March 9, 2006
Albany - An overload of work at Dougherty County's Municipal Court leads city commissioners to hire three new employees.
City commissioners hired Ingrid Driskell to be the public defender and Christopher Warren as solicitor. Both will get just more than $47.00 an hour.
Ralph Scoccimaro was hired as an interim judge. He'll earn $300 a session when he fills in for full-time Municipal Court Judge Willie Weaver.
A jury convicted a Crisp County man on two counts of child molestation Friday. The jury came back with a guilty verdict for Hermenegildo Virgil Friday.
The holiday season has arrived and Dougherty County leaders want people to be more safe than ever.
Saturday morning, a few extra paws joined runners at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany. Racers and supporters alike showed their passion for supporting veterans this morning.
Troopers with the Georgia state patrol responded to a fatal crash in Coffee County around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Three people are behind bars in the Dougherty County Jail for their part in a shooting at Albany State University.