Lee County


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Albany, Leesburg gearing up for holiday parades

Albany area holiday parades set for Dec. 6

The Leesburg event, Spirit of Christmas Parade and Festival, will start first. A festival on Starksville Avenue will be taking place from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. with the parade starting at 10 a.m. from Peach Avenue and Main Street, near Lee County High School.

Golf cart driver charged in Albany wreck

Investigation brings charges for Albany golf cart driver

An albany man is charged in connection with a wreck involving a Ford Expedition and a golf cart.

Early blast of Arctic air to plunge region into deep freeze

National Weather Service calling for low of 20 tonight and Wednesday morning

Albany, region, bracing for freezing temperatures

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Albany dentist in honey competition finals

Kent Simmons, an Albany dentist, is a finalist in a national honey competition.

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Miss Albany, runners up announced

Reedi Hawkins wins Miss Albany title

Reedi Hawkins takes Miss Albany, talent and swimsuit competitions.

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Medical Associates of Albany moving to Lee County

Medical Associates of Albany break ground on new U.S. Highway 82 location

Doctors with Medical Associates of Albany will soon be leaving their Palmyra Road location in Albany and moving into a new facility that will be built on U.S. Highway 82 in Lee County.

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Motorcycle club helps build home for needy family in albany

Buffalo Soldiers motorcycle club assists in Albany Habitat build.

The Albany chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers motorcycle club helps Habitat for Humanity build a home for a needy family.

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Area senior citizens add to graying work force

Statistics show number of senior citizens in work force is increasing

Area seniors are among a growing number of workers 65-over who remain at their jobs.

Relay for Life forming teams for Albany event in April

Individuals, community organizations, businesses invited to join in fight against cancer

Relay For Life events are held overnight as individuals and teams camp out at an athletic track, park or other gathering area, with the goal of keeping at least one team member on the track or pathway at all times throughout the evening.

What to expect in Year 2 of ACA Exchange

Albany area to see 23 percent drop for second-lowest silver plan

During this current year, southwest Georgia had the second-highest premiums in the nation.)

Farm-City Week honors Georgia farmers

Georgia farmers lead the nation in producitng peanuts, pecans and poultry

The top ten commodities grown in Georgia are broilers, cotton, peanuts, eggs, beef, timber, corn, horses, dairy and greenhouse/nursery plants.

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Buster Posey mystery guest at Lee County Chamber of Commerce dinner | PHOTOS

Buster Posey makes appearance at Lee Counting meeting

As promised, a special homegrown guest arrives at a Lee County Chamber dinner.

Leesburg man struck and injured by car

Pedestrian struck by car in Albany

Leesburg man struck by car in Albany.

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Lee County growth expected along U.S. Highway 82 | VIDEO

Commercial and retail clients are top targets

Growth in Lee County likely will be centered on U. S. Highway 82 in the near future, says Greg Crowder, chairman of the Lee County Development Authority.

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Miss Albany pageant returns to the stage | PHOTO GALLERY

Miss Albany pageant will be conducted Saturday evening at the Lee County High School auditorium

“A Southern Tradition” returns this week after a five-year absence, with 11 women vying for the title of Miss Albany 2015.