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.
More than 75 inches of rain fell on Albany in 2013
More than 75 inches of rain fell on Albany in 2013, creating a muddy mess for famers and construction projects.
Demand is starting to creep up, taking gas prices with it
Declining inventories, refineries already operating at 93 percent of capacity and increased demand add up to higher gas costs for motorists in 2014.
Job increases, insurance claims drop results in jobless rate decline
Officials with the Georgia Department of Labor said Thursday that the unemployment rate for metro Albany last month was at its lowest since it was 8.1 percent in March 2009.
Health behaviors cited as areas needed for improvement in recent report
A recent report showed that things such as childhood poverty and obesity are the things that still need to be improved on to help the overall state of health in Georgia.
Albany was one of four Georgia metro areas to see pump prices increase over the past week
Officials with AAA The Auto Club expect gas prices in general to rise shortly after the new year begins.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices Dec. 12 through 18.
Albany area job gain points toward lower unemployment rates for November
The Georgia Department of Labor announce that the Georgia unemployment rate declined to 7.7 percent in November, its lowest point in the last five year.
Sylvester police say they found four marijuana plants in a residence
Sylvester police officers arrest Corey Martise Greene of Sylvester on drug charges including manufacturing marijuana.
About three out of 10 Americans will travel over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period
When it comes to holiday traveling, about 91 percent of Americans plan to drive.
Many local retail stores feel business has been good this year
With the Christmas shopping season in full swing many Albany area retailers say business has been steady and on par with, if not better than, last year.
The Albany cable provider plans to expand its TV lineup
Mediacom completes digital upgrades, will expand TV lineup and boost Internet speed.
The Christmas season is shining in metro Albany
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