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 >>
The window closed at noon Friday for people who want to seek office in the Good Life City government.
A political newcomer, Jesse Massey, joins three other candidates who hope to take over from outgoing Mayor Dr. Willie Adams, whose term expires this year.
The other candidates are: B. J. Fletcher, City Commissioner Dorothy Hubbard, and for state representative John White.
Ward 4 will have Roger Marietta against Jason McCoy.
Ward 6 will pit three people against each other: Incumbent Tommie Postell, former commissioner Victor Edwards, and newcomer Kowana McKinney.
Ward 1 Commissioner Jon Howard drew no opposition, so he is automatically reelected, and his name will not be on the ballot.
"In municipalities where a candidate has no opposition their name will not be placed on the ballot so there fore his name will not be placed on the ballot this election and he's automatically the winner," said Dougherty Elections Supervisor Ginger Nickerson.
Since Dorothy Hubbard gave up her Ward 2 post, qualifying for her replacement will happen September 14th, through noon on the 16th.