Carlton Fletcher is metro editor for The Albany Herald. Fletcher covers stories and events in Lee County, as well as Dougherty County and other areas.
Utility department is testing voice component to enhance bundling capabilities
The telecommunications department of Albany’s Water, Gas and Light Commission has increased revenue significantly from last year’s totals.
Albany’s mayor one of 12 to be honored at Georgia Minority Business Awards program
Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard is recognized as one of 12 recipients of Georgia Minority Business Awards.
Family business owners would have the option to buy the downtown property during proposed lease
A downtown businessman has asked the Albany-Dougherty Inner City Authority to lease him former skate park property so he can relocate his footwear business and expnd it.
OPINION: Give leaders a break; they're representing their constituents
Maybe we should take a look in the mirror before we become too critical of our elected leaders.
Darton assistant professor officially kicks off his Dougherty County Commission campaign
Candidate Pat Garner says he will fight for higher pay for county emergency personnel.
Improvements would help with traffic snarls near Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany
The Dougherty County Commission discusses a proposed road improvement project near the county’s Marine base.
Dougherty sheriff asks County Commission to increase employees’ pay
Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul says he’s now losing employees to smaller departments due to low pay.
OPINION: Veterans Memorial Highway to be named in honor of war fighters’ ultimate sacrifice
Twenty-two Lee Countians who lost their lives in service to the country are to be memorialized.
Unification of Albany and Dougherty County could be an issue during the elections this year
Some Dougherty County officials are starting to talk about consolidation of the Albany and Dougherty governments again.
Lunch, meditation part of Wednersday programs during Lent season
Albany Episcopal churches are planning lunch and meditation programs during the Wednesdays of Lent.