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Albany City Commission to discuss municipal court issues

(ALBANY, GA) - Some clarity may be coming soon to Albany's Municipal Court, pending a decision from the city commission. City Manager, Sharon Subadan says that the time for reorganizing the municipal courts has already passed. "...And then the pandemic subsequently…

Phoebe is preparing for COVID-19 vaccine

ALBANY, Ga. - With the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expected to approve or grant emergency use authorization to multiple COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks, Phoebe reps say they're well-prepared to begin administering vaccines to eligible populations and expects to…

Two accused of trafficking methamphetamine in Lee County

LEESBURG, Ga. -- According to a press release from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, on Monday, November 30, 2020, Aubrey Sean Thompson, 54, of Moultrie, and April Marie Contreras, 30, of Moultrie, were both charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine following a…

Douglas-Coffee County announces Downtown First Friday celebration

DOUGLAS, Ga. – The Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce has announced an evening of Christmas activities scheduled for this Friday, December 4. There will be a Christmas tree lighting, 125th Birthday celebration and giveaways in the downtown business district. The…

City Manager Edward Beach has died unexpectedly

CORDELE, Ga. – “He had a brilliant mind. The city of Cordele has suffered a great loss. Edward Beach was an excellent, top of the line professional.” These were the few, but profoundly heartfelt words offered Tuesday by Jeannie Bartee…

Albany Museum of Art makes holiday break fun with art camps

ALBANY, Ga.  ─ Registration is underway for a pair of popular Albany Museum of Art holiday traditions—the Libby Womack Holiday Workshop and the Parents Holiday Recovery Camp. “We are limiting each art camp to 12 campers so that we can…

APD reporting car thefts on the rise

ALBANY, Ga. - The Albany Police Department has seen an increase in the number of motor vehicle thefts reported in recent weeks. As of November 30, investigators with the Property Section have received over 25 reports for a stolen vehicle in…

Dougherty County holds groundbreaking for alley paving

ALBANY, Ga. - Dougherty County Board of Commissioners will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the first alley paving in the county on Tuesday, December 1 at 10 a.m. at the alley intersection at Regina and Red Bud Lane, near…

Free, small business programs available through UGA

ALBANY, Ga. - Many small businesses have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 — they’re seeing less people walk through their doors as people are opting to purchase online and avoid shopping in stores. The plummeting sales have forced some business owners…

Phoebe officials monitoring COVID-19 around holiday season

(ALBANY, GA) - COVID-19 numbers are currently holding steady in the Dougherty County area. After a scary start this past spring, Phoebe is currently treating roughly 25 patients at the main campus. Though with the apex of the holiday season, that…

WCES launches toy drive

SYLVESTER, Ga. - The Worth County Elementary School Toy Drive is underway. Each year the school partners with the Sylvester-Worth County Chamber by donating toys to their Christmas Clearing House. All toys pictured were purchased or donated by the WCES…

State Superintendent visits SWGA school

NEWTON, Ga. - In a post to Facebook, Baker County announced that State Superintendent Richard Woods visited the school system Monday. The visit included a tour of the school, Woods reportedly passed out constitutions to Baker County Schools' 4th graders and…

Lee County Christmas Parade to go on despite pandemic

LEE COUNTY, Ga. - In a post to Facebook, the Lee County Chamber of Commerce says they've decided to move forward with preparations for the area's annual Christmas Parade. The post reads: The parade will be held Saturday, December 5, beginning…

Local businesses gear up for Small Business Saturday

(ALBANY, GA) - With Thanksgiving over, many local business owners are looking forward to this weekend, and Small Business Saturday. For an owner like Troychelle Gaines, she's hoping for a large turnout in Downtown Albany. She tells us, "Things have really…

Albany Police Department investigating double homicide

ALBANY, Ga. - According to a post to Facebook, Albany Police Department investigators with the Robbery/Homicide Unit continue to conduct interviews in the Aztec Lane double homicide that happened before 3:00 a.m. this morning. Malik Parks and Jakendric Chapman, both…

Election Results

US Senate

David PerdueJon OssoffShane Hazel
  • David Perdue * R 50.8%
    2,381,023
  • Jon Ossoff  D 46.9%
    2,196,422
  • Shane Hazel  L 2.3%
    107,802
* Incumbent
4,685,247
99.4% precincts reporting
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US Senate – Georgia (Special Election)

Raphael WarnockKelly LoefflerDoug Collins
  • Raphael Warnock  D 31.9%
    1,481,716
  • Kelly Loeffler * R 26.5%
    1,230,097
  • Doug Collins  R 20.4%
    948,871
  • Deborah Jackson  D 6.6%
    304,821
  • Matt Lieberman  D 2.8%
    128,867
  • Tamara Johnson-Shealey  D 2.2%
    100,540
  • Jamesia James  D 1.9%
    88,284
  • Derrick Grayson  R 1.1%
    49,787
  • Joy Felicia Slade  D 0.9%
    43,423
  • Annette Davis Jackson  R 0.9%
    42,499
  • Kandiss Taylor  R 0.8%
    39,169
  • A. Wayne Johnson  R 0.8%
    35,251
  • Brian Slowinski  L 0.7%
    33,424
  • Richard Dien Winfield  D 0.6%
    26,748
  • Ed Tarver  D 0.5%
    24,683
  • Allen Buckley  I 0.4%
    16,660
  • Valencia Stovall  I 0.3%
    12,310
  • John Fortuin  G 0.3%
    13,876
  • Elbert Bartell  I 0.3%
    13,586
  • Michael Todd Greene  I 0.3%
    12,623
* Incumbent
4,647,235
99.5% precincts reporting
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