J.D. Sumner is the digital news specialist for the Albany Herald. He was formerly the government reporter and public safety reporter for The Albany Herald. Sumner is responsible for updating and maintaining Albanyherald.com as well as growing and using the Herald's social media sites.
The U.S. Postal Service lost $1.9 billion during the second quarter of the year.
The city of Albany’s annual fireworks show will take place July 4 at a new venue.
Both the Albany and Dougherty County commissions open their voting meetings with prayer.
Melissa Childs, the 2013 Teacher of the Year for the Dougherty County School System, recently sat down with J.D. Sumner to talk about her job and her strategy for winning over students in the classroom.
More than 2,000 people aboard MCLB Albany will feel the sting of furloughs initiated by the Pentagon, base officials said Friday.
Based on the findings of a toxicology report, the Dougherty County District Attorney's office will prosecute Phillip Phillips' mother under Georgia's DUI laws.
The leadership of the Albany Museum of Art showed off a newly-completed phase of renovations that has transformed some of the public spaces within the facility.
Coal makes up about half of Georgia Power's energy portfolio, company officials say.
The state Special Olympic games will start next week.
Despite the challenges, Georgia is poised for growth most analysts say, Chamber CEO says.