Thursday, June 20 2013 12:09 AM EDT2013-06-20 04:09:02 GMT
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards. WG&L leaders say the utility is paying $20,000 dollars a monthMore >>
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:41 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:41:18 GMT
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today. Century Pines Assisted Living Center threw a party for resident Charles Walker who turned 101 today. Walker wasMore >>
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:34 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:34:54 GMT
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing. A couple of businesses are thriving there. The new art park is open, and a sidewalk improvementMore >>
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:20:33 GMT
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come. Tonight, The Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority board began discussionsMore >>
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:51:07 GMT
Ravi Mikel Givens was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He is being held in the Dougherty County jail. Givens, who played ball at Westover and StetsonMore >>
Agents say that police responded to the apartment because of a burglar alarm. Officers found the back door broken open and went inside. That's where they detected a strong odor of marijuana, and saw pot in plain view.More >>
November 5, 2002
Lee County-- Who will represent District 137 in the State House of Representatives? It's been a hard-fought battle for this seat vacated by Doug Everett. The large district, which winds through Lee, Dougherty, Worth, Colquitt and Thomas counties is heavily Republican. While that's good news for candidate Ed Rynders, Democrat Craig Mathis says don't count him out yet.
Republican candidate Ed Rynders cast his ballot this afternoon, "I usually like to keep this private, but I did vote for myself." And, Rynders says he is confident his supporters will also turn out at the polls, "I've had dogs, opponents and lawyers chasing me and the people of 137 have stuck with me all the way."
And people in 137 are voting. In Lee county, poll workers say people have been lining up to cast their votes. Poll Manager Dianne Savelle says, "The turnout has been wonderful. People were lined up outside before we opened."
Democrat challenger Craig Mathis is counting on a strong turnout to capture a victory--and says people in District 137 are non-partisan, voting based on the best person, not party, "In the primary I was only 109 votes shy of defeating all three Republican candidates." Mathis says, no matter what the outcome, he is proud of his campaign, "I did not run a negative campaign. I can look my grandma in the eye."
Both candidates say their polls show they are leading the race, but the winner will be decided by the voters.
The winner of the newly drawn District 137 seat will succeed Republican Doug Everett who is on the ballot as a Public Service Commission candidate.