An agricultural invader has been spotted in Southwest Georgia, and State and Federal agencies are already battling it.
Cogongrass is an aggressive weed that has already infested large areas of Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi.
Considered one of the "world's worst weeds", cogongrass has been spotted in Seminole, Grady, Mitchell, and Thomas Counties.
The heavy grass like weed grows to almost four feet, and kills most other native vegatation as it spreads.
Georgia Forestry Commission says cogongrass is also a fire hazard, because it is extremely flammable and burns intensely.
If you spot cogongrass, you are asked to call your County Extension agent or Georgia Forestry Commission.
Saturday marks exactly six months since a third round of deadly tornadoes plowed through South Georgia, killing 16 people.
Loved ones of a murder victim begged for answers Sunday night at a candlelight vigil and balloon release in her honor.
A couple dozen people tried their hand at an exercise with a higher difficulty level out on the water at Chehaw Sunday.
Albany pups helped their owners create a special memory Sunday at The Clay Spot.
Lee County High School hosted a ribbon cutting to officially unveil the project that was years in the making.