May 22, 2008
Lee County- Lee County Commissioners are going back to the drawing board with their budget. Budget hearings scheduled this morning and Tuesday were canceled.
They don't want to have public discussions until they further review the budget. The proposed 21-million dollar budget is short 1.2-million dollars in revenue.
Monday night, Commissioners talked about an ordinance that would implement a $250 Fire/EMS fee for county residents and businesses.
Commissioners now say they're going back through each item and taking out what's unnecessary before they decide whether to raise taxes, implement the fee, or cut services.
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.