June 20, 2003
Albany- Retailers are courting the economic power of the Hispanic community more and more these days.
Spanish is showing up in businesses, restaurant menus, and even television commercials. Freeway motors in Albany recently ran their own Spanish spoken television commercial.
"We noticed that a portion of our business lately and over the last year or so has increased, Hispanic business especially," says James Powell, Freeway's Sales Manager.
Currently,The demographic data for Hispanics in Dougherty and Lee Counties is at 1,592.
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Fire Fighters at Fire Station 2 reported that a man approached the fire station bleeding from a chest wound. They provided first aid and called for EMS.
Wet weather in southwest Georgia is making the grass grow back quickly creating a spike in calls to lawn care businesses.
The YMCA is offering some new after school programs this year after the 21st Century grant ended.
Due to the recent school realignment, the Dougherty Co. School System is preparing for additional school bus riders.
This week, Karla Heath-Sands, Cade Fowler and Chris Zelman are all learning the results of their genetic makeup on Today in Georgia. This is Chris' journey.