Saturday, May 18 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-05-18 12:00:09 GMT
In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2017 N Slappey Blvd. in Albany, Ga. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.More >>
The event is held as part of the major retailer's effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May...More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:59:20 GMT
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral. 16-year old Keyanna Lang died from a heart condition. Due to her illness the family couldn't keep lifeMore >>
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:58:09 GMT
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer CoalitionMore >>
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Georgia.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:44:12 GMT
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months. About 2,000 workers at the Albany base will have to take up to 11 unpaid days off in the next fiscal year that startsMore >>
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:43:28 GMT
The Rat Pack came back to Albany Friday night. Sinatra and Friends performed at Doublegate Country Club to raise money for the Albany Symphony Association. The guys who play the roles of Frank Sinatra,More >>
People danced the night away to Frank Sinatra tunes.More >>
July 25, 2005
By: Liz Crenshaw
Undated--There's a tight shot of the little blood suckers that can ruin your summer picnic or outdoor party, female mosquitos. Nasty little critters that have you on their dinner menu. Mosquitos can carry West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, and they can infect your pets, too. But now, according to University of Maryland Entomology professor Mike Raupp, you have some new ways to bite the bugs back.
One new product is called Picaridin, used world wide since 1998 and one of the best selling repellent ingredients in Europe.
The other new product is oil of lemon Eucalyptus, a plant based ingredient that wards off bugs.
Professor Raupp says mosquito repellents work by inhibiting sensors in a mosquitos antenna, so the bug doesn't recognize you as food. And he's willing to offer himself up as proof.
Professor Raupp has also tried out a line of bug repellent clothing treated with Permetherin, and that too gets an enthusiastic thumbs up.
Experts say no matter which bug repellent you use, only apply it to exposed skin. Don't get it on wounds, don't put it on your mouth or eyes, wash it off when you return indoors, and if you're using it on children, put it on your hands first, then apply to children's exposed skin.