Leesburg native Luke Bryan, the reigning Entertainer of the Year, gets shut out this year
Jason Aldean is the ACM Male Vocalist of the Year, with Miranda Lambert taking the Female Vocalist of the Year Award.
The following is a list of meetings happening in the area this week.
Research in Tifton may lead to control methods
Prionous root borers, the larval stage of the beetle, damages pecan tree roots by depriving trees of essential water nutrients. This makes them vulnerable to heavy winds. The larvae can also move through the soil and feed on an irrigation system if they encounter a pipe between pecan roots.
The grand opening of Senior Life Enrichment Center planned Thursday
The new SOWEGA Council on Aging Senior Life Enrichment Center will be properly shown off Thursday with a dedication, ribbon-cutting and dinner/dance.
State Rep. Ed Rynders, County Commission Chairman Rick Muggridge, Commissioner Greg Frich and Chamber CEO Winston Oxford speak to the group
State Rep. Ed Rynders challenges the Leadership Lee grads to become engaged in local government, to appreciate the quality of life that Lee County offers and to have “civilized debate” about issues.
Unemployment rate for Southwest Georgia region declines to 7.9 percent
Labor officials say Albany employers created 300 jobs and reduced the number of layoffs by 24.9 percent in February.
The Georgia senior senator will leave Congress in January after 20 years at Capitol Hill
Sen. Saxby Chambliss says he’s looking forward to spending more time with family and exploring post-Senate options, but first he has some work to finish in Congress.
Celebrity Chef and Albany native drops in town for a meet and greet showing off her new furniture line
After a trying summer of 2013, Albany native Paula Deen has rebounded big with a new consolidation of her businesses under Paula Deen Ventures and plans for a $20 million restaurant and retail center at Dollywood.
Students from area Leesburg elementary schools have collaborated for “HONK! Jr., The Ugly Duckling Musical.
The Stephen Sondheim musical is the Lee High Theatre Arts Program's town-and-gown musical
A cast of 20 adults and students will bring some classic fairy tale characters to life in a sophisticated way in “Into the Woods,” which begins at seven-performance run on Friday evening at Lee County High School.
New marketing firm MADlab will expand on foundation created by veteran marketing owners
Langstaff Marketing will soon close its doors to make room for MADlab, which has been dubbed by owners Mary Beth Hobby and Deidra Langstaff as a “marketing experiment.”
A Dougherty County service club teams with Lee County achools
The Dougherty County Rotary Club, Lee County schools and other volunteers help African students get an education.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth Environmental Health Offices Feb. 19 through 25.
Luke Bryan is in Rolling Stone, Paula Deen is in People and Phillip Phillips returns for Idol performance
Phillip Phillips will release “Raging Fire” Monday, a week before Luke Bryan’s new spring break EP.
Nearly 1,500 runners from 40 states participate in the 8th annual event, which is conducted in nearly perfect weather conditions
After a couple of years of wet and cold weather, it was sunshine and perfect weather for the 8th annual Albany Marathon Powered by Snickers.