The Albany Symphony and guest Tom Fain will open the performing arts season
Opera, jazz and dramatic performances based on works from Shakespeare and Mozart are all included in this year’s “ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series” at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
Erika falls apart over weekend
After generating concern over potential wind and rain in Southwest Georgia for the past week, former hurriance Erika will likely have little impact on the area.
Georgia Political Briefs
U.S. Sen. Isakson, four U.S. House members touring Georgia bases; U.S. Sen. Perdue applauds North Dakota ruling against WOTUS; U.S. Rep. Bishop hosting a miliarty families summit; Georgia Ag Commissioner Black leads delegation to Panama.
Kendrick Brothers faith-based film nearly topples Straight Outta Compton
The drawing power of “War Room” was clear this weekend at it trailed by nearly catching box office leader “Straight Outta Compton” despite being shown in only a third as many theaters.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Offices Aug. 24-28.
Weather forecasters do not expect Erika to reform into a cyclone
The remnants of Erika were expected to move north just to the west of the Florida peninsula’s Gulf Coast before it reaches land somewhere along the panhandle, bringing rain to Albany and Southwest Georgia.
Metro Albany ranked 2nd lowest in state on Saturday
On a tank of gas, Albany motorists are paying about $20 less per fill-up than they were in late August 2014.
Rates for Albany, Southwest Georgia at 8 percent and 7.7 percent, respectively
The metro Albany rate rose as the number of jobs decreased by 300 in July to 59,900. The job losses came in the service-related industries, including trade, transportation and warehousing and government, labor officials said.
Victim died of unrelated causes
An autopsy reveals that Kent Adam died of causes unrelated to injuries in Lee fight.
Yathomas Riley indicted in death of his wife
Yathomas Riley, a former pro boxer, is indicted on murder charges by a Lee County grand jury Wednesday.
The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.
Three-day event features music, activities, Confederate flag ride
A three-day Southern Heritage Festival is planned this weekend in rural Lee County.
Crude oil falling to lowest prices since recession
Barring unforeseen problems, motorists in the Southeast should see some gas pump prices under $2 this fall.
Benefit walks planned in 16 Georgia cities
All funds raised at area benefits will be earmarked for further care, support and research for Alzheimers.
Chris Cannon’s Flint Equipment Holdings has 27 dealerships in six Southeastern states and the Caribbean.