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 14, 2004
Albany- Just weeks after complaints of racial hostility, there's more unrest in Albany State's English Department.
The interim department chairman, Dr. Sandy Cohen, is being replaced, but there are different stories on why. President Dr. Portia Shields says she removed Cohen as English Department head so he could take part in mediation about racial relations, along with the entire department.
"In order for all of the faculty to be able to participate, I asked Dr. Pandey who is the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, to assume the administrative duties in the department, so that all department members including Dr. Cohen would be able to participate," Shields said.
Cohen says Shields fired him as chair and didn't give him a reason. So, he's decided to retire at the end of the summer because of the hostile work environment.
"There's too much racial tension, too much racial division in the department," Cohen said. "There seems to be a group of people in the department that have just made it very, very difficult for the white professors in the department now."
Shields says that the school will conduct a national search for a permanent head of the English and Modern Language Department at the end of the Spring semester.