Oxford has two years to complete the road, which will start just north of Leesburg schools on State Route 195, connect to Old Smithville Road and then continue westward over the railroad tracks and U.S. Highway 19 before looping back to U.S. 19.
Hospital CEO, congressmen named in latest edition of Georgia Trend
Joel Wernick, president and CEO of Phoebe Putney Health System, has made the list now for eight consecutive years.
2013 will go on the books as the least expensive year for motorists since 2010
Experts expect pump prices to continue to rise slowly until later in the month, when they traditionally decline because of low demand.
Temperatures expected to be the coldest in more than 20 years
Most of the country endures sub-freezing temperatures, and Albany is no exception.
An arctic blast is bringing lows to the mid-teens tonight
Two of the coldest days in recent memory have animals at the zoo at Chehaw taking cover.
Rain, pecan scab reduces pecan crop this season
The disease affected two of Georgia’s most common pecan cultivars — Desirable and Stuart trees — but the disease is not uniform across tree varieties.
Pay, long shifts and dangerous conditions all contribute to the high correctional officer changeover at Georgia's adult and juvenile justice systems.
Health screenings, education to be done at Jan. 25 health fair
A husband and wife team is coordinating a health fair for men late this month in Lee County.
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Local Cadet Noah Kimsey to receive prestigious award
Volunteers formed the Civil Air Patrol program a week before the bombing of Pearl Harbor to help protect America’s coastline.
More than 75 inches of rain fell on Albany in 2013
More than 75 inches of rain fell on Albany in 2013, creating a muddy mess for famers and construction projects.
Team Lean is a 12-week weight-loss competition that launches Wednesday
The Albany Area YMCA is conducting late registration for its Annual Team Lean today until Tuesday. Team Lean 2014 is a 12-week weight-loss competition where team camaraderie and cash prizes inspire participants to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. The competition will kick off with the first weigh-in on Wednesday.
Sponsorship levels range from $250 to $1,500.
Kids celebrate Noon Year's Eve at Oakland Library
Children from Dougherty and Lee counties rang in the new year early at the Oakland Library’s Noon Year’s Eve celebration yesterday.
Demand is starting to creep up, taking gas prices with it
Declining inventories, refineries already operating at 93 percent of capacity and increased demand add up to higher gas costs for motorists in 2014.