The new Hall variety is sweet and ripens eary
The new University of Georgia muscadine is golden and ripens early, making it an attractive choice for consumers and Georgia farmers. The biggest need now is to make other areas of the country aware of muscadines and create better markets for the grape.
Americans will spend a record $18.9 billion on Valentine's Day gifts
A survey released last week by the National Retail Federation found that the average person who celebrates Valentine’s Day will spend an average of $142, with men spending double what women will spend.
Republican lawmakers at odds with direction while Democratic legislator is mostly supportive of president
Georgia’s senators and U.S. Rep. Austin Scott find mostly negatives in President Obama’s State of the Union address while U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop says that even though he is supportive of most of the president’s initiatives, he has different views than the White House on issues such as the Keystone pipeline and EPA authority expansion.
Panel oversees management of government, state election law
Rynders will also serve as the Secretary of the Health & Human Services, Appropriations, and Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment Committees, as well as Ex-Officio of the Ways and Means Committee. In addition, Rep. Rynders is a member of the Intragovernmental Coordination and Transportation committees.
Reader nominations sought for top Southwest Georgia artists
The Friday JAM session is looking for the area’s best musicians and musical venues.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices Dec. 19-Jan. 7.
Albany is the lone georgia metro area averaging less than $2 a gallon
ALBANY — With gas averaging less than $2 a gallon in metro Albany, record-high oil production should keep the relative bargain at the pump going this year, gas price experts say.
NWS predicts that mercury will plunge Wednesday through Friday
Storms are gone, but freezing temperatures ore on the way
Warrant issued for suspect
A Sylvester woman stabs her boyfriend when she mistakes his cousin romantic interest.
SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River
These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.
Government, business get makeovers
Southwest Georgians gets a mix of good and bad change over the course of the year 2014.
Black-eyed peas and ham top the menus for many on New Year's Day
A lot of the traditions that families enjoy on New Year’s Day stem from superstitions about how to gain good luck and good fortune and avoid pitfalls.
Anthony Landrum succumbs to Saturday crash injuries
Initial reports from the GSP said Landrum was traveling north on State Highway 33 just north of Calhoun Road when the 2008 Ford pickup truck he was driving was involved in a collision with a tractor trailer truck in the south lane being driven by Kenneth Tyner at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
Metro Albany average gas price lowest in Georgia
How long the decline will continue is anyone’s guess, but average gas prices in the U.S. have declined for 95 straight days.
Sexual assault victim did not know the assailant, Sylvester police say
On Thursday, from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m., an unknown man reportedly entered a residence on Carter Road in Sylvester and sexually assaulted a 70-year-old woman.