Saturday, May 18 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:59:02 GMT
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. Authorities say it happened around 11pm Friday near the 3900 block of Radium Springs Road. PoliceMore >>
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:58:50 GMT
It's graduation time for high schools in Dougherty County and students are ready to embark on their next journey. 230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High SchoolMore >>
230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High School this Saturday morning.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:44:14 GMT
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School. Pictures of the Baconton Community Charter School file room show where students cellMore >>
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 12:48 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:48:01 GMT
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral. 16-year old Keyanna Lang died from a heart condition. Due to her illness the family couldn't keep lifeMore >>
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-05-18 12:00:09 GMT
In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2017 N Slappey Blvd. in Albany, Ga. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.More >>
The event is held as part of the major retailer's effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May...More >>
June 11, 2003
Albany - The Georgia Supreme Court could repeal some of the state's blue laws. Justices are considering allowing all bars in Georgia to sell alcohol on Sundays, regardless of whether they sell food.
If you're at Club Extreme in Albany on a Saturday night, you never see bartenders pouring drinks past midnight. Bartender, Brian Murphy, says ,"Right now, Saturday nights are our slowest nights because a lot of people in Albany want to go out of town where they don't have to stop drinking past midnight."
That could change. The State Supreme Court is looking at an option to allow all bars in Georgia to sell alcohol on Sundays, even if they don't sell food. Murphy agrees, "I think it would be great, I can't wait for it."
If the Supreme Court passes the Sunday alcohol sales voters will not have a choice. It will be up to bars and restaurants to sell alcohol on Sunday. Murphy says, "There's another bar here in town, Club Insomnia, and they are open all night. They don't have a liquor license, but it's B.Y.O.B. So, when when we close down and stop serving everybody goes over there."
Club Extreme doesn't have plans to open on Sundays, but they would serve past midnight on Saturdays if the Supreme Court allows it. He explains, "Hopefully the same as every other night at four AM."
Owners at Charlie B's in Albany say they would open on Sundays if the law changes.
The state is appealing a February ruling by Fulton Superior Court Judge Marvin Arrington which allowed Atlanta bars to sell alcohol on Sundays. Arrington extended the ruling to all clubs and bars in Fulton County in March.