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 >>
June 25, 2005
Albany-- A local modeling agency is putting aside the fashion for a fundraiser.
When Yaz Photography and Modeling Agency found out that a local teen was in need they quickly stepped in. 17-year-old Fred Kinsey was diagnosed with lupus about a year and a half ago and undergoes dialysis three times a week.
It's a tough disease that brings huge medical bills. Volunteers are washing cars and collecting money to help offset those costs.
"We want to help lift his spirit. We want to tell him that hey it's going to be a brighter day. There is a brighter day," says organizer Yaz Johnson.
"He's a well deserving young man and it's sad that he has the disease and he's fighting it but we're helping him out in some little way," says model Lillian Robinson.
Fred is unable to go to school or participate in usual teenager activities because of the disease. The modeling agency tries to do several things throughout the community on a regular basis.
If you'd like to contribute, you may send your donations to:
Attn: Yaz Johnson, 1005 W. Gordon Avenue Albany, GA 31701