Albany is the lone georgia metro area averaging less than $2 a gallon
ALBANY — With gas averaging less than $2 a gallon in metro Albany, record-high oil production should keep the relative bargain at the pump going this year, gas price experts say.
NWS predicts that mercury will plunge Wednesday through Friday
Storms are gone, but freezing temperatures ore on the way
SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River
These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.
Government, business get makeovers
Southwest Georgians gets a mix of good and bad change over the course of the year 2014.
Black-eyed peas and ham top the menus for many on New Year's Day
A lot of the traditions that families enjoy on New Year’s Day stem from superstitions about how to gain good luck and good fortune and avoid pitfalls.
Metro Albany average gas price lowest in Georgia
How long the decline will continue is anyone’s guess, but average gas prices in the U.S. have declined for 95 straight days.
Saxby Chambliss plans to practice law in metro Atlanta
Chambliss and his wife, Julianne, will be relocating from Moultrie to Atlanta where he will joining an as yet to be named law firm
Up to 6 inches of rain expected; tornadoes possible
ALBANY — The weather may well be frightening Tuesday and into the early part of Christmas Eve, but not in the way suggested by the popular Christmas carol.
Volunteers make $13,000 donation to Wounded Warriors Project
Thanks to the success of the Run for Wounded Heroes fundraiser a proud group of volunteers is able this holiday season to present a generous gift the Wounded Warriors Project.
Event set for Jan. 15 at UGA Tifton Conference Center
UGA economists, pathologists and entomologists from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will also be on hand to provide industry updates.
Albany residences shine during the holiday season
These are scenes of decorated homes suggested by readers of The Albany Herald and visitors at albanyherald.com.
NAMI Family to Family Education Program coming to Albany Jan. 12
The class will meet weekly on Monday evenings from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m, and is open to family members and close friends who have a loved one living with mental illness.
Drivers say low gas prices allow for more Christmas spending
With gas prices hoving just above $2 many Southwest Georgia drivers are hoping to transfer that savings into some much needed funds for Christmas shopping this year.
Disease can devastate Georgia peanut crop
Because of its ability to produce oxalic acid and enzymes that can kill peanut crops, white mold disease is an annual concern, not only in Georgia but throughout the Southeast. The disease was not as widespread this year as in years past, said UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences professor and scientist Tim Brenneman, but the disease’s impact will continue to be felt statewide.
Metro Albany and Southwest Georgia region each improve to 7.9%
Metro Albany has 200 fewer jobs in October than a year ago, but its unemployment rate declines from 8.6% to 7.9% during the same 12-month period.