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 >>
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., was ranked by National Journal Magazine as the 11th most conservative member of the United States Senate.
"It's an honor to be recognized for voting in a conservative manner," Chambliss said. "I will continue to strongly advocate for measures that uphold our Constitution and America's core principles."
Chambliss was ranked as the Senate's most conservative member by the National Journal in 2010. He has also received the "Taxpayers' Friend Award" from the National Taxpayers Union, the "Spirit of Enterprise" award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the "Defender of Liberty" award from the American Conservative Union.
National Journal ratings examine all of the roll-call votes in Congress from the previous year to create an ideological comparison between the votes of each member of Congress. Members are then ranked according to an index created by National Journal, which allocates a numerical weight from 1 to 3 based on the liberal or conservative correlation to the vote.
A conservative percentile score is given to each member based on the number of conservative votes he or she made as compared to the percentage of other members.
Ranked as the most conservative senator is Sen. Jim Risch (R-Idaho) followed by Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas), Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), Pat Toomey (R-Penn), Ron Johnson (R-Wis), Rand Paul (R-K.Y.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Michael Enzi (R-W. Y.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). The complete list can be found here.