The aircraft led birds are expected today at their new winter home near St. Marks, Fla.
Organizers with the migration of the eight young whooping cranes hope to cap it off with a New Year’s Day flyover at St. Marks.
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.
The 4-counce moon rock was collected by astronaut David Scott during his Apollo 15 mission in 1971.
A message from a pawn shop owner on Fe=acebook reunites a LaGrange man with his missing high school ring.
A growing chorus is calling for the state to tap the brakes on metro Atlanta’s fast-cruising cityhood movement, saying the slowdown will help everyone better see the road ahead.
At least three people die on Georgia roads on Christmas Eve.
Enrollment in health insurances exchanges below projections
Cathy Bowden of the Georgia Association for Primary Health Care said the state’s community health centers had seen a spurt in consumers looking for coverage over the past week. The health centers, she said, “are swamped for the next two weeks with consumer appointments.”
The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety issues a holiday warning to drivers.
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.
The American Heart Association allows the Farm Bureau to include its insignia on the packets
Georgia Farm Bureau officials say the one-ounce packets are lower in sodium than most one-ounce slices of bread.
Albany Chamber will ask Legislature to focus on six items
The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce is preparing a number of initiatives to help it continue positive momentum in 2014.
Area legislators hear Albany, Dougherty wish lists prior to opening of General Assembly
City, County officials present area lawmakers with a list of items they’d like to see moved upon in the next legislative session.
Dougherty County School Board members hope to see some easing of state education funding cuts
Rep. Ed Rynders thinks the state will have a $500 million to $600 million surplus in its upcoming budget
The former chair of the Senate Rules Committee is found not guilty by a Fulton County jury
Georgia attorney general says he is disappointed in the verdict.
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.
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