The state is bringing back water resource councils to our area.
The Water Planning Council held its first meeting in more than a year to discuss the Governor's water supply program and the Flint River Drought Protection Act.
The Director of the Environmental Protection Division spoke to the council in Albany Friday about revisions to that law and research studying water issues in South Georgia.
"He's not going to go in there and whole sale without first doing the proper research to conduct the studies properly," said Richard Royal, Lower Flint and Ochlocknee Council.
That law would institute new irrigation efficiency requirements would include the ASR project that will pump water from one aquifer to another.
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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.