More than 220 suggested names have been narrowed to seven. Voting will be open through 5 p.m. on March 8.
After first eluding deputies, an armed robbery suspect is later apprehended.
Lee County, Bainbridge and Thomasville are expected to see “moderate” flooding from recent heavy rains.
Projections for the Flint River at Albany have been reduced, with the river now not expected to reach flood stage.
A Lee County businessman runs into peanut contract trouble with Southwest Georgia farmers.
A Lee County roadway is approved for resurfacing, along with other improvements.
Officials expect 4-6 inches of rain today, while projections are for creeks and rivers to crest Thursday and Friday.
There are $22.7 million in projects currently underway at MCLB-Albany, many of which have been prompted by energy-efficiency efforts.
In all, roughly $60,000 has been invested to bring a telemedicine component to Centering Pregnancy, officials say.
An emergency center overhaul at Phoebe Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald is among the projects the Phoebe Putney Health System will be engaged in this year.
University of Georgia officials predict improved outlook statewide in 2013.
A new Lee County school set to open in August, which will add another middle school to the county.
When reviewing the economic prospects for the Albany area in 2013, they can be described as stable, but highly susceptible to market shocks. Referring to last year, despite seeing a Georgia economy finally growing at a faster rate than their regional counterparts, our area lagged. Despite Albany’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate falling from 10.1 percent to 9.5 percent over the last year, there was no net job growth in 2012.
More firefighters and additional training are among the needs to reduce insurance rates for Lee residents.
John Prince III owns nine successful car dealerships in four South Georgia cities, including Albany.