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 >>
April 4, 2003
Iraq- Albany native Lt. Eric Hooper is with the Army's 3rd Infantry Division on the frontlines near Baghdad. His parents have been strengthened by seeing his picture in national newspapers, and they're praying for his safe return home soon.
Bobby and Doreen Hooper say they are very proud of their 24 year old son. In the Middle East since November, the Hooper's had not heard from their son for weeks when the war began in Iraq.
The next day Eric's picture came in on an A.P. report from the front lines of the advancing American Army. A West Point graduate, Lt. Hooper is a mechanized infantry executive officer with the 3rd Infantry.
The Hoopers keep up with the news. Bobby, a Captain with the Albany Police Force, says he watches a lot of television newscasts from Iraq.
Doreen admits she can't watch much. The Hoopers say they are getting a lot of support and prayers from friends and co-workers. They also talk with other families of soldier's in the Middle East, staying confident Eric will be home soon.
The Hoopers youngest son Elliott, a senior at Westover High School, has been accepted by West Point Academy and is considering attending college there.