“Ask not what your sewage system can do for you; ask what you can do for your sewage system” emerged as a theme during a Tuesday economic forum organized by Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard.
The Albany City Commission on Tuesday approved nearly $800,000 for sewage system repairs
If neighbors or couples have issues that could escalate, there soon will be a place in Albany where they can get help burying the hatchet without resorting to an actual hatchet.
Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard and District 12 state Senator Freddie Powell Sims were among 66 state leaders named by Georgia Gov. Brian kemp to serve on the Complete Count Committee, a statewide task force that will ensure every resident of Georgia is counted in the 2020 U.S. Census.
The 2020 U.S. Census will be the first that will rely primarily on online participation to perform the mandated 10-year count.
An $8 million grant awarded to the city of Albany will fund burial of power and fiber optic cables in an area that includes Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
“In light of the recent events we see across the country, we’re going to take the safety of citizens into consideration,” Persley said during a Wednesday interview. “That’s why we have the signs about no weapons.”
Tracy Taylor, a part-time Albany Fire Department firefighter, said city regulations require him to take a leave of absence while running for a city office.
Now that a 1-cent sales tax dedicated to transportation projects is being collected in Dougherty County, the proof is in the paving – or the street resurfacing and sidewalk improvements – for officials to show the value of the levy.
This year’s trip, which started Tuesday and concludes Thursday, helped build and strengthen relationships with high-ranking Marine Corps leadership as well, as the local group met with leaders at the Pentagon to discuss the mission-critical needs of Albany’s base.