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.
William Davis and Desmond Williams were killed in a drive-by shooting March 17.
The Kaufman County, Texas, district attorney and his wife were discovered with fatal gunshot wounds at their home near Forney, Texas, on Saturday.
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.
An indictment lodged against nine defendants charged with cocaine trafficking remains under seal.
Federal agents say they found images and videos of prepubescent children on discs seized from a suspect's home.
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.