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 >>
February 14, 2006
Albany- A man on the run after the murder of his elderly mother in Albany is in jail Tuesday in Tennessee. In August, 86 year old Rosa Tante died of head injuries at the Regency Inn.
Sixty one year old Bardy Tante was arrested at the Grace Church at Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee Monday night. A friend and elder at the church offered to help him in September. William Sasser eventually alerted Albany police to Tante's whereabouts after discussions about his mother seemed suspicious.
"I've known him since he's been sixteen years old and he's not the kind of person, he doesn't have that type of attitude, he doesn't have that type of intestinal fortitude. He doesn't have what it takes to kill somebody and especially his mother," said William Sasser, Grace Church Elder.
"He'll be held in Nashville, Tennessee and then he will be given the opportunity to waive extradition and he will come back rather quickly. If he decides to fight extradition, it's a formal process between the Governor of the State of Georgia and the Governor of Tennessee," said Ken Hodges, Dougherty District Attorney.
Tante and his mother had been staying together at the Regency. The motel manager found Rosa Tante dead after her son checked out and called several hours later to ask that someone check on his mother.