A new Albany Herald feature will give readers an opportunity to share some of the better things about Southwest Georgia.
A fundraiser exceeds its goal in raising money to fight cancer in Southwest Georgia.
The Herald is working with the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia to raise awareness about screening for colorectal cancer.
These were the most-read stories at albanyherald.com for the week of March 1 through March 8, 2013.
More than 220 suggested names have been narrowed to seven. Voting will be open through 5 p.m. on March 8.
There are $22.7 million in projects currently underway at MCLB-Albany, many of which have been prompted by energy-efficiency efforts.
In all, roughly $60,000 has been invested to bring a telemedicine component to Centering Pregnancy, officials say.
An emergency center overhaul at Phoebe Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald is among the projects the Phoebe Putney Health System will be engaged in this year.
University of Georgia officials predict improved outlook statewide in 2013.
When reviewing the economic prospects for the Albany area in 2013, they can be described as stable, but highly susceptible to market shocks. Referring to last year, despite seeing a Georgia economy finally growing at a faster rate than their regional counterparts, our area lagged. Despite Albany’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate falling from 10.1 percent to 9.5 percent over the last year, there was no net job growth in 2012.
John Prince III owns nine successful car dealerships in four South Georgia cities, including Albany.
A special 10-page section includes numerous financial-related stories on metro Albany issues.
Any snow that may come with Saturday's arctic front won't accumulate, weather officials say.
Officials estimate roughly 60-70 jobs were lost when the hospital in Calhoun County closed its doors last week.
The Cancer Coalition of South Georgia is aiming to raise $10,000 through an upcoming event at Tony's Fitness Group.