The Kaufman County, Texas, district attorney and his wife were discovered with fatal gunshot wounds at their home near Forney, Texas, on Saturday.
William Davis and Desmond Williams were killed in a drive-by shooting March 17.
The cupcakery has more than 80 different flavors available.
Ken Boler is The Albany Herald's newly appointed general sales manager,
Deputy Dougherty County Emergency Management Director Jim Vaught is an interesting character. After 27 years in the Marine Corps, the Harley Fatboy-riding leatherneck continued his public service in a variety of different ways — ending in his current role as the county’s top disaster planning specialist.
A newspaper carrier for the Albany Herald was shot at while making his rounds early Friday morning, police officials say.
Fire officials say they have a number of suspects they’re interviewing but no charges have been filed.
John Ekaitis was the chief of the Hardeeville, S.C. Fire Department from 2003 to 2007.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on two major gay rights issue this summer.
Prosecutors vow to retry Jones for his role in the August 2009 shooting at Carver Pool.
According to statistics, it costs seven times more to treat mentally ill prisoners than the cost for private care.
With 27 years of municipal government under his belt, Assistant City Manager Wes Smith has seen a lot during his tenure in Albany. He’s handled flood recovery, political scandals and has managed to balance a home life that includes a wife and four children.
Services this week will start each day at 12:15 p.m. at Hines Memorial CME Church on North Madison Street.
New levels of convenience for customers and safety for vendors does come at a price, however.
There is one annoying facet of craft-fair shopping that has plagued consumers as long as people have had hand-made wares to sell.
An Albany chamber official accepts a position in a community where her son can continue to receive therapy for autism.
Representatives of 23 countries are taking a three-day tour of Southwest Georgia this week.
The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce was given a five-star rating after its last evaluation in 2007.
Federal agents say they found images and videos of prepubescent children on discs seized from a suspect's home.
An indictment lodged against nine defendants charged with cocaine trafficking remains under seal.
Local officials hope that a tour of Southwest Georgia cities leads to further investment in the area.
The first three defendants in a cocaine trafficking conspiracy case brought by the federal government appeared in court Tuesday
Police on alert for possible retaliation
Albany police are on alert for a possible retaliation for Sunday’s shooting.
In this week's On the Job, Chris Hardy talks about his personal and professional life; his dream of escaping to Hawaii and his addiction to golf.
Five years on probation, more than $5,000 in resitution and a $1,000 fine await Carol Johnson.
Two armed men robbed the Family Dollar on East Oglethorpe Boulevard, police officials say.
A controversial Fulton County bill fails by one vote to pass.
The annual concert is a collaboration between the Albany Symphony and Carnegie Hall.
The trial of an Albany woman accused of covering up her marriage so that she could receive public housing assistance from the state started in earnest Wednesday with lawyers completing opening statements and the state calling its first witnesses.
Henry Harding Tift was the nephew of Albany's founder, Nelson Tift.
A bill that was originally passed by the Georgia House of Representatives but then lumped into a package that was up for reconsideration Monday has now been tabled by lawmakers in a move one local representative says is akin to holding all of the state's local legislation "hostage."
A controversial night club that was stripped of its liquor license by the Albany City Commission will continue to serve patrons until a March 27 hearing after a court order handed down in late February.
A House Bill set to be voted on Monday will determine if Dougherty County’s hotel/motel tax will increase.
The bill remains viable for the legislative session next year.
Airport officials are busy filing appeals to a decision handed down by the federal government to shutter the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport's tower control center due to sequester-related cuts.
Michael Johnson is currently booked in the Bibb County Jail awaiting a court hearing on armed robbery charges there.
The symposium is set Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school’s student center.
Albany's Snickers Marathon had the second-highest percentage of runners finish with a Boston Marathon qualifying-time in the nation, officials say.
Sanford Bishop is currently in his 11th term of Congress.
Last year, organizers say nearly 30,000 people came out for the street festival — 24,000 more than this year’s estimate.
This week's On the Job features Ufot Inyang, who is the assistant superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for Dougherty County School System.
Synovus is the parent company of SB&T Bank.
J. Harris Morgan was convicted of health care fraud in December 2011.
Last minute details worked out on Albany marathon
Albany's marathon starts at 7 a.m. today with the Mardis Gras festival starting at 10 a.m.
A fire that erupted at an Albany equipment company this afternoon injured two people and caused interior damage to the structure.
All four defendants indicted in connection to a Blakely peanut processing facility that prosecutors contend sickened hundreds and killed nine people by spreading Salmonella bacteria entered not guilty pleas before a U.S. Magistrate Thursday.
A caregiver who had been on the run since being questioned by police in November in connection to a series of thefts from an 86-year-old woman has been arrested, authorities say.
Officials in Lee County are still closely watching the Kinchafoonee Creek as surging waters flow in from the north.
Pet supplies retailer PetSmart is eying a location in Northwest Albany, documents obtained by the Herald Wednesday show.
A group of Albany State University students uses a unique strategy to boost sales at an Albany restaurant.
Lee County, Bainbridge and Thomasville are expected to see “moderate” flooding from recent heavy rains.