Two residential streets will get a little bumpier in Albany. During the city commission's last meeting of the year, city leaders voted in favor of establishing several speed bumps along the 1800 block of Pineknoll Lane and the 2400 block of West Alberson Drive.
As firefighters continue to battle blazes in Southern California, the Georgia Forestry Commission is working to prevent those same fires from happening here. The Georgia Forestry Commission has a couple of brand new "firefighters."
Albany's business community came together on Wednesday, December 6, for a breakfast highlighting Strive2Thrive. The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce's Rise N Shine Breakfast was held at SOWEGA Council on Aging.
It's the holiday season, but not everyone's holiday will be filled with tidings of comfort and joy. Albany Biblical Counseling Center's Executive Director David Smith said holiday depression is real and can come in several different forms.
Tift Regional Medical Center will light its annual 'Tree of Life' in front of the hospital on Thursday, December 7, at 6:00 p.m. The tree honors friends, family members, and lost loved ones while also helping those who are currently battling an illness.
On Monday, December 4, Dougherty County Commissioners met with representatives from the State Delegation to discuss local concerns including the decrease in property values. This annual meeting lets local and state officials to discuss ongoing projects and local concerns.
Polls are now open across the State of Georgia allowing voters to participate in run-off elections, including in Albany. Voters living in Ward II will have one final opportunity to cast their vote in who they want to represent them on the Board of City Commissioners.
Dougherty Co. Commissioners recently approved a $150,000 purchase for several acres in Radium Springs to be used as part of the Flint River Trail. The commission bought over 10 acres from Ealum Estates, Inc.
Towns all over South Georgia are gearing up to host their own special holiday events. Tifton is preparing for its 19th Annual Hometown Holiday Christmas Celebration. The celebration kicks off on Thursday, November 30, with the Annual Tour of Homes.