Americans will spend a record $18.9 billion on Valentine's Day gifts
A survey released last week by the National Retail Federation found that the average person who celebrates Valentine’s Day will spend an average of $142, with men spending double what women will spend.
Baker County man acquitted of murder in bench trial
A Baker County man accused of murder chooses a judge over a jury and is acquitted of the charge.
Republican lawmakers at odds with direction while Democratic legislator is mostly supportive of president
Georgia’s senators and U.S. Rep. Austin Scott find mostly negatives in President Obama’s State of the Union address while U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop says that even though he is supportive of most of the president’s initiatives, he has different views than the White House on issues such as the Keystone pipeline and EPA authority expansion.
Reader nominations sought for top Southwest Georgia artists
The Friday JAM session is looking for the area’s best musicians and musical venues.
With transportation facing a $1.5 billion shortfall, sales, gas tax hikes are possibilities
The state legislative session could be lively as lawmakers jockey on spending priorities.
Henry, who spent 20 years as DWS headmaster, to fill District 2's vacant seat on state BOE
Former Deerfield-Windsor Headmaster W.T. Henry named to state school board
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.