Cities In The News


Albany mayor, commissioners administered oath of office

January 15, 2020

Albany Herald

With the swearing of oaths by three commission members -- two of whom are serving in their first elected office -- and a new mayor, the Albany City Commission entered a new era Monday evening.

Albany neighborhood opposes location of rehab facility

January 10, 2020

Albany Herald

Alice Fitzgerald has been walking her neighborhood the last couple of days, motivated by the Albany-Dougherty Planning Commission’s 4-3 vote Tuesday to approve a rezoning request of Raleigh White Baptist Church to be converted into a faith-based drug/alcohol rehab center.

Educational initiatives top Albany Chamber's priorities for state lawmakers

January 9, 2020

Albany Herald

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce listed three education-related items at the top of its wish list for the Georgia General Assembly, which convenes on Wednesday.

Elected officials see helping community best resolution for 2020

January 2, 2020

Albany Herald

Albany’s mayor-elect is excited that 2020 could be a chance for him to enact some of the platform that he outlined in his successful bid to become the city’s highest-ranking elected official.

Albany Transit System reduces emissions, maintenance costs with CNG buses

December 13, 2019

Albany Herald

The city had planned to slowly replace the aging diesel buses with the newer gas models. However, that process was pushed forward with a $4.2 million grant that will help pay for the buses and some of the costs of the new bus station that is in the planning stage.

Albany officials tout achievements for 2019, previous five years

December 12, 2019

Albany Herald

After a brutal, and prolonged, campaign season in which several candidates took potshots at the city, Albany City Manager Sharon Subadan got a chance this week to mark some accomplishments.

Albany City Commission holds last meeting of 2019

December 11, 2019

Albany Herald

If Tuesday’s Albany City Commission meeting had the bittersweet feel of a New Year’s Eve party, it was because it was a bit of a wistful occasion.

Albany Commission approves final payment for repairs of storm-damaged utilities

December 11, 2019

Albany Herald

One chapter in the city’s storm recovery from the walloping Hurricane Michael put on Albany in 2018 has been closed with the completion of repairs to damaged street lights.

New-look Albany City Commission to convene in 2020

December 5, 2019

Albany Herald

With the settling of the dust from three Albany municipal elections, the end result is that nearly half of the city’s government will be composed of new faces next year.

Bo Dorough stuns Dorothy Hubbard to claim Albany mayor's seat

December 4, 2019

Albany Herald

In a stunning upset, attorney and former Albany City Commissioner Bo Dorough edged incumbent two-term Mayor Dorothy Hubbard 4,656 votes to 4,366 in Tuesday's mayoral runoff election to unseat Hubbard.

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