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.
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.
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.
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.
Cooler, drier weather has people looking for outdoors things to do
After months of sweltering heat, the shorter days are a signal that fall is on the way. That means communities and organizations are packing weekends with plenty of events and activities.
Early voting for Nov. 4 election starts Oct. 13
Persons who want to vote in the Nov. 4 general election must register by Monday.
The familiar white collection boxes will soon begin popping up around Albany
Marines, Salvation Army begin 2014 Toys for Tots campaign. The 2013 effort collected nearly 15,000 donated toys and brought a happier Christmas to 3,400 Southwest Georgia children.
A roundup of news in metro Albany and Southwest Georgia
Convenience store robbed for third time; cancer benefit set; foreclosure rates down; lucky lottery player; old farm skills workshop rescheduled; county jail gets repairs funding.
Metro Albany gas prices Monday were significantly below the previous Monday, but were flat year to year
Experts think that after a leveling out gas prices should begin to move downward again.