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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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Metro Albany High schools are also mixed bag on Milestones assessment results
OPINION: Conservatives are supposed to be against big government
Ohio governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich’s proposal to create a new government agency to promote “Judeo-Christian values” is a really bad idea.
OPINION: Immigration has become a weapon of foreign policy on the part of certain states
Until the advent of Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy, the word “immigration” tended to mean the controlled and more-or-less legal movement of one people to another country.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Thanksgiving shopping impacting Black Friday crowds
As more and more stores open their doors and offer deals to shoppers on Thanksgiving Day, the ritual of getting up early and waiting in line on Black Friday is seemingly loosing its importance for those looking to find discounts and take care of holiday shopping.
Incidents reported at an Albany Dollar General, Luxury Inn and on North Jefferson Street
Carl Randle Jr, 21, and Rajan Childs, 38, were arrested Friday in connection to an armed robbery at 613 N. Jefferson St. that took place earlier in the day.
Public safety roundup for Thursday and early Friday
The Dougherty County Police Department responded to at least 30 incidents on Thursday and into early Friday, available reports show.
OPINION: Some may question whether we can or should feel thankful this week
Noveslist Marilynn Robinson’s essay Wondrous Love is appropriate this Thanksgiving week in the aftermath of dreadful events in Beirut, Mali and Paris.
The Lord's Pantry mission feeds and clothes thousands of area needy annually
For over 40 years volunteers at The Lord’s Pantry in Albany have been the epitome of the motto of “compassion in action,” as they have ministered to the basic needs of thousands of the area’s less fortunate.
Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about!
Training to begin Jan, 4
This program is offered by NAMI Albany once each year. The class will meet weekly on Monday evenings from 6 to 8:30 p.m. It is open to family members and close friends who have a loved one living with mental illness.
OPINION: The Affordable Care Act is not working as advertised
The problem is pretty simple: Not enough Americans, and certainly not enough healthy Americans, are signing up for coverage through Obamacare. And they’re not doing it because it’s not a good deal for them.
Kernels did not mature fully, researchers say
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells fears Georgia’s pecan crop will fail to meet initial production projections by as much as 20 million pounds.
Carter to teach Sunday School in Plains
Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains. The lesson begins at 10 a.m., but the sanctuary doors open at 8:30 a.m. An orientation session for visitors begins at 9 a.m.
All-Star Gingerbread Build airs Saturday
Baking meets light construction this week as Food Network and HGTV team up to present a unique holiday special.
Southwest Georgia government news from The Albany Herald Newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- Latoya Cutts brings career of experience to downtown manager post
- Dougherty Commissioner Harry James receives certification
- Albany city commissioners question number of retail outlets
- Tommy Gregors wears dual hats at Thronateeska, RiverQuarium | PHOTOS
- Albany Area Chamber of Commerce presents legislative agenda at Rise N Shine | PHOTOS
- Lee Commission continues to review EMS and fire service delivery options
- Dr. William Mayher honored at Aviation Commission ceremony | PHOTOS
- Ground broken on new fire station in east Albany
- Albany honors veterans by opening the new Broad Avenue Bridge | PHOTO GALLERY | VIDEO
- Georgia delegation congressional voting
- 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?