Terrell County


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Cancer Coalition of South Georgia receives four-star Charity Navigator rating

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.

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Dougherty, Terrell business leaders complete training

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.

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Too much water bad for peanut crop

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.

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HOLIDAY PROJECT: Trinity Thanksgiving Tree can become a meaningful family tradition | PHOTOS

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.

Near freezes expected Sunday and Monday nights

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.

Southwest Georgia Briefs -- Nov. 8, 2015

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.

Family day, resource fair set for Saturday in Dawson

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.

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Fundraiser Saturday in Sasser for teen battling brain cancer

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.

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Proposed Sabal Trail pipeline makes water coalition Dirty Dozen

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.

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Albany City Commission opts out of SGRITA agreement

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.

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In Georgia, beef is up, cotton is down and poultry is still on top

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

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Clocks fall back to standard time at 2 a.m. Sunday

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.

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U.S. Sen. Isakson will oppose Bipartisan Budget Act

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.

Search warrant executed at store in Sasser

Coin gambling operation suspected

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation executed 16 search warrants in connection with alleged gambling law violations.

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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 2015

The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.