The grand opening of Senior Life Enrichment Center planned Thursday
The new SOWEGA Council on Aging Senior Life Enrichment Center will be properly shown off Thursday with a dedication, ribbon-cutting and dinner/dance.
Unemployment rate for Southwest Georgia region declines to 7.9 percent
Labor officials say Albany employers created 300 jobs and reduced the number of layoffs by 24.9 percent in February.
The Georgia senior senator will leave Congress in January after 20 years at Capitol Hill
Sen. Saxby Chambliss says he’s looking forward to spending more time with family and exploring post-Senate options, but first he has some work to finish in Congress.
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.