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Tifton's UGA campus hosting cotton, peanut field day

Registration required by Thursday

The Georgia Peanut Commission, Georgia Cotton Commission and the UGA cotton and peanut teams will host the field day, which begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Lang-Rigdon Farm, located on 230 Rigdon Altman Road, Tifton.

Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Sept. 2-8, 2015

The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.

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SPORTS BRIEFS: Darton golfers finish fourth at Wallace State

Hunter Tidwell makes all-tournament team

ADDS: Atlanta Hawks plan to retire Dikembe Mutombo’s jersey

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Albany City Commission candidate Chad Warbington resigns appointed board positions

Warbington has been serving on the Albany utility board and the Economic Development Commission

Chad Warbington, who is running to unseat Ward IV City Commissioner Roger Marietta, said in an email Tuesday that he is resigning from the city of Albany’s utility board and from the Albany-Dougherty EDC, where he serves as treasurer.

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Georgia Sportswriters Association High School Football Poll

This week’s football rankings

The Georgia Sportswriters Association releases its High School Football Poll for week of September 1, 2015

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SPORTS BRIEFS: Steve Owens sinks hole-in-one at Grand Island

Golfer accomplishes feat on hole No. 15

ADDS: Everett Golson to start at quarterback for Florida State; Investigators probe baseball fan’s death from fall at Turner Field

Georgia News Briefly

Microneedle flu patches studied at Emory; Nicholls grandfather wins $1 million in lottery; Georgia Prescribed Fire Council to meet in Tifton this month; Driver Services announces holiday closings; South Georgians named to two state boards; Trailer manufacturing opening facility in Georgia.

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Georgia Political Briefs

Georgia Political Briefs

U.S. Sen. Isakson, four U.S. House members touring Georgia bases; U.S. Sen. Perdue applauds North Dakota ruling against WOTUS; U.S. Rep. Bishop hosting a miliarty families summit; Georgia Ag Commissioner Black leads delegation to Panama.

Albany Technical College nursing program ranked No. 52 nationally

Albany Tech’s Associate of Science Nursing program just graduated its first cohort of graduates this past spring, good enough to be ranked No. 52 nationally by Nurse Journal.

Albany Area Community Calendar - Aug. 30-Sept. 7, 2015

A weekly calendar of civic club and organization meetings, reunions, volunteering opportunities, classes and seminars, and other notices.

The Albany Area Community Calendar is published Sundays. To have your item included, email by 5 p.m. Wednesday before Sunday publication.

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