Recent review shows Cancer Coalition received highest Charity Navigator rating
The Cancer Coalition of South Georgia was congratulated by Charity Navigator last month for achieving its four-star rating for fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. The Cancer Coalition received an overall score of 90.78 out of 100, as well as a financial score of 87.59 and an accountability and transparency of 96.
Seven Dougherty, Terrell graduates complete training
Several Dougherty and Terrell County leaders have graduated from the Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development’s 2015 Region 10 Multi-Day Training Program.
too much irrigation can invite diseases and reduce yields
Wes Porter, UGA Cooperative Extension precision agriculture and irrigation specialist, says that, while water is essential to peanut production in Georgia, overirrigation can be just as detrimental.
Thanksgiving project is one the kids can help with
The idea is that you decorate your tree with an autumn-colored leaf that bears something for which you’re thankful.
Coldest weather of the fall so far to make a brief visit
While temperatures are expected to dip into the low 30s Sunday and Monday nights, the early forecast for Thanksgiving Day is for mild temperatures and sunny skies.
Detour for bridge construction near Smithville delayed
A detour planned by the Georgia Department of Transportation to allow construction of a new bridge on State Route 118 over the Muckaloochee Creek has been delayed until Dec. 1.
Event taking place 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Terrell County Governmental Complex
The day will feature games, jump houses, fun exercise activities, food and music. Organizers say it is designed to promote community unity, while also offering information on college and technical school resources, career counseling, affordable housing, health screenings, among other resources.
Circle of Love benefit for Brianna Layton set at Sasser Flea Market
There is no admission charge for the event, but an offering box will be at the front gate for those wishing to make donations.
Georgia Water Coalition says Sabal Pipeline risky for SOWEGA
As a proposed 500-mile natural gas pipeline that would run through the heart of Southwest Georgia moves closer to becoming a reality, the state’s leading water quality watchdog group has weighed in by listing the project as one of Georgia’s top water threats.
City Manager Sharon Subadan to negotiate new, 'more favorable' agreement with collective
The Albany City Commission votes to opt out of its original agreement with the SGRITA collective to negotiate a “more favorable” agreement.
Nine of the top 10 peanut counties are in Southwest Georgia
UGA’s annual county-by-county survey allows the public and policy makers to get a clear picture of Georgia agriculture
Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday morning
Tonight, sometime after trick-or-treaters have fallen into goodie-induced slumber, those who have clocks and watches that don’t automatically adjust will go through the time-honored tradition of moving those timepieces back an hour.
Sen. Johnny Isakson says compromise bill undoes budget controls
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson says he will vote against the Bipartisan Budget Act that has passed the U.S. House.
Coin gambling operation suspected
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation executed 16 search warrants in connection with alleged gambling law violations.
The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.