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 >>
June 15, 2007
Albany- Albany's Emergency Operation Center is only used during a disaster, but now the city will share that room with Information Technology for training and in exchange its computers have been updated by I.T.
The new Emergency Operation Center has yet to be used for an emergency, so the city and county's I.T. department will use it for training. They've upgraded the computers, giving the E.O.C. better resources. The E.O.C. has also received a web-based program that will better allow south Georgia's 23 counties to communicate in the event of a disaster and share information.
"Back in the '98, '94 floods we did it with the old pencil and paper as I mentioned earlier, when we'd take notes and pass them to the guy at public works and we may or may not get that back and we just couldn't keep up with that. This system keeps up with all of that it's all done web-based. Information goes to because I mentioned public works they will have a task we'll get a completion time when that task is completed it will go up on the status board," said Chief James Carswell, Albany Fire Department.
The $82,000 system was paid for by a Homeland Security Grant. Any county in the 23 county region can log onto the Albany server and manager their disaster more effectively.