A busy weekend of holiday-related events is Coming Up in Albany and Southwest Georgia.
Christmas will make its presence known this weekend as parades, concerts and stage productions hit high gear.
The Christmas season gets in full swing this week in Metro Albany.
Saturday will be perhaps the busiest of the year in terms of activities in Metro Albany.
The effects of the water mold sometimes are not evident until after shipment
Georgia watermelon farmers found Phytophthora to be a hit to the wallet after heavy rains in mid summer made the disease more widespread than normal.
Cancer screening program based in Albany receives national recognition
Cancer Coalition of South Georgia was selected as one of the top three organizations to receive national recognition from the Mutual of America Foundation and a $25,000 grant.
Georgia Department of Labor announces metro rates for October
An increase in new layoffs and an increase in the number of unemployed residents contributed to a bump in the jobless rate in Albany and Southwest Georgia in October, labor officials say.
An interruption in Gulf fuel production has caused retail gas prices to rise
More than 43 million Americans — including 1.24 million Georgians — are expected to travel away from home over the Thanksgiving holidays.
The lights of the Christmas season are starting to shine in Southwest Georgia
Albany and other Southwest Georgia communities get ready for the holidays with lots of festive cheer and fun activities.
A man is hospitalized with gunshot injuries
Harold Crutchfield of Worth County is hospitalized after being shot in the back at his home.
Update on new center and annual report presented at SOWEGA Council on Aging meeting
Officials say the SOWEGA Council on Aging Senior Life Enrichment Center is expected to be occupied by mid-January.
Bryce Johnson declares his candidacy for Georgia Denate District 13
Worth County native Bryce Johnson announces in Tifton that he is running to succeed retiring state Sen. John Crosby.
The seat is being vacated by Sen. John Crosby when his term ends next year
Georgia Senate District 13 includes Worth and Lee counties.
Following the recent death of his daughter, Sen. John Crosby says he will focus on home and his grandchildren
John Crosby, of Tifton, has represented District 13, which includes Lee and Worth counties, in the Georgia Senate since 2008 and will not seek re-election next year.
J.D. Gibbs, 91, died Monday in a Macon Medical Center
J.D. Gibbs, 91, died Monday in a Macon Medical Center. Jimmy Lee Pitts, the driver of the semi whick struck Gibbs pickup, has been charged with driving too fast for conditions
Wendell Carl Thomas is accused of armed robbery at Sylvester Hot Wok restaurant
Sylvester police made a quick arrest Monday in an armed robbery, with the suspect a person of interest in two home invasions earlier this year.
A 26-year-old man is wanted in Sylvester on drug charges
Officials with the Sylvester Police Department said Monday that Kevin Jamal Hooks remained wanted on outstanding charges.