An Albany businesswoman has a hands-on role in the education of her daughters and has participated in numerous mission trips.
News and events from Albany: Road surfacing starts; auditions set for next Theatre Albany play; teacher grants available; calligraphy workshop this week.
Special events are set for Saturday in Albany and Blakely.
Religion briefs from Southwest Georgia
Consultant Skip Starling proposes reopening two abandoned Lee County fire stations and purchasing two fire engines.
McMillan is city president for Ameris Bank in Albany and Cordele.
The 43rd Annual Kolomoki Festival is scheduled Saturday, Oct. 12, near Blakely.
Weekly news report on business leaders in Southwest Georgia
Experts say Georgia farmers are among the nation’s most efficient in their use of water for irrigation practices.
News from churches in Southwest Georgia.
Bob Alexander will begin his duty as Leesburg’s first city manager on Oct. 28.
Lee County commissioners have offered the county manager job to Ron Rabun.
Westover Road will be extended in Lee County from Ledo Road to Fussel Road.
Albany attorney Ralph Scoccimaro shares some insights with The Herald’s Danny Carter in an On the Job interview.
News about business people in Metro Albany.
A Table with a View
After 25 years on the job in Albany, Joel Wernick is one of the area’s most influential business leaders.
President Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School this week in Plains.
Commissioners say taxpayers are concerned about how the county plans to finance fire improvements.
Sporting clay shooters participate in Saturday’s event to raise funds for the ALS Association of Georgia.
Pledges from the business community of $320,000 this fiscal year and next will allow the Flint RiverQuarium to emerge from “survival mode,” aquarium officials say.
The topic of expanding fire services in Lee County is on the agenda when the Lee County Commission meets Tuesday evening.
The Albany service organization is planning a benefit fundraiser in December to end a year of activities.
The visit offers a 25-minute train ride to little engineers from Southwest Georgia.
These are church news items from Southwest Georgia.
The dinner theater production on Fridays and Saturdays the next two weekends features “As the Chair Turns” and a low country boil.
The average Dougherty County school police officer supplements his salary with $11,000 in overtime, School Board officials learned Monday night.
Services are planned at 11 a.m. Saturday in Tampa, Fla.
The 100-mile yard sale includes a stop in Sylvester.
News Briefs from the metro Albany area
News about business leaders in metro Albany
Weekly religion news column
Alexander has experience in municipal planning with both Lee County and the city of Albany
The Albany-based financial company is No. 84 among Georgia’s public companies, based on revenues in 2012.
The work will include a new elevated water tank and installation of new transmission lines.
In addition to keeping the same tax rate, the Leesburg City Council approves to resolution for the financing of its new public works building.
Church and religion news from Southwest Georgia
A blueprint for development in Leesburg over the next decade is being considered by the City Council.
The shopping center is among several pieces of property that may be sold by Sept. 11.
Albany’s foreclosure and 90-day delinquency rates are below the state and national average
The City of Albany has issued the following licenses recently.
OTJ: A question-and-answer session with Albany businessman Dale Richter.
Local briefs on ARC event, radar in Lee County, and the Agricultural Museum
News about business people in Southwest Georgia
The city will no be required to have an election since none of the incumbents have opposition.
Two former students attain recognition
These are special religion services being conducted over the next several days in Southwest Georgia.
Tax Commissioner Susan Smith hopes to get bills in the mail by mid-September.
Five candidates are being checked out initially by the full Lee County Commission.
Two former students attain recognition
VFW leaders honored by state; seek to increase membership in local unit