Saturday, May 18 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-05-18 12:00:09 GMT
In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2017 N Slappey Blvd. in Albany, Ga. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.More >>
The event is held as part of the major retailer's effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May...More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:59:20 GMT
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral. 16-year old Keyanna Lang died from a heart condition. Due to her illness the family couldn't keep lifeMore >>
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:58:09 GMT
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer CoalitionMore >>
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Georgia.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:44:12 GMT
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months. About 2,000 workers at the Albany base will have to take up to 11 unpaid days off in the next fiscal year that startsMore >>
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:43:28 GMT
The Rat Pack came back to Albany Friday night. Sinatra and Friends performed at Doublegate Country Club to raise money for the Albany Symphony Association. The guys who play the roles of Frank Sinatra,More >>
People danced the night away to Frank Sinatra tunes.More >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Voters have been lined up every morning this week waiting for the early voting polls to open at the Riverfront Resource Center in Albany.
About 13 percent of Dougherty County's registered voters cast a ballot during advanced and early voting. Election workers today said they haven't had any problems with the voting machines although some voters have been confused by the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation position that no one is running for, prompting the machine to ask for a write in candidate. Swamped with newly registered voters some have had to cast provisional ballots.
"We've had to do several provisional ballots because they're not on the books and the office has a lot to put on the computer and so they do a provisional ballot and within 48 hours the office does a search and finds their registration and then the vote counts," said Noel Buttner, Early Voting Manager.
Some voters have turn up without picture ID's and were sent to the election office to have them made so they could then vote. The U.S. Attorney's office announced today they've appointed a representative to handle complaints of election fraud and voting rights abuses along with the Justice Department.
The FBI will also have special agents available in each field office to deal with allegations of election fraud.