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 >>
March 23, 2006
Albany -- Signs prohibiting golfing are coming down at a popular Albany park. The city's Recreation Department put up the signs at Hillsman Park, after a visitor complained that golfers, practicing their swings, were endangering others. The signs claimed golfing in a the public park is against a city code.
Thursday, a group of park visitors asked city commissioners to change the rules to allow golfing. They said the code actually prohibits all games from being played at city parks, which would also mean tee-ball and touch-football games would be against the rules.
City Manager Alfred Lott said he'll review the park policy. "The signs are going to be removed. Things will go back to normal. I've directed the Recreation Director to do that. He, I, and the attorney are going to sit down and develop a course of action so we can make a recommendation to the commission."
For now, commissioners will allow golfing and another sports. But they are reviewing the law to make sure the golfer, not the city, is responsible if someone is hurt by a flying golf ball.