Mary Egler admits she faces an uphill battle trying to defeat a Republican candidate in conservative Lee County.
Luke Singletary hopes to follow in Betty Johnson’s footsteps in being an advocate for county employees.
Tim Nelson believes growth in Lee County has become in spite of the County Commission, not because of it.
A sitting member of the Lee County Commission cites growth in the county during his first term.
Betty Johnson will step down Nov. 8 with her successor expected to be sworn in the next day.
Sylvia Vann says the amendment to allow state approval of public charter schools is taxation without representation.
Leesburg City Council members say a rate hike covers an increase being passed to the city by its collection vendor.
A large percentage of people who work for Lee County are seeing improvement in their health as a result of a new wellness program.
State officials say it is clear that "a spirit of outreach, education and community pride underscore the county's program."
Nordstar LLC will pay $9,372 for about 1.5 acres of land for a golf cart path.
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Sheltered from the unfairness of segregation as a child, Rutha Harris, with her marvelous voice, grew to become a difference maker for civil rights.
Vice Chairman Rick Muggridge says he misspoke regarding the amount of time a consultant spent in Lee County.
Managing Editor Danny Carter holds a Q&A with hill Gillespie, owner of Gillespie Printers in Albany.
District 2 Lee County Commissioner Betty Johnson says she will vacate her seat after a split vote on a wage survey.
Lee County Commissioners plan to meet Sept. 27 to set the county's tax millage rate.
A Georgia Municipal Association consultant will assess strengths and weaknesses of Leesburg city governmental operations.
Budget meetings are planned to help council members deal with receiving less money from the Local Option Sales Tax.
A new thoroughfare connecting Ledo Road and Fussell Road has the potential to become a commercial corridor.
Managing Editor Danny Carter holds a Q&A with Donna, Driskell, owner of the Corner Cafe in Albany.
The 240-unit apartment complex would have been constructed near Publix at Forrester Parkway and Georgia Highway 133.
County Commissioner Rick Muggridge is the lone opponent of an agreement to divide Local Option Sales Tax funds over the next decade.
The split of Lee County Local-Option Sales Tax revenue will be 81 percent for the county, 13 percent for Leesburg and 6 percent for Smithville.
The 24th annual meeting of the Lee County Chamber of Commerce is scheduled Nov. 8.
Stephen Wayne Chapman was wanted for burglary and contempt of court.
The plan for 240 apartments near Publix failed to gain a recommendation from the Planning Department.
A state probation officer meets the legal requirements to qualify as an independent Lee County Commission candidate.
John Daniel and Jeff Hobby appear headed for a general election battle to see who succeeds longtime sheriff Freddie Tompkins.
The writing and photo awards are awarded during the GPA's annual meeting in Miramar Beach, Fla.
Students from Southwest Georgia are headed to the same duty station after receiving their degrees.
Georgia's deepwater ports may be a couple of hundred miles away in Savannah and Brunswick, but their impact is significantly felt in Dougherty County.
Most of the heavy rain from a weekend tropical storm fell in southeast Georgia along the coast.
Leesburg’s likable music star is the talk of the town.
A new United Way official is a University of Alabama graduate who has been the face of Girls Inc. here for almost a decade.
A veteran media executive has been appointed to direct the advertising and circulation departments of Southwest Georgia's largest newspaper.
The transaction represents the Albany-based bank’s first venture into Alabama.
Donna Driskell attempting to revitalize the Corner Cafe on Dawson Road.
Managing Editor Danny Carter holds a Q&A with Paul Luthman, executive presbyter of Flint River Presbytery in Albany.
The annual event is conducted to raise funds for the community’s volunteer fire department.
Former University of Georgia football coach Vince Dooley will speak at Thursday's Steak-N-Burger benefit dinner and sign copies of his new book at Albany Mall.
Managing Editor Danny Carter holds a question-and-answer session with Trent Blalock, deputy commander for business operations at Marine Corps Logistics Base and Marine Depot Maintenance Command.
The veteran banking executive came to Albany almost 10 years ago.
Managing Editor Danny Carter holds a Q&A with Michael Meyer von Bremen, partner with Hall, Booth, Smith and Slover P.C., Attorneys.
Managing Editor Danny Carter holds a questions-and-answer session with entrepreneur Jim Hall of Albany.
Dr. Scot Wall will continue his practice under an agreement with an Alabama-based company.
Managing Editor Danny Carter holds a Q&A with Phyllis Banks-Whitley, public information officer with the Albany Police Department.
The Pecan City Pedalers Bicycle Club and Chehaw are working to make Albany a cycling destination.
Managing Editor Danny Carter holds a Q&A with vascular surgeon Joe Harris Morgan, M.D.
Danny Carter holds a Q-and-A with Rashelle Beasley, interim director of the Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Dwayne Myles, president and CEO of the United Way of Southwest Georgia since 2007, has resigned.
Several area business have taken important state positions.