Rachel Lord

Audience Engagement Specialist

Bio

I'm a Southwest Georgia native, and I have loved writing ever since I was a little girl growing up in Ashburn, Georgia. Now, I get to combine my love of writing with my love for the Southwest Georgia area by writing for the Herald.

Home town

Ashburn, Georgia

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On Friday just as Albany Fish Company was beginning to serve lunch, Glenn Singfield II, or "Chef G" as he is known, learned that the shrimp and gator po' boy at one of his restaurants, had been named to the Georgia's 100 Plates for 2019 on the 2019-2020 "Explore Georgia Official State Culinary Guide."

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Halfway through his trial for armed robbery, two counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, manufacturing marijuana and theft by taking, Demickey Rogers, also known as "Birdman" disappeared. 

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Although the garden center in the Rawson Circle neighborhood has been managed by the Federated Garden Clubs of Albany since the late '50s, the property was recently turned over to the Rawson Circle Garden District Inc., also known as the Rawson Circle Neighborhood Association. 

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At the meeting of the Dougherty County Board of Education on Thursday, Superintendent Kenneth Dyer announced at the board was recognized as a Quality School Board by the Georgia School Board Association. 

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While sittting in a parking lot around 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, two Albany Police Department officers heard a loud explosion near the 700 block of North Van Buren Street. 

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TIFTON — Country music fans are in for a treat in Tifton on Sept. 19, when Grammy Award-winning artist Travis Tritt will play in concert at th…

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 Liberty House of Albany has been serving victims of domestic violence in the Albany area and surrounding communities for nearly four decades. 

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Ronald Cetoute, international student and scholar advisor/ designated school official at Albany State University, who is of Haitian descent, started the Business, Entrepreneurship, Leadership (B.E.L.) Initiative with the goal of creating a program that would help young Haitian entrepreneurs grow and learn. 

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