ALBANY -- The Dougherty County Commission recognized Monday staff from two departments who help keep traffic flowing and who worked tirelessly through the COVID-19 pandemic transporting sick patients to the hospital.
ALBANY -- Phoebe Putney Health system began offering COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone 12 and older last week, following decisions by the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Georgia Department of Public Health. The FDA recently authorized emerge…
ATLANTA -- Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan announced Monday he will not seek re-election to another term as Georgia’s second-highest state elected official, opening the door for a fierce 2022 campaign between Republicans and Democrats vying to replace him.
TIFTON — Meredith McGlamory, an Agricultural Communication major from Abbeville, received the ABAC Alumni Association Award as the top graduate participating in the recent commencement ceremony at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
ALBANY -- Residents’ concerns about swift water at Lake Chehaw and other streams and swift drivers speeding through a neighborhood were among concerns brought before the Dougherty County Commission on Monday.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp has announced that Domtar Corporation will invest more than $60 million to expand its Engineered Absorbent Materials manufacturing operations in Jesup, delivering 75 additional jobs to Wayne County.
ATLANTA — Last year, as Georgia endured the strain of COVID-19, a blue-ribbon commission quietly held regular meetings about how to improve mental health services in the state.
ATLANTA —- Camden County is pulling out all the stops to win approval of plans to build a commercial spaceport supporters say would represent a huge economic boost for southeastern Georgia.
ALBANY – Multiple co-defendants involved in a high-volume drug trafficking operation located in Albany pleaded guilty to their crimes in federal court last week.
(CNN) -- Damon Weaver, who as a child landed an interview with President Barack Obama in 2009, has died at the age of 23, according to a medical examiner.
LEESBURG – On Feb 22, then-Lee County Co-county Manager Mike Sistrunk wrote a letter of resignation including statements that were critical of Lee County Commission Chairman Billy Mathis’ leadership.
ALBANY — After a “miscommunication” among employees of Columbus-based River Mill Data Management led to the cancellation of a planned May 1 document-shredding event in Albany, Keep Albany-Dougherty Beautiful Executive Director Judy Bowles wanted to make sure she and KADB were overprepared fo…
ATLANTA — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed the Fiscal Year 2022 budget for the state of Georgia, he secured $21.7 million for the construction of phase one of a new Poultry Science Complex on the University of Georgia’s Athens campus.
ALBANY — The Albany Museum of Art is joining museums across the nation in recognizing and reaching out to U.S. military families through the 12th annual Blue Star Museums program.
ALBANY – The Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission, Albany Area Chamber of Commerce and Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau are working on a collaborative initiative to match local students to employment and internship opportunities in the community.
CAIRO — The beef cattle at Blue Bear Farm & Cattle Co. LLC here are now Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World, North America’s most trusted and transparent farm certifier.
FORT VALLEY — Beef cattle producers seeking to improve their operations can tune in to a free ZOOM meeting conducted by Fort Valley State University’s Cooperative Extension Program.
ATLANTA — The Technical College System of Georgia has been selected by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs to administer the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Workforce Development Program.
ALBANY — Children’s Miracle Network at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital is hosting a NICU reunion drive-through party for former patients and their families Sunday at Chehaw Park and Zoo.
TIFTON – Kaycee Goodman from Chula has been selected as the top student in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences for 2021 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
ATLANTA — Worker advocates in Georgia are pushing for further expansion of paid family leave after state lawmakers passed legislation to give state employees up to three weeks of time off following the birth of a child.
TIFTON — Thomas Grant, an associate professor of journalism at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, serves as co-executive producer of the new documentary, “In the Valley of Sin,” which recently premiered on Fox Nation.
ALBANY — An Albany teen was arrested and transported to the Terrell County Youth Detention Center after he was identified as the driver of a stolen Jeep taken on Clark Avenue this week.
TIFTON — The memory of Ernest Aaron Edwards Jr. lives on at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College after the dedication ceremony on May 11 at which the college’s new Fine Arts building was renamed Edwards Hall in honor of the long-time ABAC faculty member.
TIFTON — The bachelor’s and associate’s degree nursing programs in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College have received “continued accreditation” from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the nationally recognized accreditin…
ALBANY — The Albany drivers who have been complaining of late to local officials after receiving mailed warnings about speeding in school zones during the hour before schools start and the hour after they let out have officially been put on notice.
ATHENS – A former University of Georgia professor who admitted to authorities that he possessed hundreds of images of child pornography was sentenced to federal prison and will have to register as a sex offender for life.
ATLANTA — Georgians rushing to gas stations to fill their tanks are worsening fuel shortages that began after a cyberattack shut down the Colonial Pipeline, Gov. Brian Kemp said.
ATLANTA – Gov. Brian Kemp and Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Georgia’s plan for re-employment and economic recovery Thursday. To address work force shortages and boost a full economic recovery, state Labor officials plan to end Georgia’s participation in feder…
ATLANTA -- Georgia is joining a growing number of Republican-led states in cutting off federal unemployment benefits to incentivize out-of-work employees to return to their jobs.
ALBANY -- The Albany Herald, with partners Pretoria Fields Collective and radio station Q102, is celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of the women of southwest Georgia, with more than 4,600 nominations received from the Albany area.
ALBANY — Kicking off the annual summer camp season, Albany State University has announced plans for what it is calling “safe, fun and enriching summer camp opportunities” for children K-12.
ATLANTA — The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has voted to hire a second search firm to help choose a successor to retiring system Chancellor Steve Wrigley.
ATLANTA — Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr has announced plans to run for re-election in 2022, setting up a likely bruising campaign against one of several strong Democratic challengers.
ALBANY — Police have not yet identified the pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle Tuesday on the 600 block of the Liberty Expressway.
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ALBANY — To celebrate Active Older Adult Month, the Southwest Georgia Council on Aging is hosting a drive-thru health fair on May 21.
If you are looking for for some company, check out these pets at the Moultrie Colquitt County Humane Society looking for a furr-ever home.
LEESBURG – The majority of Tuesday’s meeting of the Lee County Commission focused on changes in the county ordinance related to the parking and storage of commercial vehicles proposed by the county Planning Commission. Chairman Billy Mathis noted that before any changes could be enacted, a p…