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.
Dougherty School Board candidate brings national free book program to community
The first of what supporters hope will be many little libraries offers free books to the community.
OPINION: Musical nostalgia strengthens father-son bond
Son’s return of long-lost CDs is like being reacquainted with old friends.
Nurse credits first-great teacher for positive impact
Robin Fletcher Elmore wants to pass on her love for reading through Birdhouse Books project.
DARTS lists projects on Dougherty/Lee Long-Range Transportation Plan
Leesburg officials say they want to be part of the region’s transportation decision-making process.
Albany City Commission will ultimately rule on task force recommendations
An Albany Sign Task Force reaches concensus on recommendations for the city’s sign ordinance.
EDC wants to extend its self-awareness campaign for Albany and Dougherty County
With Phase I of its communications plan under way, the Albany-Dougherty EDC is looking ahead to the second phase of its program.
OPINION: Republics need a new strategy with 2016 on the horizon
The GOP’s strategy of alienating women and minorities doesn’t play well in presidential politics.
Development would include new Wal-Mart grocery concept, fueling station
The Albany City Commission paves the way for a new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market near the corner of Westover Boulevard and Gillionville Road.
Metting called to address safety, other concerns surrounding controversial natural gas pipeline
U.S. Congressman Sanford Bishop will get feedback at a listening session concerning a natural gas pipeline expected to go through Dougherty County.
Potential voters have a week to register for the primaries
Voters are reminded of registration, early voting dates for approaching primaries.