These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth Environmental Health Offices Feb. 19 through 25.
OUTLOOK 2014: Walmart is under contruction in the Worth County Industrial Complex
Wal-Mart will be opening in Sylvester later this year and while many point to job creation and tax benefits as reason for optimism, some local business owners are concerned about the impact of the retail giant on small business.
OUTLOOK 2014: Plans remain to establish womens and childrens center
While exact figures are not yet clear, the conversion of Phoebe North into a womens and childrens center is expected to be in the eight-figure range.
The Senate action sends the bill to the president for his signature
Both of Georgia’s U.S. senators support passage of a new, five-year farm bill.
Southwest Georgia congressional delegation mixed on reactions to State of the Union address (VIDEOS)
Republicans are critical of President Obama for what they see as job-killing policies
U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop has a positive reaction to the president’s speech, while U.S. Rep. Austin Scott is critical, as are Georgia’s two U.S. senators.
Sylvester resident arrested for pot possession
Police in Worth County arrest a resident for marijuana possession.
Food store robbers work as team
A Sylvester food store is robbed by masked gunmen.
Advice given on how to protect against the tiny inspect
There are more than 7,000 species of thrips, but only two cause problems for Georgia farmers and UGA researchers — tobacco thrips and western flower thrips.
Failure to yield results in collision with tractor trailer
An 81-year-old man and a 23-year-old man, the latter of whom was celebrating a birthday, died following a crash in Poulan.
Businesses and Agencies inspected are required to post score sheets where the public can see them.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Worth County Environmental Health Offices Jan. 4-9, 2014.
Hospital CEO, congressmen named in latest edition of Georgia Trend
Joel Wernick, president and CEO of Phoebe Putney Health System, has made the list now for eight consecutive years.
2013 will go on the books as the least expensive year for motorists since 2010
Experts expect pump prices to continue to rise slowly until later in the month, when they traditionally decline because of low demand.
Temperatures expected to be the coldest in more than 20 years
Most of the country endures sub-freezing temperatures, and Albany is no exception.
Officer recovering from collison with truck Saturday
Chandler Giddes, 21, was airlifted to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital after a wreck Saturday morning, reports from the Georgia State Patrol say.
Rain, pecan scab reduces pecan crop this season
The disease affected two of Georgia’s most common pecan cultivars — Desirable and Stuart trees — but the disease is not uniform across tree varieties.