Lee County Commissioners also approved a $22 million dollar budget for the upcoming fiscal year Tuesday night.
It cuts spending slightly, by $72,000. Commissioners say the county's finances are in better shape because of an improving tax digest.
The budget does not raise property taxes or furlough city workers.
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Wild Adventures Theme Park is preparing for an eventful Memorial Day weekend.
Dougherty County E-M-S workers are increasingly coming in contact with a drug that could kill them on the job.
Dougherty County health educators this month are celebrating a significant decrease in teen pregnancies over the last decade.
People in Irwin County are working to save an historic park dedicated to Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
Dozens of South Georgians fired off questions and concerns about the proposed Lee County hospital at a summit hosted by the county on Thursday night.