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.
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.
Dougherty County commissioners agreed on Monday to provide half of the funding for a downtown master plan, but they expect to be involved in the process of drafting the document.
Albany City Commissioner Jon Howard will be honored Dec. 5 during a Keep Georgia Beautiful 2019 awards ceremony with a statewide award recognizing his efforts in cleaning up the city.
The CEO of a natural gas trucking company has been tapped to be the next assistant city manager for the city of Albany. The Albany City Commission on Tuesday approved the recommendation to hire Kenneth Stock, who heads NG Advantage.
Chehaw park’s governing authority would change its board structure, adding representatives appointed by Dougherty County and Lee County governments, under a proposal presented on Tuesday to the Albany City Commission.
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said this week that Albany tied its lowest unemployment rate ever in October.
Two candidates have qualified to run in a special March 24 election called to fill the Leesburg mayor’s seat vacated by Jim Quinn.
Prices fluctuate over time — the price of this goes up, the price of that goes up — but Dougherty County Elections Supervisor Ginger Nickerson said this week that past runoff elections like the one scheduled Dec. 3 will cost the city of Albany somewhere in the $30,000 range.
This week, representatives from Georgia Power Co. instructed Albany Fire Department personnel on how to safely respond in the event of a fire at an electrical transformer station.