Wed., October 3, 2012 12:00pm
A post office located in Albany's federal courthouse will close when the lease on the branch expires on Dec. 2. Locals worry that decision will be bad for the downtown.
Tue., September 25, 2012 1:14pm
Authorities say a 4,620-acre plantation in southwest Georgia is being put up for sale for the first time in 50 years.
Mon., September 3, 2012 10:00am
Thousands of troops who were evacuated to Georgia because of Hurricane Isaac are returning to their normal posts. Those troops had been evacuated northward as Hurricane Isaac approached the shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico.
Tue., August 28, 2012 2:52pm
As Hurricane Isaac bears down on the Gulf Coast, thousands of personnel from the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida are taking shelter in southwest Georgia.
Tue., August 14, 2012 3:00pm
The Southwest Georgia Project wants to open markets for small farmers. Produce would be sold to area school districts and local consumers. State-owned land would be used for the project.
Tue., August 7, 2012 3:45pm
A private company is starting a program to help high school dropouts in Dougherty County finish their education. But it doesn’t have state permits required to open.
Tue., July 10, 2012 7:32am
The mayor of Albany said officials are looking for ways to clamp down on unruly teenagers after violence marred the July 4th fireworks in the southwest Georgia city. Authorities blames most of the violence on unsupervised teenagers.
Thu., July 5, 2012 6:47am
Two workers setting up fireworks for the Fourth of July display in Woodstock have been injured. Also, a boatload of fireworks on a lake in Villa Rica went up all at once near the VFW post, injuring two men preparing for the show.
Thu., May 17, 2012 11:00am
City commissioners in Albany are asking the city manager to consider a budget measure that would give the Flint RiverQuarium $150,000 to help it operate.
Wed., May 9, 2012 10:30am
The Georgia Department of Transportation says it has awarded $73.7 million in contracts for road improvements across the state. Among the projects: a new interchange on Interstate 75 south of Calhoun in Gordon County, replacing the Broad Avenue Bridge in Albany, and widening two miles of S.R. 347 near Lake Lanier in Hall County.