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Albany family escapes house fire

Police and EMS also responded to the scene.WALB News 10's Ashley Bohle is at the scene working to learn more information for Today in Georgia.Copyright 2018WALB. All rights reserved.

WALB 10 - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Albany, Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports — Aug. 14-15

— Warrant service reports on the 800 block of West Highland Avenue, the 200 block of West Oglethorpe Boulevard, the 700 block of Mobile Avenue and the 1900 block of Elkhorn Lane;

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-15 17:05:00

Albany commission OKs utilities expansion

Ward I Commissioner Jon Howard, expressing concern over the $27 million-plus outlay, voted against the measure.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-14 17:01:00

Fedrick named permanent president at Albany State

Fedrick has been serving as the interim president of ASU since Jan. 12. Prior to that appointment, Fedrick served as ASU’s interim executive vice president beginning Oct. 16, 2017.


Lee Commission OKs purchase of Guard911

Tuesday’s commission meeting began with a presentation from Anthony Parker, president of Albany Technical College, promoting the college’s Transportation Academy. Parker said the demand for commercial truck drivers exists not only in southwest Georgia but also the rest of the country.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-15 20:07:00

ASU, Columbus State to offer nexus degrees

University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley said, “We are committed to meeting the needs of both Georgia’s work force and industry by giving students the skills they need as they grow into different careers and seek to expand their knowledge base. I applaud Albany State and Columbus State

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-15 20:15:00

New domestic violence nonprofit opens Saturday

ALBANY — After a year of trials and triumphs, Cassenda Nelson will open her domestic violence nonprofit, I&A Divyne Purpose, at 1902 W. Highland Ave. on Saturday. The opening will begin at 3 p.m.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-14 20:36:00

Albany Commission approves Downtown Connector trail

The agenda item discussed and voted on by the City Commission called for slightly less than $2.5 million in SPLOST VII funds to be used for the connector, which will link the city’s Riverfront Park with the 13.6-mile rail trail that will extend to Sasser in Terrell County. And while the commission v

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-14 20:54:00

Dougherty, Lee County starting off season in big way

Smith, the football head coach at Albany State for 24 years and the winner of nine SIAC titles, had plenty of stories to share. The big thing he wanted to express, however, was the excitement he had for the high school football classic bearing his name that will take place Friday.


Albany State softball head coach moving on

Albany State head coach Amber Barker, right, has been named head coach at Texas Woman’s University. (Staff Photo: Chaunte’l Powell)


Fedrick promoted to lead Albany State University in Georgia

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WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-15 04:24:57

CARLTON FLETCHER: GPS gets us from here to there

I hate when I sound like a curmudgeon — when I do, I feel compelled to use the word “whippersnapper,” and that’s just wrong on so many levels — but here I am doing it again.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-14 22:01:00

Groundbreaking ceremony held for new downtown restaurant

ALBANY — Father/son duo Glenn Singfield and Glenn “Chef G” Singfield II, co-owners of Albany Fish Company, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for The Flint, their second location.


Officials, alumni react to Fedrick announcement

“Marion Fedrick exemplifies ‘If it’s to be, it’s up to me.’ She exudes energy and confidence, and I think she is an excellent choice to lead Albany State University.”

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-14 20:17:00

Herald covers local news from city hall to playing fields

ALBANY — As they all are, the past week was a busy one in Albany and southwest Georgia, from the halls of government to the athletic playing fields.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-14 18:31:00

DCSS BOE holds abbreviated meeting

ALBANY — The Dougherty County School Board held an abbreviated session with just two action items in its agenda. The board approved adjustments to its speaker appearance policy and also passed a resolution in support of the City of Albany’s Sidewalk Improvement Project application request from the U

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-14 17:44:00

Woman injured in Church Street shooting

Albany woman shot in vehicle by unknown suspectsA woman was shot in the hip Saturday morning on Church Street in Albany. The Albany Police Department is still investigating. (File Photo)Jada HaynesALBANY — Albany Police Department officers responded after dispatch received a call regarding a shootin


Albany Area Business Portfolio — Aug. 13

“I truly believe that obstetrics and gynecology is the best specialty in medicine, at least for me,” Seagle said. “I like the variety of surgery and the routine good outcomes, as well as the physiology of pregnancy. Pregnancy is a special time in a woman’s life, and I enjoy being a part of it.”


Police: Man broke into restaurant to confront ex-girlfriend

The suspect, Kelvin Russell, had argued with employee Dianna Johnson in the day, Moultrie Police Department Sgt. Vernon Nobles said.


Sunnyland Farms in Albany reviving fall pecan festival

That situation will be rectified on Oct. 27 when Sunnyland Farms, itself a national leader in mail-order and online pecan products sales, hosts its first Pecan Festival from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.