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.
Lee County, Bainbridge and Thomasville are expected to see “moderate” flooding from recent heavy rains.
A group of Albany State University students uses a unique strategy to boost sales at an Albany restaurant.
Projections for the Flint River at Albany have been reduced, with the river now not expected to reach flood stage.
River and creek flooding is likely in areas of Southwest Georgia later this week after a weekend of heavy rains.
The Snickers Marathon and the Mardi Gras Street Festival are two of downtown Albany's biggest events each year.
The construction of a new Walmart complex in 2011 was the biggest new retail development in East Albany in decades.
The Chinese people's discovery of pecans has sent prices soaring as supply has sought to catch demand, Willson Farming CEO Larry Willson told the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County Monday.
Amid the ruins of Quail Unlimited, officials at one of its chief competitors are stepping up efforts throughout the country to recruit the now-defunct organization's former members and chapters.
A second round of storms is set to move through the area Monday, officials say.
Using a sophisticated ranking system analyzing a bank of more than 10,000 words, a new study delves into Twitter use, ranking cities based on the words its residents tweet to determine the "happiest" and "saddest" in the country.
A special runoff election won’t be scheduled until after the Georgia Supreme Court renders its opinion.
The $4 million approved by voters was for a transit maintenance facility, not a transit station, city officials say.
Two Southwest Georgia representatives are among a group of legislators who have authored a bill in the state House that would close a loophole in state law created by a ruling Tuesday by the U.S. Supreme Court that blocked Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital from merging with Palmyra without approval of the federal government.
Planning officials mention outdoors retailer Gander Mountain as a possiblity for locating a store on Westover Boulevard.
The $200,000 each year that is generated by the Nativity housing complex isn’t enough to pay the city’s loan on the property, officials say.
The Charles’ Foundation gave $3 million to Morehouse College Saturday.
In a separate case, the high court also blocked a Dougherty defendant’s attempts to stop a retrial on murder charges.
Shutters Plus is located on the 400 block of North Cleveland Avenue in midtown Albany.
When the economy tanked in 2008, it claimed more than its fair share of small businesses.
Any snow that may come with Saturday's arctic front won't accumulate, weather officials say.
Students at Live Oak Elementary celebrated Arbor Day Friday by planting the school's first Live Oak on campus.
Pamela Green Jackson of Albany receives the nation's second-highest civilian award for her work fighting childhood obesity.
An Atlanta-based design firm developed the site plan and a local contractor has been chosen to build the facility.
DUI less safe is charged when a motorist is believed to be under the influence of a substance other than alcohol, officials say.
A man robbed the driver of a Meals on Wheels vehicle at gunpoint Thursday morning, officials say.
The City of Albany has foreclosed on a restaurant owned by a former board member of the Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority with more than $200,000 in loans unpaid.
The Citizens Medal is the second-highest civilian honor bestowed by the United States.
The U.S. Postal Service releases a list of facilities it will consider closing, and Albany and Valdosta facilities are included.
Governor Nathan Deal has appointed a local doctor to serve on the state board of Education.
The annual SB&T Bank Bike Race will no longer be a part of Albany’s Mardi Gras celebration as it moves to May.
A Bainbridge doctor, businessman and author will be the next senator for District 11 after beating a former Georgia House member for the seat Tuesday.
AT&T is the second telecommunications carrier to provide faster 4G service in Albany.
Nonprofits hope to benefit from the kindness of supporters at a number of area fundraisers.
An attorney for one of QU's alleged creditors says possible legal action against the former nonprofit is being considered.
Magnolia Pet Resort & Spa typically sees 25 to 30 dogs each day through the program.
The investigation is continuing in a series of bomb threats that led to several evacuations at Worth County schools.
There was no immediate word on who had bought or leased the space.
A new organization unaffiliated with QU called Quail Albany has been formed.
The Albany-Area Chamber of Commerce announces a new website and logo.
Efficiency is the “top priority” for the downtown aquarium, the board chair says.