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The Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau uses application technology to bring tourists to the area.
More firefighters and additional training are among the needs to reduce insurance rates for Lee residents.
A new Lee County school set to open in August, which will add another middle school to the county.
Budget cuts are the order of the day as city and county officials consider their Fiscal Year 2014 budgets.
There are $22.7 million in projects currently underway at MCLB-Albany, many of which have been prompted by energy-efficiency efforts.
It takes hard work and a lot of hours to make it in the restaurant business, not to mention a full portion of good luck.
When reviewing the economic prospects for the Albany area in 2013, they can be described as stable, but highly susceptible to market shocks. Referring to last year, despite seeing a Georgia economy finally growing at a faster rate than their regional counterparts, our area lagged. Despite Albany’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate falling from 10.1 percent to 9.5 percent over the last year, there was no net job growth in 2012.
Sherwood Christian set to begin an aggressive marketing campaign to increase the school’s enrollment.
The Mulford family would sell their soles to be the best shoe store in the area.
A special 10-page section includes numerous financial-related stories on metro Albany issues.
U.S. job growth grew modestly in January and gains in the prior two months were bigger than initially reported, supporting views the economy's sluggish recovery was on track despite a surprise contraction in output in the final three months of 2012.
House Speaker John Boehner said Friday there has been no progress in negotiations to avert a "fiscal cliff" combination of automatic tax increases and spending cuts in January and called on President Barack Obama to produce a new offer.
The U.S. economy added a solid 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent, the lowest since December 2008. The government said Superstorm Sandy had only a minimal effect on the figures.
Experts say economic recovery in Southwest Georgia will be hampered by a number of factors.
Emboldened by rapid growth in e-commerce shipping, the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is moving aggressively this holiday season to start a premium service for the Internet shopper seeking the instant gratification of a store purchase: same-day package delivery.
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports of 13 deaths possibly linked to so-called "energy shots" and cautioning consumers to talk to their doctors before they take them or other energy drinks.