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 >>
ATLANTA, GA (WALB) -
Qualifying began Monday for the Georgia State Senate District 11 seat left vacant following the resignation of long time south Georgia Senator John Bulloch.
So far three candidates have thrown their hats into the ring for the January 8th Special Election. Dr. Dean Burke, Brad Hughes, and Mike Keown.
Burke, a native southwest Georgian, is currently serving his second term as a member of the Bainbridge City Council. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 1981, specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. Burke has maintained his practice in Bainbridge since 1985.
In 2006, Hughes was the Republican nominee for Congress in the 2nd District. He served as an assistant to State Representatives Kevin Cooke and Delvis Dutton and is immediate past Chairman of the 2nd Congressional District Republican Party. Most recently, he served in the Office of Secretary of State Brian Kemp.
Keown served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 2005 to 2010. He previously served as mayor of Coolidge. Keown ran for Congress in Georgia's 2nd District in 2010. His campaign was the closest anyone has ever come to unseating the 20-year incumbent Democrat, Sanford Bishop.
Qualifying continues through Wednesday in Atlanta.