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Local Attractions & Resources
Library Resources
America’s News

America’s News Find information on topics related to business, health, education, politics and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, videos and web-only content featuring the Albany Herald, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Augusta Chronicle and USA Today.

Albany Herald (Search 10/20/2009-Current)

Find information on community issues and events, business, education, government, sports and more. Coverage of the Albany Herald is from October 20, 2009 to Current.

Local Job Listings
Albany City Job Opportunities   |   Dougherty County Job Opportunities

The Albany Herald has listings of job openings throughout Albany and Dougherty County. Check out opportunities with GovernmentJobs.com.

Albany Herald Employment Classifieds

The Albany Herald is the daily newspaper for metro Albany. It is distributed in metro Albany and in southwest Georgia. The newspaper was founded in 1891. Circulation is 21,701 on weekdays and 24,820 on Sundays. The Albany Herald has listings of job openings throughout Albany. Check the local newspaper listing of employment opportunities around Albany.

Southwest Georgia Jobs

Monster.com has listings of job openings throughout Albany and Dougherty County. Check out local employment opportunities around Albany.

Zip Recruiter

ZipRecruiter is a leading online employment marketplace. The company actively connects millions of all-sized businesses and job seekers through innovative mobile, web, and email services, as well as partnerships with job boards on the web.

  • Full Time Jobs Near Albany, GA
  • Temporary Work from Home Jobs Near Albany, GA
  • No Experience Work from Home Jobs Near Albany, GA
Local Area Large Employer Listings
Georgia Department of Labor

The Georgia Department of Labor is an administrative agency of the U.S. state of Georgia. With approximately 4,000 employees in 2008, it provides services to the state’s current and emerging workforce. Check the employment openings through the Georgia Dept. of Labor.

Civilian US Military

Search and apply for federal jobs. Learn about unique hiring paths for veterans, students and graduates, individuals with a disability, and more. Check the employment around Albany and Southwest GA.

Miller Brewing

The Miller Brewing Company is an American beer brewing company headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The company has brewing facility in Albany, Georgia. Check to see if there are any opportunities with Miller Brewing. Visit the Miller Coors career opportunities to search for jobs in the beer brewing industry and apply online.

Phoebe Putney Hospital

Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital is located at 417 Third Ave. in Albany, Georgia. The health system is a network of hospitals, family medicine clinics, rehab facilities, auxiliary services, and medical education training facilities. Check out career opportunities with Phoebe Putney Hospital.
Local College & Universities
Albany State University

Albany State University is a four-year, state-supported, historically black university located in Albany, Georgia, United States. It is one of three HBCUs in the University System of Georgia.

Albany Technical College

Albany Technical College offers more than 40 diploma, more than 25 degree, and over 70 technical certificate of credit programs within the following occupational areas: Health Care Technology, Construction, Metals, and Transportation, Early Childhood Care and Education, and Technology.

Dougherty County School System

The Dougherty County School System is the school district in Dougherty County, Georgia, United States. A total of 16,844 students attend 15 elementary schools, five middle schools, four high schools, and one alternative school.

Local Government
City of Albany

There is not another city that can offer big city amenities while providing the comforts of a small town like the City of Albany.  Albany is beautifully positioned on the banks of the Flint River.  Incorporated in 1838, Nelson Tift founded the city and named it after the capital of New York.  It is the hub of Southwest Georgia for culture, shopping, education, healthcare, and recreation. Albany is a great place to live, work and play.

Dougherty County Government

Dougherty County’s mission is to improve the quality of life for all our citizens by being accessible and good stewards of our resources while delivering cost-effective, responsive services with integrity, fairness, and friendliness. Our municipality, the City of Albany, prides itself on being a City of Excellence and is known as the “Good Life City.”

Local New  &  Weather
WALB   |   WALB Weather

WALB is the NBC-affiliated television station for Southwestern Georgia that is licensed to Albany. It broadcasts a high definition digital signal on VHF channel 10 from a transmitter along the Colquitt and Worth County line. Get the latest WALB News 10 headlines, top local stories, and weather information for Albany, Valdosta, Thomasville, Moultrie, Tifton, and all of South Georgia.

FOX 31

WFXL is the Fox-affiliated television station for Southwestern Georgia that is licensed to Albany. It airs a digital signal on VHF channel 12 from a transmitter, east of Doerun, along the Colquitt and Worth County line.

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service (NWS) is an agency of the United States Federal Government that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information. It is a part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) branch of the Department of Commerce, and is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, near Washington, D.C.
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