Winner plans to purchase a new pickup truck
The winner says he stopped for something else, but decided to make the lottery purchase.
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.
Update on new center and annual report presented at SOWEGA Council on Aging meeting
Officials say the SOWEGA Council on Aging Senior Life Enrichment Center is expected to be occupied by mid-January.
Crop pales in comparison to last year’s yield
It was feared earlier in the season that high accumulations of rainfall during the summer washed out portions of farmers’ peanut fields. While reports are low of that being the case, rain did provide other farmers with enough water for their crops to exceed normal growth.
Fugitive Corey Bernard Zackery has arrest warrants in Dougherty and Mitchell counties
Albany Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitive Corey Bernard Zackey has arrests warrants waiting for battery and probation violations.
The Adopt a Family Program helps victims of abuse in the Albany area during the holidays
Liberty House’s adoption program for victims of abuse is designed to make the Christmas holidays brighter through the gift of giving.
Second Harvest of South Georgia and Central Monitoring coordinate coat effort in Albany
The Albany One Warm Coat project will run through Jan. 15. The One Warm Coat hotline is (229) 434-1176.
Albany lawyers say paying large amounts for real estate deeds is unnecessary
Albany attorneys and real estate agents want consumers to know paying an outside company large amounts of money to obtain certified copies of property deeds is unnecessary.
Georgia pecan production drops from 90 million pounds to around 65 to 70 million pounds
Increased rainfall in the summer opened the door to disease and drastically lowered individual size and quantity of pecans produced in Georgia this year.
Experts say Georgia farmers are among the nation’s most efficient in their use of water for irrigation practices.
Tropical Storm Karen is expected bring winds and rain to Southwest Georgia this weekend.
Congressman says American people have a right to be mighty fed up.
Albany and Southwest Georgia unemployment continues to steadily decline. Decrease in rates can be attributed to a reduction in the labor force.
Among the lowest qualified health plan rates to come out of the market place under the Affordable Care Act shows that the lowest rates will be in the north Georgia area.
A forum presented by state Sen. Freddie Powell Sims, District 12, presented a forum featuring Pamela Roshell from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to discuss the Affordable Care Act in relation to the market place.