Baker County


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Albany joins trend of dropping gas prices

Retail gas prices decline in metro Albany by 12.7 cents per gallon from gas prices last week.

At an average of $3.179, metro Albany gas prices at the pump ranked third lowest among the eight metro area in Georgia on Monday.

Metro Albany gas cheapest in state

For the third time in four weeks, metro Albany leads off the week with the best average price at the gas pump.

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Florida lawsuit threatens irrigation practices in Southwest Georgia

Experts say Georgia farmers are among the nation’s most efficient in their use of water for irrigation practices.

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Region braces for tropical storm

Tropical Storm Karen is expected bring winds and rain to Southwest Georgia this weekend.

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Rep. Sanford Bishop issues statement in regard to shutdown

Congressman says American people have a right to be mighty fed up.

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Pump price slide continues

A group of stations in East Albany continue to pace the market for motorists.

Albany unemployment rate decreases in August

Albany and Southwest Georgia unemployment continues to steadily decline. Decrease in rates can be attributed to a reduction in the labor force.

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Southwest Georgia to see among highest health plan rates

Among the lowest qualified health plan rates to come out of the market place under the Affordable Care Act shows that the lowest rates will be in the north Georgia area.

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HHS Regional Director Pamela Roshell visits Albany, discusses health reform

A forum presented by state Sen. Freddie Powell Sims, District 12, presented a forum featuring Pamela Roshell from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to discuss the Affordable Care Act in relation to the market place.

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SOWEGA Senior Center moving toward December completion, in need of donations

Fundraising continues for the massive new center for senior citizens in the metro Albany area.

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On the Job with Lyndia Sue Wright

Lynda Sue Wright serves as the director for the weapon systems management center at Marine Corps Logistics Command at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany.

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Jail inmate charged in Newton man's death

A Newton man being held on a probation violation charge in Dougherty County Jail has been charged with felony murder in the death of 87-year-old William Land.

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Unmanned aerial vehicles could be soaring success for farmers

This technology will not be available for commercial use until 2015.

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USDA aims to make school meals more tasty

Stung by “tastes like vomit” critiques from some students, the USDA looks to make school meals more palatable.

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United Way aims to raise $1.2 million

The goal for the 2013 United Way campaign comprises of the agency’s campaign and a combined federal campaign, officials say.