Farmers ahead of schedule in harvesting crop
Depending on the severity of the frost, cold temperatures can cause nearly mature bolls to open, and also can lead to bolls burning and rotting in the field.
First half of the month packed with Yuletide events
Christmas starts rushing in this weekend before the turkey gets warm on the plate and November says good-bye.
Roll call votes for U.S. lawmakers from Georgia
Here is how Georgia’s delegations to the House and Senate voted on roll-call issues from Nov. 14 to Nov. 20.
Southwest Georgia Beat will cover entertainment events across the region
With the publication of Southern Community Newspapers Inc.’s latest monthly tabloid, the company hopes to change the Beat for Southwest Georgia.
National Weather Service calling for low of 20 tonight and Wednesday morning
Albany, region, bracing for freezing temperatures
Statistics show number of senior citizens in work force is increasing
Area seniors are among a growing number of workers 65-over who remain at their jobs.
Albany area to see 23 percent drop for second-lowest silver plan
During this current year, southwest Georgia had the second-highest premiums in the nation.)
Georgia farmers lead the nation in producitng peanuts, pecans and poultry
The top ten commodities grown in Georgia are broilers, cotton, peanuts, eggs, beef, timber, corn, horses, dairy and greenhouse/nursery plants.
Arctic air is pushing its way down to the Gulf Coast
An early arctic blast brings chillier-then-normal temperatures to Southwest Georgia.
Flu vaccine, proper hand-washing are encouraged as measures to protect from flu
The holiday season is a time for traveling and family gatherings, but also a time to see more cases of certain infectious, diseases such as cold or flu, making it a priority to know what the protective measures are and to implement them.
Sen. Johnny Isakson touts David Perdue while Gov. Nathan Deal stresses business, jobs and reforms
State Republican leaders visit the Albany airport Monday in last-day push on the eve of election day
November a month of fairs, festivals, feasting and the arrival of Santa in Albany and Southwest Georgia
The Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia opens a busy November
Santa Claus will beat the Thanksgiving turkey to town as the holiday season gets into full swing in Albany and Southwest Georgia.
The ride home from work will be darker next week after clocks fall back an hour
Standard time will resume at 2 a.m. Sunday, which means daybreak and sunset next week will seem to be earlier.
Ezekiel Holley supporters give push ahead of Election Day
Democratic Party of Georgia officials, including Chairman DuBose Porter, were with party leaders and community members in Albany and Dawson on Thursday campaigning for Ezekiel Holley, who is challenging state Rep. Gerald Greene, R-Cuthbert, for the District 151 seat up for grabs on Election Day on Tuesday.
Albany again leads the eight Georgia metro areas with the lowest average cost of retail gas
Metro Albany motorists were paying an average of $2.663 Monday, with some stations selling as low as $2.589 Monday.