Back to profile

Danny Carter

Stories by Danny

Tease photo

Lee County plans communitywide cleanup Saturday

The event features amnesty day at the landfill, plus old prescription medicine and flags can be turned in for disposal

This year’s edition of the Great American Cleanup in Lee County is 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. Anyone wishing to participate should contact the Lee County Chamber of Commerce at (229) 759-2422.

Worth EMS director named region’s best

Competition covered 27 counties

A native of Winder in north Georgia, Lassiter has lived in Sylvester for 12 years. He has been with emergency medicine services for 18 years and holds an RN degree from Darton State College.

Tease photo

Business Portfolio - March 16, 2014

Appointees announced to Phoebe boards

Tease photo

Business Portfolio March 9, 2014

News about business people in Southwest Georgia

News about Michaelk Eric Hooper and Bo Hatcher

Dog dispute in Lee County heads to Superior Court

Couple who provide safe haven for dogs are told to remove kennel from neighborhood

Wes and Kim Terrell file suit against Lee County commissioners over directive sent by the county attorney ordering them to close their kennel for rescue dogs. The facility has drawn opposition from many of the Terrells’ neighbors over the past several months.

Religion Bulletin March 7, 2014

President Carter to teach Sunday School in Plains

Baconton United Methodist Church will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. on March 14 featuring South Georgia Quartet from Warner Robins.

Tease photo

Historic train depot in Leesburg damaged by water

Leesburg road resurfacing project is delayed when bids come in higher than expected

Plans include renovation of the former depot into a community center, complete with space for community gatherings and a small museum with artifacts pertaining to the city of Leesburg.

Three seeking county commission seats in Lee County

Two seats available on the Lee County Board of Education

The candidates were unable to qualify Monday because a notary public was not available at the GOP site

Tease photo

Business Portfolio - March 2, 2014

News about business people in Southwest Georgia

Intensivist Kenneth G. Kalassian, M.D., has joined Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital as the medical director of critical care services.

Religion Bulletin March 2, 2014

Weekly religion news from Southwest Georgia

Former President Jimmy Carter will be teaching Sunday School on Sunday in Plains.

Tease photo

Business Portfolio - Feb. 23, 2014

Managers appointed at local health club

Steve Nix and Leah Vann have been promoted to management positions with Tony’s Fitness Group on Westover Boulevard.

Tease photo

Religion Bulletin Feb. 21, 2014

News from area churches

Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School on Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m.

Tease photo

Business Portfolio 2/16/14

Bucky Leach named one of nation’s top 50 bank advisors

Neal Tomlinson has joined Doherty, Duggan, Hart & Tiernan as commercial account executive.

Area News Briefs

Volunteers needed for Albany marathon

The SOWEGA Council on Aging has scheduled a public hearing in Pelham to give citizens an opportunity to learn about and discuss COA programs and services.

Religion Bulletin Feb. 14, 2014

Jimmy Carter is expected to teach Sunday School this week at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains.

Baconton United Methodist Church will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. today featuring Frank Story, co-host of the Frank and Sonny Show on 90.7 radio.

Tease photo

Albany Museum of Art patrons celebrate 50th year

Affairs features dinner, auction, cocktails, live music and dancing

The auction will feature celebrity auctioneer Carly Mathis, Miss Georgia 2013 and a finalist in the Miss American pageant. The music and dancing will follow the auction.

Dog dispute in Lee County likely headed to court

Residents of Brittany Plantation want rescue dog kennel closed

A County Lee woman who operates a kennel as a rescue center for dogs contends her operation is allowed under county regulations.

Tease photo

Business Portfolio 2/9/14

McAfee joins local banking boards

business news, banking

Religion Bulletin 2/7/14

Weekly religion news

Audit suggests changes in Leesburg’s Finance Department

Leesburg also buys telemetry equipment to monitor its utility system

The report was favorable overall, but auditors say internal controls are needed in the finance department, a problem not that unusual for small city governments with limited staff. The situation should be improved, the auditor said, with the addition of City Manager Bob Alexander.

Tease photo

Albany Area Briefs - Feb. 5, 2014

A portion of Liberty Expressway is closing for three hours on Thursday

Reservations for Dawson Valentine’s Dinner area needed by Friday.

Tease photo

Business Portfolio - 2/2/14

News about business people in Southwest Georgia

Joey Magaddino has joined SB&T, a division of Synovus Bank which serves Dougherty, Lee and Sumter counties, as a commercial lender.

Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Jan. 31, 2014

weekly religion news

Tease photo

Icy storm has minimal impact on Southwest Georgia (Photo Galleries)

Contuning frigid temperatures may still cause transportation, utility problems

Southwest Georgians awake Wednesday morning with a light sprinking of snow on their lawns and vehicles, but with power on and the ability to travel as needed.

Tease photo

Col. Allen West to speak at Lincoln Day event in Lee County

The event set for Feb. 27 at The Bindery at Oakland Library

The event is planned for 6 p.m. on Feb. 27 at The Bindery at Oakland Library, which is located at 445 Oakland Parkway just off U.S. 82 West in Lee County.

Tease photo

Albany Area Business Portfolio - Jan. 26, 2014

A weekly column on individuals in the business community in Albany and Southwest Georgia

Phoebe Health System gets new veep; neurosurgeon joins Albany practice; new deputy warden at Lee State Prison.

Tease photo

Lee County Education Brief - Jan. 26, 2014

Nichole Griffin graduates from Georgia Southern University with 4.0 GPA

Nichole Griffin began work at Mauldin & Jenkins LLC in Bradenton, Fla., this month.

Religion Bulletin 1/24/14

New Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will host its annual candlelight service at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Tease photo

Southwest Georgia Briefs - Jan. 19, 2014

Dougherty County elections supervisor to speak at Albany Civil Rights Institute

The Lee County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2014 Leadership Lee program.

Religion Bulletin - Jan. 17, 2014

President Carter not scheduled to teach Sunday School in Plains this week

The Cathedral of Praise Church’s Women’s Ministry will host a financial management seminar Saturday at the church’s 1225 West Fourth Ave. facility.

Lee board approves fire engine repairs

Repairs to fire engines, turnout gear financed

Repairs to two older fire engines cost about $35,000.

Tease photo

Albany Area Business Portfolio - Jan. 12, 2014

News about business leaders in metro Albany

Joel Callins and Ferrell T. Moultrie have been appointed by the Dougherty County Commission to serve a five-year term on the Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County.

Tease photo

Lee County Commission re-elects officers to start new year

Rick Muggridge will serve a second year-long term as chairman of the board

Dennis Roland was elected by his fellow commissioners to serve another year-long term as vice chairman of the Lee County Commission.

Tease photo

Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Jan. 10, 2014

This is a weekly notice of upcoming religious events

These are some of the religious events coming up in Albany and Southwest Georgia.

Tease photo

Oxford to build North Leesburg Bypass for $8.2 million

Oxford has two years to complete the road, which will start just north of Leesburg schools on State Route 195, connect to Old Smithville Road and then continue westward over the railroad tracks and U.S. Highway 19 before looping back to U.S. 19.

Tease photo

Business Portfolio - Jan. 5, 2014

News about business people in Southwest Georgia

Tease photo

Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Jan. 3, 2014

weekly religion news

Tease photo

Albany Area Business Portfolio - Dec. 29, 2013

News about business people in Southwest Georgia

Tease photo

Southwest Georgia Military Briefs

News about people from Southwest Georgia serving in the military

Tease photo

Religion Bulletin - Dec. 27, 2013

President Jimmy Carter is not scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains.

Tease photo

Business Portfolio - Dec. 22, 2013

Two new appointments announced at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital

Tease photo

On the Job with David Blackwell

David Blackwell is founder and CEO of With Perfection Inc., one of South Georgia's largest landscape maintenance contracting firms

David Blackwell, a Thomasville native, attended public schools in Albany and is a graduate of Gupton-Jones College in Atlanta.

Tease photo

Religion Bulletin - Dec. 21, 2013

Jimmy Carter is scheduled to speak in Plains Sunday.

Tease photo

Albany Herald files notice of claims incurred during streetscape project

The newspaper is asking the city to investigate the issue to avoid litigation

Attorneys representing The Albany Herald and its parent company, Southern Community Newspapers Inc., have filed notice asking the city of Albany to investigate a sidewalk project that caused damages of at least $100,000 to The Herald’s office building at 126 N. Washington St.

Tease photo

Business Portfolio - Dec. 15, 2013

News about business people in Southwest Georgia

Tease photo

Albany Area News Briefs - Dec. 15, 2013

Albany Tech Foundation receives grant from AT&T

Albany Museum of Art offers Drop-N-Shop feature for parents

Tease photo

Lee County Commission backs plan to designate U.S. 19 as Veterans Memorial Highway

State Rep. Ed Rynders reports that Lee County will receive Georgia DOT funding for two projects

The Lee County Commission also also adopted a new medical insurance plan that will begin Feb. 1 and require county employees to assume a higher share of the cost of insurance.

Tease photo

Insurance changes proposed for Lee County government workers

Workers covered by the county insurance would pay more if they use tobacco products

A new four-tier option plan will be offered to workers employed by Lee County.

Tease photo

CBS News to show tonight the Nov. 26 Albany visit from Secret Santa

Barring any late changes, Albany will be featured at 6:30 p.m. on the CBS Evening News

The anonymous Secret Santa stopped in Albany on Nov. 26, handing out $100 bills to brighten the holidays for dozens of Dougherty Countians.

Tease photo

Leesburg City Council OKs resolution designating U.S. Highway 19 as Veterans Memorial Highway

Approval of the naming is still needed from the Lee County Commission and Smithville City Council

The document approved Tuesday night recognizes “all military veterans of Lee County.” The wording states that designating the highway Veterans Memorial Highway “will provide recognition of such sacrifice and serve as a reminder to all that freedom is not free.”