Pursuit of the largest grant the council has received from a private foundation took two years to complete
The announcement is made Thursday morning at the council’s Kay Hind Senior Life Enrichment Center, where the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Ballroom was being dedicated.
New book recounts the 200-year history of Southwest Georgia's freedom struggle.
Historian Lee Formwalt delivers “Looking Back, Moving Forward,” a history of Albany and southwest Georgia’s civil rights movement
With rain in the forecast, temperatures are expected to dip 5-10 degrees from current levels
A break in the heat next week is not a signal of an early arrival of autumn.
The following is a list of events happening in metro Albany and Southwest Georgia this week.
For the past two decades, the use of the waters of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint water basin has beed tied up in litigation.
Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Stakeholders attempting to find a solution among Georgia, Alabama and Florida for fair use of the basin’s water
Georgia Southwestern State planning 90th birth bash for President Carter
A ceremony to honor and remember the Americans who died in the attack on America on Sept, 11, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Leary Fire Department, 127 Hand Ave.
Volunteers south to assist local veterans
The Carl Vinson VA Medical Center is looking for volunteer drivers to assist veterans in the Albany area with getting to their appointments at the Albany VA clinic.
It may be time to chop some extra firewood for a colder-than-usual winter in Southwest Georgia
The eastern two-thirds of the United States, including Southwest Georgia, is predicted to see temperatures as much as 5 degrees lower than average in some winter months, according to forecasters with the Old Farmer’s Almanac.
FTC rejects proposed agreement with Phoebe Putney Health System, Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County
Federal Trade Commission officials say the matter is headed back to administrative court
The proposed agreement would have allowed the Hospital Authority to retain possession of the former Palmyra Medical Center and for Phoebe Putney to operate the facility.
Lack of rain expected to impact peanut crop
Scott Monfort, a peanut agronomist based on the UGA Tifton Campus, said about half of Georgia’s 590,000 acres are farmed on irrigated land. Farmers with non-irrigated peanuts, however, could feel the pinch once harvest season begins in September if it doesn’t rain soon.
The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.
Covering expenses will be a challenge for farmers
Georgia corn prices are projected between $3.75-$4.25 per bushel depending on the region of the state. The prices are well below the $6 and $7 contracts that some Georgia farmers signed last year.
SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River
An update on fishing prospects at lakes Seminole, Blackshear and Walter F. Georgia, along with the Flint River.
Authenticity and humor help icy challenges become an online phenomenon
Regular folks pulling pranks on themselves has proved to be so popular that the ALS Association has gotten millions more in donations since July 29 than in previous years.
Monfort replaces longtime peanut expert Beasley
University of Georgia Extension’s new peanut agronomist says Georgia’s crop shows potential despite a prolonged drought.