Saturday, May 25 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:37:45 GMT
Albany Panther's first ever beer fest just wrapped up tonight. For 25 bucks beer lovers sampled more than 20 types of beer at the Civic Center and there was plenty of entertainment. Musical acts, suchMore >>
Albany Panther's held their first ever beer fest Saturday night. More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 11:33 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:33:38 GMT
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event. Musical artists from around south Georgia performed at the Albany Municipal Auditorium Saturday afternoon.More >>
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 10:30 PM EDT2013-05-26 02:30:39 GMT
A Turner County man is now in custody after he had a standoff with deputies for about two hours Saturday evening. Sheriff Andy Hester says deputies were called to the home of Ricky Nelson on CoverdaleMore >>
A man had a standoff with Turner County deputies for about two hours Saturday evening.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-05-25 22:27:57 GMT
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event. This may seem like a regularMore >>
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 4:52 PM EDT2013-05-25 20:52:02 GMT
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times. It happened around 3:15pm Saturday, near the 1500 block of U.S. Highway 19. Officials say John Earley wasMore >>
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times.More >>
June 22, 2004
Albany-- Critics aren't raving about it, but Bill Clinton's autobiography My Life is already a best seller.
Lines at bookstores in some cities were hours long just to get a copy of the book, but the response was very different in South Georgia. There were no lines at the Waldenbooks in the Albany Mall to get a copy of Clinton's book. Still, several dozen copies were on reserve.
Bookstore employees say there has been curiosity about the book, they expect sales to be strong this weekend.
"We have had a lot of calls making sure that we have it," said Waldenbooks Manager Joyce Luke. "It's doing pretty good, like I said, I think they are buying it out of curiosity, which is most of the time."
The mania over My Life has been compared to that of the Harry Potter series, but book store employees say that is not the case in Albany. In anticipation of sales for Clinton's book, the store opened fifteen minutes early.
For the last Harry Potter book, Waldenbooks opened up four hours before their usual time.