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 >>
January 21, 2008
Adel - An Adel City Councilman says drugs and crime are becoming a huge problem in his district.
"We have got to work in this area. We have got to get out here and we have to work to stop these drug dealers," says Gregory Paige, Councilman for District One, Post Two.
He says there are three major problem areas in the city, on 2nd, 9th and 16th street. "What I'm being told, we get no attention out here and I've constantly and consistently asked for help."
He says these are minority areas and believes this is one reason they are being ignored. "Its truly my belief if it was on the other side of town, it would be different and this is what people are telling me when they call," he says.
Paige was recently sworn in for his second term as city councilman and says he'll spend his next four years appealing to the mayor, city manager and police to aggressively patrol these areas, start neighborhood watch groups and give this community the attention it deserves.
"I got four years. With these four years a head of me, I'm going to look out for senior citizens and these young people. The drug deals going on in this area, they are going to stop on this watch!"
He says if they work together, he believes they can take back this neighborhood and rid it's streets of crime.