October 26, 2006
Albany -- Congressman Sanford Bishop says strong pharmacies are key to keeping south Georgians healthy.
Today Bishop met with workers at Medi-Save pharmacy in south Albany to learn what improvements they think could be made to help pharmacies run more smoothly.
Bishop says he supports laws that improve access to health care and prescription drugs.
"This is an example of how our work helps the people back home. People who utilize the community who've had difficulty with some of the polices in Washington," said Congressman Sanford Bishop.
Bishop is running for re-election against Bradley Hughes, a Republican minister from Blakely.
Albany's police chief responded to concerns about the nonstop gunfire happening in one South Albany neighborhood.
Phoebe Putney Hospital recently upgraded a device that will give patients with irregular heartbeats more surgical options.
NASCAR is at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, but with rain in the forecast, it is stirring up a debate between the track and the drivers.
The Worth County's Best Friends Humane Society's biggest fundraiser of the year is just around the corner and tickets are selling out fast.
Spring pollens have made an early appearance this year in Southwest Georgia.