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.
The effort is an outgrowth from the Albany area Charity Selfie Challenge
Kaley hart says her new Facebook page is designed to take the work out of finding worthy charities and organizations to help.
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.
The Lee County Commission chairman expects a resolution soon
The conflict began when County Manager Ron Rabun received an invoice of $18,340 for digital video recording equipment for the county jail. The expenditure was not included in this year’s budget. Rabun suggested the bill be paid from the sheriff’s drug forfeiture account, a move that was opposed by Rachals.
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.
Leesburg awarded state CDBG funds for water system
The burden of making improvements to the city’s water system became a great lighter as Leesburg will receive close to half a million dollars from a state grant.
Monfort replaces longtime peanut expert Beasley
University of Georgia Extension’s new peanut agronomist says Georgia’s crop shows potential despite a prolonged drought.
Jurors return guilty verdict in Albany murder trial
One defendant found is guilty of felony murder in Walter Phelps trial.
Football fans turn out in early morning sun
Fans at Saturday’s Lee County - Westover game turn out despite the early morning heat.
July numbers show area unemployment on the rise
Despite the the month to month increases in the jobless rate from Albany and Southwest Georgia, both rates were favorable compared to last year’s as metro Albany’s was down year over year from the 9.3 percent reported in 2013. Southwest Georgia’s 9.1 percent was the same rate reported last July.
Music=Change benefit concert Friday night to feature Phillip Phillips
Former American Idol winner and platinum recording artist Phillip Phillip is returning to his hometown this weekend to lend his support to a good cause as headliner of the Music=Change benefit.
Savana Harris’ artwork will be on display at the U.S. Capitol for one year.
Lovers Lane No. 1 on the proposed Lee County resurfacing list
While Lovers Lane Road is No. 1 on the resurfacing list, Forrester Parkway Extension in western Lee County is No. 1 on the paving or new construction list.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices Aug. 8 through 14.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month
Certain people may be at higher risk for getting some diseases or having more serious illness if they were to get sick, like young children, older adults and those with health conditions, Southwest Public Health District Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant said.