The 27th annual Georgia Peanut Tour will be held in south Georgia, Sept. 17-19. Started as an effort to attract more buyers to the state, the tour is an opportunity for industry leaders and farmers to showcase the crop’s quality and planting and how peanuts are handled post-harvest.
A silent peanut pest is eating away at profits and has Georgia producers concerned. The burrower bug can wreak havoc on a farmer’s peanuts without him even knowing.
Local leaders remember that day 50 years ago and how it changed the country.
The Hospital Authority and Phoebe Putney Health System have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that the acquisition of Palmyra Medical Center violated federal antitrust laws.
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.