The 41st annual Artesian City Car Show draws about 100 entrants
Autos ranging from the 1920s to the 2013 were on display Saturday at the 41st annual Artesian City Car Club Show.
Groups pitch in to help with statewide waterway cleanup program
Volunteers in Lee and Dougherty counties will work together Saturday to clean up along area waterways.
Carnival raises awareness and funds for Cancer Coalition of South Georgia
Those who participated in the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia’s second Cancer STOMP carnival were working to put an end cancer in the region.
News updates for Metro Albany and Southwest Georgia
Weather expected to be excellent for Sylvester peanut festival; Sabal Trail schedules Monday evening open house; wife injured in Cordele plane crash in Macon hospital SICU
Lee County commissioners back county manager in impact fee dispute
Lee County Manager Ron Rabun says the new engine, may cost as much as $275,000, likely will be assigned to the fire station at Century. The department also is looking at retiring a 20-year-old fire department unit.
Election season throughout Georgia is well under way
Many Dougherty County voters took advantage of the Columbus Day holiday to cast their ballots in several federal, state and local elections as early voting opened throughout Georgia Monday.
Metro Albany motorists are paying 28.5 cents less per gallon than the same date last year
Retail gas experts believe the downward pressure on gas prices will continue and that the Georgia average for a gallon of gas could be below $3 by Thanksgiving.
Stories for children have various levels of humor and chills, depending on the age of the child
Halloween stories for younger kids tend to take humorous turns, while a few more chills make it into books for older children.
A weekly calendar of civic club and organization meetings, reunions, volunteering opportunities, classes and seminars, and other notices.
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GasBuddy reported a dozen stations in metro Albany on Thursday selling gas at $2.999 or lower
Experts on gas prices say the decline in average costs at the pump could continue at least until Thanksgiving.
Performances begin at 6 p.m. Saturday by Byne
Tickets are sold at the door for $10. Proceeds provide care, counseling and recovery assistance to men who have struggled with addictions. Funds from the past four years have provided more than $50,000 to assist those in recovery.
The fog was most dense during the prime viewing time for the full lunar eclipse
For those who missed today’s lunar eclipse, the next best oppotunity to see a full lunar eclipse will be next September.
Crisp Regional has one of state's highest readmission rates
Figures for Southwest Georgia hospitals include Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, 0.18 percent; Phoebe Sumter Hospital, 0.22 percent; Tift Regional Medical Center, 0.09 percent; Colquitt Regional Medical Center in Moultrie, 0.64 percent; South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, 0.50 percent; Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, 0.71 percent, and Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald, 0.78 percent.
Tuesday night’s gubernatorial and U.S. Senate debates preceed November election
Area GOP leaders attended major gubernatorial, senate debates in Perry
Metro Albany saw a week-to-week drop of 8.8 cents per gallon Monday
With maintenance season winding down at Gulf oil refineries, gas prices should be over the “snag” that halted seasonsal decline last week, AAA officials say.