Saturday, May 18 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:59:02 GMT
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. Authorities say it happened around 11pm Friday near the 3900 block of Radium Springs Road. PoliceMore >>
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:58:50 GMT
It's graduation time for high schools in Dougherty County and students are ready to embark on their next journey. 230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High SchoolMore >>
230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High School this Saturday morning.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:44:14 GMT
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School. Pictures of the Baconton Community Charter School file room show where students cellMore >>
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 12:48 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:48:01 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 >>
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 >>
May 16, 2007
Our editorial board met with Albany's Mayor Adams this Monday, and he had with him a stack of papers, listing a large number of what you could call, career criminals with multiple drug convictions
The Mayor wants city leaders to consider a drastic measure to reduce crime.
He says the recent murder of Search and Rescue worker Jack Camp is the motivation for this idea to kick repeat drug offenders out of town.
Police charged 19-year old Dontavious Wilson and 29-year old Darrell Anderson with the murder of 43-year-old JackCamp.
He was gunned down at Regency Club Apartments March 13th where he worked as a courtesy officer.
The Mayor told commissioners that the murder suspects were involved in drug activity.
The Mayor wants anyone convicted of more than three drug-related offenses permanently banished from the city of Albany. "What we found with talking with the drug unit is that a lot of these people are repeated offenders who are arrested and then turned back loose on our streets so we need to make sure that they feel that they're not really welcome to keep bringing drugs back and forth into our community," said Mayor Adams.
We completely agree with Mayor Adams in asking our judges banish these repeat criminals from Dougherty County.