An interruption in Gulf fuel production has caused retail gas prices to rise
More than 43 million Americans — including 1.24 million Georgians — are expected to travel away from home over the Thanksgiving holidays.
The lights of the Christmas season are starting to shine in Southwest Georgia
Albany and other Southwest Georgia communities get ready for the holidays with lots of festive cheer and fun activities.
A man is hospitalized with gunshot injuries
Harold Crutchfield of Worth County is hospitalized after being shot in the back at his home.
Update on new center and annual report presented at SOWEGA Council on Aging meeting
Officials say the SOWEGA Council on Aging Senior Life Enrichment Center is expected to be occupied by mid-January.
Bryce Johnson declares his candidacy for Georgia Denate District 13
Worth County native Bryce Johnson announces in Tifton that he is running to succeed retiring state Sen. John Crosby.
The seat is being vacated by Sen. John Crosby when his term ends next year
Georgia Senate District 13 includes Worth and Lee counties.
Following the recent death of his daughter, Sen. John Crosby says he will focus on home and his grandchildren
John Crosby, of Tifton, has represented District 13, which includes Lee and Worth counties, in the Georgia Senate since 2008 and will not seek re-election next year.
J.D. Gibbs, 91, died Monday in a Macon Medical Center
J.D. Gibbs, 91, died Monday in a Macon Medical Center. Jimmy Lee Pitts, the driver of the semi whick struck Gibbs pickup, has been charged with driving too fast for conditions
Wendell Carl Thomas is accused of armed robbery at Sylvester Hot Wok restaurant
Sylvester police made a quick arrest Monday in an armed robbery, with the suspect a person of interest in two home invasions earlier this year.
A 26-year-old man is wanted in Sylvester on drug charges
Officials with the Sylvester Police Department said Monday that Kevin Jamal Hooks remained wanted on outstanding charges.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices Nov. 5-15, 2013.
Crop pales in comparison to last year’s yield
It was feared earlier in the season that high accumulations of rainfall during the summer washed out portions of farmers’ peanut fields. While reports are low of that being the case, rain did provide other farmers with enough water for their crops to exceed normal growth.
Albany police: Scammers attempt to confuse clerks into making costly mistakes
Two suspects are arrested after police say they were involved in a business money-changing scam.
Sylvester Mayor Bill Yearta easily wins re-electyion
Ward 4 Councilman Larry Johnson defeats two opponents for new Sylvester City Council term.
The Adopt a Family Program helps victims of abuse in the Albany area during the holidays
Liberty House’s adoption program for victims of abuse is designed to make the Christmas holidays brighter through the gift of giving.