April 9, 2007 Albany -- Albany city commissioners have already increased the wireless fee from one dollar to $1.50 a month.
Monday, Fire Chief James Carswell asked the county to adopt the same rate. He says with the rising popularity of cell phones, the call rate to Albany's 911 has increased exponentially.
The money will go toward hiring additional dispatchers and implementing technology that pinpoints a caller's location.
Saturday marks exactly six months since a third round of deadly tornadoes plowed through South Georgia, killing 16 people.
Loved ones of a murder victim begged for answers Sunday night at a candlelight vigil and balloon release in her honor.
A couple dozen people tried their hand at an exercise with a higher difficulty level out on the water at Chehaw Sunday.
Albany pups helped their owners create a special memory Sunday at The Clay Spot.
Lee County High School hosted a ribbon cutting to officially unveil the project that was years in the making.