Weekly report on health inspections of restaurants and kitchens in metro Albany
These are inspections conducted in Dougherty, Lee and WSorth counties Aug. 1-7.
Recent hearing addresses how faith community can help vulnerable children, families
Coordinators said it was part of the statewide effort to get ministers on board, by igniting faith and a sense of personal responsibility, to help the most vulnerable children in Georgia — including those who are fatherless, in poverty, have a parent who is incarcerated or are abused or neglected — through faith community meetings and town hall meetings with the goal of going into partnership agreements and provoking action.
The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices July 25-31.
Ty Ty teen killed in Brown Cemetery Road wreck
Three individuals were traveling in a vehicle going westward on Brown Cemetery Road when the driver lost control of the car as it was coming down a hill crest, causing it to flip on its passenger side and into a ditch.
Metro Albany again leads state in lowest average pump price for gas, $3.199
While gas prices continue to slide, there is still a question as to whether they will dip below $3 a gallon.
Sylvester American Legion members active in community
The commander of the Albany American Legion Post 30 steps down to open a new post in Sylvester.
These are meetings, civic clubs, classes, seminars and non-entertainment events in metro Albany and Southwest Georgia for Aug. 3-11, 2014.
HISTORY: Even though it is still summertime, students are returning to the classroom.
The year was 1848 when the first known ‘reform school’ opened to combine education and juvenile justice.
The Albany Symphony Orchestra takes on fire, air, water and earth in its upcoming season
The Albany Symphony Orchestra will perform four subscription concerts at the Albany Municipal Auditorium this season, along with its annual family concert in March. Symphony@the Museum will return for four small ensemble performances at the Albany Museum of Art as well.
Warwick collected more than $1.25 million in traffic fines this past fiscal year
Information obtained Thursday from the Warwick city clerk’s office showed that the city of 454 people collected $1,253,718 in fines during FY 2013-14. By comparison, the City of Albany collected just more than $1.9 million in fines, Camilla collected $356,065 and Leesburg collected $148,468.
The georgia sales tax holiday starts at 12:01 a.m. Friday and ends midnight Saturday
Road work won't get in the way of shoppers heading out to find back-to-school deals this weekend.
Police had been searching for Equavious Osby
The Sylvester Police Department arrest teen shooting suspect.
SOWEGA Council on Aging is hosting the Aug. 14 benefit for Meals on Wheels program
The SOWEGA Council on Aging’s annual Comedy Night fundraiser for Meals on Wheels is quickly approaching and organizers have announced that this year’s main attraction is comedian Jeff Allen.
Retailers are preparing for an expected increase in store traffic
The period during which no sales tax will be collected on certain back-to-school items starts at 12:01 a.m. Friday and continues until midnight Saturday.