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.
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.
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.
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.
Doors will open at 6 a.m. Thursday, but lines will open as early as 6 a.m. today.
The state bar recommended the court lessen it’s punishment against Graham, citing her previously unblemished service record.
The movie "Ring of Fire" will debut on the Lifetime Network on May 27.
Today's On the Job features Ken Boler, general sales manager of The Albany Herald.
In September, the Herald will name the area's first-ever 40 OVER Forty class.
In September, The Albany Herald will name the area’s first-ever 40 Over 40 class.
Cpl. Jon Seagroves gives aid to 74-year-old Robert McClary, who fell out of his motorized wheelchair after being clipped by a 2010 Dodge Charger in Albany Wednesday. Police say McClary attempted to cross Oglethorpe Boulevard on a red-light and was clipped by the car. He refused EMS treatment at the scene and suffered a laceration to the head and minor scrapes.
The South Georgia Flea Market and Yard Sale is located on South Slappey Boulevard.
An Albany man is facing jail time after police manage to seize guns and nearly $2,000 in counterfeit bills.
An Albany man is charged with leading drug agents on a chase through downtown Albany.
Three people have been killed in weekend shootings in Southwest Georgia
Colquitt County’s coroner says he has lost count of the number of murders in his county this year.
Suzanne Perrine talk about her role managing the army of volunteers who help keep Phoebe functioning.
Thousands in renovations are going into the popular downtown eatery.
A ceremony downtown Thursday serves as a reminder of victims of crime.
Georgia Peanut Commission officials hope to donate a total of 60,000 jars to food banks this year.
The suspect was able to lose police in Rawson Circle, officials say.
A series of observances, tributes and remembrances are scheduled.
Businessman Lonnie Ballard recently participated in a question-and-answer session with The Herald’s J.D. Sumner.
Proceeds will go to benefit the ARC's preschool program.
More than 50 employers participated in Thursday’s job fair.
Conservationists urge leaders to get involve to save the River.
All three Pelham schools were locked down Tuesday as a precaution school officials say.
Local runners were reportedly unharmed in the explosion.
Anna Louise McCormack was an advocate of business and the arts in Albany.
The program is sprucing up facades on buildings facing the Riverfront Park.
The hotel/motel tax generates $750,000 each year for the Convention and Visitors Bureau in Albany.
Increasing fees charged by local television broadcast companies has prompted Mediacom to add a "Local Broadcast Surcharge" to the bills of customers who have local television stations in their programming package.
The Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau spends $86,000 to supplement the salaries of three chamber employees.
An annual Economic Development Commission-sponsored breakfast honors local industries.
Officials from the Flint RiverQuarium and Darton State College are planning to host Albany's first 5k color-run and music festival.
Sherwood Baptist Church's film ministry will continue to operate despite the loss of Alex and Stephen Kendrick.
While Haryl Dabney's profession may technically involve working at L2Networks, you might as well add professional juggler to his list of skills.
No one was injured in the fire, Albany Fire Department officials say.
Albany officials say the successful operation of the municipal airport is crucial for economic development.
Two men were shot and killed in a drive-by shooting on March 17.
The driver of the car was taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
Albany police respond to at least 40 incidents.
More than $20,000 worth of band equipment inside the trailer is still missing.
Dougherty EMS workers move one of the people involved in an crash at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Pine Avenue to an ambulance Tuesday morning. Two people were taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital after the crash that involved a white Chevy 1500 Pickup truck and a black Toyota Highlander. The driver of the truck was not injured.
At least 13 people are arrested Tuesday morning.
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 23 incidents Monday.