ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Dougherty County Commissioners reaffirm their wishes to four lane a busy highway in South Georgia. They plan to send a letter to the state department of Transportation in support of four laning highway 133 from Albany to Valdosta.
Property acquisition is already underway, but they want the state to keep the project at the top of it's priority list. Chairman Jeff Sinyard says the road improvements are critical to businesses in South Georgia and to homeland safety.
A regional corn hole tournament is helping one Southwest Georgia city bring life and a new look to their downtown area. The City of Pelham held the Southwest American Cornhole League (ACL) Regional tournament to raise funds to revitalize their downtown. =More >>
The family of an adult struggling with Autism, is helping raise money to bring awareness to the disorder and other individuals with special needs in the Albany area. Pretoria Fields hosted an 'Anyone for Autism' Concert organized by Jimon Cutliff and his family.More >>
Hundreds filled the Albany Exchange Club Fairgrounds Saturday, for a night of music and dance. Young Buck Entertainment hosted its 2nd annual Southern Soul Music Festival.More >>
A world renowned Christian music group brought huge crowds to the Albany Civic Center tonight. More than 3,000 people went to the Casting Crowns concert. It marks the biggest turnout the Albany Civic Center has seen in quite sometime.More >>
An Albany nonprofit is working to address underage drinking. South Georgia Starz Academy has gotten a mental block grant, through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration or SAMHSA.More >>