A mob of nearly 50 people burst in to a Macon Wal-Mart and smashed merchandise early Sunday morning.
McDonough City officials and staff say the removal of old flags from the Square is not in response to the Charleston shooting tragedy.
Georgia was ranked the No. 1 job creator in the clean energy industry during the first quarter of 2015, thanks in part to the state's strong solar industry.
Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A has been named the top fast food restaurant in the United States for customer satisfaction, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index Restaurant Report released this week.
More than 50 same-sex couples took part in a mass wedding ceremony on Sunday in Buckhead.
A man is in custody after a hearse was stolen from the morgue outside Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
According to a 2014 study by the University of Georgia, ASU had $141 million impact on region
Touting its economic impact over nine southwest Georgia, Albany State University officials said last week that the university is also making its presence felt regionally and nationally in the area of research.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices June 21-26.
Weekend play presents a twist on the stories of famous fairy tale characters
The Colquitt-Miller County Arts Youth Theater will present four performances of “Into the Woods, Jr.” this weekend.
Brandon Reeder named new head baseball coach at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
After serving as interim head coach for the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) Stallions baseball team for the past year, Brandon Reeder now holds that position outright.
Albany police responded to the site of Neighborhood Grocery at around 1 a.m. Sunday
Police officials say two unknown men entered an Albany store and demanded money from the clerk, and after obtaining the money, fled the scene on foot.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices June 15-19.
Local checkers club to host national tournament
Amber Bell of Albany, director of programs at Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education Inc., has been awarded the Center for Social Inclusion Maya Wiley Fellowship.
Albany, four other Georgia cities recognized on international music, lifestyle series
Albany sights and sounds will be the focus of a GPB music/lifestyle series set to debut later this month.
Psychiatrist Dr. Ray Johnson will answer questions about mental issues
Guest speaker Dr. Ray Johnson will talk about mental illness at a town hall meeting Saturday.
Heritage Financial Group shareholders approve Renasant merger
After gaining approval from Heritage Financial Group Inc shareholdes, the merger between Heritage and Renasant Bank is expected to close on July 1.
Deadline for entries is June 30
The Best of Tiftarea Artisans show, open to professional and amateur artisans in a variety of areas, opens in mid-July.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices June 8-12.
Country star, U.S. Air Force’s Tops in Blue highlights of full weekend at park
Grammy-winning country star LeAnn Rimes will perform Saturday at Wild Adventures Theme Park.
Downtown Albany attraction conducting events to encourage preservation of oceans
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He said the diagnosis won’t affect his bid for re-election in 2016.
Art class set for Tifton ag museum
The Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will host the first Bottles and Brushes art class of the summer 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on June 26.
Archaeological society will help ID arrowheads and other artifacts
From noon until 4 p.m. on June 27, the Ocmulgee Archaeological Society, a chapter of The Society for Georgia Archaeology (SGA), will host Artifact Identification Day at Anderson Station Restaurant in Andersonville.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices June 1-5.
Park kicks off Fridays in June/July Splash Island Nights
Rising rockers Royal Blood will perform June 13 at Center Stage in Atlanta.
Briar Patch Music Festival draws large crowds to see wide variety of musical acts
Music lovers enjoyed two jammed-packed days of music and sunshine at the 2015 Briar Patch Music Festival, held each year in Damascus. Among the performers who wowed the crowds were Adam Hood, Rollin’ in the Hay, Evergreen Family Band, Bo Henry Band, Funk You, The Trainwrecks, Dirk Quinn Band, Blackberry Possum, Evan Barber and the Dead Gamblers and many more.
Lower gas prices are leading to higher travel rates this summer
More than three-quarters of surveyed residents of Georgia, Florida and Tennessee say they’re planning to spend at least four days away from home this summer, a decision that many say is fueled by gas prices that are much lower than what motorists were paying last summer.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices May 24-31.
Former Notre Dame star charged with aggravated cruelty to animals
Gwinnett police obtained a warrant Friday for Atlanta Falcons player Prince Shembo for aggravated cruelty to animals for allegedly kicking and killing his former girlfriend’s dog
Harvey's Supermarkets will maintain three other Albany stores
Southeastern Grocers, parent company of Harvey’s Supermarkets, announced Thrusday that the company will close two Harvey’s locations in Albany.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices May 18-23.
The scholarships are made available through the Darton State College Foundation
Darton State College announced Monday that 32 students have been awarded either the Dean Scholar Award or the Merit Scholar Award for the upcoming fall and spring semesters.
Cavaliers finish seven strokes over par
The Cavaliers finished 37 strokes behind national champion South Mountain (Ariz.) who finished with a four-day total of 1122.
Four part Wetherbee Astronomy Series starts Saturday
Visitors of all ages will get to explore outer space this weekend as Albany’s Thronateeska Heritage Center hosts two space themed events on Saturday.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices May 11-15.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices May 4-9.
King Cotton Horse Show now in 48th year
One of Edison’s most important and popular events will return to the community this weekend, when 48th annual Billie Lane King Cotton Horse Show takes place at the Lions Club Horse Show Grounds on Redding Street this Saturday.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices April 23-May 2.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices April 20-April 22.
Pop-rockers scheduled to perform at Valdosta theme park July 25
Rixton is the final piece of the concert series puzzle for the 2015 season at Wild Adventures Theme Park.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices April 10-April 17.
Albany church presents civil rights program
A panel discussion will be part of Bethel AME church’s discussion of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Annual arts and music event is scheduled in Thomasville
Music and arts fans will get to enjoy a bit of both next weekend as the Thomasville Center for the Arts presents its fourth annual Due South event.
Tifton college hosts final show of performance season
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton will wrap up its performing arts series with the Ron Westray-Thomas Heflin Quintet following a full day of jazz band performances.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices April 6 through April 9.
Singer/songwriter's show highlights season's first full weekend at park
Gavin DeGraw will perform at Wild Adventures Theme Park’s All-Star Amphitheater Saturday.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices March 27 through April 3.
Boutique inventory is being cleared for an unnamed new tenant
A weekend downtown yard sale liquidating stock in a closed boutiue is being to Thursday and Friday eveings.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Offices March 17 through 26.
Cavaliers score 11-6 victory
ADDS: Darton softball sweeps Thomas; Worth County’s Austin Jackson and Hunter Goodwin combine on no-hitter