November a month of fairs, festivals, feasting and the arrival of Santa in Albany and Southwest Georgia
The Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia opens a busy November
Santa Claus will beat the Thanksgiving turkey to town as the holiday season gets into full swing in Albany and Southwest Georgia.
The ride home from work will be darker next week after clocks fall back an hour
Standard time will resume at 2 a.m. Sunday, which means daybreak and sunset next week will seem to be earlier.
Albany again leads the eight Georgia metro areas with the lowest average cost of retail gas
Metro Albany motorists were paying an average of $2.663 Monday, with some stations selling as low as $2.589 Monday.
The Exchange Club of Albany prepares for 68th annual Southwest Georgia Regional Fair
Few things signal that fall is in full swing like the smell of funnels cakes, the sing-song voice of a carnival barker and the flashing lights of the midway as residents enjoy another year of the Southwest Georgia Regional Fair held each year at Albany’s Exchange Club Fairgrounds.
Textile manufacturer pollution, state water policy issues cited as problems for Flint River
The annual Dirty Dozen spotlights threats to the Georgia water resources as well as the polluters and state policies or failures that ultimately harm — or could harm — Georgia property owners, downstream communities, fish and wildlife, hunters, anglers, boaters and swimmers.
Metro Albany had the best average gas price in the state Monday at $2.812
Retail gas could be pruchased for less than $2.70 a gallon Monday at some Albany stations.
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.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
On Jan. 29, Sherry Dennis, of Camilla, had a biopsy on what was initially thought to be fatty tissue, immediately following a breast reduction, which found cancer in her right breast that was 4.8 centimeters — indicating she had to undergo chemotherapy. On July 24, she underwent a double mastectomy. She began radiation on Sept. 11, and is expected to end that course of treatment on Oct. 28.
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.
Four-day float will end at Lake Seminole
Georgia River Network, creator of Paddle Georgia, an annual week-long summer canoe/kayak camping adventure, will host a four-day Paddle Georgia Fall Float on the Flint Oct. today through Monday between Albany and Bainbridge.
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.
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.