They all have an impact on businesses that depend on a steady influx of visitors to make a profit.
The Albany Convention and Visitors Bureaus reported in May that travel and tourism is a $178 million industry in Albany.
This weekend the Monroe High School Class of 1980 was the guest at the Downtown Hilton for their 30-year class reunion.
"We're hosting a lot of family reunions, class reunions for about the last three weeks," said Michelle Christian, Monroe High Class of 1980.
"We're excited to always bring the reunions to Albany. It gives us a chance to come back and support the city that helped us develop into the people we are," Lisa Weathersby, Banquet & Restaurant Manager, Hilton.
Hotel managers say events like these are a welcomed economic boost.
©2010 WALB News. All rights reserved. Feedback
Today: 0.00'": Monthly Total 1.21"; Normal for the Month 5.22"; Yearly Total 13.03"; -/+ Year to Date -2.52".More >>
Today: 0.00": Monthly Total 1.21"; Normal for the Month 5.22"; Yearly Total 13.03"; -/+ Year to Date -2.52".More >>
A former Dougherty County District Attorney is running for an open seat on the Georgia Court of Appeals.More >>
State leaders are telling poultry producers to remain vigilant of Bird Flu, even in places it's yet to be found.More >>
A South Georgia man received the surprise of a lifetime when a message in a bottle he wrote around twenty years ago made its way back to him.More >>
National arts funding agencies are once again threatened with extermination in President Trump's latest budget proposal.More >>