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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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Longtime cancer center medical director, Dr. Phillip Roberts, retires from Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
Cancer center director retiring Dec. 31 after 24 years at Phoebe
In 1990, Roberts left his private practice in Albany and joined the Phoebe Cancer Center as medical director, a position he has since maintained.
Wayne McDowell Jr. charged with three counts of burglary in apartment break-ins
Albany Police capture burglary suspect after a brief chase; round up of police, EMS and fire department reports.
Jumbo Bucks Classic ticket was winner
Rhonda MacDonald of Fitzgerald claimed her prize Dec. 16 at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Tifton.
Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about!
Lawyer says Killen's role as organizer made him guilty
Testimony read in court showed Killen ordered fellow Klansmen to attack Schwerner, Chaney and Goodman and then went to a funeral home to create an alibi for himself.
OPINION: The merriment of Christmas was missing, then the snow began to fall
The snow gave us humility. Once humbled, the confinement that had agitated us on the drive to my aunt’s house had allowed a serenity we forgot was possible.
OPINION: If Bush and Clinton run, they cancel out their weaknesses
Both have similar flaws and are vulnerable to the same charges: that they are too old (Jeb would be 63 on election day 2016; Hillary, 69), too out of practice (Jeb was last elected governor of Florida in 2002; Hillary was last elected senator from New York in 2006), too tied to previous presidents (their close relatives have won five of the last seven presidential elections).
'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.
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?