The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Albany’s unemployment rate decreased to 9.8 percent in July, down four-tenths of a percentage point from 10.2 percent in June. The rate was 10.1 percent in July a year ago.
Emergency management staffers believe the area will avoid major flooding unless heavy rains arrive
While gas pump prices nationally and in Georgia have declined over the past week, motorists in metro Albany have seen a nine-cent average price hike.
Metro Albany has the lowest average gas prices of any Georgia metro area Monday as fuel costs decline.
For the first time since 2000, The Albany Herald has a design change.
Michelle Nunn is looking to fill the U.S. Senate seat soon to be vacated by U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Moultrie.
Elliott Minor covered Southwest Georgia for more than two decades for The Associated Press.
Hospital officials hope to fill about 15 vacancies at a recruitment event planned for Aug. 15 in Bainbridge.
Seasonal factors contributed to the rise in unemployment rates in June, Georgia Department of Labor officials said.
The two institutions teamed up to generate more than 3,400 jobs in the southwest Georgia region.
Georgia's delegation splits across partisan lines as well on the agricultural legislation.
Some 350 kayakers and canoers complete the first leg of a journey from Warwick to Bainbridge.
DOSSIER NAME; Amber Love AGE: 26 JOB: Veterinarian TIME ON THE JOB: One month. PERSONAL: Originally from Ochlocknee, Love currently lives in Albany with her three labs, miniature pinscher and two cats.
Brig. Gen. John Broadmeadow will formally assume command of Marine Corps Logistics Command in late July.
Dana Meade’s opponent has 10 days to file a motion for reconsideration before the state Supreme Court.