Worth County


Albany has best gas prices among Georgia metro areas

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.

Dozen Southwest Georgia school systems among those to receive technology grants

Worth and Terrell County school districts are included on the list

Connections in the Classroom awards $36.7 million to 102 school districts and one charter school to improve high-speed broadband Internet access for students.

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Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia right around the corner

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.

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Proposed gas pipeline, Flint make Dirty Dozen list

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.

Albany motorists averaging 50 cents less per gallon than last year

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.

Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - Oct. 6-17, 2014

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices Oct. 6-17.

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Car enthusiasts ride into Albany | PHOTO GALLERY

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.

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Albany Area Education Notebook - Oct. 20, 2014

A roundup of education news and events for Metro Albany and Southwest Georgia

Deerfield’s Will Calhoun named Commended Scholar; Worth Elementary seeking food donations; Darton State College plans “One Day of Giving” event.

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Worth County celebrates peanuts | PHOTO GALLERY

Weather is picture perfect for Georgia Peanut Festival

Streets of Sylvester were lined with parade watchers Saturday as Worth County celebrated peanuts at its annual Georgia Peanut Festival.

Metro Albany Area Briefs - Oct. 18, 2014

News updates for Metro Albany and Southwest Georgia

Weather expected to be excellent for Sylvester peanut festival; Sabal Trail schedules Monday evening open house; wife injured in Cordele plane crash in Macon hospital SICU

Sylvester women robbing senior citizens

Sylvester police warn of senior citizen scam

Sylvester police are seeking female robbery suspects.

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Dougherty County early voting gets off to a strong start

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.

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Average gas price under $3 per gallon in Albany

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.

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SCARY TALES: Spooky stories for kids get popular around Halloween

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.

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Albany motorists seeing gas below $3 a gallon

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.