Albany watch group to host drug talk
Maj. Bill Berry with the Albany Dougherty Drug Unit will speak at a neighborhood watch meeting.
Albany fires caused by vagrants, food on stove
Albany firefighters battle at least three unrelated blazes on Thursday.
Familiar Sylvester truck body building facility burns
Fire strikes Park-Built Body Company, founded in 1938.
Police try to identify Albany card fraud suspect
The Albany Police Department issues surveillance images to identify fraud suspect.
Accused killer of diabled man jailed in Albany
Ashley Lacole Stroble is accused of killing Navy veteran Jimmie Fennell.
Moultrie police and GBI join to investigate shooting
A Moultrie man is dead and a woman wounded by gunfire Tuesday.
Former Albany City Commissioner says he's 'paid debt' of conviction
Former Albany City Commissioner Henry Mathis tells current commissioners they should use MEAG money to help ratepayers.
SHERIFF'S COLUMN: About 8,000 criminal warrants and 21,000 civil papers were served by deputies in 2014
The year was a busy one for the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office, ranging from initiatives that included national television exposure to day-to-day work serving warrants and papers and overseeing the courthouse and jail.
Others tied to Walter Phelps murder sentenced
Two others tied to the 2010 shooting death of an Albany business owner during an armed robbery received sentencing Monday at the Dougherty County Jail.
Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 18 calls on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.
Two men wanted in unrelated burglaries
Anyone with information on Rasheen Price or William Owens is aksed to contact the Albany Police Department at (229) 431 2142.
Parties reach settlement Monday in connection to arrest of Albany teen
James Finkelstein, attorney for Richard Hayes, confirmed to The Albany Herald that a settlement has been reached in the case involving the arrest of Hayes on Oct. 22, 2009, when he was 17, in connection to a shooting assault the previous month he reportedly had no involvement in.
Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County for Saturday, Sunday and early Monday
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 56 incidents on Saturday, Sunday and the early hours of Monday, available reports show.
Officials look at what can be done
Last year, more Georgia pedestrians (182) died in accidents with cars than in any year since 1997.
Business owners are hoping to message of thanks and support for law enforcement will spread
As tensions rise around the country between law enforcement and the citizens they are sworn to protect, a few Albany area business owners are hoping to send message of support to local officers and deputies going into the new year.
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