Georgia Water Coalition says new water bill threatens rivers, property rights and taxpayers.
The metro Albany unemployment rate was 9.2 percent last month, lower than the 9.9 percent rate from February 2012.
A new Albany Herald feature will give readers an opportunity to share some of the better things about Southwest Georgia.
A fundraiser exceeds its goal in raising money to fight cancer in Southwest Georgia.
The Herald is working with the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia to raise awareness about screening for colorectal cancer.
These were the most-read stories at albanyherald.com for the week of March 1 through March 8, 2013.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices.
More than 220 suggested names have been narrowed to seven. Voting will be open through 5 p.m. on March 8.
Projections for the Flint River at Albany have been reduced, with the river now not expected to reach flood stage.
River and creek flooding is likely in areas of Southwest Georgia later this week after a weekend of heavy rains.
Officials expect 4-6 inches of rain today, while projections are for creeks and rivers to crest Thursday and Friday.
The construction of a new Walmart complex in 2011 was the biggest new retail development in East Albany in decades.
There are $22.7 million in projects currently underway at MCLB-Albany, many of which have been prompted by energy-efficiency efforts.
In all, roughly $60,000 has been invested to bring a telemedicine component to Centering Pregnancy, officials say.
An emergency center overhaul at Phoebe Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald is among the projects the Phoebe Putney Health System will be engaged in this year.