Chad Ellis named senior pastor of Gillionville Baptist Church
Former President Jimmy Carter is not scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains. His next scheduled appearance is Oct. 18.
Lee Chamber's annual banquet set Nov. 12 at Oakland Library
The Albany Recreation & Parks Department along with the APD Crime Prevention Unit and Miss Kutie’s Boutique will hold the Forty-Four Shades of Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar on October 10 at 11 a.m. at Lockett Station Community Center.
Wall named president of lighting sales firm
Albany native Donny Wall was recently promoted to president of Bill Brown Sales from vice president of sales. Wall will guide Bill Brown Sales, a leading component sales agency in the lighting industry.
Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday School this weekend in Plains
Debbie Cone has joined Avalon United Methodist Church in Albany as its first female pastor, replacing Dennis Lanning who recently transferred to Marshallville.
Sharpe, Scott joint Flint Community Bank board of directors
Brent Jarzen has joined Flint Community Investments as a financial advisor.
Carter to teach Sunday School in Plains
Arcadia Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Men and Women’s Day on Sunday at 11 a.m.
Executive session conducted on flawed process involving resurfacing work
The commission met for about 20 minutes in closed executive session Tuesday night to discuss what Muggridge called a “flawed process” involving the resurfacing of Wadsworth Drive from Winifred Road to the Terrell County line.
Carter not teaching this Sunday at Plains church
A benefit sing for Casey Kicklighter is planned at 6 p.m. Saturday at Omega Church of God.
Jimmy Carter Sunday school; gospel sing; benefit concert
Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday school this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains at 10 a.m.
State, local funds to pay for 6.64 miles of road resurfacing
Lee County commissioners may consider raising rates for Emergency Medical Services at their Sept. 22 meeting.
Housing hearing set Tuesday in Sylvester
Do you have a will? What will happen to your estate once you pass away? The answers to these questions can be answered by John A. Donsbach, with Donsbach and King, LLC during a hearing in Bainbridge on Sept. 15.
Rules change to attend President Carter's Sunday school class in Plains
All visitors who wish to attend President Carter’s class must obtain a seat assignment Saturday on site and in person. No one will be permitted to obtain extra seat assignments for visitors who are not present at time of distribution.
Council members had the option of rolling back taxes by miniscule amount
By keeping the tax rate of 6 mills, only those property owners who experienced an increase in value will pay higher taxes. The increase in revenue generated at 6 mills is $5,085.
News about Albany area business leaders
Lawrence Alexander (Alex) Willson has returned to his hometown of Albany to work in the family businesses — Sunnyland Farms, Inc. and Willson Farming Company.
Jimmy Carter teaching Sunday School in Plains
Greater Fellowship Christian Ministries, 3352 Palmyra Road, Leesburg, will host a free blood pressure clinic at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Lee road committee expected to meet soon
The $815,558 project covers just eight-tenths of a mile and is the least complicated portion of the project that will connect U.S. 19 at the Publix shopping center to U.S. 82 near Oakland Library.
University of Alabama grad joins Herald sports staff
Imsande is a native of Agoura Hills, Calif. and a recent graduate of the University of Alabama, where he majored in journalism with an emphasis in sports news & information and minored in American studies.
Misamore named area manager for SunTrust Bank
Chris Misamore has been named area manager for the South and West Georgia markets for SunTrust Bank.
Rep. Scott schedules town hall meeting for veterans
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital has been recognized as a 2015 Gold-Level Fit-Friendly workplace by the American Heart Association for its efforts to promote a wellness culture for its employees that includes physical activity support and increasing healthy eating options at work.
Carter to teach Sunday school at Plains church
First Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 150th anniversary with the 11 a.m. worship service led by Willie E. Lockett, chief judge of superior court in Dougherty County.
Gayle Woolard, Joe Pierce, Perry Revell and Matt Rushton have been promoted to senior vice president positions by the board of directors of AB&T National Bank.
Albany closing Schley Avenue for railroad repair work
Free haircuts for boys ages 5-18 and free school supplies will be provided Sunday afternoon during an event sponsored by the Albany State University Center for the African American Male and Salon Belle Cheveus. The event location is 1125 Dawson Road.
Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday school in Plains
Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains. Carter’s lesson will begin at 10 a.m. Doors to the sanctuary open at 8:30 a.m. and an orientation begins at 9 a.m.
Commisison also revises alcoholic beverage hearing process
“Food trucks have become quite popular all over the country,” said Commissioner Billy Mathis. “I’d like the staff to research the matter, find a good ordinance and bring our ordinances up to date.”
Albany attorneys, judges chosen for State Bar positions
A number of Albany attorneys and judges have been appointed to serve as members of various standing, special, program and board committees of the 47,000-member State Bar of Georgia for 2015-16.
First Southern Methodist hosting movie night
Former President Jimmy Carter is not scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains. Carter’s next scheduled visit to the Plains church is Aug. 2.
Walker Davis, John Ventulett Jr. lead AB&T board
Walker Davis has been elected chairman of the Board of Directors for Community Capital Bancshares, Inc. and its subsidiary AB&T National Bank. John P. “Jay” Ventulett, Jr. has been reelected as vice chairman.
Carter not scheduled to teach this Sunday in Plains
Cray Chapel CME Church will conduct its Youth Explosion 2015 Wednesday through Saturday.
Price per employee rising to $15,054 compared to $8,700 in 2011
Since 2011, Muggridge said the health care costs paid by the commission have gone from $1.7 million to $3.4 million. “That $1.7 million would pave a lot of roads, give a lot of raises, hire a lot of people and improve our county services,” he said.
Gray completes IOM training
Donna Gray, director of sales of the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, and has received the recognition of IOM.
South Mock Road closing Wednesday for repairs
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital has been selected to be among the first hospitals in the nation to join the EMPower Initiative to enhance maternity care practices and work toward achieving the Baby Friendly USA designation.
Pruitt joins staff at Phoebe Putney
Joseph W. Dent, of Watson Spence LLP in Albany, has received the Ross Adams Award from the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia. The award was presented at the state bar’s annual meeting June 19 at Stone Mountain
Casey Moore joins Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Jo Brophy, former chief financial officer for the City of Albany, will be filling Moore’s role in Leesburg on an interim basis, Alexander said.
Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday school in Plains
Baconton United Methodist Church will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. on July 10 featuring Southern Majesty of Worth County.
Two ABAC employees complete Georgia Academy for Economic Development
Garrett Boone and Franzelle Mathis-Pertilla, employees of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, recently graduated from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development.
President Jimmy Carter to speak Sunday at Plains church
Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday school on Father’s Day at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains.
United Way of Southwest Georgia annual meeting set Monday
Tiftarea Coin Club is hosting its annual coin show Friday and Saturday, June 19 and 20, at Tifton Masonic Lodge, 1480 Kennedy Road, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. both dates.
Jimmy Carter plans to teach Sunday school this Sunday in Plains
Baconton United Methodist Church will host a gospel sing today at 7 p.m. featuring Frank Story; Healing Hands and Majestic Kingdom plan Prison Break conference.
Lee County employees are in line to get 3 percent raises
The 3 percent salary hike will not take effect until Jan. 1, six months after the budget year begins this July 1. The added expense of the salary increase is $173,682, county officials said.
Parks and Recreation director to manage golf club
The general manager of Grand Island Golf Club in Lee County has resigned to accept another position in the Albany area, says Lee County Manager Ron Rabun.
Lara Lyn Carter's four-part series begins June 13
“Thyme for Sharing with Lara Lyn Carter” will have four Saturday afternoon episodes starting June 13 in its pilot series.
President Carter to teach Sunday school at Baptist church in Plains
Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church will host its first Womens and Mens conference today through Sunday.
United Methodists to gather in Tifton
Sections of Honeysuckle Drive and Gaissert Road in Dougherty County will be closing Monday for about 45 days to allow county work crews to reconstruct those roadways.
President Carter is not on schedule in Plains this weekend
A wrap-up of religion events in Albany and Southwest Georgia.
Foy Shemwell joins Fleming & Riles Insurance
Werhner Washington, plant manager at the Albany Procter & Gamble Company plant, and Albany Technical College Board Member, was featured as the May “Faces of Manufacturing in Georgia,” a segment produced by the Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP), a part of the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute.
Jimmy Carter not scheduled to speak this week in Plains
First Southern Methodist Church will host a movie night at 7 p.m. on May 29.
Company will provide recommendations on needed repairs
Commissioners voted to pay Masonry Restoration Technologies & Services of Lima, Ohio, $24,535 to conduct an exterior assessment of the Lee County Courthouse and make recommendations on needed repairs.
A weekly roundup of people in business in Albany and Southwest Georgia
Leadership Albany class graduates; Chad Schwartz new job; Jessica Swords promotion.
New rules designed to prevent parking along major roadways
The fine for parking in a no parking zone is $135.
News about Albany area business leaders
Sam McCormick has been promoted by the Albany Area YMCA to Fitness Health and Wellness Associate.