staff and volunteers with the Albany Recreation and Parks department were honored with regional and statewide awards.
Bicyclist possibly under influence at time of U.S. 19 accident, police said
The cyclist hit the hood and windshield of a car before landing on the roadway at around 5:45 a.m Monday. He was pronounced dead at the scene, the Georgia State Patrol said.
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Dec. 11-17.
Biggest cuts come at two hospital systems in Columbus
The two Columbus companies have cut about 300 positions.
Medical grants being made available to Georgia children through UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation
Qualifying families can receive grants for medical expenses not covered by medical plan
Qualifying families can receive up to $5,000 per grant with a lifetime maximum of $10,000 per child to help pay for medical services and equipment such as physical, occupational and speech therapy, counseling services, surgeries, prescriptions, wheelchairs, orthotics, eyeglasses and hearing aids, officials say.
Here is how Georgia’s congressional delegation voted for the seven ending Dec. 18.
Southwest Georgia government news from The Albany Herald Newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- Albany Recreation and Parks staff, volunteers honored
- Mitchell County School System turns school bus into mobile classroom
- EDC's Strickland: We have great projects in the pipeline
- Albany City Commission approves first step of incentive plan
- Jeff Sinyard, Jack Stone honored during farewell gathering
- Dougherty County Commission OKs $5,000 reboot of student awareness program
- PART II: Sinyard has been linchpin of local politics
- PART I: Dougherty Commission Chair Jeff Sinyard set to end 30 years of public service
- Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany Youth and Teen Center closing Dec. 23
- Albany officials vote to loan WG&L $3.5 million from Deal-Closing Fund
- 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?