Glen Rains says his ultimate goal is to develop an automated field scout for growers.
A bill, which the Georgia Water Coalition contended contained a “poison pill,” is defeated in the Georgia House.
Georgia Water Coalition says new water bill threatens rivers, property rights and taxpayers.
The metro Albany unemployment rate was 9.2 percent last month, lower than the 9.9 percent rate from February 2012.
A new Albany Herald feature will give readers an opportunity to share some of the better things about Southwest Georgia.
A fundraiser exceeds its goal in raising money to fight cancer in Southwest Georgia.
The Herald is working with the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia to raise awareness about screening for colorectal cancer.
These were the most-read stories at albanyherald.com for the week of March 1 through March 8, 2013.
The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture comes to Albany State University to consult on local "treasures."
More than 220 suggested names have been narrowed to seven. Voting will be open through 5 p.m. on March 8.
Projections for the Flint River at Albany have been reduced, with the river now not expected to reach flood stage.
There are $22.7 million in projects currently underway at MCLB-Albany, many of which have been prompted by energy-efficiency efforts.
In all, roughly $60,000 has been invested to bring a telemedicine component to Centering Pregnancy, officials say.
An emergency center overhaul at Phoebe Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald is among the projects the Phoebe Putney Health System will be engaged in this year.
University of Georgia officials predict improved outlook statewide in 2013.