Angela Williams, founder of Voice Today, visiting various Rotary clubs
In order to better empower victims, Voice Today has educational programs in place to help victims of child sexual abuse not only gain a voice, but to more effectively set personal boundaries.
Larry Bernard Simmons Jr. is wanted for failure to register as a sex offender
Warrants against Larry Bernard Simmons Jr., 34, of Albany, charge him with failure to register as a sex offender, battery and probation violation.
Suspect stole cruiser in his escape from Lee County police.
After a three-day manhunt, Timothy Syntrell Rowland is apprehended in Montezuma.
American Legion Post 30 hosts 9/11 commemoration
Although it happened nearly 14 years ago, Albany’s American Legion Post 30 is dedicated to preserving the memory of those who gave their lives during the worst-ever attack on the mainland United States, and ensuring that those in Southwest Georgia never forget 9/11.
Would-be robber claimed to see through bank's security video
Lee County deputies responded to a bomb threat at Sun Trust Bank on U.S. Highway 19 on Wednesday.
Multiple shots reported fired at apartment complex
A report on the incident shows that officers responded at around 1:40 a.m. to 507 Swift St. in regards to shots being fired and a damaged door. Contact was made with a woman at the scene who said she was asleep in her apartment when gunfire broke at 1:30 a.m.
Catering service, Hasan Temple victims of Sunday break-ins
Officers responded to 1009 Moultrie Road, Whites Catering Service and Restaurant Equipment, in regards to a robbery at around 4:30 p.m. after a woman came in asking for money.
Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County for Labor Day weekend
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 85 calls on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, available reports show
Leesburg police still hunting for Sunday night escapee
For the second day in a row Leesburg police are continuing the search for a man who escaped police custody Sunday night after being arrested for driving on a suspecnded license.
Donmetreal Walker arrested Monday in connection to burglaries from August 2014
Phyllis Banks, spokeswoman for the APD, said detectives with the APD Criminal Investigation Bureau got a tip on Monday that Donmetreal Walker was on the 1600 block of Whiting Drive. He was taken into custody without incident.
Court plan offers alternative to incarceration
The Dougherty Problem Solving Court offers a program where offending non-custodian parents may avoid jail for chronic non-payment of child support.
Panama City shooting results in death of Albany man
Two men are in the Bay County Jail today after a drug deal gone wrong led to the shooting death of a 21-year-old Albany man.
These are Dougherty County Jail bookings for the week of Aug. 27-Sept. 2.
Defendants accused of falsifying billings
An investigation leads to the indictment of eight people.
Items stolen in Lee County, sold in Albany
Albany police have charged three people with theft by deception in connection with selling stolen items to pawn shops.
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