Approval of the naming is still needed from the Lee County Commission and Smithville City Council
The document approved Tuesday night recognizes “all military veterans of Lee County.” The wording states that designating the highway Veterans Memorial Highway “will provide recognition of such sacrifice and serve as a reminder to all that freedom is not free.”
Second annual event scheduled after Christmas parade and festival
Judging will be in three categories for best Christmas attire in three categories including small, up to 18 pounds; medium, 19-39 pounds and large, 40 pounds and up.
A JFK commemoration, breakfast with Santa, musical auditions and a trivia contest headline Lee County High School events
Lee County High School students display memories of JFK’s assassination day and prepare for Santa Clause, auditions for a stage version of “Young Frankenstein,” and hone up for a book trivia contest next week.
A busy weekend of holiday-related events is Coming Up in Albany and Southwest Georgia.
Christmas will make its presence known this weekend as parades, concerts and stage productions hit high gear.
Metro Albany gas rises nearly a nickle in a week while state and national averages decline
Gas price experts expect average prices to decline in the coming weeks, though it may be slower in the Southeast where there was a fuel supply disruption in mid-November.
Escapee spotted this morning by Oak Hill Dairy Farm
Bobby Smith has been missing since he failed to report back to the Albany Transition Center prior to the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Christmas season gets in full swing this week in Metro Albany.
Saturday will be perhaps the busiest of the year in terms of activities in Metro Albany.
Contracts pending on several area properties
A local real estate agent says she is looking at a number of potential business moves on property throughout Dougherty County.
Michael Lee Tatum, 21, is wanted on theft and burglary charges in Dougherty County.
Albany and Dougherty County authorities are asking for tips on the location of Michael Lee Tatum.
The effects of the water mold sometimes are not evident until after shipment
Georgia watermelon farmers found Phytophthora to be a hit to the wallet after heavy rains in mid summer made the disease more widespread than normal.
Claire Leavy is director of Lee County Library
Lee County's Library director looks forward to breaks at St. George Island, Fla.
Cancer screening program based in Albany receives national recognition
Cancer Coalition of South Georgia was selected as one of the top three organizations to receive national recognition from the Mutual of America Foundation and a $25,000 grant.
Georgia Department of Labor announces metro rates for October
An increase in new layoffs and an increase in the number of unemployed residents contributed to a bump in the jobless rate in Albany and Southwest Georgia in October, labor officials say.
An interruption in Gulf fuel production has caused retail gas prices to rise
More than 43 million Americans — including 1.24 million Georgians — are expected to travel away from home over the Thanksgiving holidays.
The lights of the Christmas season are starting to shine in Southwest Georgia
Albany and other Southwest Georgia communities get ready for the holidays with lots of festive cheer and fun activities.